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Mosquito Cafe

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628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
(409) 763-1010
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Galveston, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ranking is out of place, serve yourself, ok food, Sunflower down the street is much better, look at the number of people waiting to get in to the other restaurants

Thank dgroves11
Livingston, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great experience here today, our 51st anniversary. My wife had the Nancy BET-C, delicious and more than she could finish. I had the shrimp taco, which seems to be a signature dish here, and it was great. We'll be back every time we come to the island.

Thank JSVenning
San Antonio, Texas
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When leaving Galveston we stopped in here for a late lunch. Wonderful menu. Interesting property. Service was fast. And friendly. Vegetarian friendly place. Food was well prepared. And.... with Patty's Cakes next door..... be prepared for a double treat!!!

Thank Blueigirl
Dallas, TX
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170 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our best meal while visiting Galveston. We had dinner here on a Thursday evening. It's a small restaurant with a casual atmosphere. You order at the counter and the food is brought to your table when it's ready. The woman taking our order was very friendly and let me have a free iced tea when I tasted the... More 

Thank hookedontrvl
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This quaint bistro atmosphere has a unique menu of delicious food. Near downtown and close to shopping. Great for brunch, lunch or afternoon dining. Has outdoor dining, as well.

Thank Debbie S
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We so enjoyed the soup and sandwich we had when Glen and I rode our bikes over to this cafe that we had heard about from friends in Austin. It is a delightful cafe and the servers are very attentive.

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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been a routine stop when in Galveston for quite some time. We walked in this Saturday morning to a very offensive smell that I could not put my finger on. I almost turned around and left, but attributed it to my very sensitive smell and continued on, not mentioning it to my partner. There was an issue with... More 

Thank Lmendeznp
James C, General Manager at Mosquito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. No one else has mentioned an offensive smell nor have any of our staff brought it to managements attention. We're thoroughly investigating to make sure no one else has that experience. Our business is on track for this time of year so there is no impact as you suspect. Thank you for bringing it to... More 

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159 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this cafe while on holiday . It was full of locals at lunchtime so we had a cake and a coffee. We noticed they did evening meals so decided to come back. However we were disappointed with the food and service. You have to order at the counter and they deliver the food to your table. We... More 

Thank pickyAberdeen
James C, General Manager at Mosquito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our staff is very knowledgeable and would have happily answered any questions you had about our style of service. Our apologies on the Shepherd's Pie, we would have gladly replaced your meal if you were not satisfied. We took a traditional recipe and made it our own. At Mosquito we are eclectic and always put... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our off the ship lunch before we got on the road home. Pleasant variety of choices. Meals were very large. Desserts were excellent. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Allen, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For many years I have been trying to find decent food in Galveston. My daughter found this on line and we were all glad that she did. The food was good. The best selection of deserts in a restaurant. If they are busy, parking can get a little difficult but it is worth it. I recommend that you give this... More 

Thank tj543212014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 763-1010

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