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Tortuga Coastal Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
+1 409-741-5000
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Overland Park, Kansas
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After high reviews we decided to try this place. I think they bought the guac at the gas station. Zero flavor. Salsa was delish. Chili relenno was below average taste. Will not be back.

Thank Greg L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was average at best, we arrived after lunch and before dinner, we ordered the fajita salad, meat was left over from lunch and dried out, we love their margaritas but will skip the dinner here next time and get hot fajitas from someone else next time

Thank Tony R
Park City, Kansas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in, we felt like family. Wonderful food. Wonderful service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Princesskeeper
Waxahachie, Texas
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to the Galveston/Texas city area most of my life. I always have at least one meal at Tortuga's. Just went last week, Had margarita's on the rocks. Very good. Have only eat at a few places that have good salsa with chips and this is one of them. They have a large varied menu. I usually... More 

Thank justme221
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and variety of options!!! Tortuga is more like home cooking that restaurant cooking. My family eats here every time we visit Galveston Island!!

Thank aandegraham
Springfield, Illinois
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168 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and the portion size was perfect for lunch. I had the steak fajitas and there were perfectly seasoned, served sizzling on a flat iron plate. The lunch was reasonably priced, served quickly and the wait staff was attentive.

Thank Harry E
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skip it. Looked and tasted like it was from a box or can. For the price, we expected far better tasting and presented food. Local dives do food it better and its even hot.

Thank Kitty B
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful service. We sat for 30 minutes and never had a waiter come up to us to take our order. It wasn't even busy, we were just ignored, so we got up and walked out.

Thank Katie O
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Im not sure about the whole menu, but the spinach enchiladas here are incredible. We usually eat here a couple of times for every trip. Reasonably good service in our experience.

1 Thank Rik A
Huntsville, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We really enjoyed the meal. Very good Mexican food! Our waitress, Maria, made the evening all the more special. She's a wonderful server and made sure we had everything we needed, checking on us frequently and replenishing our salsa without even being asked! Big thank you to Maria!

Thank mangiameli5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?