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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed avocado” (26 reviews)
“guacamole” (36 reviews)
“sopapillas” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious, the service is wonderful, and the atmosphere is cozy. There's even an employee who will do magic tricks for the kids. There's a patio outside, and my kids loved to be so close to see the beach during dinner.

Thank Toni E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was very good, fast to get my food, hot and very tasty. Salsa was served warm and not my favorite. Chips were very good, dinner was very good. I had a combo of cheese enchilada and crispy beef taco, my standard at a new...More

Thank garybgomez
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Visited during spring break, after 1pm. I asked for water to drink when our server arrived. She continues to keep asking if I want a margarita or beer. I told her no multiple times now & I would like water. Finally my friend told her...More

Thank lrhollis
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

No reservations required. My friend and I were greeted by friendly personnel and sais we could be seated wherever we wished. The dinners are fair priced, not really Mexican food, more like Island fare. Food was good and the margaritas were very good. I would...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best ways to judge a Mexican restaurant is with the salsa served upon arriving at the table... Unfortunately this place serves salsa that tasted like ketchup with vinegar... Very bland. The tortilla soup I had was fine with nicely sized chicken. My...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were looking for a nice place to have some seafood prior to cruising. With 3 of us we had 3 different entrees/appetizers and a dessert. "Tom Cruise" Cruz was our waiter and was very engaging and funny. The stuffed avocado was good, shrimp in...More

Thank Lowe42fan
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Galveston after a cruise and stopped at Tortuga Mexican Kitchen for dinner. I ordered the Stuffed Avocado, my husband got the Grilled Shrimp Tacos. The Stuffed Avocado was amazing! My husband loved his tacos too! We prefer the veggie rice to the...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We saw this location on Food Paradise and decided to try it during our stay in Galveston. Easy to get to and good parking. The two favorites were the Big Juan Burrito, and the stuffed avocado. The Big Juan lives up to it's name. My...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Me and the wife had dinner here she had stuffed avocado wich she liked a lot. I had the special enchilada half chicken half beef and i thought it was pretty average nothing special. The same goes for the margaritas pretty average nothing stood out...More

Thank rickvidal
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have driven by this restaurant for years and finally stopped by to try it and boy was I pleasantly surprised by how great the food was! We ordered the special that came with an appetizer, an entree and dessert. The service was fantastic and...More

Thank Jackie M
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Kristina W
2 April 2018|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Yes only outside though. You may not take the inside.
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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