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Thanksgiving in Galveston

cobblegirl Nov 8, 2010 12:21 PM

My family will be spending Thanksgiving in Galveston. We need recommendations for a place where we can pick up a (prepared) turkey and all the fixings. Would LOVE a deep-fried turkey if possible. Any suggestions??

Also, any suggestions for a bakery to get a birthday cake in the area?


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    brucesw Nov 9, 2010 04:09 PM

    There are a number of cajun eateries in Galveston but the only ones I'm familiar with are Bennos' on the Beach, a very good counter service/seafood place, and Leo's Cajun corner on Broadway. The latter makes their own sausages and gumbo, etc., and also does bbq; they might do a deep-fried turkey, I don't know. Almost certainly will do smoked turkey for the holidays. also check with Leon's World Famous In and Out BBQ on Bway @ 55th, they likewise will probably do smoked turkey and maybe deep fried.

    Only bakery I've ever tried was Texas Star Bakery in a little building behind Leon's; they get some good reviews on line but I've never had them do a cake, just bought some Mexican pastries.

    There's always going to be Kroger and Walmart, if you get desperate, for all of your needs! Sorry about that.

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      James Cristinian Nov 9, 2010 05:20 PM

      You might try this place for a fried turkey, Capital Q on the Seawall next to Benno's. I've never been there, however.


      From what I've read it's a Washington D.C. place run by an ex -Texan with a branch in Galveston. As Bruce said, you might try other locals. Some different ones that I suggest are Queens BBQ on Stewart Rd. and Randall's grocery on 61'st street, but I do not know what they have.

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