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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“rueben” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Destroyed by hurricane Ike, this cafe has been restored and offers breakfast and lunch and soda and ice cream treats. Has indoor tables and outside tables, but the real treat is the old fashioned soda counter. Breakfast was fresh and excellent, eggs perfect. They do...More

Thank Jonell C
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Good salads soup and the Rueben is very good.old fashion button top counter stools and hand made sodas and shakes

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We were hoping for the throwback drug store, doing things by hand and with their own local flair. We sat at the bar, watching the pre-fabricated burger patties and buns taken out of the bags and cooked. We watched the jars of store-bought toppings applied...More

Thank TexasWorker
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Located in Historic Galveston just three blocks up on Tremont from The Strand. A must see just due to its history and the perfect stop for a quick bite before embarking on our 7 day cruise. Be prepared to wait as its a very popular...More

Thank Kristin V
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Wanted a lunch so stopped by this local lunch place. Menu prices were a little higher but not too bad for a tourist type town. We had the 1/2 LB hamburger and it was very good - $7.95. Most all lunches were in this price...More

Thank hanklucas
Reviewed July 27, 2016

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

Thank Mkehrwald
Reviewed July 25, 2016 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...More

Thank bjcTx
Reviewed July 22, 2016

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
Reviewed July 19, 2016

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
Reviewed July 13, 2016

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.

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January 15, 2017|
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Response from bjcTx | Reviewed this property |
Lots of street parking. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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: +1 409-766-7719
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