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The Strand

2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515
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A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique shops” (68 reviews)
“fun shopping” (45 reviews)
“lots of shops” (84 reviews)
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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
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+1 409-762-2515
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"unique shops"
in 68 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 45 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 84 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 31 reviews
"art galleries"
in 29 reviews
"candy store"
in 49 reviews
"mardi gras"
in 59 reviews
"historic area"
in 36 reviews
"few blocks"
in 27 reviews
"few hours"
in 48 reviews
"railroad museum"
in 29 reviews
"walk around"
in 35 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 31 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 27 reviews
"hurricane ike"
in 33 reviews
"kings"
in 87 reviews
"taffy"
in 83 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good time, although we had been walking so much before we went, we tired very quickly and did not get to see a lot of the shops.

Thank tkcameron1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not leave Galveston until you visit The Strand. The street has more shops than Carter has liver pills. Interesting artifacts and shops that will take your breath away. Its a bit more than you typical seaport town. It has just about any type of...More

2  Thank beehughes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So beware parking on the street when going to The Strand. Still not quite sure why I received a $30.00 ticket for over parking as we we were only there for about an hour. I was parallel parked between two other cars that had been...More

4  Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a La Quinta Inn over at the seawall and used the trolly to get over to the Strand area. The trolly runs up and down the seawall side and has a transfer to get over to the Strand area and the sights...More

Thank dljbayley1001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Apple Pie Candy Apples.. @ the candy shops with the bear in front.. lots off cool shop and. Fun and Learning event at Mayfield Haunted House and Pirate thing that can be made into a combo pack

1  Thank Jan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central location to shop, socialize and enjoy the historic buildings. Mostly specialty shops, and tourist collectables. Always love the shops and treats. Today the area seemed less clean than in the past and had a odor. Parking can be a challenge. But always a stop...More

1  Thank GotItDownPat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to a local resident we found out about the Strand. Lots of shops and restaurants. Definitely worth the trip over to the harbor side of the island.

Thank jenniferjworth
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to the strand and just walking around and looking at all the sites and doing a little shopping And maybe having a couple of drinks at one of the places to get a drink at.

Thank Donna P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every now and then, I revisit The Strand when I'm in Galveston and always find a new way to enjoy my time there. There's lot of local boutiques, shops, and food there that are perfect for tourists, families, kids, and adults. When walking the streets,...More

1  Thank Reesa R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

love being able to drink..walk ...and shop..its great...the food places to choose from are great...all types of food

Thank pennygray76
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Laura L
5 September 2017|
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Response from Maile C | Reviewed this property |
I have heard that the terminal has storage across the street. I don't know positively as I haven't used it, ask on board the ship. They will know. I have also heard there is storage somewhere on the Strand, Chamber of... More
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Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from sally8363 | Reviewed this property |
There's a nice visitor center across from the Rosenberg Library. They can tell you all you need to know.
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Jennifer W
21 July 2017|
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Response from michael c | Reviewed this property |
Ditto...didn't see any golf cart tours, just the horse and carriage tour. Not sure the price on that, but it looked like there was a sign on one of the corners.
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