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Tortuga Coastal Cantina

££ - £££
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Southwestern
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6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
+1 409-741-5000
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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White Hall
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good (overpriced) margaritas but..... the food is not good here. We had the combo appetizer platter and nothing had much flavor. The Taquitos were so bad we complained so they brought extra nachos that tasted like sawdust. The stuffed peppers look impressive at least.

Thank Megan L H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat. Food was really good, service was great and meals were around $11 each. Serving size was good, more then enough. Would go there again.

Thank Bob R
Weatherford, Texas, United States
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch service was fast, server was very friendly & attentive. Cheese enchiladas are yummy, so are the tamales other employees were very nice as well

Thank Holly-Lyndon S
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tortuga used to be my favorite place to eat when we came to Galveston. It was always my first choice for lunch or dinner but out last visit was very disappointing. I had the fish tacos (which are usually my favorite there) and my husband had a taco salad. My fish tacos were terrible. You could smell them from across... More 

Thank tes0520
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to have these restaurants up in houston and loved them! When I saw this we had to check it out! Food was as we remembered it, Spinach stuffed chicken breast is great! Margarita's were pretty good as well!yummy!

Thank Roger B
Galveston Island, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to satisfy my Mexican food craving and was well pleased. Our visit was midday and midweek. The place was not crowded and the service was great. Our food arrived promptly and tasted wonderful. I had the enchiladas and they were excellent. The food was so great, I didn't save room for sopapillas! Will have to try them next... More 

Thank Cynthia H
Port Arthur, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived kind of late after our hotel check in and the staff was nice, our waiter was funny. For texmex food it was good.

Thank 48sanchez
Overland Park, Kansas
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

After high reviews we decided to try this place. I think they bought the guac at the gas station. Zero flavor. Salsa was delish. Chili relenno was below average taste. Will not be back.

Thank Greg L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Was average at best, we arrived after lunch and before dinner, we ordered the fajita salad, meat was left over from lunch and dried out, we love their margaritas but will skip the dinner here next time and get hot fajitas from someone else next time

Thank Tony R
Park City, Kansas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in, we felt like family. Wonderful food. Wonderful service. Would highly recommend.

Thank Princesskeeper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-741-5000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?