We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The West End Restaurant & Sandbar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
+1 409-497-4152
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 104: English reviews
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner after traveling 2 1/2 days from Wisconsin. Had drinks downstairs at the Sandbar which were great, but upstairs, in the restaurant with our reservation, I think we were invisible. Our waiters switched horses in the middle of the stream. No one asked us if we needed a drink, or wine...just served us... More 

Helpful?
Thank mamabrewer
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bad weather today but good food and service. Nice to have a go to place on the island that si more than burgers.

Helpful?
Thank Biofuels T
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best hamburgers on Galveston Island, cooked outside by the water. Great outside dining bay side and also upstairs inside dining.

Helpful?
Thank Bobby M
Alton
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were told this was a great place for local fresh fish. It didn't disappoint but the rating is affected by the slow service. We were there in the middle of the week and had reservations but the servers were understaffed and it took quite awhile for the food to arrive. We did enjoy the atmosphere and staff but can't... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jeanne K
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We ordered the Seafood platter and the breading on the Flounder was soggy and falling off. We asked for extra Shrimp in place of Oysters. The platter had 1 piece of Flounder and 6 small shrimp (obviously frozen). 80% of the plate was Onion Strings and not much else. We expected fresh seafood not frozen. The waiter was very attentive... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SlowPoke1960
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Steaks, seafood, chicken, crisp salads and possibly the best Martini I have ever had, upstairs , worth a visit.

Helpful?
2 Thank dgroves11
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Galveston Island RV Resort recommend this place. Great causal place to wet your whistle and get a bite to eat. The oyster/flounder Poboy was excellent. Staff was friendly and provided great service.

Helpful?
Thank roadwarrior77051
The Woodlands, Texas
Level Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love this restaurant. It's very nice setting the service is really good and the food is awesome. Big portions and tasty. Pretty sunset views and on the marina. The manager Dana is a doll and the servers are great - Brandon, Jake, just to name a couple. Hidden gem

Helpful?
Thank Craig V
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were looking for a place to eat outside, casual, music, and bar. We found it at the West End Restaurant and Sandbar. The upper lever has a restaurant and the lower level is casual dining and a bar.

Helpful?
1 Thank Terrie S
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is really two restaurants: the West End restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating and dishes such as Caesar salad, lobster bisque, pecan-crusted snapper, “drunken” chicken with a Jack Daniel’s sauce, and ribeyes; and the Sandbar, a more down-market, open-air, sports bar type place with dishes such as salad (+/- chicken, shrimp, crab), burgers, po boys, fried oysters, fried shrimp,... More 

Helpful?
Thank John O

Travellers who viewed The West End Restaurant & Sandbar also viewed

Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 
Galveston, Galveston Island
Jamaica Beach, Galveston Island
 
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 

Been to The West End Restaurant & Sandbar? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21706 Burnet Dr, Sea Isle Marina, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554-9603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-497-4152

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The West End Restaurant & Sandbar and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
texas

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The West End Restaurant & Sandbar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?