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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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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 4 August 2017

Just like back in the 40's and 50's maybe older. Great counter service and period tables and chairs and the food and malts and floats were great. This is a great place for lunch or refreshments anytime.

Thank James A
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We go to Galveston quiet often just for the day are we spend a few nights at Harbor House we went July 20 for the day had to go to Star Drug Store to shop and have there great Hamburger the best on the Strand...More

Thank ccarol320
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Food good, service good, clean. Breakfast made to order done correct. Dependable food and service. One can get a very good breakfast at this location in the Strand area of Galveston.

Thank desfwillis
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Love the atmosphere and decor! The lunch menu was just want we needed: Hearty sandwiches, burgers and salad. Can't wait to come back! Had to buy a souvenir to remember this special place.

Thank texann100
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My grandma owned a general store with an ice cream fountain bar. Fond memories. This is not quite the same, but it tries to be, and that's good enough. Food is good. Service is ok - friendly, just not quick. But for sitting and chatting...More

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We ordered the typical breakfast of one or two eggs over easy, grits, bacon and toast. We're not too original...but it was good. The grits were a little thick - I like mine with a little more liquid so of course had to add butter...More

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I especially enjoy Star for breakfast, as they have a wide range of choices. Good coffee and good service.

Thank Margaritaville3823
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We are Galveston regulars and loved finding this authentic old-time diner! It is one of our best Galveston memories.

Thank LeeAnn V
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Very cute place with a lot of atmosphere. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Had lunch and was not impressed. The food was Sams and just reworked. Hamburgers and philly steak sandwich were straight of the shelf. Would go back and try there milkshakes. But...More

Thank Lance L
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A nice break from beach and sea wall. The kids had a good time and ate lunch. Good burger and very good ice cream sandwich

Thank Lee D
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15 January 2017|
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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