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Sonny's Place

1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
+1 409-763-9602
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“muffuletta” (19 reviews)
“chicken soup” (8 reviews)
“hamburger” (16 reviews)
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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and stop at establishment and it was 3/4 empty and we were told that the open tables would take 5 minutes to prepare. The owner then then came up and whispered to the bartender, the bartender then told us it would take an...More

1  Thank heranadazejones44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't think anyone can eat a whole muffuletta considering I could only finish 1/4 of the 1/4 I ordered. Get yours grilled! It's the bomb! This little hole in the wall has the best prices in town- hands down; and their beer and spirits...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

From previous reviews online, we knew to ask for the muffaletta sandwich. We expected it to be good. It was great! The flavors in the grilled sandwich were complex and complimentary. We were also charmed by the owner, Junior, who is eighty-eight years young. This...More

Thank Raven2015
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Great find. Great food. Great atmosphere. We really enjoyed the friendly staff and the food was wonderful. Prices were reasonable and portions were....well....great! We will go back.

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Sonny's is a little off the beaten path but it is an excellent place. Very homey, excellent food and service. I'd definitely recommend getting the muffaletta, probably the best thing there.

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We walked in with a group of 16 and were treated very well. The service was prompt, friendly, and so pleasant. The food was good.

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Ate there on a week night, not many folks there just local folks. Food was good, seevice was fast and wait staff courteous. Have ate there more than once.

1  Thank Speedy77089
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is a dive which I love. However, the spaghetti (Sicilian is what they call it) was the absolute worst and I, who can eat everything, couldn't eat it. I took it home to see if it could be 'fixed' but nothing could help it....More

Thank Jackson H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Had a Muffalotta for lunch and was well prepared and tasty. Have had better, but it was good and filling.

Thank FRED W
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Sonny’s is an institution in Galveston. In a ground floor in a house in the downtown area of Galveston, Sonny’s was established in 1944. It is renown for its hamburgers. The rest of the menu is full of bar food type items. Full bar with...More

Thank OldAg65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
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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