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El Bracero Mexican Grill

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3303 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX 79106
(806) 355-0889
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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Good Mexican Food

I had the Pork Carnitas and my friends had all different dishes. We all liked them. I've had better in Los Angeles. I felt these were a little on the bland side. But I really did enjoy them. I liked having the sauteed onions and jalapenos with it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura W
Sulphur Springs, Texas
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Sulphur Springs, Texas
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the Pork Carnitas and my friends had all different dishes. We all liked them. I've had better in Los Angeles. I felt these were a little on the bland side. But I really did enjoy them. I liked having the sauteed onions and jalapenos with it.

Thank Laura W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dinner for two grilled plate is what we got and the flavors were on point! The meat was tender.. The spicy shrimp was so flavorful! I was a little hesitant walking in but the food and service were A+.. The salsa wasn't my favorite but I'm pretty picky about my salsa

Thank Aleena B
Grapevine, Texas
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to have enough time in Amarillo on this day to go to El Bracero on Bell Street, having been there once before and really enjoying it. I had the marinated, grilled quail but don't remember what my husband had. The quail was absolutely perfect! The flavor was wonderful, and while grilled, they were plump and juicy. Yummers!... More 

Thank LoneStarHeaven
Amarillo, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a relocated south Texan, El Bracero is as close as I have found to food from back home. Their Carne Asada and Carnitas are to die for. They also have fantastic fajita tacos on the lunch menu. This place is delicious and is our "go-to" Mexican restaurant.

Thank Tx3dayeventer
Austin, Texas
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This was a really good restaurant! Obviously a local favorite, as we had a bit of a wait on a Sunday night, but well worth it! The food bas fresh and good. Not your typical tex-mex, with authentic dishes. The service was wonderful.

Thank Kathy B
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

On a Monday night they offered a $3 discount on the enchilada plate ($4.99 with discount). For my enchiladas I chose chicken filling with a green sauce. Chicken filling was good but not much green sauce. At the waitress' recommendation I also tried the ceviche appetizer. Avoid! Rookie mistake ordering ceviche in Amarillo. Dos Equis beer was good.

1 Thank M P
San Marcos, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Awesome salsa, awesome food.We have eaten Mexican food all over Texas, NM, CO and I will put this up against any of my other favorites. If you like Mexican food with lots of flavor and spice then this is your place. Good selection of Mexican beers also. We ate the Sonora plate and the fajita trio for one. Lots of... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went here after reading a article in Yahoo about the nachos being some of the best. It did not disappoint. The food was great. The staff was excellent also.

Thank runrs
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138 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Tasty food with friendly service. Casual and clean atmosphere. Knowledgeable staff provided quick and efficient service. Fresh food served hot.

Thank MDNied
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had a great business lunch. Really good food with inexpensive daily specials. Service was fast and friendly!

Thank Irishgal121212

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3303 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX 79106
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: (806) 355-0889

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?