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“We liked "The Spot"”
Review of The Spot

The Spot
Ranked #17 of 311 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Lawrence, Kansas
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“We liked "The Spot"”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

I always prefer to eat at local establishments rather than chain restaurants. We had been told to be sure and eat at The Spot. Their specialty is their 1/2 pound hamburger in many variations. Seating was limited in the dining room with a view of the beach, so we chose another table with a partial view. The restaurant was undergoing some renovation, which limited seating choices. The food, however, was wonderful. Their burger was quite tasty, and the onion rings were an outstanding choice for a side dish. No disappointment here, except for the lack of dining with a view.

  • Visited January 2014
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Houston, Texas
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“Underwhelmed”
Reviewed December 31, 2013

The calamari was fantastic. The po boys and margaritas were ok. The kid burger was awful, McDonald's tasted better... the chicken strips were ok. Would not go back.

Visited December 2013
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“Check your order”
Reviewed December 25, 2013

The food is tasty, however did not receive all the food advertised for the item ordered. Check your order!!!

  • Visited November 2013
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“Way over rated for the price”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

Location was good next to the seawall, but the price of the par quality food plus serving yourself was undesirable for a return visit. We were a party of four that ordered 2 burgers, calamari, and a fish/shrimp plate for $75. You place your order at a counter like a fast food restaurant, have to get your own drinks and pick up your food from the counter when its ready. For the price we could have went anywhere else and been served.

  • Visited November 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
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“Great Food”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

The Spot is the place to go in Galveston. Great food, lots of bars, even ice cream. I got the Fish tacos and my husband got a platter. Fried pickles as an appetizer and of course ice cream for desert. It tasted so good, definitely will be back!! It is very busy however, even in the off season. Would not recommend if you want a quiet private dinner.

  • Visited September 2013
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