Celebrate Island Cuisine During Galveston Restaurant Week

More than 30 Galveston Restaurants to Participate Jan. 8-28

Visitors to Galveston will be able to start their new year off in a delicious way during Galveston Restaurant Week taking place Jan. 8-28. The event will bring the island’s vibrant food scene to life for weeks of dining that will showcase the tastiest culinary gems Galveston has to offer.

More than a dozen restaurants will participate in this year’s event, which is a once-a-year opportunity for diners to try top dishes on prix-fixe breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at attractive price points. Two- and three-course dinners will be priced between $20-$60, two-course lunches will be between $10-$30, and breakfasts and brunches will cost between $10 and $40.

“This year marks the 12th annual Galveston Restaurant Week,” Galveston Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association, President James Clark said. “The event is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to get out and try new spots to add to their list of favorite restaurants, while giving back to the local community.”

This year, diners will also have the opportunity to help charitable causes. Participating restaurants will donate from $1 to $5 from each menu item to local non-profits that focus on feeding, supporting and providing health care to Galveston children and families. Recipients are United Way of Galveston, Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, and Family Service Center of Galveston County.

For a list of participating restaurants and menus, see www.galvestonrestaurantweek.com.

The focus of the chosen charities is feeding, supporting, and the health of the children and families of our community. This year’s charities are United Way of Galveston, Galveston’s Own Farmers Market (Community Based Food Programs), and Family Service Center of Galveston County.

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About Galveston Island

Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, including several National Historic Landmarks. Galveston Island is the birthplace of Juneteenth and home to popular amusements such as Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, as well as a variety of museums and recreational activities from surfing to birding. For more information on Galveston Island go to www.visitgalveston.com or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.