Beef - it’s what’s for dinner. And this Galveston Restaurant Week, we're making it easier to savor the flavor of America's entree, at affordable prices your wallet will definitely appreciate. Here are 8 of our favorite Island eateries that invite you to say goodbye to the "yawn" and how you doin’ to the "wow!"
7809 Broadway, (409)572-2650
If it’s indulgence you’re after, seek out Number 13. For Galveston Restaurant Week, they've really pulled out the stops, featuring oh-so-divine Harris Ranch Beef Wellington. Ooh-la-la! $35 per person. Make a reservation by clicking here.
7 Hope Blvd., (409)683-4000
A great view isn’t all you’ll get at this restaurant on the 9th floor of the Moody Gardens Hotel - beef lovers will have a enjoy a choice of a delectable Prime Filet that promises to delight the senses! Enjoy for $35 per person. Make a reservation by clicking here.
1502 Seawall Blvd., (409)762-4261
At Saltgrass, their pledge is simple. Honor the old legends. While makin' a little history of their own. And makin' history is just what Galveston's Saltgrass has done: by being named Best Steak by Galveston.com voters, AND by offering one of the widest array of steak options this Restaurant Week. Don't fail to rustle up the 6 oz. Wagon Boss Top Sirloin or Tenderloin Tips for lunch ($15). But save room, cause at dinner, the 10 oz. Pat's Ribeye, the 9 oz. Cattleman's Prime Rib, and the Gulf Coast Steak & Shrimp all offer up a rodeo of flavor! ($30)
Olympia Grill at Pier 21
100 21st St., (409)765-0021
The chefs at Olympia Grill prepare fresh food daily, and have family recipes with hundreds of years of experience. The result? This 2014 and 2015 winner of Galveston's Restaurant of the Year will feature a $30 dinner menu that includes a Restaurant Week Surf & Turf special fit for Zeus! You'll enjoy a beef strip loin steak and chipotle lime grilled shrimp, served with parmesan potato and asparagus. Opa! Reserve dinner here.
5310 Seawall Blvd., (409)744-1010
Exceptional seafood. Inviting atmosphere. Superb service. It's a winning combination for Landry's Seafood House, which offers guests a true taste of Gulf Coast tradition. For the 6th annual Galveston Restaurant Week, Landry's is offering a $20 lunch menu and $35 dinner menu, both which feature their sumptious Steak & Shrimp Venezia.
Trattoria La Vigna
412 20th St., (409)497-4927
Owners Sal and Pina Ruggieri have created one of the most memorable restaurants in Galveston, period! This famed Italian eatery revels in its home-style recipes and wide array of pasta, seafood, beef, and fowl selections. This Restaurant Week, their $25 dinner menu offers an incredible Veal Parmigiana that promises to have patrons swooning. Quite simply, this is a not-to-miss. Reserve dinner here.
ZaZa Bar & Bites
2219 Postoffice Street, (409)762-6676
Recently voted Best Indian Cuisine in Galveston.com's 2016 Best of Galveston Awards, ZaZa's specializes in "Indo-Fusion," offering fine, contemporary Indian cuisine with locally-sourced meats and vegetables in the heart of the Postoffice Street Arts & Entertainment District. And for you beefeaters out there? Don't miss their $25 all-day menu, featuring Desi Beef Kebabs - two skewers of beef blended in tandoori/garam masala and slow-grilled to perfection. Reserve dinner here.
1625 East Beach Drive, (409)762-0808
Porch Cafe's food, like the Island itself, is meant to be fun, casual and not overcomplicated - simple, fresh ingredients served in an imaginative and creative way. And talking about imagination & creativity! This Restaurant Week, Porch Cafe is offering an incredible 4-COURSE DINNER MENU for only $35! Think you love beef? Try their Braised Short Rib, and your world will be rocked. Enjoy! Reserve dinner here.
Remember! Participating in Galveston Restaurant Week is easy! There are no passes to buy, no coupons to carry, and no cards to punch, only a quick call to the restaurant of your choice to make reservations; then simply dine out now thru January 22nd! Reservations are strongly recommended to make sure you're able to sample your favorite flavors! The public is invited to experience cuisine that will amplify your palate and highlight the fun of dining on Galveston Island. Quite simply, this culinary tradition promises to "celebrate delicious!" like no other event of the year.