About Number 13
Welcome to Number 13 the only true Prime Steak and Seafood restaurant on Galveston Island. We pride ourselves on using local businesses to provide our ingredients and supplies and always use the freshest ingredients available.
Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Teichman Rd. / Exit 1c
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have live entertainment on most weekends. Call for the schedule of events.
Private Party Contact:
Eric Nelson: 4095722650x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Number 13 Ratings and Reviews
Our experiences at Number 13 have been ...
Our experiences at Number 13 have been hit and miss. I think it depends on the staff on duty. For example, we ordered a lot of food at our last visit for 6. Everything was great until we received our entrées. Our side dishes were great and very hot. Our steaks were actually cold. I have never understood why a high end restaurant serves steaks and other items where the serving temperature demands hot, like steak or eggs on a cold plate. On this last visit we even spaced our order to try and prevent receiving cold food, but the kitchen either did not prepare it timely or the waiter left it sitting before it was served. The building and view is incredible, but many times the food and service is off. We keep trying as there is every potential. It is as if when the owner is on site thing are a little better, but when not, they go South. Price are not too high for the potential, but much to high for cold food. It is difficult to understand how this could happen where someone has made a very nice investment to offer first class dining.
Service was excellent. Steak was good bu ...
Service was excellent. Steak was good but not outstanding . King Crab and fish were quite good. Not a good value for the four star prices. Limited menu.
Great meal, fantastic steak.
Great meal, fantastic steak.
Our waiter Joshua was non existent. He o ...
Our waiter Joshua was non existent. He only did the minimum. Never followed up. Never got their trademark popovers. Told the mgr and she couldn't remember the name popover. They gave them to us in our to go box and they were burnt! My Med rare filet was burnt and way over cooked. The potato au gratin was like frozen hash browns with cheese in them. The beet salad was delicious and so was the seared tuna. Basically a terrible meal and we spent over $250. Second time for this to happen so won't be coming back!! We can go to The Steakhouse or Rudy and Paco's for the same money and get a wonderful meal!
We were looking for a nice place to go t ...
We were looking for a nice place to go that wasn't a chain during our stay in Galveston for my birthday and Father's Day weekend. The reviews we found on Yelp did not disappoint! The restaurant reminds me of a Rusty Pelican or Chart House, with spectacular views, outstanding service, delicious food, and great outside space to have an after dinner cigar and port. There was also someone playing acoustic guitar that played at an appropriate noise level. Couldn't have asked for a better evening!
Great food! The catch of the day, Mahi ...
Great food! The catch of the day, Mahi Mahi, was outstanding. Service was attentive.
This is the 4th time dining at number 13 ...
This is the 4th time dining at number 13. Food, as always, was delicious. However, the service was really bad. The previous times j had been it was good, but it was bad that night. Our server Did not come by our table at all after the food runners brought out our appetizer. Thankfully the hostess saw our distress and wrapped our food up and brought our ticket after we waited for 30 mins.
Galveston has some great restaurants. Nu ...
Galveston has some great restaurants. Number 13 is our new favorite!
We took my mom here for her surprise bir ...
We took my mom here for her surprise birthday dinner. The service, food, and atmosphere was absolutely amazing. Went for a early Sunday dinner, took our 4 year old nephew. Crowd grew as we were there longer, but was never too crowded or loud. Everyone at the table ordered something different and we all shared because it was so delicious! Chef Nelson came out to our table and introduced himself, and no problems with wait staff-very helpful and friendly and knew the menu and drink selections!
A great Galveston find
Not frequenting the island very often, this was a great find.
Lovely restaurant with great views, live music and nice outdoor patio. We were very happy overall and the food was great. The only thing that was not perfect was that we sat there for awhile before they came to the table with menus and to take drink orders. They were busy because it was a holiday weekend and apparently a Prom night. Will definitely go back.
Amazing date spot
This was beyond my expectations. Amazing food at a reasonable price for the great quality! Literally one of the best steaks I've ever had (14Oz NY strip), cocktails were top notch (TexasMule), side dishes were huge and uniquely delicious! Great spot to celebrate our anniversary, seriously considering making it a tradition. Worth every penny!
Best dining experience on the Island! E ...
Best dining experience on the Island! Exquisite. Absolutely gorgeous. Walk on pier after!
Picture Perfect Dining
It is a beautiful, scenic restaurant on the water. The wait staff went above and beyond to make our evening perfect. Food was excellent, yummy and beautiful. It was pricey but worth it.
They were out of a good number of things ...
They were out of a good number of things on the menu. From what I have read, this seems to be a consistent problem. I have not experienced this at other fine dining restaurants.
Stephen was a great waiter. He said he ...
Stephen was a great waiter. He said he worked at Tony's in Houston for 4 yrs. Love Tony's too, and you could tell he had the good experience. R
Mother's Day Brunch- excellent omelet an ...
Mother's Day Brunch- excellent omelet and the seafood section was good. Waiter was a little rude at times. $65 per person seemed a little steep too.
Our first visit to Number 13 will certainly not be our last. The Galveston Restaurant is located on the feeder road to I-45 as you enter the island. The building is a spacious place to dine with bay views throughout. What a nice touch when the waitstaff comes by with cucumber, lemon, and lime for your water. Then cocktails are interesting, and wine delicious. My dining companion had the bone in ribeye which was a large and tasty piece of meat dry aged. The green beans (family style) were very good. My dish was a spicy shrimp over grits, really good. It's a comfortable setting, and you don't feel rushed to get in and out. We had an enjoyable evening, hope to do it again soon.
Wonderful food and service! We loved the ...
Wonderful food and service! We loved the live music as well!!
Arrived early and was seated right away. Waiter was very knowledgeable and the food was outstanding as well as the service. Loved it!
We love dining here! We live 2hrs away a ...
We love dining here! We live 2hrs away and have eaten here 3 times and it has always been great! On one occasion we were with a big group and the service and food were out standing!
Are we in Texas??
What a wonderful surprise to walk into this sophisticated restaurant in Galveston, Texas and be blown away!!!!!! A beautiful setting for a gorgeous view and a spectacular steak and cocktails. This is the most beautiful restaurant in Galveston, and maybe Houston also. Can't wait to bring clients and friends here. We will certainly be back.
Food, ambiance and personnel were excellent! GREAT HOSTESS, WAITRESS, STAFF and CHEF. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Best secret ever!
We had been here for brunch and it was wonderful. And the menu looked really good. So we came here on our way from Houston to the 1894 Grand last week and we have been many places and to many restaurants, this was one of the very best ever! We will do this often from now on and have told friends already!
We went to Galveston for our anniversary and did not know where to eat. We googled a list our restaurants and just picked one without knowing anything about it. We wanted something different and unique and that is exactly what we got!! It made our anniversary memorable and was an amazing! This was above our expectations!
My husband and I will never go back to Number 13. The food is overpriced and several of the items on the menu were no available. For instance the fish of the day had sold out the day before!! The prices were extremely high for the quality. The service was terrible and we had to ask almost every time to have out water glasses filled. We were definitely disappointed and would not recommend Number 13 to anyone.
respectable food and average service
We are a couple visiting Galveston and decided to sample Number 13 based on local recs. the appetizers were very good and the entrees solid if not exceptional. Service was slow and the waiter dropped food in my lap with only an "I'm sorry". The waiter was more focused on a large table nearby. it was a very expensive evening.
Capped a nice day on Galveston
Pleasant ambiance; very good service; wide entree selections on the menu. Came here because of the dry-aged porterhouse steak - but our appetizers were amazing. All-in -all, I'd come back.
Stupendous food, service and ambiance, but pricey
Our server, Kensie, was awesome as usual. New menu, but no caviar? Food exceptional-fresh, creative and flavorable! Drinks pricey, including water? Great evening
Best restaurant in Galveston
If you want delicious food, a wonderful view, great service in first class surroundings then this is the restaurant for you. Everything was outstanding!
My date and I had a very good time at Number 13. Our waiter, Kenneth, was very good at being there when necessary and not there when appropriate. Atmosphere was quiet for the most part. Decent wine list.
Liked the decor and the fact that it was very upscale for Galveston. Nice staff, but slow service. There were several large groups that night and that may have interfered with our service. Food was good, but too many competing flavors in the sides. I would give it another try.
We were looking for a new upscale restaurant to celebrate out 24th anniversary and had seen this place on the drive in to Galveston every week. Although an anniversary is a once a year occasion and you want it to be special, this year was extra special because we were married on leap year day so it was a true anniversary. This place did not disappoint. I was pleased with the staff, the atmosphere and the food too! I will definitely be back!
Place is nice, nothing special. Service was ok, waitress was good but others didn't want to be working on Saturday night. Food/Steaks were just ok, filet was dry but rib eye was ok Drinks are a rip off, totally, by size and strength not to mention a 3 inch Margarita for $20 bucks
This is our go to place, we eat here at ...
This is our go to place, we eat here at least once or twice a week‼️. You just can't go wrong here from their appetizers (shrimp Cristini's & oysters Rockefeller are my favorites) to there steaks and there sides (macaroni and cheese with jalapeños, potatoes augratin are our favorites, but all are very good), our favorite dessert is the Apple Pecan Cristini with Blueberry ice cream. We also love their happy hour it's all good. The cocktails are of a Mixology quality. This is a restaurant experience that you do not want to miss, The atmosphere is great by it's self, but the people make it outstanding.
Better than expected
I made reservations to take my wife to Number 13 for a belated Valentine's Day. When we walked in we could tell it was going to be good. It was quiet and not very busy for a Saturday night compared to most restaurants. But this is no chain restaurant! The bar was full but quiet. We sat at a table near the window overlooking the marina. From the get go I knew it would be a good experience. They brought us warm clothes to clean our hands, offered three different types of water, sparkling, Voss, or cold tap water. The choices on the menu were a la carte. They all looked great! The bread, "popover bread" was the best pre meal bread I've ever had. We asked for an extra loaf just to take it home. We ordered the Seared Yellow Fin Tuna and Ribeye 16oz from Harris Ranch, CA, and the Jalapeño Mac and Cheese. For an appetizer we shared the Wedge Salad. No complaints just excellence! Every employee including owners/ and or managers were very caring and polite. The experience and food was worth the price. Never been there before but will definitely will return. Brunch this weekend and dinner next week.
$300 for THE WORST SERVICE OF MY LIFE!!!
We recently visited Galveston and were looking for a nice restaurant for a night out during our stay. We selected Number 13. When we first got there, it was quite and has a very lovely atmosphere. Our waiter came over, took our drink order, explained some menu items and we were off to a good start. We got our drinks, ordered appetizers and then waited, for at least 45 minutes for the bread to come out. Then after another 20 minutes or so, our appetizers finally arrived. Another 30 minutes later (as other people who came in after us were finishing dessert and paying their bills), the waiter stopped by our table (our reservation was for 7PM, this is now 8:40PM) - to see if we wanted drink refills - my husband said, "Is everything okay?" and the waiter said, "yes, what do you mean?" my husband then said; "are you sure??" - the waiter finally, got the hint, looks up toward the kitchen, and said, "I think your meals are ready." He ran over to the kitchen brought our entrees (steaks said to have been cooked at 1400 degrees) - they were luke warm at best and said he'd be right back with the sides. He then came back a minute later, and told us two things, that first, he didn't have any record of us ordering sides - when we reminded him what they were, he said, he forgot to tell us that the butternut squash side was sold out - but that he would bring carrots instead prepared by the chef in the same way as the squash (a maple type preparation). 10 minutes later he showed up with green beans - which my husband said, "You said you were bringing carrots - these are green beans - I don't like them - thanks, but please just take them away." The waiter was apologetic, ran around crazy at the end to try and make up for it but it was too little too late. Would have been much better off to just say, 'sorry i completely forgot about you", and offer us the option of getting new steaks or cancelling them.
Number 13 dinner
My wife and I went to the Number13 for Valentine's Day. The food was outstanding and the service excellent. Lupe was our waiter and he did a great job. It was a little cool to be out on the terrace, but we will be back for the sunset when it warms up. I would highly recommend the Number 13 restaurant for those people that truly enjoy a fine dining experience.
Made rsvp for Valentine's Day and was a ...
Made rsvp for Valentine's Day and was a little worried after reading some of the reviews. I'm glad that didn't make me change my mind because this place was A++. We arrived at the restaurant and the moment we walked in the service was amazing. The food was very delicious and the atmosphere was wonderful. This is a very nice place for couples with the scenic view. We will definitely be returning in the future.
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