Mosquito Cafe

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 18 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dairy-Free + 5 more
83% of 6 votes say it's Celiac friendly

628 14th St, Galveston, TX 77550 Directions

(409) 763-1010
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    5 ratingMay 28, 2017

    Breakfast is served all day Sunday. This increases your options. Because sandwiches with out bread isn't really a meal. Everyone enjoyed their food.

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    5 ratingMay 12, 2017

    Went for breakfast. Had the corn beef hash breakfast tacos and my husband had the breakfast bowl. Both were great. They have a separate gluten free menu with many choices for breakfast, not sure about options lunch or dinner. Really good coffee! The bakery across the street has gluten free cookies if you're looking for something sweet. Casual place where you order at the counter and find your own seat where they bring you your food. If the weather permits,sit outside on their lovely patio. We would have gone back a few times if we had visited here earlier in our trip.

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    4 ratingApril 26, 2017

    We had a great breakfast there, although i got the eggs sausage and potatoes so it was pretty straightforward. They had a crustless quiche that looked pretty good too. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 was because their GF lunch/dinner menu looks like a lot of sandwiches without the bread and salads. Nice atmosphere in the cute, historic downtown.

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    5 ratingSeptember 19, 2015

    Great experience. Had the shrimp tacos, with rice and beans. Will definitely come back next time I'm in town.

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    1 ratingJuly 27, 2014

    Visited March 2013. The manager was out and the counter people said they didn't speak enough Spanish to translate the gluten free menu to the kitchen. They weren't sure about items either. The line was out the door and we waited all that time to be turned away!!!!! Didn't get to try anything.

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    3 ratingJuly 25, 2014

    We came to the Mosquito Cafe because they claimed to have a gluten free menu. I was disappointed to find out that their gluten free options were salads, minus croutons...duh...or any sandwich mini the bun or bread. I don't know why it is so difficult these days to actually have gluten free bread available for gluten intolerant customers. But, we were there and it was lunch time so we stayed. I ordered the Napa Salad and my boyfriend ordered the steak sandwich, both of which were very good. I just get tired of eating salads all the time. The line to order was extremely slow. Many vacant tables had Reserved signs on them while guests stood around and stared at each other, waiting for vacancies or someone to clean the dirty tables. The wait time for the food delivery was long. The quality of the food brought my rating up to 3 stars from 2.

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    4 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    love the breakfast bowl!! great to be able to do brunch when I am visiting. mimosa and breakfast. have never been for lunch. Even have gluten free cookies and bakery across street had more.

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    2 ratingJune 13, 2014

    gluten free menu on the wall, so not very convenient for ordering, since you have to go to the counter to order your food. The man working the counter was not 100% sure abiut which sides were gluten free, so I played it safe with broccoli salad. When our food was brought out to us my pulled pork had the bun (and this happened twice) and the lady who brought our food said the counter guy probably did not hear me, although, he and I had a discussion about which sides were gluten free. My husband was brought his food and then the lady came and took it away because it was someone elses order ONLY to bring it back to him again. The food was decent once we had it.

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    4 ratingJuly 14, 2013

    Good gf menu, good was tasty but line was slow.

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    3 ratingJune 08, 2013

    The food was good, the gluten-free things well marked and treated, but they were very, very slow even outside of peak lunch time. That said, the menu had a lot of normal, not fried seafood dishes, compared to other island eateries.

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    5 ratingMarch 01, 2013

    Have to try the shrimp tacos! ! Best I've ever had!

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    5 ratingFebruary 27, 2013

    Delicious! Carnitas tacos with corn tortillas, rice and beans all made to accommodate a gluten and dairy allergy. They also have a full gluten-free menu. Highly recommend!

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    4 ratingJune 16, 2012

    Excellent menu with breakfast, lunch and dinner options. $ - $$ in price and all made from scratch. Mom and Pop cafe, good service, very helpfull.

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    5 ratingMay 27, 2012

    You'll love this place. We stayed in Galveston for a long weekend and ate here 3 times! This is a healthy place where nothing is fried and everything is super fresh. Be prepared for a line out the door for breakfast, but it's worth the wait. They know what gluten free means, which is reassuring when you don't want tummy trouble to ruin a weekend at the beach. They need a location in the Houston Heights.

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    5 ratingMay 09, 2012

    The Mosquito Cafe is one of my favorites, especially their shrimp tacos (specify the corn tortillas). Yum!

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Breakfast
  • Cafe
  • Dairy-Free
  • Lunch
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Vegan Friendly
8 am - 9 pm
8 am - 9 pm
8 am - 9 pm
8 am - 9 pm
8 am - 9 pm
8 am - 3 pm

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