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Galaxy Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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GALACTIC BASKETS & APPETIZERS
Most served with fries or space chips and choice of one dip. $0.50 each for extra
9.5
The Intergalactic Basket
Chicken tenders,fried zucchini spears, and cheese stix
9.5
Galaxy Supreme Nachos
Choose from chili or vegetarian black bean topped with cheddar cheese, chopped lettuce, diced onions, jalapenos, diced tomatoes and sour cream on nacho chips
8.99
Sampler Basket
3 each fried pickles, cheese stix and fried zucchini spears
8.59
Fried Zucchini Basket
8.99
Chicken Tenders n' Cheese Stix
8.99
Chicken Tenders
8.59
Mozzarella Stix
Dips - Ranch, Honey Mustard, Texas Ranch, BBQ and Bleu Cheese, Marinara
6.49
Chili Cheese Fries
7.5
Knock me up Scotty
Fried pickles and ranch dressing with hardboiled egg and a scoop of ice cream on the side
6.99
Garlic Hummus
Tortilla triangles, celery, carrot sticks and cucumbers
SOUPS & SALADS
Dressings - Ranch, Honey Mustard, Bleu Cheese, Caesar, Balsamic vinaigrette, Lite Raspberry Vinaigrette
Cup 3.99
Bowl 4.99
Soup of the Day
Cup 3.99
Bowl 4.99
Chili and Cheese with Chips
9.99
Cobb Salad
Mixed greens, avocado, fried or grilled chicken, bleu cheese, diced tomato, chopped egg and bacon
9.99
Mediterranean Salad*
Grilled chicken or tuna steak over mixed greens, feta crumbles and marinated tomatoes
9.99
Ultimate Chef Salad
Ham, turkey, provolone, swiss, American cheese with egg and bacon
8.99
Greek Salad
Feta, tomato, kalamata olives, cucumber, onion and pepperoncini
8.5
Chicken Caesar
Mixed greens tossed with grilled chicken, parmesan and Caesar dressing
5.5
With Chicken, Tuna Steak* or Falafel 8.5
Garden Salad
Mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and croutons
7.99
Chicken Salad Plate
With fresh fruit and saltines
6.99
Fresh Fruit Plate
With cottage cheese and saltines
QUESADILLAS
8.79
Veggie Quesadilla
Jalapenos, onions, peppers, mushrooms, black beans, spinach & cheddar served with sour cream and salsa
8.79
Chicken Quesadilla
Jalapenos, onions, peppers, mushrooms, chicken, spinach & cheddar served with sour cream and salsa
8.79
Steak Quesadilla*
Jalapenos, onions, peppers, mushrooms, steak, spinach & cheddar served with sour cream and salsa
HOT SANDWICHES
Served with fried pickle and one side
8.99
Southwest Chicken
Grilled chicken breast with bacon, swiss, chipotle mayo, lettuce, tomato and onion
8.99
Aloha Chicken
Grilled chicken breast with pineapple, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo
8.99
Chicken Bruschetta
Sliced, grilled chicken breast with marinated tomatoes and provolone. Served open face
8.99
Caesar Wrap
Grilled chicken, mixed greens with parmesan and caesar dressing
8.99
Philly Style Hoagie*
Steak or chicken with mushrooms,onions, green peppers, provolone cheese & LTM
8.99
Falafel Wrap
Mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, onion and feta with ranch
9.99
Homemade Crab Cake
Lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar
9.99
Crabby Patty Melt
Crab cake topped with cole slaw and swiss on rye bread
9.99
Black & Bleu Tuna Steak*
Blackened tuna steak with bleu cheese & LTO
8.99
Chicken Salad Melt
Chicken salad grilled with swiss cheese
COSMIC PLATTERS
Served with two sides and a biscuit
12.5
Meatloaf with Gravy or Marinara
Served with two sides and a biscuit
12.5
Country Fried Steak
Served with two sides and a biscuit
11.99
Jake's Steak Stack
From bottom to top: white toast, salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, caramelized onions, mushrooms, melted swiss and topped with gravy; served with salad and a biscuit
10.99
Chili Mac
Cheesy macaroni, chili, caramelized onion, and stewed tomatoes tossed with parmesan cheese, served with toast points and a side salad
14.99
Surf and/or Turf*
Choice of two: 6 oz. NY Strip, crab cake or tuna steak; served with two sides and a biscuit
10.99
Shepherd's Pie
Seasoned beef, corn, mashed potatoes and gravy topped with parmesan; served with salad and a biscuit
COSMIC SIDES
Substitute Onion Rings, Fried Pickles, a Side Salad, Fruit Cup, Cup of Soup or Chili for a Side Dish Only $0.75
Fries
Cole Slaw
Cucumber Salad
Apple Sauce
Mac-n-Cheese
Space Chips
Tots
Green Beans
Cottage Cheese
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
SUPER NOVA BURGERS
Fresh, handmade burger served with fried pickle with one side
10.99
Big Dipper "Double Burger"*
Two beef patties with LTMO. not for the faint of heart
9.99
Nuclear Waste Burger*
Galaxy original with cheese, bacon, chili, pineapple and LTMO
9.5
Bleu Moon Burger*
Crumbled bleu cheese, caramelized onions, bacon & LTM
9.5
Cardiac Arrest Burger*
Fried ham, bacon, swiss, LTMO and hot sauce
9.5
Smokehouse Burger*
Cheddar, bacon, BBQ sauce, chipotle mayo & LTMO
9.5
Aztec burger*
Pepperjack, salsa, avocado, LTO and chipotle mayo
9.5
Breakfast Burger*
Topped with bacon, egg and cheese
9.5
Boba Feta Burger*
Feta, cheddar & jalapenos
9.5
Italian Burger*
With sauteed spinach, provolone, parmesan and marinara
9.5
Spicy Hawaiian Burger*
With pepperjack, jalapenos and pineapple with LTMO
GALACTIC DOGS
Served with fried pickle and one side
9.99
Nuclear Waste Dog
Galaxy original Foot Long with chili, cheese, onions, relish, slaw, salsa and sauerkraut
8.99
Add sauerkraut, chili and cheese (each) 0.75
Atomic Dog
Our Famous all Beef Foot Long
9.49
Blue Moon Dog
Foot Long Dog topped with bleu cheese, caramelized onions and bacon
6.99
Add sauerkraut, chili and cheese (each) 0.5
Space Dog
Six inch all-beef Hot Dog
6.5
Corn Dog
7.99
Add sauerkraut, chili, and cheese (each) 0.5
Veggie Dog
BYOB BURGER
Served with fried pickle and one side
1 Topping 8.79
2 Toppings 9.29
3 Toppings 9.79
Build Your Own Burger
Toppings - cheddar, provolone, swiss, American, bleu cheese, pepper jack, feta, caramelized onion, avocado, marinated tomatoes, mushrooms, jalapenos, bacon, chili and pineapple
7.99
Falafel Burger with Ranch
with LTO and ranch on side
8.5
Additional Toppings 0.5
Black Bean Burger
with LTO and chipotle mayo
DELI SANDWICHES
Served with fried pickles and one side
7.99
Hummus Wrap
Lettuce, cucumbers and marinated tomatoes
8.99
Veggie Sub
Lettuce, marinated tomatoes, onions, olives, pepperoncinis, cucumber, feta, humus
7.99
Super Nova BLT
Choice of bread, bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, cheddar and chipotle mayo
8.99
Roswell Turkey Sub
Turkey, bacon, avocado, pepper jack cheese, chipotle mayo on a sub roll
8.99
Galaxy Club
Ham, turkey, bacon, American and swiss cheese LTM and choice of bread
8.5
Homemade Chicken Salad
Topped with lettuce, tomato and bacon
6.99
Bert's Breakfast BLT
Lettuce, tomato, mayo, bacon, with an over hard egg and american cheese on your choice of bread
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

My wife and I went in for breakfast. We sat down (at the first table that DIDN'T have ripped seats) and placed our order. Breakfast was served in about 3 minutes. It was fast because everything was pre-cooked but the eggs. And, the sausage is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mikel B
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

This place is really popular with college students because of its prices/decor but the food is mediocre at best. Nothing especially good except the milkshakes and the fried pickles (if you're into that). If you're visiting Richmond, there are better places to go in Carytown.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Arabella N
Reviewed December 8, 2018

This is my third time at Galaxy Diner, I love it. Everybody has always been very chill but welcoming, it's a very nice vibe. The theme is awesome. The food is for a great value. I got 3 Black Hole Pancakes (oreo in the center),...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank abrown102
Reviewed November 23, 2018

The Galaxy Diner has very good food with large portion sizes and a reasonable price. The galactic names for the dishes just made it fun to order what I would get at another diner. The coffee was great!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chigirl65
Reviewed October 25, 2018

After being turned away by long waits previously, we finally arrived just before opening on a Sunday to ensure we could get a seat. Turns out the Galaxy has comparatively few seats, as it is long and narrow. Our food was tasty, though disappointed to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Travelingman16
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Quality control should be number one for a restaurant but not here. Breakfast was served on a plate with a huge chip. No way the kitchen and waitress could have missed it. Then the pancakes were burnt...full on black burnt. Again, how can this be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank LGRichmond
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We came upon the Galaxy Dinner and went in because the motif interested us. We are glad we did! The food was delicious! The menu was fantastic. We even had dessert, which we don't normally do.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tracy S
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

What a fun find!!! Great food, friendly service and a cool retro vibe for a menu and atmosphere! We plan to come back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mjrgnsn
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Stopped here on a TripAdvisor reccomendation while visiting VCU and was not steered wrong! The Galaxy Diner has an out-of-this-world theme and a down to earth variety on their menu. The meal was good, and our waitress was friendly. The blackened chicken wrap was filling,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Marcella B
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Our server was very peppy and seemed very eager to help us. I've never seen such enthusiastic service. I love it! I had the surf and turf NY strip and crab cake, and both where very good! My son had a foot long that was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank travlinrn
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