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Tortuga Coastal Cantina

Mexican, Southwestern
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6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
409-741-5000
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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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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was good, maybe a little above average. But the waitstaff was incredible, very friendly and helpful! For me service is often more important! The salsa was fantastic as well!

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Thank Toni D
Kapiti
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly servers and quick service. There was a lot of food in the Mazatlan Dinner - a single dinner to go actually fed two of us back at our hotel. Not much flavour, considering it was supposed to be Mexican. The tastiest item was the salsa.

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food here. Great waitstaff reasonably priced ,lunch specials, clean restrooms, handicapped parking

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Thank 247DonnaR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wanted to like this place. The location was great, the server was very attentive, and most of the food that was served to our party of ten was perfect. However, my dish was a dismal failure. I ordered the Big Juan burrito, which was advertised as having chicken, seasoned ground beef, rice, and beans inside. When it arrived,... More 

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Thank Mike S
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is good but the food tastes pretty bad. I had the borracho beans and they tasted awful. Only thing I liked was the chips and salsa.

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Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've driven by this small restaurant on several visits to Galveston, and this was the first time we stopped. The restaurant feels a little like a hole in the wall. There was a good crowd, but no waiting. We ordered the Big Juan burrito - basically a complete Mexican dinner wrapped in a tortilla. Half was beef, rice, beans, and... More 

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Texas
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner this evening. The staff are extremely friendly...in fact, they kept bringing so many baskets of chips and bowls of salsa that we finally had to make them stop. This is the first place we've eaten where the salsa is heated before serving. It's very good. We all enjoyed our meals.

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Thank Sharon M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, went in for happy hour margaritas and they were horrible. Bartender was bad, asked for salt on the margaritas and he poured the drinks wrong and all the salt fell into the drink and or washed off the side because he over poured. It would have been fine if the Margaritas were good but they were watered down, couldn't... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our server was so nice. He seemed to make everyone around us smile. The food was very good. Fresh and tasty. I would recommend anything with a cold plate. My combo had so much food I couldn't eat it all, but it gave me the chance to try many different items. The taco was a little weird; very long. The... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They're open till 10pm so we went to have dinner there around 9:30. We thought they will send us away but they still seated us and we stayed till 10:30. The food was was very filling and tasted very good. The jalapeño poppers were huge! He have unlimited nachos and salsa. So glad they let us in. They have an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: 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?