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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
+1 409-763-9602
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11:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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las vegas, United States
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

we ate here a week ago.we each had grandmas spaghetti yum! family friendly restaurant with real good food.would highly recommend

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Thank Glenn W
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is good and service is as friendly as it gets, but it isn't the fastest place in town. It has been a hidden treasure and hangout for the locals and UTMB students for decades. Im not sure how they get the beer so cold, but it is impressive. The Artery Clogger is a favorite of mine although it... More 

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Thank Robert K
Texas
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

There are several items that show how the bar is a local hangout and it has a nice atmosphere. The food on the other hand is awful. I have gotten better food from McDonald's on a bad day. The wait took forever and it seemed like the non-regular patrons were a bother.

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Thank EFAH
Clifton, Texas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This old restaurant and bar is a hidden gem. they have one of the best old fashioned burgers I have had in a long time. this place is so good that in time I believe as people find out about it will be hard to get in. the burgers are not the only thing that's delicious. so far mostly only... More 

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Thank Robbie A
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you want an old fashioned burger and fries then this is the place for you. Nothing fancy at all, just simple service and delicious food! Lots of pictures on the walls from old Galveston and a little bit of mustard entertainment for newbies. Highly recommended!

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Thank FratherGeorge
Galveston, Texas
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

You just feel like you are in an old town diner! Very attentive staff and the food is so good - lots of home cooking!

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Thank Richard C
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Read reviews on TA, had to stop by with a buddy for a few beers and lunch. Both of us had Jalepeno Cheese Burgers and fries, off the hook old style flattop cooked patties with nice local veggies. Good flavor, plenty juicy. Double cooked fries just right crunch. Great looking varied menu with seafood gumbo that I'm told is great,... More 

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Thank jmac1013
Texas
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Wow!!! I grew up in Houston, going down to Galveston all my life. Moved ro Dallas, read an artcle about this restuarant. I have never heard of this place. So, we thought why not! WOW!!! I am so glad we did! Service is outstanding, food and portion size is amazing. The owner is fun, and engaged with his customers. It... More 

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Thank Otravelers
The Woodlands, Texas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The hamburgers are good and also liked the muffuletta. Cant wait to go back and try the 'Artery Clogger'. Not a place for salads and no veggies on the menu but they have a pool table & shuffle board. Furniture is outdated but unique for the setting and atmosphere. The owner JR is funny and entertaining! Very surprised at his... More 

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Thank Mom-of-4-n-NoMore
North Richland Hills, Texas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Read a lot of reviews on this place. We love local joints. Start with the muffuletta, it was very good, and the portion was big. Another person had the spaghetti that was listed as Moms favorite passed down, they should throw it out....major grease! Wife sent back the chicken soup... I think they killed the chicken in the grease. One... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-9602

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?