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The Spot

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3204 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7656
+1 409-621-5237
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Texas
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and ambiance is great. We have been to this place many times and is always good. We enjoy everything from the view to the food. Service is good and casual.

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Thank wolfdenTexas
Austin, Texas
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Galveston many times, but we've only just been to The Spot. We drove in from Austin, and were tired and hungry. The burgers were tasty and waffle fries were great.the kids really liked the onion rings - beer battered and huge. The staff was very friendly, and we really enjoyed it.

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Thank Lauronious
Silver City, New Mexico
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in the Spot for a solo dinner. It was a Thursday evening and the place was busy. But the service was prompt (order and pickup food at a counter). The burger was one of the best I've had in a while and the fries were good as well. A nice feature was their condiment bar. It included all the... More 

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Amsterdam, New York
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a cool place. Laid back beach bum kinda place. Sip some cool drinks, check out the surf, suck down a few oysters and grab a nice bite to eat. Very casual, affordable, and dependable. I dig The Spot and you will too!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped for dessert after a less than desirable dinner. Service staff was Very accommodating and we were able to taste the various flavors of ice cream offered, staff made suggestions about the best! We got the cheese cake and chocolate moose cake.... Fantastic!!!! Would definitely go back for more than dessert next time !!!

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1 Thank marybethyoung4
Beaumont, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After being treated badly at a different establishment we went to one of our favorite places on the island. We always love it here. Nick was very polite, funny and full of energy. The food was GREAT!.....on the way out we stopped at the Sweet Spot and Jasmine was very nice and professional as we picked out two great desserts.... More 

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Crystal Beach, Texas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For the best happy hour on the Island, go to the Spot. They have a separate happy hour menu of adult beverages and menu items that is hard to beat. I prefer the wings, and a pitcher of cold beer, all for the lavish price of $12. Can't go wrong.

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Thank F8550JXjamesd
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great burgers, onion rings, and shrimp poboys! Sometimes the search for an indoors seat can be tough, be prepared to wait for others to finish.

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Thank Sylvia N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We showed up tonight and they could not find out reservation!! We panicked but ALL of the managers were fabulous!!! They found us tables and were very attentive and helpful!! We will definitely be back here again!!

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Thank Jamie D
Perth, Australia
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time I have been to the Spot during the off season and it was great. The Spot has always had great food but the crowds during the summer really bite. We just stopped by in January and it was great. No fighting for a table, no waiting in a long line. Food was great and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3204 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7656
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-621-5237

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