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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Oh man. Get the Thai noodles. And the pulled pork quesadilla is definitely worth a try. And the lemon bars. We had a great experience here!

Thank Kimberly W
Pearland, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time to stop in for a bite. I ate the spinach pasta adding chicken both times. It is very delicious. Great portion for the price. Very friendly staff. Only down side, if you sit outside on the patio watch out for the birds. Obviously patrons have fed them in the past because they sit and wait.

Thank MamaYamaha
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place. Brunch choices are so yummy like the Nancy Bet-C (Betsy)'s poached egg dish. Get the cheesy grits as the side. Island Slammer with a side of Thai garlic noodles is a great shrimp BLT. Salads are delicious as are the burgers. There is something for everyone here. Go early or late, lines are long on the weekends... More 

Thank SherronW
Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Today I had the shrimp tacos, YUM, very fresh and delicious shrimp with good salsa and yummy rice and beans. They also serve local beers and specialty iced teas. I tried the currant tea, very nice. Desserts looked great but I didn't go there. Will surely eat here again the... More 

Thank mepetrie1
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the best food on the island and I dream about the Mosquito Benedict. To die for. I have told so many people about it and now they crave it too. Although, the last time I had it they had changed the cheese grits to plain grits with a little cheese sprinkled on top. Oh no! Basically flavorless. I... More 

Thank jenni m
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a visit and had a delightful lunch here. We had kids from 4-11 and adults and all found something great on the menu!

Thank Joy R
Spring, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend my wife and I decided to try Mosquito Cafe just a few blocks off The Strand in Galveston, Texas. The decor was low key and attractive. You place your order at the counter, pay and they bring your food to the table. Everything was freshly prepared. We split a baked brie appetizer with pecans,... More 

Thank Bob8330
Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

building is hot, not much of a selection on the menu, pricey. We walked in and looked at the menu then left.

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

Thank you for your feedback. Our historic home does get warm in the 100+ degree days but I assure you our a/c's are running constantly and we are always working on improving the comfort level of our guests. You unfortunately made a hasty decision on our menu and restaurant, our menu has a little something for everyone. There are influences... More 

San Antonio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! It always seems to be busy, but the line moves quickly and it gives you time to read the menu and decide what to order. The food is wonderful! This visit I ordered the BLT sandwich with the apple pecan salad and I ate it all and almost licked the plate! They have mouth watering cookies,... More 

Thank Roanok
Longmont, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a lunch with friends at this quaint and wonderful restaurant. Loved my lunch and was happy to have a fresh salad with fruit and chicken - a welcome break from all the heavy meals I'd consumed around town all week.

Thank LindaShep777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
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?