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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Diner, American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
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Reviewed yesterday

This place has long been a favorite since they opened. Cute stuff on the walls. Excellent food. Incredible bakery. My newest review gives them a poor rating due to the fact that the last few times I have eaten there, the service has been really...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews on trip advisor for this out-of-the-way restaurant, I thought I would try it out. What a disappointment: I ordered the toasted cheese sandwich with tomato and a coffee. The toasted cheese sandwich was the worst I have ever had...More

Thank zenr0bert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a fried PB&J that I heard was very good. I didn't try it, but I would love to next time I go. Most things on the menu were yummy comfort food, but the fried PB&J stood out.

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Our son lives in Galveston and suggested having lunch there. Great food but please save room for dessert.. WOW Homemade cakes, cookies and other deserts. when ever we go to Galveston to see him, there is always time for a tyrip to Shykatz.

Thank robertkO7164SX
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank You so much for spending time with us♡♡♡

Reviewed August 10, 2017

We had a great experience and enjoyed a savory breakfast. It was possibly the best French Toast I have eaten! The decor is eclectic and simple, and the food is wonderful. The staff was friendly and it was not crowded on a Tuesday morning.

Thank Walls5
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We discovered this charming place three years ago and it's now our tradition to have breakfast here on the last morning of our Galveston trips. Located in a residential area, it has a welcoming "neighborhood" feel that can't be duplicated by chain restaurants. Eclectic decor,...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed August 5, 2017

We stayed across the street in the Lost Bayou Guesthouse and we were very happy we decided to try ShyKatz. Excellent Philly cheesesteak sandwich and my wife's reuben was possibly the best one she'd ever had. The breakfasts look fabulous as well. Quaint posters all...More

Thank Groves_Family
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

As always we found this gem using TripAdvisor. The parking is wonky but worth the stop. ShyKatZ is in the middle of a neighborhood. They offered friendly service along with good food. Cozy and quaint family owned restaurant. The biscuits were awesome. The french toast...More

Thank Chad E
Kathryne K, Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for spending your time with us!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is a neighborhood deli with good fresh prepared food at average prices. There is a sign saying there could be long waits on weekends but there was no wait at 1:00 on Friday in July. Homemade cakes looked great but I did not sample....More

Thank Lorenz B
Reviewed July 8, 2017

An eclectic place for home cooking frequented primarily by locals. We've eaten there twice, everything has been good. Not cheap, but on the cheaper side for Galveston. Weekend mornings expect a wait.

Thank Bryan_in_Houston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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 77550-6020
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-770-0500
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