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“Really good TexMex.”

Original Mexican Cafe
Ranked #40 of 315 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Houston, TX
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Really good TexMex.”
Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Down by Medical Center. Pretty good TexMex. Salsa is cold (which I prefer to warm) and pretty spicy. Taco's were excellent. For enchiladas, save some lettuce from under your taco and cover it with the cool salsa, and it is very good. Our waiter was attentive. Overall I really enjoyed it, and I am a TexMex affectionado.

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Wylie, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Really good...”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

We got a recommendation from a client of mine to try this out before our cruise. So glad we did! Food was great and prices were reasonable. I got beef fajitas and we shared some queso. We had 4 in our group and everybody was as happy as I was. Definitely a stop from here on out anytime we're heading out of Galveston!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Rick M
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Local Fav”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

One of my friends here told us to try it. I can not even describe how good this Mexican food is! My husband and I split a combo dish, and still had some left over. I loved all of it. Our waiter was really nice and helped us decide what to eat. Great experience!

Visited December 2012
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Thank mobybich
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great portion size”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Food was Okay! Food was bland with little flavor. Chips and salsa were great. It was very loud in there. The table behind us was so loud we could not have a conversation at our table.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank tfreach1
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Alpine, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Chips and Salsa - Great!”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Our hotel recommended this Family owned restaurant. Great choice, very mixed ages of people. Menu was very extensive. Portions were large and prices were very reasonable. Service was great..... Beer was ice cold!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank cruisercarol
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