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Tortuga Coastal Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
+1 409-741-5000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed avocado” (25 reviews)
“fajitas” (43 reviews)
“guacamole” (36 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited during spring break, after 1pm. I asked for water to drink when our server arrived. She continues to keep asking if I want a margarita or beer. I told her no multiple times now & I would like water. Finally my friend told her...More

Thank lrhollis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No reservations required. My friend and I were greeted by friendly personnel and sais we could be seated wherever we wished. The dinners are fair priced, not really Mexican food, more like Island fare. Food was good and the margaritas were very good. I would...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best ways to judge a Mexican restaurant is with the salsa served upon arriving at the table... Unfortunately this place serves salsa that tasted like ketchup with vinegar... Very bland. The tortilla soup I had was fine with nicely sized chicken. My...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice place to have some seafood prior to cruising. With 3 of us we had 3 different entrees/appetizers and a dessert. "Tom Cruise" Cruz was our waiter and was very engaging and funny. The stuffed avocado was good, shrimp in...More

Thank Lowe42fan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Galveston after a cruise and stopped at Tortuga Mexican Kitchen for dinner. I ordered the Stuffed Avocado, my husband got the Grilled Shrimp Tacos. The Stuffed Avocado was amazing! My husband loved his tacos too! We prefer the veggie rice to the...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We saw this location on Food Paradise and decided to try it during our stay in Galveston. Easy to get to and good parking. The two favorites were the Big Juan Burrito, and the stuffed avocado. The Big Juan lives up to it's name. My...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Me and the wife had dinner here she had stuffed avocado wich she liked a lot. I had the special enchilada half chicken half beef and i thought it was pretty average nothing special. The same goes for the margaritas pretty average nothing stood out...More

Thank rickvidal
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have driven by this restaurant for years and finally stopped by to try it and boy was I pleasantly surprised by how great the food was! We ordered the special that came with an appetizer, an entree and dessert. The service was fantastic and...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Every time we come to Galveston we eat at Tortugas. The service is top notch, the food very good and you’ve got a front row seat to the Gulf. We’ll be back!!

Thank poppyman1
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Recommended by hotel reception. It was within walking distance of the hotel. Salsa was very good but the rest of the food left a lot to be desired. Food just didn't taste that good. It wasn't bad just not a good blend of flavors on...More

Thank Irishrover1019
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14 June 2016|
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Response from Fred P | Reviewed this property |
I only ate and drank there, no clue as to employment status. Need to talk to management.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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