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“Great for breakfast pancakes”
Review of Gumbo Diner

Gumbo Diner
Ranked #9 of 315 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Yorkshire
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great for breakfast pancakes”
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Ate here twice for breakfast because the hotel offering was so lame. Fluffy wholewheat pancakes with blueberry topping and syrup were fantastic. Good coffee too with lots of refills. What makes this place though is the diner style decor and the service. The waiting staff were friendly, chatty and helpful.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Great breakfast”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Love the shrimp and grits...just like Florida!
Delicious!
Our waitress was so sweet and great service

Visited February 2014
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Thank Laura D
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Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Breakfast: after searching for 2 hours”
Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Ok. We came to Galveston during the off season, but I still think you should be able to find an open diner to eat breakfast! Anyway, we found this place and it looks so small next to the huge hotels. Don't be fooled. Go in. We loved the decor. The waitress immediately asked us if we wanted binets. Score! We got a Bloody Mary and a mimosa too. The Bloody Mary was awesome. The mimosa tasted like orange juice and vodka and maybe some rubbing alcohol.
The menu was brief but had anything you could need. I got the juevos rancheros. Fantastic! Bean, eggs cheese etc. yummy. My husband ordered an omelette, but the wrong one came out. He ate it anyway. We also got the wrong side order of meat. I think a lot of people came in at the same time and our waitress got flustered. However, she was extremely friendly and even gave me coffee to go. I would come here again.

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Terrible”
Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of 8 people and had a bad experience. Took forever to get a server. Once we got a server could not understand him. Took about 45 minutes to get our order and over half of the people in our group got the wrong order. When trying to get the servers attention he was rude and turned and walked away from our group. Finally got a supervisor 10 minutes later. The manager finally fixed our orders. Would not recommend it to anyone and won't go there again.

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Dallas
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great breakfast spot”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Had a wonderful breakfast here. My egg-white omelet was well cooked and very savory. The beignets are amazing! It's a bit pricey, and we did not have any other meals, so I can only review the breakfast. Service was good.

  • Visited January 2014
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