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Island Restaurants Celebrate Community & Cuisine with Galveston Restaurant Week

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The eighth annual Galveston Restaurant Week - Saturday, January 26th to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - brings Galveston Island's vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks of delicious dining. The event will showcase the freshest ingredients, most flavorful dishes and tastiest culinary gems that Galveston has to offer, as well as benefit Access Care of Coastal Texas.

This year’s event is presented by WAITR, and sponsored by Texas Monthly, OpenTable, The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, Houstonia Magazine, and OutSmart Magazine.

Home of the finest Gulf Coast seafood and some of Texas's most delectable restaurants, Galveston Island proudly welcomes visitors to Galveston Restaurant Week, where patrons can choose from Galveston's most delightful and delicious eateries for prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus. Two and/or 3-course dinners are priced between $20-$35; and 2-course lunches, breakfasts, & brunches cost between $10 and $20. 

Last year's event featured a vast array of Galveston Island eateries, and resulted in a very welcome boost during the Island's slower season of winter.

Eat, Click, & Share
One lucky photographer will win $500 cash, for capturing “Best Photo” in the Galveston Restaurant Week Photo Contest. Website visitors are encouraged to post photos either on GalvestonRestaurantWeek.com, or simply by tagging their  Instagrams with #GalvRW2019. Entries may range from photos depicting particular restaurants; favorite restaurant entrees, waiters, and chefs; to views of outdoor events, picnics, neighborhoods, and festivals. Submission deadline is February 3, 2019.

Beginning February 4th, visitors to GalvestonRestaurantWeek.com will have ONE WEEK to vote for their favorite photo, and one lucky winner will capture the $500 GRAND PRIZE on February 11, 2019. 

Help ACCT
And while patrons are enjoying Galveston’s great cuisine, they can also be happy knowing their participation in Restaurant Week is helping others. This year, each restaurant participating in Galveston Restaurant Week has committed to help Access Care of Coastal Texas provide weekly nutritious lunches to its clients with HIV or AIDS. 

Join the Fun
Participating in Galveston Restaurant Week is easy. There are no passes to buy, no coupons to carry, and no cards to punch, only a quick call to the restaurant(s) selected to make reservations; then simply dine out during the period January 26 - February 10, 2019. Reservations are strongly recommended.

For additional information, visit the official website at GalvestonRestaurantWeek.com

To book Galveston Island lodging, visit Galveston.com, or call the Galveston.com toll-free Lodging Hotline at (888)939-8680.

2019 Galveston Restaurant Week Sponsors
Galveston.com & Company is honored to have WAITR as the Title Sponsor of Galveston Restaurant Week 2019.  Delivery or carryout, WAITR allows you to eat however and whenever you please.  Via website or mobile app, WAITR makes it easy to browse great local restaurants, and customize orders exactly how you want them.  Plus? You can track your food in real time!  Download the app in your App Store today, or visit them online at WaitrApp.com.

Galveston Restaurant Week’s Official Gold Sponsor is Texas Monthly Magazine.  Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction. As a leisure guide, it continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations. Texas Monthly has  a reputation for providing its readers with a magazine of the highest editorial and design quality and has won fourteen National Magazine Awards. Founded by Michael R. Levy, the magazine currently has a paid circulation of 300,000 and is read by more than 2,100,000 people each month - one out of ten Texas adults.

The event’s official media sponsors include Houstonia Magazine, offering the smartest, most authoritative and up-to-the-minute take on Houston, featuring the GASTRONAUT app, available on iTunes or Google Play; and OutSmart, offering local and national news for the Houston-area LGBT audience.

And finally, our Medallion Sponsors for 2019 include The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and OpenTable. 

The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of Galveston Island, Texas. The bureau employs a talented team of convention sales, marketing, public relations, special event and visitor information staff that work to position Galveston as a premier tourist and meetings destination. 

The people of OpenTable love what can happen around the restaurant table. Since 1998, they’ve been committed to empowering that experience. From helping restaurants grow and run their businesses, to enabling diners to discover and book the perfect table every time they dine, the OpenTable story is one of connection – among diners, restaurants, and their communities.

About Galveston Island
Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas' premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country. For more information on Galveston Island visit http://www.galveston.com or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

Article written by Galveston.com

Galveston.com & Company, Inc. specializes in online lodging, cruise, parking, and transportation reservations; and event ticketing.

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