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Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #3 of 328 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Latin
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 20th Street
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
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Galveston is a community blessed with some of the finest dining venues imaginable and home to a number of "made from scratch" restaurants / cafes that offer incredible tasting, well presented, and served-with-a-smile dishes. Rudy & Paco tops that crowded list of great places to enjoy a wonderful meal, not only on the island, but for the greater Houston area as a whole. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed while the food offerings from both lunch and dinner menus are impressive. Whether it is a very elegant special occasion dinner or lunch with friends, this is the place that will never disappoint!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the TOP TWO OR THREE PLACES IN GALVESTON.
Expect top quality food and service.
Go relax and enjoy a top quality meal and service as well.
Appetizers and beverages are outstanding.

Retired Chef Gene

Date of visit: October 2018
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Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

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

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We had heard about this restaurant so much, we were excited to try it. The reviews are amazing. I chose the chicken with angel hair pasts for my main course, sadly it came in a bowl and was a mushy sticky mess of pasta in a non descript sauce with sliced chicken and a basil leaf on the side for garnish. Fortunately my husband’s dish was good as was our desert. This restaurant is very expensive and I would expect presentation to be very important. Our waitress was efficient but not friendly, we felt we were being rushed.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

We consider reviews by actual customers to be an important part of our business because it reflects upon how well we serve our customers. We will continue to work extremely hard to please everyone who comes through our doors.

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Went for our anniversary and everything was absolutely perfect. Paco himself delivered dessert to our table. The staff is excellent! Let’s just say they do not disappoint.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Ambiance, low lights with dark wood walls, and a full wall mirror made the dining room very comfortable with low noise. Plantain chips with 2 dipping sauces were complimentary. I had the ribeye, my wife the fillet, both off the menu and were excellent. We shared a desert, both of us had a glass of red wine and the check was under $150.

Food & service were impeccable. I’d definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Paco V, Owner at Rudy & Paco Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

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

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