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Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina

2101 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2023
+1 409-497-4279
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“queso” (9 reviews)
“red salsa” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
2101 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had dinner at Taquilo's Cantina in Galveston and enjoyed the Tex-Mex that evening. We started with the Shrimp Besos as an appetizer and they were excellent. I then had the combo platter which had a variety of well prepared items. We also enjoyed...More

Thank Robb G
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The fish and the prawn tacos were very good. They both came with excellent guacamole. The margaritas were great. Service was fast and friendly. Very pleasant place to sit.

Thank Ann H
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Ann! We are glad you enjoyed your food and had a nice visit with us! Come as see us again!

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This has become our go to Mexican food place (even though it’s much more Tex mex). The food is good and fresh!! We love the Queso, quesadillas, and fajitas here. The happy hour Rita’s are great as well!

Thank Angie P
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Angie! Thank you for making us your go to Mexican food place! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome taco salad! Incredible chicken quesadilla! Very good service too! Monica our server was very sweet!

Thank Richard C
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thanks, Richard! We're thrilled you enjoyed your meal! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 December 2017

We sat outside on the sidewalk on a nice November afternoon and enjoyed some good food in the historic area of this wonderful city. Post Office Street was a buzz with activity and we took it all in along with nice conversation with our very...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and got to experience some of our Postoffice Street ambiance. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

As far as the food goes, it's good. The service is absolutely excellent. Because of the parking challenges, we won't go out of our way to go back, but we may eat there again if we're in the area.More

Thank Scott T
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you Scott, for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Next time, we have a lot about a 1/2 block away on 20th & Church Street for our guests. We'd love to have you back and would hate for parking...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

If your a fan of Beef Fajita, then Taquilos is your place. There aren't many restaurants that can compete with Pappasitos. This place can and the meat is a very nice cut of beef. The flautas are Huge and pretty good. Bartenders are experienced and...More

Thank wfobro
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We are thrilled to hear you love our beef fajitas and that our bartenders take good care of you. We love our locals and look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

There's plenty of choice for food. Good and tasty food. Staff was nice and helpful. I ate the most cheesy quesadilla.

Thank Daisyt0
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks so much, Daisy, for the excellent review! We're so glad you you joined us and enjoyed one of our wonderful quesadillas. We hope you'll come see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 November 2017

My friend & I were in Galveston for the day & I was going to take her to the place next to this place for seafood lunch. But we paused to look at Taquilo's menu & decided to give it a try as they had...More

Thank CarolDEnnis
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you so much, Carol, for the excellent review and details of your visit. We're so glad you stopped in and enjoyed lunch with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited on a Monday afternoon for lunch. The weather was beautiful, so I wanted to sit outside. I stood at the "podium" and waited for someone to greet me. And I stood, and I stood. I saw several servers inside notice me, so I...More

2  Thank Deena S
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much, Deena, for this great review and for sharing the details of your visit. So glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-497-4279
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