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The Strand

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Address: 2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
Phone Number: +1 409-762-2515
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and...

A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.

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Nice for tourist area

Stopped here in way out of town. We stayed on Seawall which I preferred. This is a small but nice area really clisr tobwhere cruise ships dock. It wad very quiet when we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must visit if going to Galveston. Plenty of places to eat and drink. People watching and outdoor seating

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Arlington,Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent and unusual offerings available in lots of speciality shops! We found quite a few Christmas gifts here!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Strand is a great place to spend a few hours or days relaxing. Located in Galveston island it is just a short drive from Houston. A quaint restraunt row, you can find something for every budget and taste. There are a lot of small town shops to wander through and museums to educate you on the history of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here in way out of town. We stayed on Seawall which I preferred. This is a small but nice area really clisr tobwhere cruise ships dock. It wad very quiet when we were there.

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A half day or so at the strand is almost always a part of any of our family Galveston trips. Our family's two favorite stops "La Kings" for a blast from the past old fashioned ice cream parlor and yummy candy shop, and Admiralty which is a little shop with so much fun beachy stuff. I also like Bungalow for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved going through all the little stores. Found some great things. Can't wait to go back for Dickens on the Strand. Visiting the strand is a must while visiting Galveston.

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lived in Texas for 20 years and Galveston has always been a fun place to visit. Over the last 5/6 years the atmosphere has change with more cheap commercial items being sold at high prices. Parking is hard to find and is expensive as is the food. Dickens on the stand is fun and worth attending but again very costly.

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Cibolo
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently weeknights between Thanksgiving and Dickens on the Strand is a dead time. Really disappointed as the stores and galleries were closed by 6. Didn't find a restaurant except Fuddruckers and an Italian restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting to see all the old architecture in the old part of town. Typical tourist businesses with restaurants, shops, and bars.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the quaint shops, restaurants, the architecture of the preserved buildings. Loved the businesses who offered tables and chairs to sit outside and enjoy a few drinks or cocktails, after walking The Strand and surrounding streets we sat enjoying the sunset.

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