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“Excellent Mexican Food”

Original Mexican Cafe
Ranked #39 of 308 Restaurants in Galveston
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

This restaurant never fails to please. Excellent food every time. My husband got a combination plate and added a tamale and he loved his dinner. My daughter and I shared fahitas for two and they were excellent as usual. There was so much food we had to take 1/2 home. By far the best Mexican food on the island and can't recommend enough!!!

  • Visited June 2014
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English first
Waco, Texas
1 review
“Superb!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

This is our first trip to Galveston and we relied heavily on Trip Advisor for accommodations, attractions, and dining. I was impressed by the accommodations and attractions but was less than satisfied with our dining choices until now...one word to describe our experience...superb! We had a party of 10 that was seated immediately, service was outstanding, the prices were more than fair, the portions were gigantic, and the food was the best Mexican cuisine I ever had! If we ever decide to return to Galveston, I know where my first stop will be!! Muchas Gracias!!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food even better iced margaritas!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

Being vegetarian in Texas is not easy but this place had a great selection for us. Food was good and our waiter very funny.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Gill418
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stopped by for lunch! Great place to eat. Service was wonderful and prices weren't bad either. Would definitely recommend this place.

Visited June 2014
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Galveston Island, Texas
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Always the fajitas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Omg they did it again. I picked up an order of fajitas for two, a large queso, and extra rice and all four of us ate til we hurt. Best place on the island, period.

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Thank Carriehowser1
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