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El Jardin

413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
+1 409-762-2864
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  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“tortillas” (6 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Mexican dive is the real deal. After a few days of cruise food this place will set you right. Breakfast for an extended family of 15... mostly Mexicans and all agree 5 stars out of 5. I recommend the Nick plate. It has all...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Back in Galveston's glory days, this Mexican restaurant was a hang-out for Hollywood celebrities, whose pictures still cover the walls. Today, it's less glamorous but still serves good Mexican food at reasonable prices. Located near downtown, a good place for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Stopped in for breakfast. From the outside I knew I wasn't entering a 5 star restaurant but I didn't expect the place to be so run down. I don't know how the wait staff can wash their hands as the water in the ladies room...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I've been eating breakfast here for 30 years it's always fresh the tortillas are fantastic the menudo is good

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

They've been there since 1985, but somehow they weren't on my radar! I had breakfast there and I'm so glad they're on 9 blocks from home. Great quality ingredients, including wonderful tortillas. Substantial portions & great service. Some of their dishes are named after regulars!...More

1  Thank NickRufus
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Friendly waitstaff and great food, this is a nice local eatery. Will visit again, very good value. Had the number 9, beef tips, very filling.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I went to El Jardin for dinner while visiting the city and enjoyed my time there. The atmosphere was a little dark but the food was delicious and we enjoyed the live music. I would love to have an opportunity to go there again.

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 14 October 2014

the place was not clean and the food and servive awful. the waiter looked like a bum . so many good places on the island, no reason to eat herr.

Thank cBresenhan
Reviewed 17 July 2014

So glad to find El Jardin just one block from the Tremont Hotel where we were staying. $3.50 buys you a "Surprise #1" breakfast burrito. Served on a homemade tortilla, it was so loaded with goodness that it split, and I had to eat it...More

2  Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 24 October 2013

One word...flavorless. Our chips were cold/old & very greasy. All the food received at our table (7 of us) was greasy & the flavor was either not there at all, or tasted like leftovers. Our service was not great as our orders were not correct....More

Thank mikelisathomasson
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  • Address: 413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-2864
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