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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)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I live this place. You can either sit at a table or sit at the counter. Sitting at the counter let's you watch as they prepare your meal. Couldn't decide on which sandwich, all sounded good, so had the Sandwich Sampler. The tuna salad, chicken...More

Reviewed December 7, 2016

Some friends told us to try breakfast here - what a gem! This little drugstore has overcome several hardships including a fire and Ike, but they have kept going! I had pancakes - two HUGE, light, fluffy creations and two huge rounds of sausage. Delish!...More

Thank Leah P
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Line at the normal place was long so we checked this out. Perfectly good, decent food, fast service. Good alternative to the long lines with less fuss and great decor and easy atmosphere.

Thank bluedoor8
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Hey great old drug store with a horseshoe shaped lunch counter was built in 1886 been a drug store since 1906 there were great variety of food with sodas and Shakes reasonably priced

Thank c5don
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great breakfast or lunch, excellent service, old fashioned counter, busy, quaint, lots of items to purchase.

Thank dgroves11
Reviewed November 2, 2016

First integrated lunch counter - important. Also some memorabilia that was nice, but could have used more. Also young man was vacuuming while we were trying to enjoy our ice cream. It is a shame they couldn't have waited just a half hour since they...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is an amazing place! It is steeped in history and just so wonderful, including the huge selection of food. I had a burger (great), another of us had the tuna melt, and the third half a sandwich and soup...all delicious. The person a few...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Star Drug store is actually just a breakfast and lunch spot, with a few souvenirs also available. An old pharmacy with ties to the Moody family, the business has gone through many owners, many incarnations and many storms. It makes a great spot to see...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I had lunch at Star Drugstore today with a friend. Our food was so good, especially the curried chicken salad on my Salad Trio plate. The Seafood Salad was very good, too. The highlight of my lunch was my delicious Chocolate Malt. It was the...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Quaint old drugstore with a vintage setting, good for breakfast. Fast service and plenty of food to choose from. Old fashion drug store counter with a few tables for diners. Always a great place to stop in for breakfast when in Galveston.

Thank TomandDonna122
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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 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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