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Farley Girls Cafe

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801 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5119
+1 409-497-4454
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10:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 15:00
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Lindale, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard about there shrimp and grits, but could not spend $15 on a bowl. They did let me try them and it was good. When I asked if they could do half an order (since I have had bypass) they said yes but it would still be $15. So I decided to share with my daughter the shrimp... More 

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Thank missthang1231
Liz C, Public Relations Manager at Farley Girls Cafe, responded to this review

Farley Girls adheres to other restaurants' policies of charging the same for a full meal when there is a request for a half order. That way, the customer can still take a to-go box home, and the point-of-sale system calculates the meal correctly. There is no excuse for your dissatisfaction with the small number of shrimp and the 'mushy' fish... More 

Canton, Tx
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and great ambiance! We'll go back there again!!! Our entire family enjoyed a great breakfast and three different flavored mimosas! Yummy!

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Thank TexasAnna
League City, Texas
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is within walking distance from UTMB and unlike many restaurants on the island, has available parking next door. The staff all seemed dressed alike, so you cannot tell the difference between one of the two owners and the waitresses until they introduce themselves. The prices are average. I ordered their mile high meatloaf with mashed potatoes and onion... More 

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Thank Sportlord
Liz C, Public Relations Manager at Farley Girls Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Farley Girls Café. We are pleased to be such a popular lunch spot for the staff and doctors at UTMB, since we can serve them quickly during their lunch break. We are happy that you noticed the quality of our food -- house made every time with fresh ingredients. We appreciate your taking... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for brunch on a Saturday. I ordered the "breakfast bowl" which was not good at all, and I am not a picky eater. The menu did not say the entree was made with noodles, so I was surprised to see some type of egg noodle mixed throughout the entire dish. The spinach didn't seem to be properly drained... More 

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Thank Keisha M
Liz C, Public Relations Manager at Farley Girls Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Shame on that manager for such an outburst! it's for sure he will be educated about customer service and tone of voice. We apologize that the item you ordered was not to your satisfaction. Your comments are taken to heart and the 'Breakfast Bowl' will be thoroughly reviewed for improvement. Please give Farley Girls another... More 

Benton, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best breakfast spots I have visited on Galveston Island. The food was excellent and delivered hot to your table. It was absolutely delicious.

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Thank pcattell
Wisconsin
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here at the recommendation of family, who live on the island. The food was decent - but we could've gone to a diner, had the same quality of food, paid less and got served more quickly. At first I thought the service was slow because it was Mardi Gras weekend, but they actually had a sign inside the... More 

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Thank lillierebel
Liz C, Public Relations Manager at Farley Girls Cafe, responded to this review

You are correct! Mardi Gras weekend 'slams' just about every restaurant in Galveston on the particular weekend in which you visited Farley Girls Café. As a courtesy to our guests, we did post a sign of a 45-minute wait so that guests would not be surprised at the extended wait for their service. We are very pleased that your hosts... More 

Galveston, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food and service!! Eggs benedict were awesome! Parking there is easy and free! I also recommend shrimp tacos for lunch!!

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Thank Ron L
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Farley Girls is just good solid food. They have excellent daily specials, especially on their bread pudding. If you go, you have to get the Boy Burger! It's a hamburger, with two grilled cheese sandwichs as buns

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Thank Steven H
Liz C, Guest Relations Manager at Farley Girls Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, Steven, for your honest review of Farley Girls Café. It's customers like you who strengthen our determination to serve the best comfort food on the Island! Please join us again....soon. More 

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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here 3 times and the food is always excellent!!!!! Many different choices that are all great. We ordered two crafts of mimosa and they don't give you them till they bring the food out (which took 30 minutes). Both times was in group of 6 but half food came out 20 minutes before the rest of the food.... More 

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Thank John M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I usually love this place but today was a disaster. I spent over 40 dollars and am walking away dissatisfied. It took them 45 minutes to bring us our food which was cold by the time we got it.. Everyone around us was served before us.We sat there without even our drinks. The servicers were very busy but less than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
Saturday
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5119
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-497-4454
Description
Texas Monthly Magazine - "This bright, cheery cafe located near the Medical Center enjoys a legion of foodie fans. Weekday lunches feature great salads, sandwiches, po'boys, and one of our faves-tacos loaded with grilled fish, crunchy cabbage slaw, and a house-made rémoulade that brings it all together. On the weekends we return for a brunch of fluffy biscuits topped with sinfully rich cream gravy and a pitcher of mimosas with fresh squeezed OJ. Oh yeah."

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?