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The West End Restaurant & Sandbar

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21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
+1 409-497-4152
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Galveston Island RV Resort recommend this place. Great causal place to wet your whistle and get a bite to eat. The oyster/flounder Poboy was excellent. Staff was friendly and provided great service.

Thank roadwarrior77051
The Woodlands, Texas
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love this restaurant. It's very nice setting the service is really good and the food is awesome. Big portions and tasty. Pretty sunset views and on the marina. The manager Dana is a doll and the servers are great - Brandon, Jake, just to name a couple. Hidden gem

Thank Craig V
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat outside, casual, music, and bar. We found it at the West End Restaurant and Sandbar. The upper lever has a restaurant and the lower level is casual dining and a bar.

Thank Terrie S
Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is really two restaurants: the West End restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating and dishes such as Caesar salad, lobster bisque, pecan-crusted snapper, “drunken” chicken with a Jack Daniel’s sauce, and ribeyes; and the Sandbar, a more down-market, open-air, sports bar type place with dishes such as salad (+/- chicken, shrimp, crab), burgers, po boys, fried oysters, fried shrimp,... More 

Thank John O
Galveston, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Owners verbally abusive! Watched the owner chew out the DJ as he made pleas to the customers to express to the owner to bring Karaoke back on Saturday nights. Watched numerous customers leave, along with us after the incident. Very uncomfortable watching. As we where leaving, I told the owner we enjoyed the karaoke and he and his wife told... More 

2 Thank gasabelr
Toledo, Ohio
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Karaoke was wonderful, food average. Enjoyed dancing and singing the night away in the Sandbar. The karaoke DJ was great, smooth voice and ran the show effortlessly. The food in the bar was all fried after eating appetizers, we asked if we could order from the restaurant up stair. They reluctantly agreed, fish tacos were good, crab cakes not... More 

Thank Michelle R
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Upstairs, white table cloth setting. Downstairs, very low key. We sat downstairs, waterside. Waitress recommended a hamburger, husband and Ii both ordered seafood. Located away from the pricey touristy places. Will definitely be back

Thank Heiddi1029
Royal, Arkansas
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was a wonderful place to eat. We will definitely go back. Everyone enjoyed the meal they had. The outdoor seating was nice.

Thank Glenda K
Euless, Texas
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

And we were able to bring our (well behaved and leashed dogs) on the outdoor covered pier. Wonderful! Food was great, service friendly, and options npretty god ( my teen won't touch seafood! She had a great burger ). We will be back!

Thank jan584
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch at the Sandbar on Friday. The food was good - In the group, we had a few orders of boiled shrimp, shrimp poboy, and a chicken sandwich. We want to do a half and half order on onion strings and Okra (since a full order is huge). On the service side, the service was not great.... More 

Thank Curtis G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-497-4152

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?