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Sonny's Place

1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
+1 409-763-9602
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“muffaletta” (28 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
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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 Furniture is outdated but unique for...More

Thank Mom-of-4-n-NoMore
Reviewed 31 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...More

Thank DJCrowell
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Come here for the muffuletta sandwiches!! They are awesome!! That is all the food we can vouch for, but we can tell you there is a room with a pool table and Christmas lights everywhere!

Thank momsuptoolate
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Here are our opinions. We are often on the island these days and try to eat at the smaller, local family owned restaurants. Boy, we found ourselves a winner today! People, don't let the storefront scare you. I bet you will find no better food...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 3 July 2016

There is nothing fancy here, just really good food in a pub like atmosphere. Our party had burgers, shrimp sandwich, chili and chicken tenders. Everything got a thumbs up. Servings are very generous.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Many travelers are leering about trying a local venue. Don't pass up Sonny's! It is a well-kept secret among locals that deserves to be shared with the rest of the world. It's not fancy, but the burgers are great!

Thank txsnyders
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place looks more like a bar! Great service.....and Muffaletta is really good on great bread! Very reasonable priced!

Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

For the last month, it looks like someone is really going out of their way to write back-handed reviews to harm the image of this really great place. The titles are very negative in nature, yet give 4 stars. Some people really hate on this...More

Thank richard p
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We found this place in a Galveston magazine. It was recommended by the locals. The food is good. Nothing fancy. Premade fried everything. Prices are great. Not expensive.

Thank Britney B
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I went to medical school here and stayed for my residency as well. Sonny's was literally our second home while in medical school and where we landed after studying. Great chili cheeseburgers and incredible gumbo on Fridays. Junior, the founder's son ran it when we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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