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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%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6010 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5890
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An absolute winner - the worst Mexican food I have ever tasted. Food was on our table 3 minutes after we placed the order. Microwaved, of course. Everything tasted like the cheapest canned food from Walmart. Tortilla soup had the same taste as the dipping...More

1  Thank photodvorscak
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hadn't been back for 12 years because then I thought the place was dirty, food so-so and service terrible but it was my friends' birthday and she wanted to go to Tortugas. I was pleasantly surprised to see the place was spotless although a...More

1  Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was next door to our hotel. We had a large group in town spending the night before our cruise. The restaurant was clean and very accommodating for our large group. The food was good and the margaritas were strong. Overall we enjoyed our...More

1  Thank BroncosFan1967
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Happy Hour is great! Margaritas are strong and tasty and beer is ultra cold. Sit at the bar and enjoy. Can even have dinner at the bar if you like. Or sit outside and enjoy that patio dining as you watch the beach. Menu items...More

1  Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on vacation and I must say I had never had chips and salsa like they serve here. The salsa is hot temperature wise so it's a little different but good all the same. They have good kids choices too but the chicken in...More

Thank Dallas G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

we were eating on a restricted diet and they were great about all the changes to the food we ordered. The server was very polite.

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We walked here in about ten minutes from the Hampton Inn. Busy restaurant and appears popular but no idea why. The food is average at best service was good but the place is soulless. Restaurant is fine if your on a tight budget but I...More

Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went because I was told they had the best bacon wrapped shrimp, wrong it was at best the worst I have ever had. Over cooked and at that cold.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stayed at the Casa Del Mar for a night before our cruise in July and stopped by Tortuga Coastal Cantina for dinner. The menu looks good however the food was just okay and portion is very small for the price. We have been to...More

Thank brenda n
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Was good this trip. Reasonable food and Benny was great waiter. Memory of year earlier was that it was better food.

1  Thank Twellborn
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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