Dining in Galveston’s West End

While you’re enjoying your Ryson beach house rental in Galveston, keep in mind there are plenty of great restaurants on the west end of the island if you’d prefer to order take out or dine out rather than cooking at home. 

Marios Pizza Pirates Beach, 13708 Termini-San Luis Pass Road

If you’re craving hand-tossed New York-style oven pizza, add Marios Pizza Pirates Beach. This family-owned restaurant is known for its pizza, calzones, and classic Italian dishes. Nothing is better than a piping hot pizza while you enjoy your vacation. 

Nate’s Seafood & Steaks, 17515 Termini-San Luis Pass Road

A vacation in Galveston calls for fresh Gulf seafood. Nate’s Seafood has filled that need on the west end since 1993. In addition to burgers and po-boys, you’ll find pecan-crusted red snapper, grilled whole flounder, and their hand-breaded fried or grilled seafood platter. Check their website for their daily specials. 

Sandbar Grille at Sea Isle Subdivision, 21706 Burnet Drive

For open-air seating, you’ll love the Sandbar Grille for casual dining. The menu includes burgers, seafood favorites like shrimp po-boys and fish and shrimp tacos, salads, chicken sandwiches, and other sandwiches. Order takeout or dine in for the view. It’s a popular spot for west-enders.      

Waterman’s Restaurant, 14302 Stewart Road

Waterman’s Restaurant is known for the view, ambiance, and service. Their menu ranges from seafood to steak to chicken and pasta. Their specialties include grilled redfish, bbq bourbon salmon, petite filet mignon, 22oz cowboy rib-eye steak. Southwest shrimp pasta, lobster stuffed ravioli, and more. Book your reservation to coincide with sunset. You’ll love the view. Insider Tip: Waterman’s will prepare your fresh-caught fish.

New England Lobster & Chowder Co., 17200 Termini-San Luis Pass Road

Did you know you can get lobster rolls in Galveston? Look for the New England Lobster & Chowder Co. food truck in the Jamaica Beach RV Park. We’ve also heard they have great cinnamon rolls. There’s also covered outdoor seating near the food truck. Make sure to check their Facebook page for updates. 

Shrimp N Stuff Food Truck, 16603 San Luis Pass

Shrimp N Stuff is known for its incredible po-boys in the mid-town location in Galveston. Their food truck has brought their po-boy selections to Galveston’s west end. Choose from shrimp, fish, chicken tenders, shrimp salad, crab balls, and oyster. Or order a basket of fried or grilled shrimp, fish, or crab balls. You’ll love this seafood favorite.  


Whatever you decide for your dining in Galveston, Ryson Vacation Rentals is ready to help you make the most of your beach house rental. The fall is always a beautiful time on the island and ideal for a weekend stay, weekly rental, or month-long getaway. While vacationing in Galveston, be sure to checkout what our concierge offers.

Ryson Vacation Rentals offers more than 200 properties across the island to suit any taste and budget. 

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Author: Christine Hopkins

Posted 11/01/20



Christine is a proud BOI, meaning she was “Born on the Island.” She is the co-author of the newly released “100 Things to Do in Galveston Before You Die,” published by Reedy Press. Before the book, she wrote more than 300 blogs on Galveston offering travel tips on what to see and do. Over the years, she’s given hundreds of tours for visiting travel writers showcasing the sites on the island. Currently, she’s a Galveston guide for ToursByLocals.com


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