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Casa Herrera

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4109 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, TX 79606-2735
325-692-7065
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  • 16
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Abilene Institution

Growing up it was always fun to go to Burro Alley and have a great meal at Casa Herrera. One of the elements that made it special was the family that ran it. Fortunately, even with the move to a new, more modern restaurant near the Mall of Abilene, that family tradition and ambience continues to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Late lunch (1:30) visit. Enchiladas ok, fajitas not very good, ice tea ok, waitress ok, received our food in record time - less than 5 min....ummmm....maybe that's why food was just ok. No cheese unless u order extra. Hot sauce was HORRIBLE! Won't be back.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This place is an abilene staple. The owner is always there and is always friendly. We havn't been in about 4 years since we moved 4.5 hours away, but it hasn't changed a bit as far as quality and consistancy. You would think Cheese enchiladas are an easy thing to make, but so many mexican restuarants mess them up. Here... More 

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Duncanville, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had been told the food here was good. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Good points: chips and taco were good. Not so good: service was slow getting food and final bill; cheese enchalada had no taste (very little cheese) (I prefer mine with onions). I won't be back.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Growing up it was always fun to go to Burro Alley and have a great meal at Casa Herrera. One of the elements that made it special was the family that ran it. Fortunately, even with the move to a new, more modern restaurant near the Mall of Abilene, that family tradition and ambience continues to reign. I have recommended... More 

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Abilene, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The person who posted about roaches and the terrible building surely has this restaurant confused with another. It couldn't possibly be Casa Herrera. I've eaten with them off and on for years and it's always very clean including the bathroom. That's one of the reasons I like to eat there. We order off the menu so I can't comment on... More 

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Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our food was delicious and plentiful. Our tea glasses never hit empty nor did our complimentary chips and salsa. Give Casa Herrera a try and you'll leave pleased with the service and the food.

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

They had a buffet but we ordered off the menu. I lived in Abilene for quite a few years and this was a really great place to for Mexican food. The food was good this time - not great but not horrible. The service was slow. It was a convenient place to meet up with family before heading back home.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The person who said Casa Herrera is old and has roaches is untruthful. The building is well maintained, clean and remodeled almost yearly. The bathrooms are the cleanest and that reflects the back of the house. Food is excellent as most of the reviews state.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Service was only thing good. Food is bland. Building should be torn down. While the customer areas are ok. I gotta peek inside the kitchen area. Floor tiles missing w/moldy spots. Ceiling falling in. And yes, we saw roaches.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We chose to dine here due to close proximity to the hotel. Food was ok. Service was very good. We arrived shortly after they opened and were seated immediately. Prices are cheap and while I wouldn't make this a regular place to dine, I would return if in the area again.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 4109 Ridgemont Dr, Abilene, TX 79606-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: 325-692-7065

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