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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Diner, American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff, great food! The desserts are amazing. We both had the breakfast burrito- it was delicious and very unusual. I chose the house red chili version and hubby had his smothered in country gravy. We met a local couple who made some great recommendations...More

Thank Susan C
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you♡ see ya next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate breakfast here and loved it. It's a neighborhood eatery tucked away a bit off the beaten path in a rather nondescript brick building on a corner location. Very friendly staff. Look at their menu and then order at the cash...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice meal here. The breakfast burrito was very good. My wife had the quesadillas and biscuits and gravy. Filling. Everyone was very friendly.

Thank Climb14ers
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for visiting us♡ see ya next time!

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

ShyKatZ is always our choice for breakfast in Galveston. The food, service and atmosphere are all second to none. I have never left there unsatisfied and will come back anytime I am in Galveston!

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The food here is very good quality and they have a large variety of sandwiches. In addition they make their own fresh desserts that have never disappointed.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I had the breakfast burrito (don't recall the specific name of it). I got half with the gravy and half with the chili, as I wanted to try both options. Either way, you cannot go wrong. This was the best breakfast burrito I ever had;...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We are from Austin and about twice a year we come to Galveston for short vacations. Every time we come we always come to Shtkatz, the food it’s excellent I’ve never been disappointed We always get friendly faces greeting us, until this last time. Today...More

1  Thank ParsleyNena
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Great lunch for carnivores and vegetarians. Don't be in a hurry. The bakery items are beautiful and the scones in particular are so fluffy!

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The patty melt is phenomenal! Also sweet potato fries can't be beat. The service is excellent and the staff are all very friendly!

Thank laskerinn
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

An island favorite. The restaurant was recommended to us by several residents and it was delicious. Lots of choices, large portions and reasonable prices. You order at counter, food is brought to your table. Self serve on drinks too. The biscuits and gravy and the...More

Thank Steve G
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13 June 2017|
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Response from Shykatz | Property representative |
I am sorry this is such a late response. We didnt have access to this account, but we wanted to respond anyway for anyone else wondering. No, I am afraid we are not a nut free restaurant. Many of our recipes do include... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-770-0500
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