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Star Drug Store

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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El Paso, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our server was very pleasant and friendly. The breakfast was good, it came out from the kitchen quickly. Family friendly prices.

Thank Mkehrwald
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an island treasure. The Star Drug is a piece of Galveston history and a well oiled machine for cranking out orders. The place is always crowded but the service is fast. It is great to see all the employees chipping in to help all tables. Team work! Solid good food and very reasonable.

Thank bjcTx
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is your place for old fashioned soda fountain drinks and shakes...with the food to go along like burgers, grilled cheese, BLT, egg salad, patty melt, rueben...great for kids, families, all ages!

Thank momsuptoolate
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Simple is good. Lots to look at while you dine. Not an extensive menu but good solid food.

Thank William H
Galveston, Texas
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210 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Star's been around a long time, and it remains a neat place for a quick lunch. Made my annual visit today, and it's still super nostalgia time, as the other reviews explain.

1 Thank danny w
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165 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time on 5 July 16 and wonder what took us so long. We had the Ruben and BLT with Turkey and Avacado. Salads were great too. We can't believe we finished it off by sharing a Black Cow. Afterwards checked out the upstairs and took a bunch of photos. We also had a very nice conversation... More 

Thank Tim D
Dripping Springs, Texas
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402 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends recommended this as THE place for a great lunch--and it was. The options are not great, but the food is. All of us were very pleased with the meal and the restaurant. I will definitely return here again. As the oldest drug store in Texas, there is much history here. The shop has changed a bit, but it... More 

Thank 1234texas
Granbury, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast at the Star prior to our day of shopping on The Strand. Food was excellent and the staff attentive and friendly. Location is perfect, just a short walk from the shops and attractions.

1 Thank Stdixon
Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for ice cream and a shake... both of which were excellent We were surprised to learn this is the oldest drug store in Texas. Lot's of history here and a fun stop for the entire family. Can't comment on the food per se, but it comes highly recommended. Recommend you give it a try!

1 Thank Terry W
The Woodlands, TX
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Because it was so crowded on a Sunday morning we ate outside on the patio. Service was good considering the waitress had to keep bobbing in and out offering apologies for wait time. We all six agreed that our eggs, over easy, omelette, etc. we're very agreeable. Worth the visit.

1 Thank Macree

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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

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