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Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina

2101 Post Office, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-497-4279
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (9 reviews)
“queso” (8 reviews)
“beef fajitas” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
2101 Post Office, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is outstanding and well seasoned, a great balance of flavors. The service was friendly, fast and informative. They take care of their customers.

Thank Vickie A
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much, Vickie, for the excellent rating! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope you'll come see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in to Taquilo's on a double date and ordered the Family Fajitas. It was SO much food! We all ate at the table, and had left overs for each couple to take home! Happy Hour Margaritas were a great addition to a yummy,...More

Thank Angie P
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Angie, for the great review. We're so glad you and your group enjoyed an evening of fajitas and margaritas with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place last night with 2 kids. We don't eat Mexican a lot so needed a bit of help ordering. Our waiter was super helpful and friendly and got the food made to suit us. Food was amazing and the frozen mango margarita was...More

Thank Charlotte H
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, Charlotte, for this excellent review! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit with us and your server could help with ordering just want you needed. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family decided to pop in to this place after getting a recommendation from a local shop owner. We were popping in to get a light meal to hold us over until dinner as we had just visited the shrimp festival on the strand and...More

Thank TBeck2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, mediocre service. Over ten minutes to get water, appetizer and food took a long time and served back to back. Restaurant wasn't busy, observed some staff standing around idle. The beef quesadilla was excellent, except that I ordered chicken quesadilla . As long...More

Thank oilfield_hand
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and share the details of your visit. We value our diners' input and appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We don't believe that Monday is an excuse for service not being absolutely perfect. We're...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant was new to my wife and I. We did not order their menu, but joined our travel companions as they were eating. We sampled their orders, and took home the left overs. The dishes were absolutely fresher, lighter, tastier version of Texmex food....More

Thank mike m
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Mike, for the great review! We're glad you could stop in and sample some of our menu with your friends. We pride ourselves on our margaritas so we'll check on that "regular" margarita. We look forward to seeing you on your next...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We tried this place after reading the reviews on trip advisor! Highly recommend! Best Mexican food and wait staff on the island!

Thank Ginger R
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you so much, Ginger, for the excellent review and recommendation! We're so glad you found us and enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We made our first visit to Taquilo's after dropping off our son at TAMUG and it deserves the high rating it has on trip advisor. First, our server Roy was friendly, personable, and knowledgeable of the menu and the entire island!! Ask for his table...More

1  Thank Don R
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you, Don, for the great review and for sharing the details of your visit. Please let your son know we welcome him to the island! Sounds like you made some great choices and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We'll pass...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have never had steak that good at a Mexican restaurant, definitely get the steak fajitas you won't be disappointed!

Thank Mitchum118
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great atmosphere - small place but large on good food and service. My wife, daughter and I have been there several times - our new favorite place for Mexican/Tex-Mex in Galveston. My daughter is in a wheelchair and they bend over backwards to accommodate her...More

Thank Wayne M
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Taquilo's Tex-Mex Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much, Wayne, for the excellent review and for including great details! We're so glad your family enjoys visits to Taquilo's and we look forward to seeing you again next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-497-4279
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