Fruitful fishing waters around Galveston Island provide local restaurants with the freshest and largest selection of seafood on the Gulf of Mexico, and area eateries presents these fruits of the sea at their tastiest.
Although freshly-caught seafood is a resounding favorite on the Island, area menus offer tastes from around the world, ranging from well-known Cajun favorites to Tuscan secret recipes.
You'll find succulent steaks, juicy chicken dishes, and plenty of vegetarian options from which to choose. In fact,
when it’s time to dine
there are more than 100
restaurants to choose
After dinner, don't forget to treat yourself to one of our wonderful desserts. Specialties range from mouth-watering pecan pie and home-made cakes, to tempting international treats like tres leches and tiramisu.
And then? Catch a few sets of live music and top off the evening with a waterfront stroll down the Seawall. The Strand, Pier 21 and Postoffice Street area are home to art galleries housed in brightly painted Victorian buildings. On a Saturday evening about every six weeks, the galleries host an Artwalk, featuring changing artists’ works.
|Tue, 04 Jun 2013 22:00:30 +0000|
Upscale Steak House Set to Open at Pelican Rest Marina
Pelican Rest Marina has partnered with The RK Group to open Number 13, an upscale steakhouse in Galveston’s yachting hub. Set to open in late summer 2013, the restaurant will feature prime steaks and line-caught, Gulf seafood along exciting appetizers and decadent desserts. The upscale cuisine will be paired with an Island feel, welcoming guests who are casually enjoying a day on the boat or dressed for a night out. Number 13 will also boast an impressive list of whiskey, bourbon, wine, beer and specialty cocktails.
|Fri, 10 May 2013 21:30:33 +0000|
Stalking Beignets at the New Gumbo Diner
There is virtually no way to roust an “owl” personality into really enjoying the morning. No way of course, except the offer of a truly tasty memory from New Orleans. The newly opened Gumbo Diner on seawall is now offering that very enticement: freshly made New Orleans’s style Beignets!
|Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:19:27 +0000|
Salt Water Taffy and the Sea
What is it about salt water taffy and the sea? Master candy maker Ernest Torres makes the island's popular taffy at La King's Confectionery.
|Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:28:43 +0000|
Galveston.com Announces the Most Romantic Spots on Galveston Island This Valentine’s Day
Get a head start on channeling your inner Cupid, and check out some of the best Galveston Island spots for celebrating this special day. Whether it’s a romantic stroll on any of the Island's sundrenched beaches, or a fabulous event held at one of our many restaurants or hotels, there are numerous options to show that special someone how important they are. Here are Galveston.com's picks for a memorable Valentine’s Day on Galveston Island.
|Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:01:50 +0000|
Enjoy Muffaletta Magic at Maceo’s This Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras in Galveston is a once a year experience where memories are made. Part of the fun is being certain you get the traditional Mardi Gras beads, enjoy the Mummers and Floats in the Parades and eating King Cake. That being the case you won’t want to skip a trip to Maceo Spice and Import Company to enjoy a historic, New Orleans’s created treat: Muffalettas!
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