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The Green Iguana

137 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4438
+1 361-552-3861
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (2 reviews)
“specials” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Deli
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
137 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4438
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Small town cafe atmosphere. I love the grilled chicken salad but they have a set lunch specials so you know what the special will be every week.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lesa1960
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The Green Iguana is one of my favorite lunch spots in Port Lavaca. It's basic lunch fare is always served quickly and with a smile. The eclectic decor of album covers, old photos of Calhoun County past and ephemera is always fun to see.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 197danap
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Friendly funky atmosphere. Good burgers and chicken salad. Eat at counter, booth or table, Talk to your server. Where locals have met as long as I've been going to Port LaVaca. Owner, Justin is wealth of knowledge. If J.C. Melcher, who owns the hardware store...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank peggy d
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Owner on premises and joyful fellow with good stories to tell. Food is owners own recipes and since we lunched there is was a great soup and sandwich experience. Have returned since but found it closed on that day. Hated to miss out on that...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Heston Gchip W
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I have eaten here many times, and everything has been wonderful. One of my favorite lunch spots. You won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank safaribug
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Cheeseburgers are great, sweet tea is too. Food served quickly and with a smile. A Nice little place.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank booniestx
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Try the Ruben sandwich. It's delicious. Everyday is a new lunch special. The food is good and the service is excellent.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tracy D
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Had a great meal . The Atmosphere is cool and quiet. Would Definitely go back. Parking can be a problem but still worth the trip.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Phillip K
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Cute decorations, good burgers, good sandwiches. The staff is friendly and the food is a good value.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank 70jec
Reviewed March 24, 2016

God food friendly staff,I have eaten there a few times and I have always enjoyed it. They have pics and other historic memorabilia hanging on the walls that are fun to see.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Richard H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4438
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-3861
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