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Star Drug Store

510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
+1 409-766-7719
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Quick trip back to a 40’s soda shop. The food was average all-American fare, and the single waitstaff was sadly overworked. Never less, it was a fun and nostalgic morning.

Thank Julia Z
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing. My husband had breakfast and I had brunch. the food was amazing and the service was wonderful the atmosphere brought back child hood memories of an old drug store feel. I would definitely recommend to anyone

Thank Duane-Edie P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Thick bacon, perfectly fried eggs, creamy grits, and fluffy sweet pancakes. Excellent coffee. Fresh OJ. Served fast and hot! Cooked right in front of you! How can breakfast bet any better!?

Thank WMiller86
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is not a Five Star local; it's better! The really good breakfast, the cheese sandwich the way your mother made it; THIS is Star Drug. The way it was when you were a kid.Even better, because you can get it today!

Thank Ezlife71
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

When you look on trip advisor concerning this restaurant it is cheap eats section on here. The food was a member bowl it was soggy the burger didn't even smelled like it was good I would not recommend this place for eating but their shakes...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I found this place by accident when I went in to get a bottle of water thinking it was an actual drug store. I was happily surprised to find this 50's throwback looking diner/cafe instead (as well as a bottle of water!). It had so...More

Thank StackyMaryland
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Enjoyed the breakfast atmosphere and service so much, I had to return for lunch the next day! Breakfast was hearty (loved the grits) but lunch was my favorite. Order the salad sampler - portions of each offering on their salad list! The seafood salad was...More

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've eaten here many times and always found the food and service are great. It is a historical landmark worth visiting. We recently brought a 17-year old friend from Scotland to the Star Drug Store, He along with my daughter sat at the drug store...More

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Like stepping back in time to a Woolworth's lunch counter. We had breakfast - comfort food that was prepared timely and tasted good. Other folks were having large (1/2 pound) hamburgers, floats and desserts. Seemed like a mix of locals and tourists. On cooler days...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Just like back in the 40's and 50's maybe older. Great counter service and period tables and chairs and the food and malts and floats were great. This is a great place for lunch or refreshments anytime.

Thank James A
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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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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