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Press Box

American, Bar, Pub
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2401 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1930
+1 409-765-5958
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went here for a late lunch . We ordered burgers which were awesome. There were only a few other people there but very friendly bartender/waiter. We could have lingered much longer due to the cozy atmosphere. Prices on the menu were very reasonable. I don't think anything was priced over $10.

Thank MNlove2roam
Houston, Texas
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We came for the Cowboys v Packers NFC Playoff game. We has "The Rocket" which is the Philly Cheese Steak sandwich plus my wife had the hamburger. Both were huge, tender, great tater-tots. This is a perfect bar place to eat, drink and catch some sports.

Thank SlowPoke1960
Galveston, Texas
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The staff at Press Box are very friendly and welcoming and with the regulars at the bar create a nice neighborhood bar type feel. The menu is ample in size and features a mix of sandwiches, comfort food and new American style dishes. Everything my friend and I had was flavorful and well prepared. Prices are also good. Would definitely... More 

Thank KKTSkiing
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little bar just off the strand. Several Tv's with sports shows. The afternoon bar tender is very friendly and makes the time you spend there fun. Food is decent if you need a little snack.

Thank Jcy1516
Westport, Canada
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were looking for a quick lunch downtown when we came across the Press Box. While not exactly inviting from the outside, we decided to take a chance and were pleasantly surprised. The waitress (Dawn) was friendly, greeted us and informed us that she had just steeped a jug of iced tea- just what we were looking for. Menu was... More 

Thank CanukinParadise
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great local place for lunch or a casual dinner. Very much a "Cheers" type of feel. My girlfriends and I feel very comfortable here. Last time we were there, Tracy took great care of us.

Thank Mary L
Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

On Saturday, my friends and I wanted to try a different bar than where we routinely go on weekends. So we all agreed upon press box. we were met be an older gentleman who was serving as the doorman and bartender. Immediately, he was not welcoming, despite an empty bar. We were a group of 25-30 year old medical professionals... More 

Thank claire m
Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fun spot off the beaten path. The sandwiches were very good and tasty. Well prepared. Service was just right. Next time will have a beer!

Thank Michele C
Galveston, Texas
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Press Box is always consistent. Wonderful sandwiches and burgers. Great bar if looking for casual old style place.

Thank D S
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194 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great little bar, good hamburgers, good place to watch sports. Friendly staff. Full bar. Been there a long time!

Thank Canterqueen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1930
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-765-5958

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