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Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar

2028 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
+1 409-762-3696
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (27 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2028 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
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1 - 10 of 810 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always use TripAdvisor to pick the restaurants my husband and i visit on vacation. This was absolutely amazing! The food was wonderful and our waitress was a darling......however, be advised, this is definitely a dress up place with a dress code in place. My...More

Thank Susan F
Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your recent visit and subsequent wonderful praise. Feedback, especially from such well-spoken customers like you, is not only invaluable to those researching businesses like ours, but is also important to us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at rudy and paco's for an upscale dinner for my friends bachelorette party. Dinner was delicious. 3 things to note: 1. I would not recommend coming here if you are in a hurry. Nothing negative to report, but we were here for 3...More

Thank Brittany C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven't been to Rudy & Paco in Galveston, Texas you need to go! If you have been, you need to go again! Every time we drive from north of Houston to eat here, we leave happy. The food (appetizers, entrees, desserts--all of it!)...More

1  Thank ROBERTSMA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no other place on the Island than can compare. Great food and very few tourist. If you go you must get reservations in advance and dress for dinner. If you don’t know what that means please go to Saltgrass. Not sure what is...More

Thank CarnivoreGunter_TX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the place to go in the city of galveston, we love the place and the people sounds really friendly.

Thank vickeryrhonda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great from the time we walked in the door. Had reservations and were seated immediately. service overall was exceptional but complete staff. Food was wonderful and as we had heard the owner comes to every table to visit with you.

Thank Don K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant for fine dining in Galveston. It is expensive, but worth it. It is definitely a place where you need to dress up a bit for dinner. They have a dress code and you will need reservations. Great wine list. You...More

Thank John F
Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I would like to extend on behalf of our entire organization our gratitude for your continued patronage. Your comments regarding our business is most appreciated. We are thrilled that you feel led to share your comments with fellow consumers. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was so delicious and the service was phenomenal. Everything that was brought out looked so good and I cannot wait to come back.

Thank StephanieOrtega
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A new restaurant for us but obviously popular with the locals. Friendly greeter and very professional service from the staff. Enjoyed the food and the menu was varied. Ambiance was wonderful. Going back to stay 2 days in Galveston just so we can eat there...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ambiance as soon as you walk in the restaurant. Flawless country club dining. Locals with some out of towners. Polished service. A rare treat ~ synchronized service including cocktail service. Off menu request was met and we were very pleased. The owner touched the table....More

Thank katm799
Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to have you as one of our guests and hope to have the same opportunity often in the future. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and how you enjoyed your visit.

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Charlene B
17 July 2018|
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Response from jmbuckak | Reviewed this property |
If a computer is available to use, please peruse their menus on line. You should be able to enjoy several delicious offerings without wrecking the rest of your day. Their Crab Cake is a game changer!
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Kathy R
26 March 2018|
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Response from 676ginak | Reviewed this property |
You can bring children if you want to pay for them and if they are well behaved. This is an upscale adult restaurant in a darkened atmosphere and probably not appropriate for children. Its not the seawall type restaurants... More
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Harrietfurby
13 April 2017|
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Response from pboening | Reviewed this property |
Paid parking before 6 PM. Free after 6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2028 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
    (20th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-3696
Description
When visiting Galveston Island, you simply can't miss the Island's most unique dining experience, Rudy & Paco. Rudy & Paco features grilled seafood and steak with a South and Central American sabor. Relax and unwind with your favorite cocktail while enjoying delicious Antojitos. Rudy & Paco is located next door to The Grand 1894 Opera House, and is a great choice for pre-show dinner specials. Dinner: No shorts (men or women), hats/caps, or sleeveless shirts for men. Lunch: Smart Casual
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