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The Spot

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Fountain Beverages, Iced Tea, Sweet Tea, Hot Tea and Coffee
Bottomless cup
Ice-Cold Milk in Frozen Mug
No refills
Aqua Panna Bottled Water
Milk Shakes and Malts - Made From Scratch
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot on the seawall blvd. Lot's of people watching opportunities! Good food and interesting drink concoctions. This is my brother's favorite hangout on the island.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MMGFisher
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Sunday evening in November so thankfully there wasn't a crowd. Our food was fantastic but we ended up sitting in the bakery section because the other sections weren't that kid or elderly in-laws friendly. We enjoyed the bakery area, good music...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JulAl75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us ate at The Spot for the first time and each ordered something different. One couple ordered the fish tacos and a burger and thought it was good. Our son had the black bean burger and said it was just OK. My husband...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank loves2travel49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The biggest difficulty with visiting the Spot, is making sure you’re in the right place. This energetic destination houses at least 5 different dining & drinking venues in a single large, rambling structure. Once we decided we were in the right Spot, we ordered &...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had shrimp for lunch here early in November, It's right across from the pier and fun place to people watch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Larry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we visit Galveston we stop here from lunch. The whole family likes this place. Burgers are great but my favorite is the shrimp po boy (be sure to try with pico de gallo from the toppings bar) and the fried pickles. Great tables inside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cityfoal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is kind of odd. If you want a burger and a cocktail and you have kids you can't do it. Drinking is pretty much in "Bar area" one of 5 places, then you order your food in the actual "Spot" you can bring...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank IrBobcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like margaritas this is the place to go! Along with a great view of the beach and delicious food. The spot is the place to be! My husband and I loooooved the spot so much that everytime we go to Galveston we always...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank sernajackie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to The Spot several times and find it a great choice at reasonable prices, and a great ocean view. It serves lots of Burger choices, but you can also get a nice variety of fish and seafood choices. You order the food at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Don T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite places in Galveston. It is a great bar on multiple levels and the atmosphere is great. We also eat here on night and the food was good as was the service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jimr440
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29 August 2018|
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Response from Amanda W | Reviewed this property |
We saw a few dogs while we there and had no issues! :)
Suzan H
25 November 2017|
Response from addison1970 | Reviewed this property |
Smoking allowed outdoors. Didn't see any dogs.
Denise D
24 May 2016|
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Response from Lauren D | Property representative |
Denise, Everything on the first level is wheelchair accessible. In the main parking lot off seawall blvd, there is a wheelchair accessible ramp to enter the patio that most of our guests use. It is near the handicap parking... More
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