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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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2100 Strand St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1633
+1 409-762-2515

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love the Strand area. They do good job of keeping the area clean and up to date. We love being able to shop for local curios and really enjoy all the little eateries.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very pretty area of town and all sorts of history as well which is clearly sign posted. On the day there was plenty of places to park on the road but it was unclear how to pay for it (in the shops). Lots of shops...More

Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walk the street and visit the huge confectionary shop. Delicious ice Cream and homemade chocolates. Fun to watch taffy being made too.

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This quaint area of Galveston is located on about 15 to 20 blocks of shops, restaurants, a candy store, Christmas store, t-shirt shops, etc. Also, there are fine women's clothing stores, men's shoe store, beach attire shops and ice cream. This mishmash of shopping venues...More

Thank Gene W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a wonderful time strolling along The Strand today. The shops were all open and had interesting items and souvenirs. We stopped and sat at some tables on the sidewalk and watched the people. Such a diverse crowd. The candy shop was a delight. Old...More

Thank GetUpAndGo123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots to do. Lots of neat shops. Ice Cream place is great! I loved coming down to the Strand and seeing a HUGE cruise ship docked! It was an awesome experience!

Thank mkepperson73
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the grand kids here. They shopped at several stores to get t'shirts to souvenirs. There is free parking of 2 hours here. You can also see the cruise ships here.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great collection of stores and restaurants to see. The downtown area known as the strand has evolved over the 17 years I have been coming to Galveston. You've got the normal t-shirt and junk toy shops mixed in with higher end clothing and house ware...More

Thank Bryan A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a late hotel check in and went to the strand on a Saturday night. Since the heat index is in the dangerous levels right now, nighttime was perfect. It was great that all of the shops and restaurants were open late. It was...More

Thank justvisiting256
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our go to trip from Houston. Ya never see the same thing .Always fun, very friendly and great people watching.

Thank Curt F
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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.
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.
21 May 2017|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how late it is, I would say yes before 10 or 11 pm.