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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
409-763-9602
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews on TA, had to stop by with a buddy for a few beers and lunch. Both of us had Jalepeno Cheese Burgers and fries, off the hook old style flattop cooked patties with nice local veggies. Good flavor, plenty juicy. Double cooked fries just right crunch. Great looking varied menu with seafood gumbo that I'm told is great,... More 

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Texas
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow!!! I grew up in Houston, going down to Galveston all my life. Moved ro Dallas, read an artcle about this restuarant. I have never heard of this place. So, we thought why not! WOW!!! I am so glad we did! Service is outstanding, food and portion size is amazing. The owner is fun, and engaged with his customers. It... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hamburgers are good and also liked the muffuletta. Cant wait to go back and try the 'Artery Clogger'. Not a place for salads and no veggies on the menu but they have a pool table & shuffle board. Furniture is outdated but unique for the setting and atmosphere. The owner JR is funny and entertaining! Very surprised at his... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read a lot of reviews on this place. We love local joints. Start with the muffuletta, it was very good, and the portion was big. Another person had the spaghetti that was listed as Moms favorite passed down, they should throw it out....major grease! Wife sent back the chicken soup... I think they killed the chicken in the grease. One... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Come here for the muffuletta sandwiches!! They are awesome!! That is all the food we can vouch for, but we can tell you there is a room with a pool table and Christmas lights everywhere!

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Thank momsuptoolate
Texas
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165 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Here are our opinions. We are often on the island these days and try to eat at the smaller, local family owned restaurants. Boy, we found ourselves a winner today! People, don't let the storefront scare you. I bet you will find no better food at a wonderful price anywhere nearby. It's worth getting away from the tourist trap restaurants... More 

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Thank Tim D
The Woodlands, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

There is nothing fancy here, just really good food in a pub like atmosphere. Our party had burgers, shrimp sandwich, chili and chicken tenders. Everything got a thumbs up. Servings are very generous.

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Thank Mary C
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Many travelers are leering about trying a local venue. Don't pass up Sonny's! It is a well-kept secret among locals that deserves to be shared with the rest of the world. It's not fancy, but the burgers are great!

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Thank txsnyders
Deer Park, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place looks more like a bar! Great service.....and Muffaletta is really good on great bread! Very reasonable priced!

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Thank Marilyn T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

For the last month, it looks like someone is really going out of their way to write back-handed reviews to harm the image of this really great place. The titles are very negative in nature, yet give 4 stars. Some people really hate on this place,... they call it a dive, ....they say it smells funny, ....they say everything is... More 

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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 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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: 409-763-9602

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?