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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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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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143 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a few times. Consistently good. Nice, clean atmosphere. Unusual specials of the day. Today I ordered the fish du hour, which was redfish with mango salsa. The gumbo was excellent. Eating on the outside porch is a bit buggy but nice with the two wall fountains.

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Thank MyHobbyIsTravel
Austin, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group of 5 and received a warm welcome. Fresh baked goods adorned the cashier station, orders were taken with a smile, food was delivered quickly and all dishes were delicious!!

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Thank Carol M
The Woodlands, Texas
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Order from the counter, waiter delivers. Good food, large portions. Steak sandwich was very good but bread would be better and of smaller size, a real bageutte would be nice.

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Thank haveenjoyedtheworld
Houston, Texas
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480 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have eaten here many times and loved the food. Recently we ate here and neither of us liked our food. The corn chowder was too sweet, the special for Mardi Gras muffaletta had a lot of bread and not much olive tapenade and the almost reuben wasn't enjoyable either. After stating all of this, I would probably go back... More 

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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I asked a foodie group on facebook where to take 18 people for lunch in Galveston. The majority of the people said Mosquito Cafe, and they did not disappoint. It took awhile to get 18 people through the counter service to order but everyone was relaxed as they waited to order. We got our food in a timely manner. They... More 

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Thank onedogcity07
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Mosquito Cafe for lunch with my family 2/1/2017 after reading fabulous reviews on Trip Advisor. We waited in line for 20 minutes to order the food from a surly counter person. Lunch arrived quickly enough, but they may as well have kept it. Not a single member of our family finished their meal. I ordered a chicken... More 

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James C, General Manager at Mosquito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We're terribly sorry you didn't care for your selections, had you let any of our staff know they would have gladly replaced your meal with anything else to make sure you left feeling satisfied. We very rarely get feedback such as yours. We always strive to make sure our guests have a great overall dining... More 

Royal Oak Michigan
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed atmosphere and food. Was very busy for lunch but line moved quickly. You order, sit down at a table and they bring your food. My husband and I split the muffleto sandwich and each had a cup of gumbo. Both were excellent. Gumbo had a little kick to it. Liked that have local beer on tap. Would definitely... More 

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Thank Teach
Doha,
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe has a great breakfast especially if you are hungry, the portions are big Everything was very tasty. I has the vegetarian omelet and my husband had the breakfast bowl. Both great choices. The coffee is bottomless and they offer lots of gluten free options we will most assuredly come back next time we are in town.

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Thank Teresa B
Austin
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You order cafeteria style but the food is anything but cafeteria--out of the way quaint cafe-far from the maddening crowd--and has a very nice groove going on. There is an outdoor area which is very pleasant. When in Galveston we always make a stop at the Mosquito. The lemon cake is fantastic!!

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Thank Netsoy
Houston, Texas
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182 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chicken salad sandwich. Hard to eat. You can't pick it up because it falls apart. The dressing on the chicken was too runny and that ruined the texture and taste for me. My partner had the pasta pesto with shrimp. That was very good. As always, be prepared for lines at certain times. Very popular place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, 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, Kids, Child-friendly
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?