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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Texas City, Texas
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Harlingen
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Thank 75MaryB97
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 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 3 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Nacogdoches, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a lot shops of all different kinds in this area - a lot of touristy, gift shops. Plenty of restaurants/ bars and ice cream/ candy shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Strand is great. A lot of nice restaurants, shops and bars. It wasn't too crowded and seems to be pretty safe.

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

The Strand has all kinds of fun places to poke around and plenty of food to choose from! There was also plenty of alcohol available, but the atmosphere was family friendly!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our recent visit to Galveston was rainy so we spent a few hours walking on The Strand. Parking is cheap, $1.50 an hour. We parked close to a meter & paid with our bank card. The teenagers were happy with all the pokemon stops in the area.

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