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Star Drug Store

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510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
409-766-7719
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8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Decent Hamburgers But Doesn't Serve French Fries

If you're looking for a great retro place to eat at on The Strand, don't pass this place up. It is in a good location and close to the docks for boat tours, etc., etc. They make good hamburgers but we were kind of surprised they didn't have French fries on their menu. Other than that small setback... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a great retro place to eat at on The Strand, don't pass this place up. It is in a good location and close to the docks for boat tours, etc., etc. They make good hamburgers but we were kind of surprised they didn't have French fries on their menu. Other than that small setback, the establishment... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Loved the ambience and the food was great! I would definitely go back. Friendly service, clean and a historical part of Galveston. Love the local places to dine that has history!

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Flower Mound, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Neat place with yummy food and a big selection of items including soda shop and ice cream. Worth a trip for lunch or a treat.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch here. We ate at the counter and loved watching the food being prepared. The food was great. The milkshakes were amazing and we loved the atmosphere. We loved it here.

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This place is a hidden gem on the strand, the food isn't the BEST but it's not super pricy like a lot of the places on the island and they've got really good flavored sodas! Parking can be a bit of a pain, as can getting a seat during peak times on weekends, so I would get there at a... More 

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barrev
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This local gem has been around forever. Love their food. Usually just have breakfast- but I am sure they are great for lunch

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We enjoyed popping in for lunch today to celebrate my sons birthday with his grandparents. We all enjoyed the ambiance of being in the oldest drugstore in the US. They still have the soda fountain counter you can sit at or they have regular tables on the side. They serve breakfast and lunch only and close at 3pm so go... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

An old fashioned soda shoppe. I love everything vintage so we had to eat here. This was the last place we ate before leaving the island. We came here for breakfast. The food was satisfying and the service was speedy. Prices were so so. I would like to come here again for lunch.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great Food awesome atmosphere lots of history. Great items for shopping. Can't wait to go back for lunch

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Leesville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is an old drug store that still serves food. We had breakfast here and it was very good. We also stopped by another time for ice cream. The wait staff was prompt and friendly and it's just a neat little place to relax over a Coke float!

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Restaurant Details

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: 409-766-7719

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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