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The West End Restaurant & Sandbar

21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
+1 409-497-4152
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“redfish” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner for four in the upstairs dining room. Atmosphere is relaxing and "upscale nautical". Calamari appetizer had a nice sweet/spicy sauce. The shrimp with pesto dish had plump, fresh shrimp and a flavorful sauce. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Overall lovely experience. We'll be...More

Thank 4TXTravelers2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not at all a fine dining restaurant, but a great establishment on the water and for a bit of beach atmosphere. And if you are eating outside on the deck, the birds will likely be joining you for your meal, and for me, this adds...More

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the worst dining experience of my life. I waited 2 hours to get a cold hot dog and hamburger. The service is horrible. Waiting staff pour unused drinks over the balcony into the canal when clearing tables. Very smoky, rude waitresses. Very loud....More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at the restaurant since Richard Power was in charge and wish he was still with us. The food is consistently very good and the wait staff is attentive. I'd recommend the snapper and the shrimp is pretty good too. The setting is outstanding...More

Thank DanHohnbaum
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great food but at what cost. The last two times we have been there someone added money to our bill after we added the tip and signed the credit card receipt. My wife caught it both times. She attempted to speak with a manger but...More

2  Thank ande0d
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The food was fresh and cooked to perfection. The drinks could have been better as the flavor wasn't the best.

1  Thank travelguru1212
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Easter weekend we enjoyed an early evening dinner for a group of eight out on the restaurant deck. The chef's special of snapper topped with crab and shrimp on a bed of risotto was excellent. Our Belgian family especially enjoyed the sirloin steak cooked rare....More

Thank lfranc
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Although they were aware of their system double billing customer's credit cards, they did nothing about it, UNLESS the customer called and complained. They would not credit my card for the double billing and insisted that I contact my credit card company to resolve the...More

4  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Myself, my husband and two sons were visiting from Scotland. We decided to try the West End Restaurant after seeing a sign for it on the road we were on & we weren't disappointed! The food was brilliant (I'm famous for never finishing a meal,...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant over the water with good food and atmosphere. Kid friendly. Make reservations. You can go downstairs after to have a drink and karaoke.

Thank Kristi S
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Sandbar open for lunch on Sunday, Oct. 11? Small dogs OK on the deck?
8 October 2015|
Response from AnnoyingMom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open on Sunday and yes small animals are ok
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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