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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 days ago via mobile

We came to Tortuga remembering the experience we had about 5 years ago. Sadly, the food no longer matches the ambiance and service. I ordered the Big Juan burrito. I am a burrito fan and had loved this the last time. When it arrived at...More

Thank BoydCinTX
Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was good, but the food was bland and the "house" Margarita tasted like a limeade. We were disappointed and won't go back next time we're in Galveston.

Thank jason s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge surprise for staff - showed up with large group. Out server Brian is a Rock Star. 18 people never wanted for anything. Drinks refilled, food on time, cleaning on time, great conversation. The burrito challenge was amazing - but two of our best could...More

Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have typical Mexican food choices, but if you're adventurous, try some of their other options; they are well worth taking a chance.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth your time. Bland, terrible service just awful. It’s was close so we walk in after strolling on the beach and I definitely regret it.

Thank LDD6220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a day driving then at the beach, we were ready to EAT! The place was slammed even after 8pm, but a 20 minute wait wasn’t bad. It took awhile to be greeted, but the overwhelmed waitress was sweet and knowledgeable. Our table had drinks,...More

Thank motherogod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a great time eating here. The food was good and the service was good. The kids enjoyed the magic tricks that were done by one of the waiters. Anyone that can keep kids entertained is good in my book.

Thank kassiep87
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was great on the patio, overlooking the Seawall and feeling the breeze. Food and service was mediocre. My husband asked to see a beer menu since all that was on the table was liquor, the server said, “what beer do you want and...More

Thank thelovelyrn
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We went here & sat outside overlooking the beach. Wonderful atmosphere and the waitress was VERY good! Friendly and attentive. The food was very delicious. Husband and I cleaned our entire plates! Prices were good too. I'd definitely recommend them for family or couples.

Thank TheParkers86
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Had the grandkids on the island for a small vacation. Tortuga was just outside our hotel, so one evening we took advantage of the convenience to have a relaxing evening meal. This turned out to be a good decision. The atmosphere was great, the service...More

Thank JR J
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Kristina W
3 April 2018|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Yes only outside though. You may not take the inside.
Sandra O
17 July 2017|
Response from Mari L |
Food Paradise on Travel Channel?
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
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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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