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Mosquito Cafe

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628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
+1 409-763-1010
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I actually had planned having breakfast at another location; but, due to the crowd there decided to find something else. That's when we stumbled upon the Mosquito Cafe and were we pleased we did. It was very crowded too (we thought as we walked) in and barely got in the door; but, about 10-15 minutes later folks... More 

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Thank D_LB2015
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here due to the great reviews. When we showed up there was a big line but we stuck it out and it was completely worth it! Great selection for lunch food. All sauces are in house made and delicious. Great character inside, with very attentive service. Got a Ceaser Salad with chicken and shrimp and it was probably... More 

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Thank Stene1819
Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best food we had during our stay! The menu is very creative and everything in our group of 6 was great. Turkey burgers are the best we have had, the regular burgers are gigantic, and the "almost Ruben" was very good. Deserts looked great too. The price was very affordable for the quality and quantity of the food.

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Thank lenr694
Laurel, Maryland
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a rather small restaurant with a large variety of offerings. You order at the counter and then your food is prepared and brought to you. My husband and I both had the Fish du Jour which was grilled redfish with a mango salsa. One of my sides was apple salad, but I can't remember the other. The fish... More 

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Thank Bluebonnet2009
Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for breakfast had the shrimp and grits breakfast bowl: very generous portion, perfect combination of flavors. Also my son had the pancakes: "best he's ever had" (: It offers a combination of traditional breakfast items & some with a twist (on the healthy side) I found out that breakfast places are limited in Galveston but this one is... More 

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Thank atarstica
Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was phenomenal for breakfast! We had the breakfast bowl and the shrimp and grits with eggs. The food was cooked and seasoned to perfection. The staff and service was super and my wife said they made the best tea she's had in a long time. Be prepared to wait in line to order, but it's well worth it.

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Thank dandangopokes
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop by here for lunch every time I am in Galveston. Love the food, the atmosphere, and the staff are great.

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Thank Greta O
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I decided to try this place out after a friend had recommended it to us. The experience was fabulous. We were able to enjoy a calm relaxing breakfast outside and enjoy some great food.

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Thank Bryan N
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is unique to Galveston! It has indoor and outdoor seating. The food options are wonderful! They have delicious fresh food that is cooked almost anyway but fried. Their salads and pasta bowls are so creative and tasty! I love visiting this place in the historic district!

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Thank Amy L
Houston, TX
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is always good but on busy Galveston weekends expect to wait forever. You order at a counter and then your food is delivered to your table. I will never understand why there is only one person with on register, especially during busy season. We had to wait 20 minutes just to place our order. All the while... More 

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Thank Katie1876

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-1010

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