We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore
Galveston nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though,
and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings,
we present our Galveston Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill
the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These
places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the
city that you just can't miss. Located on Galveston's Seawall
just steps from the beach, Captain Jack's is the only outside bar
with a view of the ocean. The tiki bar atmosphere and live music
on weekend nights make it a relaxing choice for a night out.
One of four bars that make up Galveston's Island Famous, Tiki Bar serves up more than 50 varieties of beers and a cocktail menu featuring Tiki's signature Pina Colada. Come watch a game on the flat screen TVs while you kick back over a cold beverage. For a more upscale nightlife experience in Galveston, Drip is the place to be. With bottle service and a DJ, expect to dance the night away. Drinks are reasonably-priced, especially during happy hour, and the beach views are the cherry on top of this great find. A nicer alternative to its sister bar, The Spot (located next door), Drip enforces a dress code. Don't expect to get through the doors wearing a swimsuit.