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Porch Cafe

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1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-0808
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing, the buffet was average, the service was awesome! It was a little pricey but you are paying for location. Overall wold recommend and return.

Thank Rasjohnson80
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Food was good not great - and they had a nice Bloody Mary bar . Very nice atmosphere but service isn’t too good they seemed a bit disorganized- but very friendly:) They were out of several things- crab cakes Ceviche - crawfish so I thought...More

1  Thank jani672
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Our Springtime Saturday brunch at the Porch Cafe was a treat! The three cheese frittata was fluffy and delicious and the crab cake was among the best we’ve had. Portions are made for sharing and the atmosphere is laid back, like an island cafe should...More

Thank Chad S
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is nice and quite if you are on a date. The only drawback is that the food quality is poor for the price. They do have some different drinks on there menu. I would recommend this place just be prepared.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed January 27, 2018

This is the second time here, and it was very disappointing. We went for their restaurant week offerings and they were sad indeed. Steak was stringy. Pasta was bland and flavorless. The brussel sprouts were not cooked. the wedge salad was depressingly sad. I will...More

1  Thank deacondawn
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Sunday Brunch was perfect. Great service and staff was nice. We sat on the porch where it was sunny and bright. Crab Cakes and Burger was our choices. Nice place to get away from the normal beach food. We will be back

Thank 63MD
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We ate on the porch--cool sea breeze, soft music, wonderful atmosphere. The food was fantastic; the service was excellent. My husband had blacken redfish; I had shrimp and grits. Both of our entrees were cooked to perfection. Our new favorite restaurant in Galveston.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

There were four of us there for lunch. We sat on the porch and it had a lovely ambience and breeze. Service was very slow and it wasn't because it was crowded. Very few people when we were there. Two of us got shrimp po...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood, interesting choices, friendly service, though slow on busy nights. Very beachy feel, relaxing atmosphere. Everyone in our party was pleased with their dishes. I had the fried green tomatoes as appetizer- yummy with a little spice. Main entree was Shrimp and Parmesan Grits-...More

Thank skydiver0731
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal on their large screened in porch which gave us a nice view of the ocean. They had ceiling fans, but the ocean breeze was sufficient when we were there. We ate the avocado romaine salad which was delicious! We both...More

Thank Lisa B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $65
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-0808
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Our food, like the Island itself, is meant to be fun, casual and not over complicated — simple, fresh ingredients served in an imaginative and creative way. Whether our carefully sourced Gulf Coast seafood or our delectable Wagyu Texas beef, our seasonal menus maximize the pleasure that is ‘a simple life by the sea’
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