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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

ShyKatZ

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
Website
Today
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

272 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 271: English reviews
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went there for breakfast, 35 minute wait for food to come out. When it did, my omelet was so overcooked and dry, I just out a little egg from the inside and ate the toast. My guest ordered just fried eggs, potatoes and sausage. Potatoes were cold and sausage was not cooked completely. Eggs had running whites. $25 dollars for... More 

Helpful?
Thank jwh6161945
Lindale, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seemed a little expensive. My daughter and I went in and there was nothing she liked so we bought a muffin and left. The muffin was okay, but not overly impressed. I loved the shop and the workers were friendly.

Helpful?
Thank missthang1231
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Longer wait to get your food but they have a sign to let you know. What a nice home feeling place. Great people great food. A must go too.

Helpful?
Thank Candice P
Broken Arrow
Level Contributor
29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually found an advertisement in a magazine in our hotel room for ShyKatz and decided to give it a try. Our favorite thing to do while in vacation is to go to local, one-of-a-kind places to eat instead of chain restaurants. This one did not disappoint! From the warm greetings to the unusual decorations (every chair is different and... More 

Helpful?
Thank 5inOklahoma
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is very good-French toast exceptional, but not worth the hour wait from placing the order to actually getting the meal. BELIEVE the overhead sign that warns that the cooking process could take 45 min to an hour during high traffic times, which apparently is at all times. Lots of customers, which is a testament to the food quality, but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ly0616
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many choices for breakfast. I had 3 egg omelet with bacon. Gigantic and very good. My husband had breakfast burrito which he enjoyed. Biscuits were not big and fluffy which was disappointing. Coffee could be hotter.

Helpful?
Thank jsgelardi2016
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to ShyKatZ many times. Every time I go the food is excellent, the service is great! They always have tons of delicious baked goods on display, waiting, tempting! This place is great for breakfast, great for lunch. They have large tables for big parties. There is also outdoor seating. Two thumbs up!

Helpful?
Thank randolphclan
mid-Missouri
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate twice at Shykatz during this year's stay in Galveston -- once for breakfast and another time for lunch. I had the Over and Under for breakfast again (1 egg, side of meat, toast/biscuit) and it was just the right size to fill me up but not overfill me. For lunch, I had their chicken salad sandwich on a... More 

Helpful?
Thank SaHWe
Austin, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here with two other people on a Saturday. Pimento cheese sandwich, Frito pie, and Reuben sandwich were all very tasty, and portion sizes were huge! Will definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank Greg R
Gravenhurst, Canada
Level Contributor
110 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful breakfast at this restaurant. The French toast was without a doubt the best I have ever eaten then we got coffee cake to go and it was also amazing. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank Pam M

Travellers who viewed ShyKatZ also viewed

Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
 

Been to ShyKatZ? Share your experiences!

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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Diner, American, Cafe, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from ShyKatZ 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?