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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“french toast” (37 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

My family totally enjoyed breakfast at ShyKatz. Omelettes, pancakes, and French toast were perfectly prepared. We hope to return for lunch and evening meals. Also, the counter was covered in tempting cakes and pastries. This is a usual stop for breakfast on our trips to...More

Thank BillM551
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so grateful for your continued visits . We love it when we get to serve you again♡♡

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is This place amazing! The food was delish and the atmosphere was fun and made you feel so welcome! The staff was great and we just really enjoyed our breakfast!

Thank Tiffany D
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to dine with us♡♡♡

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tend to rate a place by their french fries. If they use frozen potatoes and can't go to the effort to hand cut fresh potatoes keep on rolling after you find out. The sandwiches were average, the place was packed and crowded. The soda...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has a good breakfast. It is not a chain restaurant or your typical cafe. You order and pay upfront and they deliver food to your table, if you eat there. You make your own beverages. It's a little off the beaten path and is...More

Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food at this smallish home style diner. They have house made breads and other pastries, and everything we ordered off the menu was delicious- plenty of vegetarian options but also a lot of great dishes for meat eaters. The home fries and pancakes are...More

Thank Madison S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. Best biscuits and gravy I’ve ever had in my life. Cookies were delicious and I wish I would have tried the cake. Breakfast was phenomenal!

Thank Emhover
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you very much for dining with us. We appreciate your sharing your visit. See you next time♡

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We had a wonderful lunch here, the chicken salad sandwich was amazing, and the staff didn’t seem to mind that our large group showed up just an hour before they closed. Loved the selection of homemade cakes :-)

Thank MyrtleAlice
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. I had the Philly Cheese Steak with fries. It was really good. In fact, I thought it was better than the one I had in Philly. My husband had the El Nino Burger. He...More

Thank Scout223
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Was decent. Prices decent. Husbands Pawpas breakfast was enjoyed by him. My french toast was more like cinnamon bread with a side of syrup, no egg or at least that is how it tasted. Eggs were good. Potatoes good. Probably wouldn’t eat there again but...More

Thank Alexandria E
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Nice local joint with friendly staff and good food. Buttermilk pancakes, fresh biscuits and the Hurricane (egg sandwich on rye) made the trip so worthwhile.

Thank hikergirl70
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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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