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ShyKatZ

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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
14097700500
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Dallas
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a treat to find a place for morning coffee within walking distance of our vacation house, and it is a Pokestop to boot! The ladies were friendly and the desserts look delicious- we may be back later!

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Thank Delilahdr
Houston
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found out about Shykatz from a local person. It was our first visit there and we went on a Monday. It's a really cute, quaint restaurant. Our service was pretty good but I could see where you might not want to go if you were really hungry on a busy day. I got a hamburger and my husband got... More 

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Thank MapsR4losers
Galveston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ShyKatz is a quirky little place in a quiet spot between Broadway and Seawall. There is no parking lot, but street parking is usually plentiful. There are typically some friendly cats roaming around in the back yard, but the real attraction is the food. It's really more of a deli than a restaurant, so of course they have a big... More 

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Sweetgrass, Montana
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint little place on the corner of 16th and Ave L, rather off the beaten path and very little available parking, is very popular and it doesn't take long to figure out why! The menu is full of breakfast and lunch choices, so it's hard to decide on just one thing- although the katastrophic is very popular and comes... More 

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Thank bauman147
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite on our way into town before checking into our hotel. It is a charming little deli. However, it was not a quick bite! It took quite a while for us to get our food...there were 6 of us and it was on a Wednesday around noon. The place was busy but not packed.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! The atmosphere was very pleasing. Enjoyed all the artwork and signs throughout this cozy cafe. The prices were reasonable but somehow we racked up a $30 breakfast ticket for just the two of us. I will say that is was worth every penny & probably won't eat again till dinner. We had Katz's 1-2-3 with an extra... More 

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Thank mandtz
Richardson, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

TripAdvisor reviews were right on for ShyKatZ. Just what we were looking for! Kind of like going to grandma's on the farm. The wait staff genuinely treat you like family and want you to enjoy their food, which we sure did! Can't go away hungry and so much wholesome food to pick from. Fun looking at the antiques and the... More 

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Thank David D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Be warned that while the food is good, they are not prepared for the crowds here on the weekends. No coffee or silverware when we got here, an hour plus wait for biscuits and gravy, tables left unclean despite lots of people waiting for tables. Biscuits and gravy was not up to par but the breakfast quesadilla was fantastic.

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Thank Lisa S
Galveston, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Superb food, friendly prices, friendly faces. You can splurge with delicious soups and mains, or have a healthy salad, My favorite is the spinach salad with dried cranberries. It is huge. Sometimes I add a scoop of pimento cheese and one of chicken salad. I 'adapted ' the other day and put in an order and took it to a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast fantastic, service gracious and appreciative, decor cute and fun. Can't wait to go for lunch when next in Galveston. Closed Sundays.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Diner, American, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: 14097700500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?