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61st Street Diner - CLOSED

1017 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1007
+1 409-974-4227
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible30%
27 Jan 2016
“Nothing special”
17 Jul 2015
“Bad Service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1017 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1007
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

I understand this establishment has since closed. I went there for breakfast early 2015. It was Saturday morning and the place was very quiet. Couldn't quite work out why. Service and food were OK but nothing special. Parking outside was on a fairly rough area...More

Thank Paul_in_Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2015

food was undercooked and when asked questions server did not know the answers and just stated no... so I asked him to ask and it turned out the answer was yes... needless to say I would have been better off going to Ihop or Denny's

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Went by for lunch this afternoon. Totally closed down. Sign says new venue coming soon. Odd that a restaurant so close to I-45 on 61st. couldn't make it. Maybe tried to be all (or many) things to many people. Watch this space.

1  Thank danny w
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Boo-hoo! I love the food here, but the diner is closing. I hope someone takes the recipes for the chicken tenders, onion rings, and home style potato chips and opens another "greasy spoon" diner. That person would make a killing in a good location!!

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 9 January 2015

It was a cold January morning when I made my first visit to the aptly named 61st Street Diner on 61st Street in Galveston. The waitress (Carol) was very efficient and friendly. The breakfast items I ordered were delivered quickly, the biscuit actually gave off...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We went to the 61st Diner because our friend wanted to go there. I immediately noticed that the restaurant only had 1 waitress and 1 cook. It wasn't busy and it took a little longer than expected to receive our food (maybe 20 minutes for...More

Reviewed 11 December 2014

I regret writing this review but hope that the diner will take it seriously and work to improve their service and food. As regular visitors to the island, we have had breakfast there many times--good food value and enjoyable times. This time, though, will likely...More

1  Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I don't know what has happened to this place. For the past 4 years we have always gone there on the Sunday of Dickens on the Strand weekend as we left town to go back to Austin. This past Sunday was no different. Except the...More

Thank funlonghorn
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The staff overall were very friendly. The food was so-so at best. The prices weren't bad. It was a greasy spoon look with out the greasy spoon quality cooking. The restaurant was fairly dirty, and the hours are absolutely terrible. Get there for breakfast, and...More

Thank pstee0072
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Pathetic and super slow service. Waitress did not seem to care about customer service...we had to wait for 49 minutesto get the order.. Mediocre food... Sad decor..

Thank Minal B
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  • Address: 1017 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1007
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-974-4227
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