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Mosquito Cafe

628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
+1 409-763-1010
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“turkey chili” (24 reviews)
“napa salad” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
628 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If sandwiches and salads are your thing, this is the place for you. Lines can be long, but everything is homemade and worth the wait.

Thank Pintavalle
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for lunch and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. Fresh and different. Lots of choices on sandwiches and soups. Delicious. I would highly recommend it.

Thank lovedsd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 4 dining in. It is a very small restaurant with outdoor seating. You ordered & pay at the counter & the food is brought to your table. The cashier was not at all friendly but the rest of the staff was awesome. Hailey...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good feel. Good music. Great place to relax and have a bit to eat plus have some pretty good deserts...

Thank Rozypear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the shrimp tacos which were delicious! The accompanying side sauces were great and the black beans and brown rice were amazing! You must try it! It's in a the charming old residential part of town. We'll definitely go back when we're in Galveston!

Thank MontanaLaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem! Most pleasantly surprised at this well kept secret. Had dinner and loved the place. The staff was pleasant, friendly and on task. The food was delicious and soooo flavorful. This is a definite plus in my book. I ordered the Mosquito...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived hungry and we not dissapointed, delicious breakfast bowls with unusual and very tasty combos set us straight for the day. Very friendly service and beautiful location in victorian neighbourhood.

Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spending New Year's Eve in Galveston meant a welcome chance to eat at the Mosquito Cafe again! Two years ago I ate there and was so happy with everything that I knew I wanted to go again this trip! Today I had the Turkey Chili...More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends who visited Galveston Island frequently told us about this amazing breakfast (and lunch) place. We went there on Saturday morning of New Year's weekend. The weather was cold and wet, but the place was packed. The menu was extensive including specials. The four of...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I make a point to eat here every time I am in Galveston. The Hot Brown sandwich was very good and the baked potato soup really hit the spot.

Thank cejames2010
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Questions & Answers
2 August 2017|
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Response from gpricepkftexas | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. Order at counter take a seat.
Jennifer R
24 July 2016|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in March, there wasn't a play area for kids. Just indoor seating and a patio outside in the back for seating as well.
26 June 2016|
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Response from TexanKansan | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were several dogs on the patio. They provided water in a bowl for the dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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