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The Strand

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Address: 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
Phone Number: 4097622515
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and...

A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.

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Great Time at the Strand!

There aren't a ton of stores that were open when we went but we did enjoy the ones that were. We purchased drinks at the Emporium, candy and sweets at one of the candy stores. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
StephOlson0823
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Denton, Texas
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Kilgore, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent an afternoon strolling the strand and the shops. What fun...Found a great old fashioned candy store that was so fun. Great way to just spend an afternoon.

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There aren't a ton of stores that were open when we went but we did enjoy the ones that were. We purchased drinks at the Emporium, candy and sweets at one of the candy stores. We also were able to get souvenirs and what nots. While waiting to take old timey photos we were able to catch a carriage ride... More 

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Hearne, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Joyce & Charles drove through the Strand, we stopped at the restaurant Willie G's to eat lunch. The food was good and tasty. Enjoyed the lunch. We toasted with virgin Pina Colada.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family had some time to kill waiting on my son to arrive from Dallas. It was a really hot day, and we had the Beagle with us but still managed to have fun going in the shops. The Nautical Shop is worth going in. I have never been in a shop with old ship parts and beautiful hand carved... More 

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Harlingen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the brick strips of streets cable car tracks, old buildings and photos on the street showing the, bldgs. In their heyday. Shopping, eating, shopping, drinking, shopping and eating again.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The strand is highly recommended if traveling to the island. There are so many unique shops. We especially love La King's ice cream and soda shop. You feel like you are back in the 50's. The sweets and treats are delicious. Try to come on a day where they are pulling taffy. This is always fun to watch and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed walking on the streets here at the Strand. We ate at Taquilo's cantina on Post Office St. that was very good. Then walked over to La Kings for some candy to purchase. Did some shopping at a couple of local shops. We will definitely be back to eat and shop here!!

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Angleton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The strand in Galveston Texas is a great place to shop and great food there is great concerts and mardigras family friendly and a lot of historical places to see not far from cruise terminals

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Texas City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Strand in Galveston has many tourist type shops and entertainment to boot. (Texan) Kings Confectioner's is not to be missed for home made sweets!! Fun place to come at night on a date for a carriage ride. The Strand is walking distance from the cruise terminals and worth the walk. Good food is located here too!

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Santa Fe, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Strand is a nice place to stroll, window shop and eat. There are many interesting shops and boutiques that offer a variety of items....clothes, jewelry, dishes and Galveston souvenirs. Several choices for lunch or dinner are available. The Strand is close to the Ship Terminal, so it's a nice excursion for ship passengers.

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