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Tortuga Coastal Cantina

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
+1 409-741-5000
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“stuffed avocado” (29 reviews)
“guacamole” (39 reviews)
“enchiladas” (34 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

While we were in Galveston several of us wanted Mexican food. My husband loved it so much he wanted to eat there for dinner two nights in a row.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Patty H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice festive atmosphere. The food is great-- we all had fajitas. Service was beyond reproach. A great selection of seafood dishes. All the sauces are tasty and well prepared.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bob_in_NY
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We went on a Monday afternoon. The service was great. The food was good. And the prices seemed fair. We will be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Food was Okay. Service was slow. And the waitress got both our orders wrong, but quickly corrected them.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CCSWebWeaver
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It was okay but I had better. The food was just okay nothing special about it. The drinks were not that good either.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debora B
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Food was tasteless and greasy, margaritas watery. Extremely expensive for a disappointing meal. Would never go back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carina98765
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My wife has had very good luck with the Mexican food but my diner here was not. I asked if the food was all prepared in house and the answer was yes. I told the waitress the kitchen needs to throw the salt in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GaryG299
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here three times now. The tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas are on point and full of the flavors you’d expect in authentic southwestern cuisine. Their meat is tender and their margaritas at happy hour are perfect. Love this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Q5087QFkevina
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Our boys each had a kids meal. 1 are the pizza. The other 2 would not touch the chicken wheels (nuggets) or the corn dogs. Fries were cold. My husband got the bacon wrapped shrimp. Asked for butter 3 times. Shrimp was cold by the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stay717
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The fajitas were good but the beans and rice were dry and very blan. I’ve had much better rice and beans at Taco Bell. Not enough guacamole nor sour cream for the meal. I’ll not go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank patrickbM961AL
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Questions & Answers
2 April 2018|
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Response from lindasH5567ME | Reviewed this property |
Yes only outside though. You may not take the inside.
Sandra O
17 July 2017|
Response from Mari L |
Food Paradise on Travel Channel?
14 June 2016|
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Response from Fred P | Reviewed this property |
I only ate and drank there, no clue as to employment status. Need to talk to management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-741-5000
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