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Tortuga Mexican Kitchen 

3204 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550

Tortuga Mexican Margarita

4910 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

4.5/5

Tortuga Mexican Kitchen 

At Tortuga, you’ll get a taste of the authentic flavors of coastal Mexico. Tortuga Coastal Cantina is a casual dining experience which specializes in Mexican meals with a seafood focus. Situated right on Seawall Blvd Galveston, diners who come here will be treated to a breathtaking view of both the Gulf and beautiful beaches. Come on in and try anything from fish tacos to fajitas, as well as a wide variety of other Mexican dishes! Tortuga is a proud purveyor of fresh flavors and combinations, with daily preparations taking place in their open concept kitchen. Tortuga is on the second floor with an elevator for convenient access. 

What’s on the Menu

Monday-Friday 11am-3pm

Lunch-sized portions served Monday thru Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm.

After 3:00pm and weekends, add 3.99.

Add a cup of Tortilla soup for only 2.99.

Spinach Enchiladas | 10.49

Flour tortilla filled with our spinach blend and topped with our signature cilantro cream sauce, served with vour choice of rice and beans and our freshly prepared guacamole

Enchiladas, Taco & Tostada | 11.49

Two cheese enchiladas, a beef taco and a chile con queso tostada

Enchiladas

Two Beef | 11.49
Two Chicken | 11.29
Two Cheese | 11.9
Two Combo | 11.19

Your choice of two beef, chicken or cheese enchiladas. Served with your choice or rice and beans

Taco , Tamale & Enchilada

One beef taco, one tamale, one cheese enchilada, and your choice of rice and beans

Chimichanga

Fajita Beef | 12.49
Fajita Chicken | 12.29
Fajita Mixed | 12.39

Your choice of marinated fajita beef or chicken and mixed cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla – then – deep-fried and topped with our housemade chile con queso. Served with your choice of rice and beans

Spinach Enchiladas & Baja Fried Shrimp Taco

Spinach stuffed enchilada and Baja fried shrimp taco served with your choice of rice and beans

Lunch Tacos al Carbon

Fajita Beef | 12.59
Fajita Chicken | 12.39
Fajita Mixed | 12.49

Filled with marinated fajita beef or chicken, served with our freshly prepared guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce, mixed cheese and your choice of rice and beans

Fajitas Your Way

Fajita Beef | 12.49
Fajita Chicken | 11.49
Fajita Mixed | 11.99

Sizzlin’ with sautéed onions and bell peppers. Served with our freshly prepared guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, warm flour tortillas and your choice of rice and beans

Quesadillas

Fajita Beef | 11.29
Fajita Chicken | 11.09
Fajita Mixed | 11.19

Filled with marinated fajita beef or chicken and Monterey Jack cheese. Served with tortilla soup or your choice of rice and beans and our freshly prepared guacamole and pico de gallo

Lunch Stuffed Avocado | 12.99

One-half avocado stuffed with grilled fish, shrimp, carrots, zucchini, squash, bell peppers. onions and mushrooms. Covered in our housemade chile con queso and served with your choice of rice and beans

Bone-In Wings

Deep fried then hand tossed in your choice of Buffalo or Chipotle BBQ sauce (or plain if you like). Served with carrot and celery sticks and Ranch dressing. ~ 14.99

Mexican Corn

Grilled (3 half cobs) and topped with garlic mayonnaise, cotija cheese, seasoning and cilantro. ~ 8.99

Seafood Sampler

Shrimp cakes, fried shrimp, shrimp stuffed fried jalapeños, shrimp quesadillas, shrimp quesadillas, shrimp, crawfish & spinach dip and flour tortilla chips. Served with Ranch, lime crema and cocktail sauce for dipping.24.99

Shrimp, Crawfish & Spinach Dip

Our signature dip with shrimp, crawfish, spinach and mixed cheese baked in a skillet and topped with dices tomatoes, green onions and more shrimp and crawfish. Served with flour tortilla chips.13.19

Classic Nachos

Your choice of ground beef or shredded chicken with refried beans, mixed cheese, freshly prepared guacamole, pico de gallo and jalapeños over warm tortilla chips.

Ground Beef |13.29

Shredded Chicken | 13.09

Mixed | 13.19

Fajita Nachos

Marinated, grilled fajita beef or chicken, mixed cheese, refried beans, jalapeños and freshly prepared guacamole over warm tortilla chips.

Grande Beef Fajita | 14.39

Grande Fajita Chicken | 14.19

Grande Fajita Mixed14.29

Chile Con Queso

Our signature housemade chile con queso with Mexican seasonings.

Grande  10.49 | Regular  8.29 | Add Ground Beef  2.19

Guacamole Salad

Our freshly prepared blend of avocados and special spices. Served with pico de gallo.

Grande  10.19 | Regular  8.49

Stuffed Jalapeños

Large fresh jalapeños filled with sautéed garlic shrimp and Monterey Jack cheese. Fried golden and served with pico do gallo and sour cream. ~ 12.59

Fajita Quesadillas

Marinated, grilled fajita beef or chicken and Monterey Jack cheese in a flour tortilla. Served with freshly prepared guacamole and pico de gallo.

Grande Fajita Beef  14.09 | Small  11.59

Grande Fajita Chicken  13.89  | Small  11.39

Grande Fajita Mixed  13.99 | Small  11.49

Tortuga Sampler

Our signature Tortuga platter with taquitos, shrimp stuffed jalapeños, beef nachos, chicken wings and chicken fajita quesadillas. Served with our freshly prepared guacamole, sour cream and jalapeños.

Super Platter  19.29 | Grande Platter  14.29

Shrimp Queso Fundido

Melted Monterey cheese mixture topped with grilled shrimp, dices tomatoes, chopped cilantro and a chile toreado. Served with flour tortillas. ~ 12.99

Dressing Choices: Ranch | Spicy Ranch | Green Chile | Red Wine Vinaigrette

Shrimp Salad | 14.99

Grilled shrimp, roasted corn, black beans, grape tomatoes, red onions, avocado, cilantro and Spring Mix all tossed in green chile dressing

Taco Salad

Seasoned Beef 11.49 | Shredded Chicken 11.09 | Mixed 11.29 | Fajita Beef 13.49  | Fajita Chicken 13.09 | Fajita Mixed 13.29

Tortilla bowl filled with your choice of seasoned beef, shredded chicken, fajita steak or fajita chicken and Spring Mix, tomatoes, onions, roasted corn, mixed cheese, refried beans, sour cream and our freshly prepared guacamole

Ahi Tuna Salad | 15.19

Our chili-rubbed tuna steak served Blackened or Rare and served on a bed of Spring Mix with avocado slices, tomatoes and drizzled with our green sauce

Tortilla Soup | Cup 7.99 | Bowl 9.69

Our signature soup made fresh with rich broth, chicken and garden vegetables. Topped with strips of crisp tortillas and Monterey Jack cheese

Spring Strawberry Salad | 18.99

Baby field greens, grilled shrimp, strawberries, bacon, eggs, candied pecans, feta cheese, honey balsamic dressing.

Cheeseburger | 14.99

American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles. Served with fries.

Brisket Burger | 16.29

Fresh 1/2 lb burger, cheddar cheese, slow braised brisket, onions, pickles & BBQ sauce. Served with fries.

Vaquero Tacos | 16.29

Slow braised brisket, chipotle mayo, chimichurri, pickled slaw, pico de gallo, jack cheese, corn tortillas. Served with herb rice.

Nashville Hot Sandwich | 14.29

Spicy fried chicken, pickles, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, honey mustard. Served with fries.

Grilled Chicken Sandwich | 14.99

Bacon, jack cheese, lettuce , tomato, onions, pickles, honey mustard. Served with fries.

Served with our fresh prepared guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, your choice of rice and beans and flour tortillas. Add grated cheese 2.19

Fabulous Fajitas

Choose grilled and marinated chicken or beaf on a bed of sautéed onions and bell peppers

Beef for One | 25.39
Beef for Two | 45.49
Chicken for One | 23.49
Chicken for Two | 41.79
Beef & Chicken for One | 24.59
Beef & Chicken for Two | 43.99

Del Mar Extreme Fajitas

Grilled marinated chicken or beef over sautéed onions and bell peppers. Crowned with three grilled shrimp for one, or six for two

For One | 27.79

Crowned with three Shrimp Brochette for an additional 2.99

For Two | 49.79

Crowned with six Shrimp Brochette for an additional 4.99

Meatless Fajitas

A Blend of grilled zucchini, corn, yellow squash, peppers, mushrooms, onions, with our wine-butter sauce

For One | 21.49
For Two | 40.39

All enchiladas are topped with melted cheese and served with your choice of rice and beans. Top your enchiladas with sautéed shrimp and mushrooms ~ 4.39

Shrimp, Crawfish & Spinach Enchiladas | 16.99

Three corn tortillas filled with shrimp, crawfish and our special spinach blend and topped with cilantro cream sauce

Fajita Enchiladas

Fajita Beef 15.39 | Fajita Chicken 15.19 | Fajita Mixed 12.29

Three enchiladas filled with your choice of marinated grilled fajita beef or chicken and topped with our housemade chile con queso

Seafood Enchiladas | 17.49

Two savory enchiladas filled with shrimp in creamy wine sauce. Topped with our Mexican étouffée sauce

Spinach Enchiladas | 14.19

Three flour tortillas filled with our special spinach blend and topped with our signature cilantro cream sandwich

Tortuga Burger | 12.29

Three fresh hand-formed patties with our special sauce, Cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato on a toasted sourdough bun. Served with steak fries.

Add a 4th hand-formed patty for 1.29

Add bacon, chili, or sautéed mushrooms for 1.99 each

Chicken Sandwich | 11.79

A grilled chicken breast with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, avocado slices, lettuce, tomato and ancho lime crema sauce on a toasted sourdough bun. Served with steak fries.

Mexican Burger | 12.69

Three fresh hand-formed patties with pico de gallo, chipotle BBQ sauce and Monterey Jack cheese on a toasted bun. Served with steak fires, and avocado slices

Add a 4th hand-formed patty for 1.29

Each of our delicious seafood and chicken entrees are served with your choice of rice and beans

Salmon Seawall | 21.99

Grilled salmon filet topped with our signature spinach, crawfish and shrimp dip and Monterey Jack cheese

Shrimp Brochette | 17.79

Six jumbo shrimp stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese and jalapeños, wrapped in bacon and grilled in our garlic butter sauce. Served with pico de gallo

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast | 17.79

Chicken breast filled with our special spinach blend, grilled and topped with our signature cilantro cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, shrimp and mixed cheese

Crusted Chicken | 17.89

A hand-battered and fried chicken breast topped with sautéed shrimp, mushrooms, our signature cilantro cream sauce and mixed cheese

Fish Mexicana | 16.49

Grilled tilapia topped with sautéed shrimp, mushrooms, our signature cilantro cream sauce and mixed cheese

Fried Shrimp | 21.99

Deep-fried jumbo shrimp with ancho lime crema for dipping. Served with a citrus lime slaw and fries

*No rice or beans with fried shrimp

Served with your choice of rice and beans

Street Tacos | 12.99

Grilled fajita steak, diced onions, avocado slices and chopped cilantro on corn tortillas

Baja Grilled Tuna Taco | 15.49

Grilled tuna, fresh cilantro, pico de gallo, sliced avocado, jalapeño sauce, lettuce in corn tortillas

Tacos al Carbon

Fajita Beef  | 15.39

Chicken | 15.19

Fajita Mixed | 15.29

Marinated grilled beef fajita or chicken breast in two soft flour tortillas with our freshly prepared guacamole, lettuce, mixed cheese and pico de gallo

Baja Shrimp or Fish Tacos

Grilled or Fried Shrimp | 13.49

Grilled or Fried Fish | 13.29

Two soft corn tortillas with choice of grilled or crispy fried shrimp or grilled or crispy fried fish, with Baja sauce, shredded red cabbage and cilantro

Grilled Tacos

Three grilled corn tortillas filled with choice of marinated grilled beef or chicken and Monterey Jack cheese and pico de gallo. Served with avocado slices.

Grilled Marinated Beef | 13.09

Marinated Chicken | 12.89

Grilled Mixed | 12.99

Supreme Taco Platter | 12.49

Two Large crunchy corn tortillas filled with seasoned beef, cheese, lettuce, diced tomatoes, avocado slices and our sour cream

Beverages | 2.99

Free refills on the following:

Coca-Cola | Diet Coke | Dr. Pepper | Diet Dr. Pepper | Root Beer | Sprite | Fanta Orange | Sweet Tea | Iced Tea | Lemonade | Coffee 

No refills:

Milk | Juice | Bottled Water | Aguas Frescas 

Big Juan Burrito | 16.79

A massive 12″ flour tortilla overstuffed with shredded chicken, seasoned ground beef, Mexican rice and refried beans. Topped with chili con carne, our housemade chile con queso, mixed cheese and fresh jalapeños. Served with our freshly prepared guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo

Chimichanga

Fajita Beef | 14.49

Fajita Chicken | 14.29

Fajita Mixed | 14.39

Your choice of marinated fajita beef or chicken and mixed cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla then deep-fried and topped with our housemade chile con queso. Served with our freshly prepared guacamole, pico de gallo, and your choice of rice and beans

Flautas Mexicanas | 13.39

Four corn tortillas filled with seasoned chicken then deep-fried and topped with mixed cheese, tomatoes and lettuce. Served with your choice of rice and beans and avocado slices

Fajita Burrito

Fajita Beef | 14.69

Fajita Chicken | 14.49

Fajita Mixed | 14.59

Large burrito stuffed with your choice of marinated fajita beef or chicken, onions, bell peppers and covered with our housemade chile con queso. Served with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo

Stuffed Avocado | 14.69

One avocado cut in half and stuffed with grilled fish, shrimp, carrots, zucchini, squash, bell S peppers, onions and mushrooms. Covered in our housemade chile con queso and served with your choice of rice and beans

 

 

Sirloin Steak al Carbon | 24.99

Marinated, grilled sirloin steak topped with sautéed onions and mushrooms. Served with steak fries and your choice of beans

Mexican Short Ribs | 17.99

Grilled short ribs on a sizzling skillet served over a bed of carrots, zucchini, squash, grilled onions, red and green peppers and garnished with a lime wedge. Served with flour tortillas, guacamole, pico de gallo and your choice of rice and beans

Parrillada for Two | 41.99

Mexican short ribs, fajita steak, fajita chicken, grilled shrimp and Monterey vegetables. Served with housemade guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, flour tortillas and your choice of rice and beans

Molcajete for Two | 46.99

Fajita beef, fajita chicken, shrimp brochette, grilled shrimp and grilled panela cheese with green onions, fresh jalapeños and adobo sauce. Served with housemade guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, flour tortillas and your choice of rice and beans

 

Tortuga Dinner | 16.49

A platter filled with a cheese enchilada with enchilada gravy, a beef enchilada with chili con carne, a bean chalupa and beef taco. We add a tamale with chili, chile con queso tostada and our freshly prepared guacamole. Served with your choice of rice and beans

Jalisco Dinner | 12.99

A seasoned beef taco, bean chalupa, chile con queso tostada and our freshly prepared guacamole

Guadalajara Dinner | 14.99

Two cheese enchiladas with enchilada gravy, a beef taco, a tamale with chili and freshly prepared guacamole. Served with your choice of rice and beans

Mazatlan Dinner | 14.99

A seasoned beef taco, a cheese enchilada with our housemade chile con queso and another cheese enchilada with enchilada gravy. Served with your choice of rice and beans

Steak or Chicken & Enchiladas

Fajita Steak | 19.49

Grilled Chicken Breast | 19.29

A fajita beef steak or grilled chicken breast topped with our housemade chile con queso and two chicken enchiladas with ranchero sauce. Served with your choice of rice and beans

Create Your Own Combo

Start with your choice of rice and beans then add your favorites to make a great meal!

Two Items  13.49 | Three Items 14.99

Tamale With Chili

Enchilada

Cheese, chicken, beef, or spinach

Bean Chalupa

With tomatoes, cheese and lettuce

Beef and Bean Burrito 

With chili, wrapped in a flour tortilla

Beef or Chicken Taco

Soft flour tortillas or crispy corn tortillas

You Choose

Each of these delicious entrees are served with your choice of rice and beans

First Choose Your Entree!

Grilled Chicken Breast | 13.99

Blackened Grilled Tuna Steak | 16.49

Grilled Tilapia | 15.99

Grilled Mahi Mahi | 16.99

Grilled Salmon | 16.99

Now Choose The Flavor!

Campeche

Sautéed onions, mushrooms, poblano peppers, and melted Monterey Jack cheese

Cancun

Sautéed grilled avocado, pico de gallo, Monterey Jack cheese, grilled shrimp in our creamy Mexican garlic butter sauce

Del Mar

A Mexican-style étouffée sauce with mixed peppers and shrimp

Huatulco

Grilled shrimp, pineapple chunks, jalapeños, avocado slices and melted Monterey Jack cheese

Dulce de Leche Chocolate Cake | 7.29

Rich chocolate cake soaked in dulce de leche topped with whipped cream, powdered sugar and sliced almonds

Add a scoop of ice cream 1.19

Mexican Donuts | Small (3) 5.49 | Large (3) 7.49

Fried donuts dusted with cinnamon sugar and powdered sugar. Served with white chocolate sauce and bourbon flavored caramel sauce for dipping

Funnel Cake | 6.49

You don’t need to wait for the county fair to enjoy delicious old fashioned funnel cake!

Sopapillas | One 1.60 | Six 3.89 | Twelve 5.89

Light and puffy deep-fried Mexican pastries laced with caramel and dusted with powdered sugar. Served with honey

Add a scoop of ice cream for 1.19

Tres Leches Cake | 7.29

A moist three milk cake with dairy whipped cream icing and drizzled with bourbon flavored caramel sauce

Tortuga Rita 

Our Original House Margarita made with fresh lime juice and House Tequila

Gold Rush Rita 

Our Original Shaker Margarita – Italian liqueur and smooth Gold Tequila

Blue Horizon 

Waves of Dekuyper Blue Curacoa and Avalon Silver in a frozen Margarita

Perfect Patron 

Simply known as “The Perfect Margarita”! Patron Silver 03 with premium orange liqueur

Caza Skinny Rita 

A guiltless treat! Cazadores Blanco, fresh lime juice and zero calorie simple syrup

Mangonada Margarita 

Frozen mango rita with Chamoy and topped with Tajin and Orange Cognac

Mexcalita Margarita 

Jamaica Agua Fresca and Conejo Mexcal and lime juice Garnished with fresh mint and lime

Don Julio Jalapeno Rita 

The refreshing flavor of a lime margarita with subtle hints of fresh jalapeños and Don Julio Silver Tequila

Bull Rita

1800 Reposado Tequila, fresh lime juice, Blue Curacao and Red Bull

Whiskey Rita 

Hand-shaken Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon, fresh lime juice, agave nectar

Cerveza Rita

Choose your favorite bottled beer and add it to our monster-size-rita

Golden Sidekicks

Jose Cuervo Gold or Jimador Reposado or 1800 Tequila with Grand Gala liquor

Silver Sidekicks 

1800 Silver, Cazadores or Hornitos with Triple Sec

Premium Sidekicks 

Herradura Silver, Don Julio, Avion Silver or Patron with 03

Margarita Flight Trio

Prickly Pear, Midori and Blue Curacoa

Deep Sea Dive

Coconut Rum, Midori, El Jimador, Blanco Tequila with a splash of pineapple

Mai Tai 

Caribbean Rum, fresh fruit juices, Cointreau Orange Liqueur

El Cantarito 

Made with fresh lime juice, chopped fruits, soda and Corralejo Tequila topped with Chamoy and Tajin

The Old Fashioned 

Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon, bitters, agave nectar and orange

Peach Long-Island-Iced-Tea

Traditional Long-Island-Iced-Tea made with peach puree

Pacific Punch

A 60 ounce Tropical Treat for Two with Bacardi 151 Rum, Limon and Coruba Spiced Rum

Classic Mojito 

Smooth Bacardi Superior, fresh lime juice and a hint of cool mint. Skinny, Strawberry, Mango or Peach

Coconut Crusher 

1800 Coconut Tequila, Dekuyper Blue Curacoa and a splash of pineapple

Paloma Roja 

Avion Silver Tequila, strawberry puree fresh lime juice, grapefruit and a splash of soda

Mexican Martini 

Tres Generaciones Tequila, fresh lime and orange juices and 03

Frozen Jack & Coke 

Jack Daniels blended with Coca Cola and served frozen

 

Top Shelf Silver 

Jimador, Hornitos, 1800, Corraleio, Cazadores

Top Shelf Reposado

Jose Cuervo, 1800, Herradura, El Jimador, Centenario

Premium Silver 

Don Julio, Patron, Avion, Herradura, Tres Generaciones

Premium Anejo

Don Julio, Herraura, Patron, Avion, Tres Generaciones

Los Finos

Clase Azul, Avion Reserva 44, Don Julio 1942, Tears of La Llorona

Wine

Merlot | Chardonnay | White Zinfandel | Sangria

Beer

Domestic Bottles

Miller Lite. Bud Lite, Budweiser, Michelob, Coors, Shiner, Tikki Wheat

Import Bottles

Corona. Tecate, Model, Pacifico, Sol, Dos Equis, Victoria

Bourbons and Whiskeys

Maker’s Mark, Jack Daniels, Crown Royal, Chivas Regal

Hennessy

Buchanan’s 12

Buchanan’s 18

Shots

Mexican Candy, Vegas Bomb, Kamikaze. Green Tea, Buttery Nipple, Turtle Blood

Hours of operation

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