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Sep 9, 2013 06:13 AM

Galveston list

1 night in Galveston for Ironman
Which is your favorite and what's the must have on the menu?
Sunflower Bakery
Moisquito Cafe
Porch Cafe

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  1. Porch is new and I haven't been yet, but by all accounts it should be fabulous. Sunflower for breakfast, anything. Mosquito Cafe for lunch or dinner, it's all good, satisfying, healthful for the most part and uninspired for the most part, but a huge local favorite.

    1. Meh out of all of them I would say Mosquito. But I would check out 901 postoffice. That is the name of the restaurant. Galveston has a lot of really good places but barely any great places IMO. We always enjoy Galveston for the little hole in the walls. For that we go to Gino's at the corner of 61st and Stuart. It's Italian. I would get pizza or stromboli. I love the eggplant parm as well. They also will deliver anywhere on the island. If you happen to have a beach front hotel... that can be very nice. :)

      5 Replies
        1. re: Texasproud

          901 is closed. Porch is the new venture by the owners.

          1. re: Texasproud

            Oh! Why did they close just to reopen under another name?

            1. re: DERECKSWIFEY

              Not sure, but it's a completely different concept, small plates, casual, great ... porch!


          2. re: DERECKSWIFEY

            901 was one of those situations where there were two people involved, let's just say it was best they are now separate. It was Galveston's gain as The Porch Cafe is a great new addition to the island with a unique style, location etc. along with fantastic food.

            In any Galveston list I think Rudy & Paco should also be included with one note, they are about the only island restaurant with an actual dress code so be aware.

            I also would recommend Olympia Grill on the Pier at Harborside if you like Greek food. The restaurant is very nice, has a great outside dining area over looking the harbor and some very good food.