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Ivette Wilhelm
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Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office: (409)797-5124

                   Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 7-22

                             Event to Feature 30+ Galveston Restaurants, Benefit Access Care of Coastal Texas  
GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (November 28, 2016) – Visitors to Galveston will be able to start their new year off in a delicious way with the sixth annual Galveston Restaurant Week taking place Jan. 7-22, 2017.  Hosted by & Co., the event will bring the island’s vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks of dining that will showcase the tastiest culinary gems Galveston has to offer.
More than 30 restaurants will participate in this year’s event, which is a once-a-year opportunity for diners to try top dishes on prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus in attractive price points. Two and three-course dinners will be priced between $20 and $35 while two-course lunches, breakfasts and brunches will cost between $10 and $20.
During the event, the public is also invited to cast votes for their favorite participating eatery by indicating its unique keyword located here. To vote, patrons must text their favorite restaurant's keyword to 33733. At the end of the event, the winner will be named the 2017 Galveston Restaurant of the Year.
A portion of Galveston Restaurant Week proceeds will be donated to Access Care of Coastal Texas to provide lunches for patients living with HIV or AIDS.
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