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Mosquito Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
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Menu

BREAKFAST
breakfast served tuesday through saturday 8am to 2pm. breakfast served sunday all day
$9.69
Breakfast Bowl
roasted potatoes, sautéed fresh spinach, crumbled hickory smoked peppered bacon, mozzarella, two extra large eggs any style served with a toast point
$16.99
Mosquito Benedict
a house baked savory scone covered with sautéed shrimp, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh asparagus and poached eggs topped with hollandaise sauce with a choice of cheesy grits, roasted potatoes or apple pecan salad
$9.99
Like it spicy? Add green chiles $0.49
Huevos Rancheros
two extra large eggs cooked over easy atop our homemade black beans, corn tortillas, and house salsa, topped with feta cheese, pico de gallo, and tortilla strips, served with a side of roasted potatoes
$9.99
Crustless Quiche
italian sausage, swiss cheese, apples, sweet bell peppers, potatoes, caramelized onions, with a choice of cheesy grits, roasted potatoes or apple pecan salad
$12.99
The Nancy Bet-C (Betsy)
hickory smoked peppered bacon, melted swiss, two poached eggs, and roasted tomatoes on a toasted croissant with hollandaise and a choice of cheesy grits, roasted potatoes or apple pecan salad
$16.99
Shrimp, Grits, and Eggs
fresh grilled large shrimp atop the very best cheesy grits, sauteed fresh spinach, and two extra large eggs any style
$9.99
Plain Ol' Breakfast
three extra large eggs any style with a generous portion of hickory smoked peppered bacon or premium sausage, wheat toast with a choice of cheesy grits, roasted potatoes or apple pecan salad
$13.99
Corned Beef Hash Tacos
homemade corned beef hash with potatoes, caramelized onions and bell peppers stuffed in three soft corn tortillas served with homemade salsa on the side and two extra large eggs any style
$10.99
Veggie Omelette
fresh vegetables of the day, cheddar cheese, honey wheat toast, and apple pecan salad
cup $5.99
bowl $8.99
Granola & Yogurt
a generous portion of low fat vanilla yogurt and low fat granola topped with fresh strawberries and bananas
APPETIZERS
$8.49
Pecan Crusted Brie
coated with housemade chutney, served with grapes and toast points
$11.99
Asian Shrimp Skewer
skewered shrimp atop angel hair pasta with mixed greens tossed with tamari sesame vinaigrette, cilantro, shredded carrots, red cabbage and thai peanut sauce
$10.49
Warm Goat Cheese Medallions
two crusted medallions of goat cheese topped with fresh pico de gallo served with toast points
SALADS
$12.99
Napa Salad
grilled fresh chicken breast, toasted pecans, bleu cheese, mandarin orange slices, apples and red grapes tossed with mixed greens and homemade champagne vinaigrette
$11.99
Add grilled chicken breast $3.99
Add grilled shrimp $6.49
Warm Goat Cheese Salad
a crusted medallion of goat cheese atop mixed greens, sun dried tomatoes, figs and toasted pine nuts with homemade champagne vinaigrette
$9.99
Add grilled chicken breast $3.99
Add grilled shrimp $6.49
Add grilled salmon $6.99
Mosquito Caesar
romaine lettuce, hickory smoked peppered bacon, imported parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, homemade caesar dressing
$12.99
Chinese Chop Salad
grilled fresh chicken breast atop napa cabbage, crispy noodles, mandarin oranges, and toasted almonds with a mosquito special asian dressing
$11.99
Chicken Salad
a mixture of fresh roasted chicken tossed with tarragon mayo, sour cream, toasted pecans, celery, sliced green apples, and green onions served over mixed greens with a toast point
$15.99
Far East End
grilled medium rare ahi tuna with angel hair pasta, cucumbers, sweet peppers, shredded carrots and pickled ginger over mixed greens served with three asian sauces (spicy sambal vinaigrette, tamari sesame vinaigrette, and wasabi cream)
$12.49
Thai Chicken Salad
grilled fresh chicken breast on a bed of mixed greens, red cabbage, shredded carrots, cilantro, green onions and sweet peppers tossed with tamari sesame vinaigrette, topped with roasted peanuts and thai peanut sauce
$13.99
Shrimp Salad (available Spring & Summer)
a generous combination of shrimp, mayo, diced celery, red and green onions, sweet bell peppers, hard boiled eggs, cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and pimento on a bed of mixed greens with a side of mosquito ranch dressing and a toast point
SOUPS
cup $4.65
bowl $8.75
Cream of Mushroom-GF
Contains brandy
cup $4.65
bowl $8.75
Chicken Vegetable with Rice-GF
BIG BITES
$11.49
Simply Pasta
linguini pasta tossed in a creamy rosemary alfredo sauce topped with grilled fresh chicken breast and imported parmesan cheese (served hot) with a toast point
$11.49
Add grilled chicken breast $3.99
Add grilled shrimp $6.49
Spinach Pasta
farfalle (bow tie) pasta sautéed with fresh spinach, fresh roma and sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh herbs, feta and imported parmesan cheese (served hot)
$14.99
Asian Bowl
sliced grilled fresh filet mignon atop angel hair pasta, mixed greens, pickled ginger, sweet peppers, shredded carrots, red cabbage, cilantro, and green onions tossed in a tamari sesame vinaigrette (served cold) (may substitute chicken or shrimp)
$11.49
Pasta Pesto
farfalle (bow tie) pasta tossed with homemade basil pesto, artichoke hearts, toasted pine nuts, feta, fresh tomato garnish and imported parmesan cheese over mixed greens (served cold)
$13.99
Grilled Shrimp Tacos
grilled shrimp stuffed in flour tortillas with mixed greens, chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, homemade salsa, served with brown rice and black beans or your choice of a side (corn tortillas upon request)
$11.99
Carnitas Tacos
slow roasted pulled pork stuffed in soft corn tortillas with mixed greens, chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, homemade salsa served with brown rice and black beans or your choice of a side
$14.99
Steak Tacos
grilled filet mignon stuffed in soft corn tortillas with mixed greens, chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, homemade salsa served with brown rice and black beans or your choice of a side
SANDWICHES
$10.49
Add hickory smoked peppered bacon $1.99
Chick Stack
grilled fresh chicken breast with goat cheese spread, oven roasted tomatoes, red leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a pattycakes sandwich roll served with your choice of a side
$12.49
Turkey Divinity
oven roasted turkey with melted brie, hickory smoked peppered bacon, grilled apples, red leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a french baguette served with your choice of a side
$14.49
Kahuna Tuna
grilled medium rare ahi tuna with wasabi cream and spicy sambal vinaigrette, red leaf lettuce, and fresh tomato on a pattycakes sandwich roll served with your choice of a side
$11.49
BBQ Pork Sandwich
slow roasted pulled pork with chef's bbq sauce, homemade cole slaw, and red leaf lettuce on a pattycakes sandwich roll served with your choice of a side
$12.99
Curried Ahi Tuna Salad
ahi tuna poached, flaked and combined with celery, currants, mild curried mayonnaise, sour cream, red onions, mixed greens, and fresh tomato served on a toasted croissant served with your choice of a side
$11.49
BLT
hickory smoked peppered bacon with swiss, oven roasted tomatoes, red leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a toasted croissant served with your choice of a side
$13.99
Island Slammer
grilled shrimp, hickory smoked peppered bacon, swiss, fresh tomato, red leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a french baguette served with your choice of a side
$14.99
Add tillamook cheddar $1.49
Steak Sandwich
grilled filet mignon served with fresh tomato, red onions, and red leaf lettuce on a french baguette and chipotle sauce on the side served with your choice of a side
$11.49
Chicken Salad Sandwich
a mixture of fresh roasted chicken tossed with tarragon mayo, sour cream, toasted pecans, celery, sliced green apples, and green onions with mixed greens and fresh tomato on a toasted croissant served with your choice of a side
$14.99
Salmon Club
fresh grilled salmon filet with hickory smoked peppered bacon, balsamic onions, and red leaf lettuce on toasted wheat bread with chipotle sauce on the side served with your choice of a side
BURGER'S & WANNABE'S
$11.79
Mosquito Cheese Burger
fresh certified angus beef patty with your choice of melted bleu cheese (with balsamic onions), tillamook cheddar, swiss, or american with fresh tomato, red leaf lettuce, red onions, and island sauce on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$11.99
Southwest Green Chile Burger
fresh certified angus beef patty topped with spicy roasted chopped green chiles, tillamook cheddar, fresh tomato, red leaf lettuce, and garlic herb mayo on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$12.99
Bacon Cheese Burger
fresh certified angus beef patty with hickory smoked peppered bacon, tillamook cheddar, fresh tomato, red onions, red leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$10.99
Plain Ol' Burger
fresh certified angus beef patty with fresh tomato, red leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$11.49
Turkey Burger
fresh homemade ground turkey patty with swiss, fresh tomato, red onions, red leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$11.79
Add avocado $1.99
Veggie Burger
homemade with a variety of veggies (of course), fabulous seasoning, topped with fresh pico de gallo, feta, red leaf lettuce, and garlic herb mayo on a pattycakes hamburger bun served with your choice of a side
$14.49
Shrimp Cake Sliders
three delicious homemade shrimp cakes topped with island sauce and shredded romaine lettuce served on pattycakes potato rolls served with your choice of a side
KIDS MENU
just for kiddos under 10
$5.99
Child's Pasta
bow tie pasta served with melted butter & imported parmesan cheese on the side (marinara sauce on request)
$5.49
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
melted american cheese on toasted wheat bread with a choice of chips or apple pecan salad
$5.49
Pb&banana
peanut butter and fresh sliced banana on wheat bread with a choice of chips or apple pecan salad
$5.99
Child's Grilled Chicken
grilled fresh chicken breast sliced with a choice of brown rice or kettle chips
ADD TO ANY ENTRÉE
Add $3.99
Grilled Chicken Breast
Add $3.99
Grilled Portobella
Add $6.49
Grilled Shrimp
Add $6.99
Grilled Salmon Filet
Add $8.49
Grilled Ahi Tuna
Add $8.99
Grilled Filet Mignon
DINNER
served 5pm to 9pm daily
$25.99
Flounder Bernardo
blackened flounder atop homemade shrimp stuffing topped with lemon butter served with confetti jasmine rice and fresh vegetable of the day
$16.49
Fish Tacos Baja Style
two soft corn tortilla tacos stuffed with panko crusted tilapia and shredded cabbage served with chipotle sauce, homemade salsa, fresh pico de gallo, smoky black beans, and brown rice
$11.99
Add grilled chicken breast $3.49
Add grilled shrimp $5.99
Triple Cheese Mac
a generous portion of italian farfalle (bow tie) pasta with our three cheese sauce: tillamook cheddar, imported italian parmesan, and mozzarella served with the fresh vegetable of the day
$13.99
Add grilled chicken breast $3.49
Add grilled shrimp $5.99
Senegalese Vegetables
vegetables (may include) fresh green beans, cauliflower, carrots, snow peas, bok choy, onions, petite peas, water chestnuts, broccoli and bean sprouts atop brown rice with a light peanut sauce, toasted almonds and toasted coconut
$17.99
Pulled Pork Mac
slow roasted pulled pork with chef's bbq sauce on a bed of our famous mac'n'cheese panko crusted and topped with homemade coleslaw
$17.99
Chicken Paillard
panko crusted chicken breast topped with mozzarella and roasted red pepper sauce served with confetti jasmine rice and the fresh vegetable of the day
$16.99
Grandma's Meatloaf
three generation family recipe drizzled with grandma's sauce served with roasted cheesy potatoes and the fresh vegetable of the day
$23.99
Filet Béarnaise
grilled filet mignon (6oz) with béarnaise sauce served with cheesy roasted potatoes and the fresh vegetable of the day
PRICE RANGE
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Mosquito Cafe has a wonderful breakfast. Order at the counter and seat yourself and settle in to await the excellent staff bring you the breakfast of your dreams. The coffee is wonderful and the quality ingredients are fresh. Don't miss the bakery temptations. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank galvestongirl2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Where do I start? This place reminds me of a visit to a relatives house, where everything from the atmosphere to the food is simply put- comforting. The food is deliciously fresh, and filling. Two things I can definitely recommend: goat cheese medallions for appetizer,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CLAUDIANOLASCO
Reviewed 6 days ago

Mosquito Cafe is a great place for breakfast. We had the pancakes and a veggie omlet. Coffee is great too!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Denise L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute restaurant with helpful staff and great food. French toast with fruit and bacon was delicious, big serving. Staff tried hard to prepare a low sodium chicken breast for my salad, but everything came pre marinated. They have even tried to check a fresh shipment,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kay k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for conversation. The noise level is low. We know most of the service staff and the owners. We love our local bistro. This is a one-of-a-kind restaurant and we are proud they are doing well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this place based on reviews. It is cute and charming, but also confusing. You walk in and need to know to get a menu, then decide what to order (we had Benedict eggs and huevos rancheros) and it was alright. The tortillas were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Angela-AlejandroG
James C, General Manager at Mosquito Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We have designed the Huevos Rancheros entree to have heated soft corn tortillas on top of the beans and under the eggs and then we top the entire dish with crispy tortilla strips to get the crunch that is associated...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a reason this quirky cafe has so many excellent reviews. You order at the counter and the food is brought to you. But definitely not a fast food restaurant. We had an excellent dinner with many healthy, tasty choices, a lot of which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MacJack23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here on our last morning in Galveston and it lived up to everyone's recommendations that we had talked to. Coffee was good and the food was as good as everyone said it would be. This was the first place we were told...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank krod5674
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

We always have breakfast here when in Galveston. Friendly waitstaff and good food. Come before 9 am on weekends with no wait. You stand in line to order and they bring the food to your table. Something could be done to the heavy chairs so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jdana130
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

My cousin recommended this cute cafe’ and we drove right there from Houston. We walked in and loved the atmosphere! Then we saw the menu choices and they all sounded delicious. I chose pancakes, eggs, and one of the sides of the day, cheesy grits...I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank seasideljs
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kristineamb
3 August 2017|
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Response from TexasTraveler58 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. Order at counter take a seat.
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24 July 2016|
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Response from holdaer | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in March, there wasn't a play area for kids. Just indoor seating and a patio outside in the back for seating as well.
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DebT55
26 June 2016|
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Response from PattieNeh | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a patio in the back. When we visited there were 4 dogs back there.. just make sure you dog is friendly and not easily spooked.. one dog barked a while and there was a lady that walked by a dog and the dog almost... More
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