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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 good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1625 East Beach Dr, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I shared the crab cake for an appetizer, then my wife had the snapper and scallops and I had the shrimp and grits. All was delicious. Service was excellent. The restaurant is cozy. Highly recommend.

Thank RobertS14033
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ran across this place while driving around on a rainy, Saturday afternoon during the off-season. Although not full of people, we had a wait to be seated and were told it would be 15 minutes before we would be waited on (ie the off-season). At...More

Thank txgirl226
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had Sunday brunch during a long weekend in Galveston. We were seated on the screened porch and were comfortable (there are fans) despite the muggy weather. I had the smoked salmon benedict and it was delicious. The croissant was firm and yet soft enough...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My cousins chose the Porch for an adult reunion brunch. Service was excellent and everyone seemed to enjoy their food selections. But I must say I thought the portions were small. I ordered the waffles and chicken. The plate had two quarters of a small...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Probably my favorite meal we had in Galveston was this crab cake and fried green tomato sandwich. It came with a remoulade sauce and there was absolutely no filler in the crab cake. It is down in the Beachtown development at the quieter end of...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 6 May 2018 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 30 April 2018

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 29 April 2018 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

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 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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