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Sonny's Place

1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
+1 409-763-9602
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“muffaletta” (32 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“chili” (9 reviews)
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1206 19th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4702
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this old neighborhood joint! It is frequented by the locals. It's a zany place....under a house. The hamburgers & french fries are terrific. Simple, diner-type food. Nothing fancy. They are known for the muffaletos, altho I've never tried them. The service is always...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside and decor fool you, Sonny's is a great place to eat with an abundance of items on the menu. I highly recommend the grilled muffuletta and double meat Swiss bacon cheeseburger along with the cheese fries (all pictured). They ground their...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to eat! Very family friendly and just a home spun atmosphere. We had burgers and they were huge and tasted so very good. My girls had the chicken strips and they were good too! We will definitely eat here again...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I went in for a to- go order of the delux shrimp bun and it was sooo good and quick! I will revisit to try more of the menu.

Thank Lena B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Amazing local place with some of the best shrimp gumbo you have ever had! Affordable prices on food and classic gin martinis ($3!)-- what more could you want? Well, that martini comes with great jokes and a smile from the owner. Don't miss this place!

1  Thank TXRambler220
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The hamburgers are incredible! Awesome hot fries too! The service is great and prices are very reasonable!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This little spot is away from all of the tourist areas. It's not much to look at from outside but inside it was a relaxed atmosphere that seemed pretty popular with the locals. However, I'm not sure quite why except for the fact that you...More

Thank Iambubblebee
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Sonny's is a neighborhood joint (don't expect anything fancy). Its just the kind of place where you can kick back, have a great time and not break the bank. The shrimp bun (dressed), the grilled muffuletta, and the shrimp gumbo (Friday) are great; there are...More

Thank steven c
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It is a neighborhood restaurant/bar that is a hidden gem. Great food, great service, and a complimentary cheesy joke from the owner! Their version of a grilled muffaletta is a must - have. I'm sure that purists will object but it's deliciousness puts that to...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Hyped as a great place for muffuletta and gumbo, not true. Muffuletta okay, but gumbo, have had much, much better. For the price can do much better. There is no other muffuletta on the island, to my knowledge. Really disappointed in what I got for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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: +1 409-763-9602
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