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Los Compas Taqueria & Mexican

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2314 45th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
(409) 762-1140
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West Linn, Oregon
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like to find small Mexican restaurants that offer good food at a good price. Los Compas hits the mark. It is a hole in the wall place that you cannot pass up. The enchilada plate was very good and the nachos were "good and messy" according to my 13 yo daughter. We enjoyed the meal and recommend it, if... More 

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Thank jcimral
Galveston Island, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very authentic Mexican food; not Tex-Mex. it's like having breakfast in someone's home. Very warm and friendly. It's small so get there early. Should be no problem for 2 to 4 people. But a larger group may need to spread around.

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Thank beachboy721
Houston Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The food at Los Compas is fresh and made to order. The wait staff is attentive and remembers your name after only a couple of visits. My husband and I had visited Los Compas a couple of times and on our next visit we have our 3 year old Grandson with us. The owner and her husband doted on him... More 

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Thank LoriDH
Galveston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent family owned and operated taqueria tucked away in the center of the island. Home made tortillas, inexpensive dishes, and friendly service are the hallmarks of this Galveston secret. A hidden gem of the island!

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Thank gemineye1969
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Great little hole in the wall mexcian place. Awesome tortillas big as your face. Don't be put off by the outside and there isn't really parking. Just park on the street.

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Thank Scott L
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Great food & great service! The migas and horchata are amazing! Portions are humongous and prices are low low! We'll be back on our next vacation!

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Thank Carol H
Texas
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This places best asset is not the food,it's the family that runs it!!! The owner makes a point of introducing himself after you sit down,and will engage MOST guests in friendly conversation too. THAT being said...the food IS awesome as well!!!

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Thank crow2001
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This place is the best.... The family that owns it are very friendly and make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in.!!! The food can't be beat anywhere.. Wether it's breakfast,lunch or dinner.!!! We have been going now for 4 years and can't wait to get back over there.!!

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Thank Waynette-3
Galveston Island, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Definitely get your money's worth and food is good. Service is good and feels like a home instead of a large restaurant. Portions are large, owner is friendly and it's centrally located on the island.

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

I visited this place since some people gave it good reviews. Big mistake!! The waitress had horrible costumer service and the food was mediocre at best. The menudo left a disgusting film in my mouth Definitely wouldn't eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2314 45th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 762-1140

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