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La Mixteca Mexican Restaurant

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1818 Mechanic St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2512
+1 409-762-2235
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We wanted to go somewhere off of the beaten path. According to Google maps we were there when we were at the corner but that wasn't right, it was just a little further up the street. The atmosphere is just like a hometown diner. The prices are the same. I'm glad we went outside of the tourist area. The food... More 

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Thank Jessica C
Bryan, Texas
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229 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

East of downtown in an industrial area, this family run restaurant is nothing fancy but it is nice and clean. Parking across the street. Not open for dinner, only breakfast and lunch. Beer is available. Expansive menu beyond typical Tex-Mex dishes. Lots of Mexican seafood choices. Service is efficient and friendly. Restrooms are clean. Food is excellent. Enchiladas with chile... More 

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Thank OldAg65
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I've been eating here for the better part of two decades. Probably my favorite Tex-Mex on the island. Nice staff. Spacious dining room (if a little noisy when busy). Good for families. I just wish they still were open for dinner like back in the "old" days.

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Thank GoingCoastal3200
Galveston Island, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent Mexican food, very authentic and fresh. Pastor tacos are the best. Quick and friendly service.

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Thank _azertuch
Neenah, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My sister says the quality of a Mexican restaurant can be determined by the quality of the shrimp cocktail - and if that's the case, then this restaurant is just o.k. The shrimp were tiny cocktail shrimp, most likely previously frozen. The rest of the food was good, not great, except for the taquitos, which were hard and dry.

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Thank Marcia M
Houston, Texas
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578 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Everything was tasty. They even made my extremely picky Aunt happy. I had a cheese quesadilla, my aunt had the cheese enchiladas, my husband and son had the fajitas. My husband said the fajitas were good but the bell peppers could have been a bit softer. To me this also wasn't great but the chips were good. The restaurant smelled... More 

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Thank survivor5804
Texas
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

As close to authentic as you can find. The location is a bit tricky to find but once you're there, the food is great. Inexpensive, great for families, and good service.

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Thank EFAH
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Family friendly clean and affordable. So authentic and the food is great! The place fills up fast. Only open 7 til 2:30.

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Thank dougnrose01
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I ate lunch at La Mixteca and enjoyed it tremendously. I had the Enchilada's Verde and it was SO good. The salsa is also wonderful though it was a bit hot for my husband (more for me!). I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank diannefollis
houston
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129 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We had not been here in a long time but decided to try them for breakfast. Their nondescript location in an industrial location should not deter you. The restaurant is clean, service is very good and the food is some of the best taquiera food on the island. I had traditional huevos rancheros, partner had migas. Both were bargain priced... More 

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Thank Tom V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1818 Mechanic St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2512
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-2235

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?