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El Bracero Mexican Grill

3303 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX 79106
(806) 355-0889
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Ranked #12 of 426 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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92% Recommend
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW 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
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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4 reviews 4 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Amarillo, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

El Bracero consistently serves authentic Mexican (and a little Tex-Mex) that is spicy, flavorful and attractively priced. The place is clean, but nothing fancy. I think Jaime, the owner, makes the salsa fresh every morning. But here's the standout: Parrillada. It's about $40, but easily feeds three or four people. You choose your meats (three), and they grill it all... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We came based on other reviews while we were passing through. I had the grilled quail and my husband put together ala carte meal w lamb chop, chili relanos and enchilada. Excellent.

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Amarillo, Texas
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

El Bracero provides a savory alternative to standard Tex-Mex food. The mouth-watering aroma of the grilled meat greets you as you enter. Located in an old fast-food restaurant, this is a popular, family-friendly spot, with little space at busy hours. Go early. Reasonably priced variety of authentic Mexican grilled meats: beef, chicken, seafood, goat, etc. and a delicious combination of... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Really good salsa, tasted fresh! Had the beef fajitas and it did not disappoint. Dining room is brightly lit, a little fast food-like atmosphere but food is great! Food came out super fast-

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