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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 good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (30 reviews)
“salad sampler” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (23 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
510 23rd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1906
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I had the egg plate and hubby the galvestonian omelette. Both were happy with our food. Nice atmosphere and great service.

Thank Iowajayne
Reviewed 31 January 2018

It was my first time enjoying breakfast inside of a historic pharmacy. Breakfast was great, I took my son while on break from nutcracker. I had the French toast it was very good and he had an omelet, nice portions, service was fast, everyone was...More

Thank Tthetourist
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Food and atmosphere were great, it was packed with people and took a little while to get our food, but it was worth the wait.

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Star Drug Store offers an unique experience. A bit of history with a soda fountain. The sandwiches were good and hot chocolate sundae was delicious and delightful.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Excellent breakfast in Downtown Galveston in the Historic Star Drug Store, awesome experience. History all around. Sat at the counter. Great service and hot coffee. Very attentive servers even for a Saturday morning, just as they opened for the day during the Lone Star Rally.

Thank J Michael M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed it here! The prices were great as was the food. The only off putting thing was that when we wlked in they tried to turn us away because They had no open tables. Ive never seen a restaurant not offer to let...More

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We rolled into Galveston and checked into our hotel(Hotel Galvez-on the Seawall). We asked for a local lunch venue and they suggested Star Drug Store. It is located downtown in a historic district. The buildings and atmosphere are rich with history. It had a great...More

Thank craigweyer
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Maybe we went at a bad time but I was not impressed. I loved the history of the place & it reminded me of my youth eating in drug stores in my town. No one greeted us at the door, we sat down & ask...More

Thank Sheilafrasher
Reviewed 16 October 2017

First, let me say that I appreciate Star's efforts to keep this historic counter running. Since it was near our hotel in the historic part of town, we thought we'd try it out. It is what you would expect from an old diner. The sandwiches...More

Thank WayneBrock
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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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