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“It's average”

Original Mexican Cafe
Ranked #39 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed May 28, 2013

This used to be amazing when I was a kid and it was a small family restaurant with two sisters running it. Now it's just okay- nothing bad but nothing great! Atmosphere is boring too.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

This place is very highly rated in Galveston so therefore u had to try it with a friend visiting from Dallas. We enjoyed it. The family friendliness and the quality if the food made it so enjoyable. The food was very authentic. If you are looking for a restaurant with Galveston culture and authentic Mexican food you have found the place.

Thank colormel
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Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I were in Galveston on May 4 for the historic homes tour. We got hungry and wanted an original Galveston restaurant. We ended up here. We are big fans of Tex-Mex. The food was average, but plentiful. The interior of the Restuarant is dull and uninspiring. The service was good but the place busy. It took a very long time for any service. They need to hire more wait staff.

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Thank Harold0204
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

My husband dined at this restaurant on the off hours. We have heard that the wait and service suffers at prime times. It was good Tex-Mex food, but the wait staff could work on their people skills. We will go there again, but not at the 12 o'clock rush.

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Thank Ogletreez
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Food is good (not great) - atmosphere is good and the food is your typical Mexican fair. Margaritas were good and happy hour made the price right!! We like the location downtown but they are very busy during the week at lunch time.

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Thank Sn00pyfan
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