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1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
+1 409-770-0500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“french toast” (36 reviews)
“sandwich” (24 reviews)
“ham” (13 reviews)
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Diner, American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1528 Avenue L, corner of 16th street and Avenue L, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is "off the beaten path", but WELL worth the trip! They offer homemade baked goods, fresh baked breads, and cook every order TO ORDER! I had their combo platter of pancakes, eggs and sausage. ShyKatz take on the dish: the sausage is crumbled...More

Reviewed September 29, 2017

Great atmosphere and very good food. Service ranges from good to excellent. It's a must stop, especially for breakfast when we're on the island.

Thank RoyalsHawk
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This place has long been a favorite since they opened. Cute stuff on the walls. Excellent food. Incredible bakery. My newest review gives them a poor rating due to the fact that the last few times I have eaten there, the service has been really...More

Thank S H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews on trip advisor for this out-of-the-way restaurant, I thought I would try it out. What a disappointment: I ordered the toasted cheese sandwich with tomato and a coffee. The toasted cheese sandwich was the worst I have ever had...More

Thank zenr0bert
Reviewed August 31, 2017

They have a fried PB&J that I heard was very good. I didn't try it, but I would love to next time I go. Most things on the menu were yummy comfort food, but the fried PB&J stood out.

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Our son lives in Galveston and suggested having lunch there. Great food but please save room for dessert.. WOW Homemade cakes, cookies and other deserts. when ever we go to Galveston to see him, there is always time for a tyrip to Shykatz.

Thank robertkO7164SX
Kathryne K, General Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Thank You so much for spending time with us♡♡♡

Reviewed August 11, 2017

We had a great experience and enjoyed a savory breakfast. It was possibly the best French Toast I have eaten! The decor is eclectic and simple, and the food is wonderful. The staff was friendly and it was not crowded on a Tuesday morning.

Thank Walls5
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We discovered this charming place three years ago and it's now our tradition to have breakfast here on the last morning of our Galveston trips. Located in a residential area, it has a welcoming "neighborhood" feel that can't be duplicated by chain restaurants. Eclectic decor,...More

Thank texasjtr
Reviewed August 5, 2017

We stayed across the street in the Lost Bayou Guesthouse and we were very happy we decided to try ShyKatz. Excellent Philly cheesesteak sandwich and my wife's reuben was possibly the best one she'd ever had. The breakfasts look fabulous as well. Quaint posters all...More

Thank Groves_Family
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

As always we found this gem using TripAdvisor. The parking is wonky but worth the stop. ShyKatZ is in the middle of a neighborhood. They offered friendly service along with good food. Cozy and quaint family owned restaurant. The biscuits were awesome. The french toast...More

Thank Chad E
Kathryne K, Manager at ShyKatZ, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thank you for spending your time with us!

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June 13, 2017|
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Response from Shykatz | Property representative |
I am sorry this is such a late response. We didnt have access to this account, but we wanted to respond anyway for anyone else wondering. No, I am afraid we are not a nut free restaurant. Many of our recipes do include... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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
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