We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Jardin Restaurant

413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
+1 409-763-9289
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (23)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This place definitely isn't fancy, but it seems populated by a fair number of locals, which is usually a good sign. Service is very casual, but friendly, and the food is very well prepared and tasty. I had a salad with chicken breast, and the...More

Thank Steve4241
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Pretty authentic Mexican food - breakfast burrito had real egg and shredded beef, not hamburger. The place doesn't look like much, but had a warm, local feel to it. The table next to us had several people who were obviously regulars there.

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The enchiladas were the real deal! Great charro beans and Mexican rice! Friendly & fast service too!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 July 2018 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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 53 hotels in Galveston Island
The Tremont House a Wyndham Grand Hotel
2,456 reviews
.20 km away
Harbor House Hotel & Marina at Pier 21
935 reviews
.63 km away
Hotel Galvez & Spa a Wyndham Grand Hotel
4,462 reviews
1.57 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Galveston Beach
945 reviews
1.61 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La King's Confectionery
1,211 reviews
.28 km away
MOD Coffee House & Cafe
203 reviews
.28 km away
The Black Pearl Oyster Bar
747 reviews
.15 km away
Shrimp & Stuff Downtown
256 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Antique Warehouse
17 reviews
.13 km away
Island East-End Theatre Company (aka Island Etc)
13 reviews
.16 km away
Galveston's Own Farmers Market
6 reviews
.13 km away
Affaire d'art - International Fine Art Gallery
5 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Jardin Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 24th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-9289
  • E-mail
Description
Great Mexican food and top notch service
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing