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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Diner, American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our son lives in Galveston and suggested having lunch there. Great food but please save room for dessert.. WOW Homemade cakes, cookies and other deserts. when ever we go to Galveston to see him, there is always time for a tyrip to Shykatz.

Thank robertkO7164SX
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank You so much for spending time with us♡♡♡

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience and enjoyed a savory breakfast. It was possibly the best French Toast I have eaten! The decor is eclectic and simple, and the food is wonderful. The staff was friendly and it was not crowded on a Tuesday morning.

Thank Walls5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this charming place three years ago and it's now our tradition to have breakfast here on the last morning of our Galveston trips. Located in a residential area, it has a welcoming "neighborhood" feel that can't be duplicated by chain restaurants. Eclectic decor,...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed across the street in the Lost Bayou Guesthouse and we were very happy we decided to try ShyKatz. Excellent Philly cheesesteak sandwich and my wife's reuben was possibly the best one she'd ever had. The breakfasts look fabulous as well. Quaint posters all...More

Thank Groves_Family
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always we found this gem using TripAdvisor. The parking is wonky but worth the stop. ShyKatZ is in the middle of a neighborhood. They offered friendly service along with good food. Cozy and quaint family owned restaurant. The biscuits were awesome. The french toast...More

Thank Chad E
Kathryne K, Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for spending your time with us!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a neighborhood deli with good fresh prepared food at average prices. There is a sign saying there could be long waits on weekends but there was no wait at 1:00 on Friday in July. Homemade cakes looked great but I did not sample....More

Thank Lorenz B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

An eclectic place for home cooking frequented primarily by locals. We've eaten there twice, everything has been good. Not cheap, but on the cheaper side for Galveston. Weekend mornings expect a wait.

Thank Bryan_in_Houston
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice for breakfast and have thoroughly enjoyed it both times. I love the funky mismatched decor. If lunch is as good as breakfast it will be worth it.

Thank emtempe
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Food was made to order so it took over 30 minutes to get breakfast. Served hot & fresh off the stove. By far my favorite hometown spot for breakfast. The decor gives it character.

1  Thank mikea168
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Found this place on Trip Advisor, small place in the middle of a neighborhood, unexpected gem of a place. We absolutely loved it. Food was awesome, we got fluffy pancakes with warm maple syrup, ham, eggs perfect, biscuits and sausage fravy to die for, coffee...More

Thank nicoledove07
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you so much for spending some of your precious time with us! We look forward to seeing you next time!!! many blessings...

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Correct number....409-770-0500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-770-0500
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