Pinching pennies but still want to eat like a eat like a king? Then look no further than The Gumbo Diner, where this Restaurant Week you can enjoy three meals each day for under $40! You read that right! During Restaurant Week January 26th thru February 10th, The Gumbo Diner is offering a daily breakfast for $10 per person, lunch for $12 per person, and dinner or an oh-so-agreeable $17 per person!
And yes, you'll eat like royalty! Begin your day with breakfast options like New Orleans-style beignets, homestyle eggs, buttermilk pancakes, and chicken & waffles. After a brisk Seawall walk or a visit to Moody Gardens, return for lunch, where you'll enjoy garden-fresh salads, delectable sandwiches, poboys, & gumbo. And after a full afternoon of shopping or taking in the beach, head back for dinner with choices like fresh Gulf fried shrimp, the "coastal cuisine" entree with fried catfish topped with crawfish etouffee; or the seafood or chicken & sausage gumbo and steamed rice. Full menus are available here.
The Gumbo Diner is where classic American dining and New Orleans flair meets the beach. Offering the first true American Diner option for the area in years, the diner offers Southern breakfast staples, chicken & waffles, tasty burgers and some of the best Gulf fried shrimp on the Texas coast. The Gumbo Diner also offers steam kettle cooking that has become a staple in other Galveston Restaurant Group restaurants.
Galveston Restaurant Group has brought the “art of good eating” to patrons since 1995. Created by Johnny Smecca, Joey Smecca and Danny Hart, when they opened their first restaurant, Saltwater Grill, located in the heart of the Galveston Arts & Entertainment District. Since then, they have been creating, prospering and selling restaurant concepts that deliver the best dining experiences on the Texas Gulf Coast. Galveston Restaurant Group owns and operates Mario’s Seawall Italian Restaurant, Papa’s Pizza, Saltwater Grill, Sky Bar Steak & Sushi, Little Daddy’s Gumbo Bar, Taquilo's Tex Mex Cantina, and The Gumbo Diner.
About Galveston Restaurant Week
The eighth annual Galveston.com & Company Galveston Restaurant Week – Saturday, January 26th thru February 10th, 2019 – brings Galveston Island’s vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks of delicious dining. The event is presented by WAITR. Delivery or carryout, Waitr allows you to eat however and whenever you please.
Participating in Galveston Restaurant Week is easy! No tickets or passes are required! Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during Galveston Restaurant Week. Two and/or 3-course dinners will be priced between $20-$35; and 2-course lunches, breakfasts, & brunches will cost between $10-$20.
Reservations are strongly recommended to make sure you’re able to sample your favorite flavors, and a number of participating restaurants offer reservations via OpenTable.
The public is invited to experience cuisine that will amplify your palate and highlight the fun of dining on Galveston Island. Quite simply, this culinary tradition promises to “celebrate delicious!” like no other event of the year.