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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have only eaten breakfast here, but we have a great experience every time. The food is delicious and worth a return trip. The cafe is decorated with lots of fun sayings and artwork, and is kid friendly.

Thank Jacqueline B
Conroe, Texas
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked since it was a little walk from where we are staying and was labeled as cheap eats. We were happy with the selection until we noticed the combo price of $5 for fries and a drink. The burgers are priced around 10 bucks without fries! You have to pay extra for fries. And, 5 dollars for fries and... More 

Thank Justin D
Plano, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ShyKatZ is a great local restaurant with friendly staff, cozy atmosphere, and awesome food. I have read some reviews saying the wait was a little long, but it is worth it for fresh made to order food. Give it a shot!

Thank davidjplano
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could easily drive by Shykatz without so much as a second glance. It is tucked quietly in a neighborhood without glamour. As people say, "don't judge a book by its cover." Once inside, the warm atmosphere and hypnotizing aromas will blow you away. It is counter service, but they bring your order to your table. Breakfast choices are inventive...... More 

Thank Jennifer F
Galveston, Texas
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful little place!! I got the French Club which is egg, sausage, and bacon between French toast served with syrup. Yummy! I don't even remember what my husband got, mine was so good. Also got a fabulous piece of cake to take home that was divine. It's not big so you'll have a wait for food if you... More 

Thank Chigby
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great environment... Like your grandma's kitchen. :) Food was delicious! We ordered pancakes, French toast, The Hurricane, and The Smuggler. All were made to order, piping hot, and tasted amazing. You order at the counter and make yourself at home. If we had been there later in the day, we would have dived head first into the desserts. They looked... More 

Thank Jennifer L
Galveston, Texas
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Great breakfast food, huge portions with fair prices. You will not leave hungry. desserts look amazing!

Thank TroyL_13
Galveston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Went there for breakfast, 35 minute wait for food to come out. When it did, my omelet was so overcooked and dry, I just out a little egg from the inside and ate the toast. My guest ordered just fried eggs, potatoes and sausage. Potatoes were cold and sausage was not cooked completely. Eggs had running whites. $25 dollars for... More 

Thank jwh6161945
Lindale, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Seemed a little expensive. My daughter and I went in and there was nothing she liked so we bought a muffin and left. The muffin was okay, but not overly impressed. I loved the shop and the workers were friendly.

Thank missthang1231
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Longer wait to get your food but they have a sign to let you know. What a nice home feeling place. Great people great food. A must go too.

Thank Candice P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Diner, American, Cafe, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?