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Rivera's Mex

4901 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4223
+1 409-762-6369
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5 days ago
4 Mar 2018
“Best kept secret!!!”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
4901 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4223
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not many local restaurants serve Shrimp Al Mojo de Ajo and I was excited to learn Rivera's does. I noticed this place in the past when driving by but the outside appearances were sketchy so I never thought to stop - but stop I did...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious, the portions are huge and you can’t beat the prices. The restraint is a little gem in the Galveston community, you won’t regret visiting!

Thank Companion758795
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Not what we expected looking at the above average reviews. The tostada on my dish indicated beef tostada. I don't know what kind of "meat" it was, gave the appearance of cat food. Tacos came with fajita beef rather than ground beef which would have...More

Thank Lynn O
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have eaten a lot of Mexican and 9 out of 10 times its the same old stuff. This place shined for us. The service was great and the food was delivered quickly. I wish this place was in my home town I would eat...More

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Melt in your mouth tamales. No seriously- you have to try them. The beans, rice and veggies were excellent but I could eat those tamales forever. FOREVER. Spiced well, perfect consistency, the gravy was totally yummy and of course topped with cheese. Hubs had Riveras...More

Thank Mercurysfire
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Came here by myself looking for some casual Mexican food. This was recommended to me by my hotel (Towneplace suites). I got the fish tacos and fried plantains, total $17. See picture. They have a pretty large menu. Very good! Definitely get the fried plantains!!

Thank ktranqbase
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I really love this restaurant! The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because of the lack of ambiance! Not that everyone needs ambiance! The salsa and chips are fantastic! My favorites are the Pupusas and the fried plantains. I adore the spinach and...More

Thank GraceMorris
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great food. When we placed our order, they told my husband they were out of Carne asada . He was disappointed, but went with fajitas. When the food arrived our server surprised him with a fresh batch of Carne asada. He was very pleased. My...More

Thank Libby B
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Galveston is a subpar place to enjoy Mexican food with the exception of Rivera's. This Mexican food has a definite Chef influence. They accommodate my vegetarian wife by making her jack cheese enchiladas with their incredible poblano pepper white sauce. The place needs paint on...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 14 March 2016

TERRIBLE!!! I have been ordering their chiplote chicken to go for the past 3 months and they are just totally incapable of getting an order correct. The times I have dine in, the same story, the older waiter that appears to be in charge and...More

Thank Camila F
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4901 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4223
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-6369
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