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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (29 reviews)
“salad sampler” (4 reviews)
“rueben” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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1 - 10 of 349 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was just ok. Service was good. Interesting decor and history. Worth the visit when downtown on the Strand

Thank Kev1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family to this place thinking it would be a nice Way to mix things up. The atmosphere was really neat the history was awesome; however most of us didn’t really like our food – it was definitely edible but lacking in flavor...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Stopped in for lunch, had a bacon cheeseburger and it was very flavorful, good portion of fries and great tea. A friend had the salad sampler and it said it was very good too. When we walked in the lady at the front asked how...More

Thank KellyP P
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A business as tough as Texas - survived fires, floods and hurricanes! All with a charm that gives folks a glimpse into social life in the early 20th century. The grill was under repair, but the salads and sandwiches took care of filling our bellies...More

Thank 192,019,201,920
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Picked up the menu fact sheet and discovered that this was the first establishment diner to desegregate its patrons. What an accolade to have as part of your history. Its a real experience to have breakfast here especially taking all the history in as you...More

Thank JBG1
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Nostalgia. A really exciting throwback to a simpler time. Hearty food, great service, and a local atmosphere make the STAR a great little breakfast spot. Try the grits or the pancakes, you'll not be disappointed.

Thank Shaun J
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is a throwback to when you sat at a counter and watched them whip up your milkshake. The decor is like being in a thrift shop. The waitress is busy but friendly. The food is surprisingly good. Come for the nostalgia.

Thank groupwww
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Happened by this cute diner whilst walking between the historic buildings in Galveston. Great service and food, the Reuben was delicious. This was the oldest drugstore in Texas! (One of the great little facts provided on a fact sheet on the table). Stop in and...More

Thank MrHreviews
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Have not been to the Star in many years and on this trip to Galveston just had to go. Never disappoints. Love the atmosphere, the old time diner. Sat right at the counter to eat lunch talking to the cook. We had a BLT and...More

Thank Shuttrrbug
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Away from the hustle of the beach and pier, Galveston has a little gem in Star Drug Store. While not really a drug store anymore the walls are lined with items for sale in cases at a rather cheap price. However the "Star of the...More

Thank Cory J
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batcitytraveler
15 January 2017|
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Response from bjcTx | Reviewed this property |
Lots of street parking. No problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Monday
08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 15:00
Thursday
08:30 - 15:00
Friday
08:30 - 15:00
Saturday
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-7719
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