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El Bracero Mexican Grill

3303 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX 79106
(806) 355-0889
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Ranked #12 of 424 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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Arlington
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stopped here for dinner when staying in Amarillo. We had been in Colorado for a month and were anxious for some tasty Mexican food. The food was authentic but on the bland side for what we are used to. My husband had the combination plate and I had the chicken with mushrooms and cheese. Both were good, although I... More

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Seattle
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568 reviews 568 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Typical Tex-Mex again. It is not Mexican. Sigh, when will people get that right? Decent edible food, cheap. If you must shovel food into your mouth for energy, this place will do.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A friend recommended El Bracero to us and we are very glad he did. The food is awesome! I had the carne guisado and wife had pollo cilantro and both were over the top good. The only negative thing about the place is it is crowded and loud, but if you can ignore that,a really good meal awaits you.

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Amarillo, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great place. Great food. Excellent staff. Very reasonable prices. Lots of food for the price. Great place to go to with the family or friends.

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

The food here is AMAZING!!! The food is also priced very well. I had the Enchilada dinner with Salsa Ranchera. It came with two Huge enchiladas with a huge serving of beans and rice. Also the servers were very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant multiple times since we live relatively close. This last time we went, i ordered the famous parrillada for my family. It was delicious! This restaurant does have an authentic mexican taste and feel to it. My family and i are sure to go back yet again.

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Florence, OR
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We fought flies the entire meal. Waitstaff unconcerned, check out unconcerned, when I asked to sp eak to owner he said it was no big deal they came in thru kitchen b/c of takeout. Yummy. What was on your food before it was served?

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Edwards, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were travel through and stopped in Amarillo for the night. I wanted authentic Mexican food for dinner. After reading the reviews, we chose this restaurant. It wasn't very appealing on the outside but the inside was clean. The service and food was fantastic. I had a chimichanga, it was delicious. I was disappointed that they didn't serve Margaritas but... More

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Ada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The reviews were good so we gave it a try. We simply had the special (3 tacos), they were great and more than either of us could eat. The prices are very reasonable as well. We'll certainly be stopping here again.

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Attleboro, Ma.
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Pay attention to the area for this locals favorite. Funky decor gives an indication of good food to come. Ample portions--many dishes have a shared size. Excellent real Mexican food at a very reasonable price. Find this restaurant for a great time

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