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The M & M Restaurant & Bar
The M & M Restaurant & Bar

The M & M Restaurant & Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mmgalveston.com
  • Email: info@mmgalveston.com
  • Phone: (409) 766-7170
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday: 11:00am-3:45pm Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm-9:00pm Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Freddy Oramous
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Freddy Oramous (409) 766-7170
  • Entertainment: Live Local entertainment Thursday, Friday and Sunday Nights. Great Acoustic music from the Galveston-Houston area. Never a cover charge.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 24th
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from The M & M Restaurant & Bar
Welcome to The M&M. We are an upbeat, upscale Island Casual Tavern-- a place for locals as well as visitors to the island to gather. Located in historic downtown Galveston, our building was built in 1844. We have many drink and food specials far too numerous to mention. We feature Live Acoustic Entertainment three nights per week from local artists. We feature a "Backyard" style secluded patio and it is pet friendly. The M&M....Friendly, Affordable and Island Casual. Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "We ate here back in Nov. 2013 and the food was the best we've ever tasted. This trip was not quite the same. The food was good, but nothing better than good. The waitress was nice, but not as friendly and eager to wait on us as previous visit waitress was. Seems like they must have had a different cook on previous visit. We may give it another try just to see if we experience same as first or second visit and then decide, although it is pricey for only good food."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "Food and service were great. They often have live entertainment on Saturday nights but we went on a Friday night when they had live entertainment which turned out to be very good."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Everything about M&M was wonderful. Service, ambience and food was terrific! Definitely a place to enjoy with family , a loved one or for business."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Dennis, our waiter, made our dining experience a wonderful evening. The restaurant was very busy. but our Open Table reservation got us straight to our table. This was the first visit for our dining guests. We stayed on the seafood part of the menu all evening, and they did not disappoint. The snapper diablo was excellent; my husbands scallops disappeared before I could taste one. Our friends had the pecan crusted snapper and the cajun pasta. There was great music by the duo in the bar. This is my favorite restaurant for special evenings in Galveston. Great job, M&M!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We had a great time! My steak was perfectly cooked. I will return."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Good not great. We had the flounder and salmon specials and although good, I've had better."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Great local place. Good food, reasonable wine list."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We are happy with this restaurant. It feels comfortable has some great appetizer/drink specials Mon-Thr before 7pm. There are a couple areas that could be improved. The service while friendly and mostly prompt also was befuddled by any special requests like requesting pan fried instead of grilled; he didn't know and did not check just seemed unsure. Don't think English was his first language. The fried oysters were not up to the local tough standards nor up to par with the rest of the meals eaten here. That's the less than stellar part but the tuna ceviche, the avocado on pancake appetizers are great as were the other dishes we've tried here: grouper, prime rib and tuna although the tuna was done more than as requested. Left full & happy"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "We absolutely live m&m and come here every time we r on the island. Excellent food, try the avocado grouper u won't b disappointed! Great ambieance, great drinks, great service."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "My wife and I recently visited and this place is worth the hour and a half drive that we made. Easily one of the best places we have ever dined. The M&M mojito is a must!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Hidden off the main tourist roads your restaurant is truly a wonderful find for those willing to look. Having eating three times at your restaurant, I can tell that your cooks take pride in their food and your servers are always friendly. I'll will definitely be coming back in the near future."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "We love this place. The food is great and the service as well. They have recently added entertainment which is nice -"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We celebrated our wedding anniversary on 2/14/14 and the experience was very good. We were greeted and seated very nicely and our server was a doll. The food as usual was very good, with nice portion sizes."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The Food, Service and ambiance was wonderful. The appetizer platter was large and delicious - the dip was amazing!! We all had steaks - excellent qulaity and taste with the scalloped potatoes delicious!!! They also had a muscial group which has a fantastic female singer - started off with Whitney Houston's I will always Love you and she hit the high notes. Wine and mixed drinks very good!! M&M's candy on the way out Great Valentine's experience we will be back for a normal dinner!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We have been to M&M a number of times. Past experiences were spotty. Sometimes good, sometimes the service was off. We had reservations for Valentine's Day. M&M really pulled it all together on a night where restaurants can struggle staying on their game. Our server, Arnold, was excellent. Great mix of professional, respectful and personal. Good food, nice wine and great service was very much appreciated."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We went to M & M for Valentine's Day. They had a great menu for Valentine's Day or you could choose for the menu. Either option would have been great. We choose the Valentine's Day menu & all of the entree's were great. The service was good too. Very friendly staff."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Our family had just returned from a cruise on New Year's Eve. We had young teens with us, and wanted a fun place with good food to celebrate the holiday. This restaurant was perfect. While it was very appealing to the adults in the group, with great food & drinks, it was also fun for the kids. The staff made the kids in our group feel welcome & special. The food was amazing & the staff was eager to please. I hope we get to return soon."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We frequent this restaurant about once a week, and they always have Great Food & Service!!! My husband loves the Prime Rib and my favorite is the Crab Cake dinner. the desserts are also Wonderful, my favorite is the bread pudding!!!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This was our first time to dine at M&M. It was New Year's Eve, and they were totally accommodating to us in terms of getting us in on such a busy night. There was a great 3 piece jazz band which was not too loud at all. My husband had fried oysters, and he said they were the best he has ever had. The rest of us had equally great food. Service was attentive. Can't say enough good things about M&M. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Unique decor and fine service. Outstanding soups, especially appreciated on a cold day. Funky entertainment too."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed New Year's Eve. Food, price and service were tops."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Had a really nice dinner with friends. Atmosphere is great for get togethers because it's not too loud or crazy like some places. Food was excellent. The only thing is that the portions were a little small for the price. My wife and I both had fish dishes and I was a little disappointed with the portions."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This place has the vibe of your neighborhood restaurant and sports an older crowd, but the food was amazing (my wife and I had probably the best seafood we have eaten since we moved to Texas). We will definitely return."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We had a great meal with a group of eight people for New Year's Eve. We had the early seating but they did not make us feel rushed at all. We had appetizers, wine, champagne,entrées and dessert. We thought everything was delicious . Our waiter was so nice and made our dining experience a really happy one. We will definitely go back to this restaurant. The avocado pancakes appetizer was great!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Went in about 20 minutes before scheduled time with 12 people, they were set up and ready, had an energetic waitress who chatted as she took our orders. Food was fresh & everyone love their order, and we could actually have dinner conversation. The restaurant is small and very cozy."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "We were in Galveston this weekend and are always looking for looking for new non chain places to dine. I had made a reservation at M & M for a Friday night for 6 of us. Then about 4 o'clock I found out we were gong to have 10. Called M & M and they said that it wouldn't be a problem. Arrive and they had our large table ready and set up for us. We and had appetizers and seafood entrees. We all left saying to this would be on our list of places to come back to the next time we are in Galveston."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "the food was great and the service was out standing great for a romantic night out"
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "M&M was a good dining experience that I would love to do again. Yummy food, excellent service, great ambience. Go."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "Food was very fresh both the salads and fish. It was quick to get in and out as we had tickets to the Opera House. We went in at 6 and it wad full of people be 7."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "MnM was very nice, food was very good and tasty. we went before the show at 1894 only a four block walk, which was nice after dinner. small but well thought out wine list."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Haven't eaten here since before hurricane Ike. Only came because Rudy and Pacos and Shearns was booked up. Place was less than half full. Wasn't disappointed though. Very good service, excellent food. I'll be going there more often, and spread the word to my friends."
    Dined on 10/12/2013