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“1st Visit”

Original Mexican Cafe
Ranked #37 of 319 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I called the evening before to see if it would be possible to seat nine of us. The person said sure let me make you a reservation. They should advertise on Open Table. My husband got 2 enchiladas from the a la cart items. He loved them. I ordered the deluxe nachos which were very good. For dessert time, Laura wanted the sopapilla cheesecake but they were out of them around noon on a Saturday which was disappointing. My sister and I ordered the flan which was delicious! The place was clean and the service was fast. We will definitely go back!

Thank Barbara N
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Husband loved his combination plate with tacos and enchiladas. My chimichanga was so-so. Children's plate was large size. Service was great. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

I went with a group of 8 girls for a "kid-free" weekend and we had the best time. I got the grilled fish tacos and they were delicious! The chips and salsa were fresh and I believe everyone else enjoyed their food. Wait staff was helpful and attentive. Did not balk at splitting checks for 8 people.

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Thank bcliles13
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Enjoyed this fun and historical in Galveston. Food was tasty and service was good. We were there on a Tuesday night so it wasn’t very busy. Compared to Mexican restaurants in Houston, this was a good value for the money. Enjoy!

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Thank Julia Z
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We've visited the island several times and just tried this for the first time during our last visit. The service and the food is excellent!

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Thank RoyalsHawk
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Nicholas S, Owner at Original Mexican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words!!!!

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