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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“rueben” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nostalgia. A really exciting throwback to a simpler time. Hearty food, great service, and a local atmosphere make the STAR a great little breakfast spot. Try the grits or the pancakes, you'll not be disappointed.

Thank Shaun J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a throwback to when you sat at a counter and watched them whip up your milkshake. The decor is like being in a thrift shop. The waitress is busy but friendly. The food is surprisingly good. Come for the nostalgia.

Thank groupwww
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened by this cute diner whilst walking between the historic buildings in Galveston. Great service and food, the Reuben was delicious. This was the oldest drugstore in Texas! (One of the great little facts provided on a fact sheet on the table). Stop in and...More

Thank MrHreviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have not been to the Star in many years and on this trip to Galveston just had to go. Never disappoints. Love the atmosphere, the old time diner. Sat right at the counter to eat lunch talking to the cook. We had a BLT and...More

Thank Shuttrrbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Away from the hustle of the beach and pier, Galveston has a little gem in Star Drug Store. While not really a drug store anymore the walls are lined with items for sale in cases at a rather cheap price. However the "Star of the...More

Thank Cory J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great breakfast sitting at the counter like we did a long. long time ago! Milkshakes in the tin cups with the mixers behind the counter, over easy eggs with crispy bacon and has browns and candy at the check out like we...More

Thank klspears_98
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We slid in right before they stopped taking orders for the day, but they were super nice and accommodating. The food was good and service was speedy. Would definitely visit again.

Thank wallacekd
Reviewed 11 March 2018

An historic former drug store with a large diner counter complete with that classic green striped white china, chrome stools and a 30s or 40s feel. Friendly staff with a perfect southern gentleman running the cash...and breakfast was good too.

Thank RobertColette
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had bacon and eggs,,reasonably priced but as tasteless as could be,, only the eggs were ok,, toast burned on one side,,bacon thin and limp,,(I had asked for crisp bacon), it all tasted like it had been cooked in lard,,was just terrible..a big disappointment and...More

Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had read that Star Drug Store was a place to stop and step back into time. Yes you stepped back in Time! Did not know it was actually open, but opened the door and was greeted, "only ice cream and shopping". I looked around expecting...More

Thank FRED W
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Response from bjcTx | Reviewed this property |
Lots of street parking. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-7719
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