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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Galveston Island State park is on both sides of San Luis Pass. You can explore beach side and enjoy a day of sun and waves. Picnic tables and showers are available. Nature Preserve continues onto the other side of San Luis Pass. You can cross road on bikes, walk or drive. Enjoy hiking, bird watching and fishing.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Our go to beach, it’s on the dirty side of the Gulf so the water is not clear clean. Great restaurants and family oriented.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“A great place to get some PO’ Boys and seafood. It’s a casual place to eat and great for dates or families. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Very nice restaurant with a 'lodge' feel, nice upscale bar area, and view of the bay.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“They deliver to Jamaica Beach! Order ahead of time because it can take up to one hour to get your food for delivery. The pizza is great and a local favorite. The restaurant inside is rather small so call ahead for big parties if you want to eat in. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“They offer golf cart rentals for 4,6, and 8 passengers and they can deliver anywhere on the West End free of charge. They also offer surf board, paddle board, kayak, bicycle, canopy, and chair rentals. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Discount Store
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“This store has more than just your typical dollar tree stuff. You can pick up snacks, milk, souvenirs and bunch of other things here.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“Its 3 minutes away from the gouse They deliver Casual Great for sandwiches, burgers, pizzas ,salads”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“This is an extension of Galveston's favorite Shrimp N Stuff restaurants, they are a local favorite!!!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“Just around the corner, K6 offers Golf Carts, Kayaks, Surf Boards, Skim/Boogie Boards, etc. They also have fishing gear and are happy to discuss best ways to fish for either bay or surf. For Golf Carts, they deliver to Sea Isle. 4 Person cart is $130/day. 6 Person cart is $175. Kayaks $50/day. etc.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“Novice Winemaker Turns into a Local Pro!! It all began in 1969 on the 10th wedding anniversary of Raymond and Gladys Haak. Gladys’s gifts to Raymond that year were two Concord grapevines. What began as a hobby with those two vines soon turned into a great passion for both of the novice winemakers. With these and numerous other grape varietals that came after them, Raymond tested which varieties would survive the climatic conditions along the Gulf Coast of Texas.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Bucks is close enough to drive the golf cart to, plus it has karaoke. Smoking is allowed though. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Premise
“Park is located along the West End of the beaches. The park is next to the sand dunes of the beach. Has spaces to hook up your RV vehicles. Has covered tables to enjoy the outdoors.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Liquor Store
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“This grocery store is less than 10 minutes away (San Luis Pass towards the Sea Wall) and has every thing you'll probably need for groceries and other supplies.”
  • 30 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Steakhouse
“A great place to get some PO’ Boys and seafood. It’s a casual place to eat and great for dates or families. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Very nice restaurant with a 'lodge' feel, nice upscale bar area, and view of the bay.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“They deliver to Jamaica Beach! Order ahead of time because it can take up to one hour to get your food for delivery. The pizza is great and a local favorite. The restaurant inside is rather small so call ahead for big parties if you want to eat in. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Its 3 minutes away from the gouse They deliver Casual Great for sandwiches, burgers, pizzas ,salads”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food Truck
“This is an extension of Galveston's favorite Shrimp N Stuff restaurants, they are a local favorite!!!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Liquor Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Check out their menu online. This is a newer restaurant and a local favorite. Super casual so no need to dress up. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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