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Sonny's Place

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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
+1 409-763-9602
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“muffuletta” (18 reviews)
“chicken soup” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (11 reviews)
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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great find. Great food. Great atmosphere. We really enjoyed the friendly staff and the food was wonderful. Prices were reasonable and portions were....well....great! We will go back.

1  Thank James R
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Sonny's is a little off the beaten path but it is an excellent place. Very homey, excellent food and service. I'd definitely recommend getting the muffaletta, probably the best thing there.

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We walked in with a group of 16 and were treated very well. The service was prompt, friendly, and so pleasant. The food was good.

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Ate there on a week night, not many folks there just local folks. Food was good, seevice was fast and wait staff courteous. Have ate there more than once.

1  Thank Speedy77089
Reviewed February 9, 2018

This is a dive which I love. However, the spaghetti (Sicilian is what they call it) was the absolute worst and I, who can eat everything, couldn't eat it. I took it home to see if it could be 'fixed' but nothing could help it....More

Thank Jackson H
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Had a Muffalotta for lunch and was well prepared and tasty. Have had better, but it was good and filling.

Thank FRED W
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Sonny’s is an institution in Galveston. In a ground floor in a house in the downtown area of Galveston, Sonny’s was established in 1944. It is renown for its hamburgers. The rest of the menu is full of bar food type items. Full bar with...More

Thank OldAg65
Reviewed December 24, 2017

When we visit the island, this is the first place we head, especially in oyster season. The Thursday before Christmas, we dug into a mug of a dozen shucked raw oysters -- plump, sweet and local. We traded one for a friend's fried shrimp, which...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Excellent burgers, bar none for a real old school burger joint. Make sure you get a double meat if you're hungry. Fresh local veggies go with it, and the crispy edges of a flat grill make it perfect. The shrimp basket is always killer too,...More

2  Thank jmac1013
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Loved the burgers. Old fashioned good. Just plain good. And if you are lucky you’ll get to talk to Sonny like I did. Ask him about the bullet hole in the bar and you’ll get a little Texas history from an 87 year old owner...More

Thank LReagan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-9602
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