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El Nopalito

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614 42nd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1105
4097622121
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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san antonio
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93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We were told of this place by a"local" worker at a well known coffee shop > they are across the street from a generic chain store taco joint and I just knew there was something better around . This place is not exactly on main street and a little out of the way ...but ... you need to come check... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We found this hole in the wall restaurant and were pleasantly surprised at the delicious authentic Mexican food. Prices are reasonable and the food was delicious.

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Thank JULIE D
Valparaiso, Indiana
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

The food was good but not above average. Very friendly. No atmosphere but very reasonably priced. wouldn't go out of my way to go there.

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Thank sissie M
Columbia, South Carolina
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

I don't think this is the original, but it is still very good. I live in SC, so there is no good Tex-Mex there and I've been missing it, so it was great to eat here again.

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Cleburne, TX
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

My wife and I have been twice for breakfast with no disappointment. The servings were large and the food great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

It is a shame that so many people can't give a new restaurant in a small town a chance. Being in a small town is GREAT! But, small towns are reluctant to change. Armando's El Nopalito is not trying or in any way to duplicate it's founder. It is the same building, different owners, different staff and decor as well... More 

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3 Thank 1932BOI
Galveston, Texas
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232 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

For years, El Nopalito was the place for locals to gather for good Tex-Mex. H. Ike closed it down, but after four years it's open again. The building and floor plan are the same, but upgraded with a bright new paint job, new fixtures and furnishings, and a brighter interior to match the brighter colors. The menu is another matter.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 42nd St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: 4097622121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?