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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“grits” (16 reviews)
“rueben” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When you look on trip advisor concerning this restaurant it is cheap eats section on here. The food was a member bowl it was soggy the burger didn't even smelled like it was good I would not recommend this place for eating but their shakes...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this place by accident when I went in to get a bottle of water thinking it was an actual drug store. I was happily surprised to find this 50's throwback looking diner/cafe instead (as well as a bottle of water!). It had so...More

Thank StackyMaryland
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed the breakfast atmosphere and service so much, I had to return for lunch the next day! Breakfast was hearty (loved the grits) but lunch was my favorite. Order the salad sampler - portions of each offering on their salad list! The seafood salad was...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've eaten here many times and always found the food and service are great. It is a historical landmark worth visiting. We recently brought a 17-year old friend from Scotland to the Star Drug Store, He along with my daughter sat at the drug store...More

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like stepping back in time to a Woolworth's lunch counter. We had breakfast - comfort food that was prepared timely and tasted good. Other folks were having large (1/2 pound) hamburgers, floats and desserts. Seemed like a mix of locals and tourists. On cooler days...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like back in the 40's and 50's maybe older. Great counter service and period tables and chairs and the food and malts and floats were great. This is a great place for lunch or refreshments anytime.

Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Galveston quiet often just for the day are we spend a few nights at Harbor House we went July 20 for the day had to go to Star Drug Store to shop and have there great Hamburger the best on the Strand...More

Thank ccarol320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food good, service good, clean. Breakfast made to order done correct. Dependable food and service. One can get a very good breakfast at this location in the Strand area of Galveston.

Thank desfwillis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere and decor! The lunch menu was just want we needed: Hearty sandwiches, burgers and salad. Can't wait to come back! Had to buy a souvenir to remember this special place.

Thank texann100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My grandma owned a general store with an ice cream fountain bar. Fond memories. This is not quite the same, but it tries to be, and that's good enough. Food is good. Service is ok - friendly, just not quick. But for sitting and chatting...More

Thank Kerry C
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15 January 2017|
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
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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