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Mosquito Cafe

628 14th St, Galveston, TX 77550

Mosquito Cafe

628 14th St, Galveston, TX 77550

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Mosquito Cafe

The restaurant’s upscale and diverse menu has cultivated a devoted following among locals, medical professionals in the vicinity, and visitors seeking the allure of unique grilled, roasted, sautéed, and steamed dishes. It serves as a refreshing departure from the typical offerings of hush puppies, po-boys, and fried shrimp combos.

Operating from Tuesday to Saturday, the Mosquito Cafe welcomes patrons for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On Sundays, they offer a delightful breakfast and lunch service. Whether you prefer the cozy indoor dining area (non-smoking) or the pleasant outdoor patio, the restaurant provides both options to suit your preference.

What's On The Menu

14th St

Since 1999 The Mosquito Café has been serving an upscale eclectic menu that has created a cult following. Enticed by the originality of the menu, locals and visitors flock to this unique café for truly unforgettable fair.

What’s on the Menu

BREAKFAST

breakfast served Tuesday through Saturday 8am to 2pm. Breakfast served Sunday all day.

Breakfast Bowl

$12.99

roasted potatoes, sautéed fresh spinach, crumbled hickory smoked peppered bacon, mozzarella, two eggs over easy served with a toast point.

The Crabby Mosquito

$29.99

our crab version of the mosquito benedict! a homemade savory scone covered with crab,

mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh asparagus, and poached eggs topped with

hollandaise sauce and green onion served with fresh apple pecan salad.

Crustless Quiche

$12.99

Italian sausage, Swiss cheese, apples, sweet bell peppers, potatoes, and caramelized onions served with fresh apple pecan salad.

Shrimp, Grits, and Eggs

$20.99

fresh grilled large shrimp atop the very best cheesy grits, grilled veggies, and two over easy eggs

Corned Beef Hash Tacos

$17.99

homemade corned beef hash with potatoes, caramelized onions and bell peppers stuffed in

three soft corn tortillas with homemade salsa and two over easy eggs.

Bacon Cheddar Omelette

$14.99

Hickory smoked peppered bacon and shredded cheddar served with whole wheat toast and roasted potatoes.

Granola & Yogurt

A generous portion of low-fat vanilla yogurt and low fat granola topped with fresh strawberries and bananas

vegetarian

cup $9.99

bowl $12.99

French Toast

cinnamon spiced and topped with powdered sugar, fresh strawberries and bananas.

vegetarian

Whole wheat $12.99

Raisin challah $13.99

Add hickory smoked peppered bacon or premium link sausage $4.49

Mosquito Benedict

$23.99

a house baked savory scone covered with sautéed shrimp, mushrooms,

sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh asparagus and poached eggs

topped with hollandaise sauce served with fresh apple pecan salad.

Huevos Rancheros

two over easy eggs, refried beans, corn tortillas, and house salsa, topped with feta cheese,

pico de gallo, and tortilla strips, served with a side of roasted potatoes.

$13.99

Like it spicy?

 Add green chiles $0.69

The Nancy Bet-C (Betsy)

$16.99

hickory smoked peppered bacon, melted swiss, two poached eggs, and roasted tomatoes on a toasted croissant

with hollandaise sauce served with roasted potatoes.

Plain Ol’ Breakfast

$13.99

three extra large eggs any style with whole wheat toast, your choice of hickory smoked peppered bacon or premium link sausage, and roasted potatoes.

Crab Omelette

$24.99

crab, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and fresh asparagus topped with hollandaise and green onion

served with whole wheat toast and roasted potatoes.

Veggie Omelette

$14.99

zucchini, squash, red onion, bell pepper, fresh spinach, cheddar, and authentic ranchero sauce served with

whole wheat toast and fresh apple pecan salad.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Our scratch recipe buttermilk pancakes topped with powdered sugar, fresh strawberries, and bananas.

vegetarian

$12.99

Add hickory smoked peppered bacon $4.49

Lox & Bagel Platter

$19.99

a generous portion of Norwegian lox, toasted plain bagel or everything bagel, cream cheese, fresh tomatoes,

cucumbers, capers and red onions with apple pecan salad.

Kids Eggs & Toast

$6.99

two scrambled eggs with whole wheat toast

Kids Bagel & Cream Cheese or Jelly

$5.99

plain bagel or everything bagel with cream cheese or jelly – vegetarian

Kids Pancake

$6.99

buttermilk pancake topped with powdered sugar, fresh strawberries, and bananas (one good sized pancake) – vegetarian.

Appetizers

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

$9.39

grilled shrimp (served hot) on a bed of mixed greens served with chef’s homemade cocktail sauce.

Crabby Shrimp Cake

$22.99

homemade shrimp cake topped with crab in a creamy butter wine sauce, avocado, and green onion.

Pecan Crusted Brie

$12.99

coated with housemade chutney, served with grapes and toast points.

vegetarian

Warm Goat Cheese Medallions

$13.99

two crusted medallions of goat cheese topped with fresh pico de gallo served with toast points.

Loaded Corn Cake

$12.99

our famous corn cake grilled and topped with avocado, fresh pico de gallo, sour cream, and chipotle sauce – vegetarian.

SALADS

Napa Salad

$17.99

grilled fresh chicken breast, toasted pecans, bleu cheese, mandarin orange slices, apples and red grapes tossed with mixed greens and homemade champagne vinaigrette.

Warm Goat Cheese Salad

a crusted medallion of goat cheese atop mixed greens, sun dried tomatoes, figs and toasted pine nuts with homemade champagne vinaigrette

vegetarian

$15.99

Add grilled chicken breast $5.39 | Add grilled shrimp $8.69

Mosquito Caesar

romaine lettuce, hickory smoked peppered bacon, imported parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, homemade caesar dressing.

$13.99

Add grilled chicken breast $5.39 | Add grilled shrimp $8.69 | Add grilled salmon $9.39

Shrimp Salad

$17.99

combination of shrimp, mayo, diced celery, red and green onions, sweet bell peppers, hard boiled eggs, cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and pimento on a bed of mixed greens with a side of mosquito ranch dressing and a toast point.

Chicken Salad

$15.99

a mixture of fresh roasted chicken tossed with tarragon mayo, sour cream, toasted pecans, celery, sliced green apples, and green onions served over mixed greens with a toast point.

Far East End

$21.99

grilled medium rare ahi tuna with angel hair pasta, cucumbers, sweet peppers, shredded carrots, and pickled ginger over mixed greens served with three Asian sauces (spicy sambal vinaigrette, tamari sesame vinaigrette, and wasabi cream)

Thai Chicken Salad

$16.99

grilled fresh chicken breast on a bed of mixed greens, red cabbage, shredded carrots, cilantro, green onions and sweet peppers tossed with tamari sesame vinaigrette, topped with roasted peanuts and Thai peanut sauce.

Chinese Chop Salad

$16.99

grilled fresh chicken breast atop napa cabbage, crispy noodles, mandarin oranges, and toasted almonds with a mosquito special Asian dressing.

SOUPS

Baked Potato Soup

Cup $6.69

bowl $11.99

Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

cup $6.69

bowl $11.99

BIG BITES

Rosemary Chicken Alfredo

$16.79

pasta tossed in a creamy rosemary alfredo sauce topped with grilled fresh chicken breast and imported parmesan cheese (served hot) with a toast point.

Pasta Pesto

$16.79

farfalle (bow tie) pasta tossed with homemade basil pesto, artichoke hearts, toasted pine nuts, feta,

fresh tomato garnish and imported parmesan cheese over mixed greens (served cold) – vegetarian

Spinach Pasta

farfalle (bow tie) pasta sautéed with fresh spinach, fresh Roma and sun-dried tomatoes,

artichoke hearts, fresh herbs, feta and imported parmesan cheese (served hot) – vegetarian

$15.99

Add grilled chicken breast $5.39 | Add grilled shrimp $8.69 | Add grilled salmon $9.39 | Add grilled filet $12.79

Asian Shrimp Skewer

$18.99

skewered shrimp atop angel hair pasta with mixed greens tossed with tamari sesame vinaigrette, cilantro, shredded carrots, red cabbage and Thai peanut sauce.

Thai Noodle Bowl

$14.99

Thai noodles atop a bed of mixed greens served with a choice of grilled chicken or grilled portobello mushroom (served cold)

Asian Filet Beef Bowl

$19.99

sliced grilled fresh filet mignon atop angel hair pasta, mixed greens, pickled ginger, sweet peppers, shredded carrots, red cabbage, cilantro, and green onions tossed in a tamari sesame vinaigrette (served cold) (may substitute chicken or shrimp)

Shrimp Tacos

$16.99

grilled shrimp stuffed in flour tortillas with mixed greens, chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, homemade salsa, served with confetti jasmine rice and black beans (corn tortillas upon request)

Filet Mignon Tacos

$19.99

grilled filet mignon stuffed in soft corn tortillas with mixed greens, chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, homemade salsa served with confetti jasmine rice and black beans.

SANDWICHES

Turkey Divinity

$17.49

smoked turkey breast with melted brie, hickory smoked peppered bacon, grilled apples, green leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a French baguette served with kettle chips.

Chick Stack

grilled fresh chicken breast with goat cheese spread, oven roasted tomatoes, green leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a whole wheat bun served with kettle chips.

$14.49

Add hickory smoked peppered bacon $2.99

Kahuna Tuna

$19.49

grilled medium rare ahi tuna with wasabi cream and spicy sambal vinaigrette, green leaf lettuce, and fresh tomato on a whole wheat bun served with kettle chips.

BBQ Pork Sandwich

$15.49

slow roasted pulled pork with chef’s bbq sauce, homemade cole slaw, and green leaf lettuce on a whole wheat bun served with kettle chips.

Curried Ahi Tuna Salad

$16.99

ahi tuna poached, flaked, and combined with celery, currants, mild curried mayonnaise, sour cream, red onions, mixed greens, and fresh tomato served on a toasted croissant served with kettle chips.

Bacon Swiss Croissant

$15.49

hickory smoked peppered bacon with Swiss, oven roasted tomatoes, green leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a toasted croissant served with kettle chips.

Island Slammer

$18.49

grilled shrimp, hickory smoked peppered bacon, Swiss, fresh tomato, green leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a French baguette served with kettle chips.

Filet Mignon Sandwich

grilled filet mignon served with fresh tomato, red onions, and green leaf lettuce on a French baguette and chipotle sauce on the side served with kettle chips

$19.49

Add Tillamook cheddar $1.99

Chicken Salad Sandwich

$15.49

a mixture of fresh roasted chicken tossed with tarragon mayo, sour cream, toasted pecans, celery, sliced green apples, and green onions with mixed greens and fresh tomato on a toasted croissant served with kettle chips.

Salmon Club

$19.49

fresh grilled salmon filet with hickory smoked peppered bacon, balsamic onions, and green leaf lettuce on toasted whole wheat bread with chipotle sauce on the side served with kettle chips.

Almost Reuben

$16.49

deli stacked thin sliced corned beef with Swiss, braised cabbage and homemade dressing on rye bread served with kettle chips.

Mambo

$15.99

slow roasted pulled pork with melted brie, homemade fruit chutney, and green leaf lettuce on a French baguette served with kettle chips.

Veggie ‘Shroom

$14.29

grilled marinated portobella mushroom topped with grilled zucchini ribbons, oven roasted tomatoes, balsamic onions, goat cheese spread, green leaf lettuce, and garlic-herb mayo on a whole wheat bun served with kettle chips.

BURGERS & WANNABE’S

Mosquito Cheese Burger

$15.49

fresh beef patty with American cheese with fresh tomato, green leaf lettuce, red onions, and island sauce on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

Southwest Green Chile Burger

$16.29

fresh beef patty topped with spicy roasted chopped green chiles, Tillamook cheddar, fresh tomato, green leaf lettuce, and garlic herb mayo on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

Bacon Cheese Burger

$16.99

fresh beef patty with hickory smoked peppered bacon, Tillamook cheddar, fresh tomato, red onions, green leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

Plain Ol’ Burger

$14.49

fresh beef patty with fresh tomato, green leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

Turkey Burger

$15.49

fresh homemade ground turkey patty with Swiss, fresh tomato, red onions, green leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

Veggie Burger

$15.49

homemade with a variety of veggies (of course), fabulous seasoning, topped with avocado, fresh pico de gallo, feta, green leaf lettuce, and garlic herb mayo on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

vegetarian

Shrimp Cake Burger

$18.49

homemade shrimp cake burger with fresh pico de gallo, green leaf lettuce, and island sauce on a hamburger bun served with kettle chips.

SIDES

Fresh Apple Pecan Salad

$4.99

Thai Garlic Noodles

$4.99

vegetarian, vegan

Smoky Black Beans & Confetti Jasmine Rice

$4.99

Himalayan Salt Kettle Chip

$4.99

Fresh Fruit

$4.99

House Side Salad

$4.99

Fresh Sautéed Vegetables

$4.99

Soup du Jour

$6.69

Two scratch made soups, check with the restaurant for the current soup choices.

Cup of Turkey Chili

$9.99

KIDS MENU

just for kiddos under 10

Kid’s Pasta

$7.99

bow tie pasta served with melted butter & imported parmesan cheese on the side (marinara sauce on request)

vegetarian

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

$7.39

melted American cheese on toasted whole wheat bread served with kettle chips.

vegetarian

Pb & Banana

$7.39

peanut butter and fresh sliced banana on whole wheat bread served with kettle chips – vegetarian

Kid’s Grilled Chicken

$8.09

grilled fresh chicken breast sliced served with kettle chips

DINNER FEATURE

Served 5pm to close daily

Chicken Paillard

$21.99

panko crusted chicken breast topped with mozzarella and roasted red pepper sauce served with confetti jasmine rice and the fresh vegetable of the day

 

 

Hours of operation

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