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Porch Cafe

1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-762-0808
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is quite limited, but seemed interesting. We opted to start with the $12 crab cake which seemed like a large clump of crab that went straight from the packaging into a pan where it was browned, then placed on a plate and drizzled...More

Thank lcfletch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant that has beautiful porch dining as well as limited inside dining. I've had brunch here twice. The first time was with a group of 5. We snuggled into a 4 top as it was very cold and windy outside. Our...More

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish special was beautiful but too salty! This place is beautiful next to the beach! The service is slow!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The view is amazing, the buffet was average, the service was awesome! It was a little pricey but you are paying for location. Overall wold recommend and return.

Thank Rasjohnson80
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Food was good not great - and they had a nice Bloody Mary bar . Very nice atmosphere but service isn’t too good they seemed a bit disorganized- but very friendly:) They were out of several things- crab cakes Ceviche - crawfish so I thought...More

1  Thank jani672
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Our Springtime Saturday brunch at the Porch Cafe was a treat! The three cheese frittata was fluffy and delicious and the crab cake was among the best we’ve had. Portions are made for sharing and the atmosphere is laid back, like an island cafe should...More

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is nice and quite if you are on a date. The only drawback is that the food quality is poor for the price. They do have some different drinks on there menu. I would recommend this place just be prepared.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is the second time here, and it was very disappointing. We went for their restaurant week offerings and they were sad indeed. Steak was stringy. Pasta was bland and flavorless. The brussel sprouts were not cooked. the wedge salad was depressingly sad. I will...More

1  Thank deacondawn
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Sunday Brunch was perfect. Great service and staff was nice. We sat on the porch where it was sunny and bright. Crab Cakes and Burger was our choices. Nice place to get away from the normal beach food. We will be back

Thank 63MD
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We ate on the porch--cool sea breeze, soft music, wonderful atmosphere. The food was fantastic; the service was excellent. My husband had blacken redfish; I had shrimp and grits. Both of our entrees were cooked to perfection. Our new favorite restaurant in Galveston.

Thank Patty R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-0808
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Our food, like the Island itself, is meant to be fun, casual and not over complicated — simple, fresh ingredients served in an imaginative and creative way. Whether our carefully sourced Gulf Coast seafood or our delectable Wagyu Texas beef, our seasonal menus maximize the pleasure that is ‘a simple life by the sea’
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