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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%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (26 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (25 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 712 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had another delicious meal at Pacos! Service was impeccable and the soft shell crab delicious. The huge crab was topped with extra lump crab on top. We were told it was the last night they would have them till next season, bummer but all is...More

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

That you would choose our business for such an important family occasion is quite pleasing to us. Even more rewarding is the reaction that you indicate that your entire party had regarding your visit with us. Wow...does this make us happy. We believe all guests...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Execeptional from beginning to end! Excellent atmosphere, excellent staff...we thoroughly enjoyed it!More

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

Every day we count our blessings that our business attracts such nice and kind hearted patrons like you. That you would take your time to so generously honor our staff is totally appreciated. We are believers that within each review one gets a glimpse of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We work by this eatery and stop in for lunch at least once a month. The menu is varied and the staff and owners are very friendly and customer oriented. The food is great and I have never had a bad meal here. The South...More

Thank mikmor22
Francisco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Every day we count our blessings that our business attracts such nice and kind hearted patrons like you. That you would take your time to so generously honor our staff is totally appreciated. We are believers that within each review one gets a glimpse of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reservations required! Superb food. Excellent service. The owner, Paco, is always at the door. This place is perfect for a pre-theater dinner if attending shows at the Grand 1894 Opera House (next door).

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

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele

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Harrietfurby
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Response from pboening | Reviewed this property |
Paid parking before 6 PM. Free after 6
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sjsterlingtexas
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
US$21 - US$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, Romantic, Business meetings
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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