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Candelilla Cafe

Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa, HC 70, Box 400, Lajitas, Big Bend National Park, TX 79852
432.424.5000
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Lajitas
Cuisines: Southwestern
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The food is okay - but it's really way more expensive than you might expect. An omelette is $13! And it's just average. Nothing special. But - it's the only place to eat for 12 miles. So - pack a lunch.

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Midland, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Filet was spectacular, perfectly cooked. The staff is some interns from abroad and so so nice and quick! Very accommodating. We really enjoyed our 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts there!w

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McKinney, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Can't recommend the tortilla soup. Pricey. Very nice atmosphere, friendly and efficient wait staff. Beautiful mountain views from every table.

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Cross Plains, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I could not stop looking outside as the sun was setting. Everyone was so relaxed, it was wonderful. The area is so dark at night, it's the darkest place and very romantic. The Texas stars are huge!

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner here - the food was delicious. The service was also great - they were very accommodating with special requests :). Next time I'd like to try the outdoor dining - it looked very relaxing, with great views and an outdoor fire pit area. Here's their website: http://www.lajitasgolfresort.com/dining.html#candelilla

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nj
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217 reviews 217 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

good ,tasty food - nice atmosphere - good servers - a little overpriced but I guess being in the middle of nowhere you have to take what you get

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Chicago
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The tortilla soup was delicious and the burger was very tasty, but nothing special - not greasy, perfect meat to bun ratio, fresh veggies. The staff were all very friendly and attentive. Kind of expensive for what you get, but no other choices around. Would recommend.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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164 reviews 164 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were not guests of the resort but stopped on our way from Big Bend National Park heading to Presidio, Texas. We are happy we did! The dining room is a comfortable, tastefully decorated room with a lovely view of the patio, fountains and landscaping. We were served by a very pleasant young female who was friendly and professional. The... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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151 reviews 151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great setting inside or out. We ate mostly Mexican dishes and enjoyed every one over three nights. The specialty drinks were a bit weak so I would recommend going with a beer or glass of wine. I felt the prices were a bit high for what we got, but we ate there every night anyway because of the great view.

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Gallup, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had dinner here one night while our friends were still here with us. Two had the lamb and said it was wonderful; one had the salmon and it too was wonderful; and I had the fajitas, which were very good. Dinner is slow and smart casual, the way it should be in a fine restaurant. We also had breakfast... More 

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Address: Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa, HC 70, Box 400, Lajitas, Big Bend National Park, TX 79852
Phone Number: 432.424.5000
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Bend National Park  >  Lajitas
Cuisine: Southwestern

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