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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
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2028 Post Office St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2022
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wait staff was great they were on the spot with anything we needed and never had to ask for a refill. The atmosphere was great and cozy. the food was fabulous and very eye pleasing.Manager cares about the customers satisfaction and makes a personal visit...More

Thank Teddy624
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words about Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you walk in this restaurant you know you made the right choice. The Maître D greats each person as you enter and quickly makes you feel relaxed and at home in a beautiful restaurant environment. As soon as you sit a server...More

Thank Brian C
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a terrific review. You covered virtually every aspect of what we think a customer should be evaluating when choosing a business such as ours. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All around great experience. If nationwide chains are the only thing you go for, you're missing out big time. This one-off place is exactly what it needs to be. Unique dishes based on known standards which are greatly improved, but not so weird and different...More

Thank texascruisegirl
Francisco 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

Remains a favorite among Galvestonians. The freshest seafood in town and always well prepared. Professional, courteous staff that welcomes each guest. Excellent management. Highly recommend for lunch and dinner.More

Thank bythesea2017
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I see that you visited our business last week. We appreciate your conveying thoughts with fellow consumers who hopefully might be our future satisfied customers as well. As you probably realize, consumer reviews are the number one determinant for influencing other consumers. Thanks and thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again took a trip down to Galveston and made sure we had a reservation at Rudy & Pacos before we travelled. Not much else I can say that hadn't been said before. Superb seafood served with style and finesse!

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

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Being a person who eats only plant based whole food, it’s not always easy to find a restaurant that will prepare something I will eat. Not the case at Rudy & Paco’s. They prepared a vegetable medley for me that was exactly the way I...More

Thank Soft A
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 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.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

There is a reason this restaurant is number one in Galveston. From the minute you walk in, the staff misses no opportunity to make you feel special and to please. My wife had the salmon and said she has never had any better. She still...More

Thank clinton3004
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for visiting with us. It is always pleasing when our customers elect to write a review so our future customers can see what we are all about… thank you. We appreciate your comments about our pricing, service and products.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We are well traveled and definite foodies, this restaurant blew my mind. The service was unlike anywhere I have ever been and the food😍😍😍 Definitely make a reservation or you won't get a table and spots at the bar are hard to come by. They...More

Thank Gabe E
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Yes quality and selection on menu are extraordinarily special at this place. Top to bottom service and food seem to go hand and hand. Appetizer's and beverages are just as special listen to your server for suggestions and recommendations. Yes it is expensive but well...More

Thank generoblyer
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We have been dining at Rudy and Paco's for years now, any trip to Galveston would not be complete without a meal at R & Ps. Absolutely the best Escargot on the planet, great Scotch selection, specials are always amazing. One the top 5 restaurants...More

Thank Jeff and Mary P
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

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

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Response from pboening | Reviewed this property |
Paid parking before 6 PM. Free after 6
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26 August 2016|
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Response from Michele C | Reviewed this property |
Causal to dressy. It is the island!!
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Sherry C
4 May 2016|
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Response from dc1scsi | Reviewed this property |
I have attended group dinners for about half that number and it was fine. Forty three would stretch the restaurant, but I agree with the person that said call and ask the owners. Great food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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