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Nick's Taste of Texas

545 N Citrus Ave, Covina, CA 91723-1508
626-331-2824
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Ranked #40 of 131 restaurants in Covina
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English first
Covina, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We used to drive by this place and it was always crazy busy. My husband and I decided to go the other night. It should've been a clue when there were no cars in the parking lot. The place inside Is really big but looked dirty. We walked up to the counter and waited and waited. No one came to... More

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Los Angeles,ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Long time customer of Nicks cause I miss Texas style food. Previously it was a family style resturaunt but since the relocated and started having live music the prices keep going higher and higher!!! Tried the live music events and its seems like they turned it into a club like atmosphere.If you should happen to go one morning after one... More

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Upland, ca
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117 reviews 117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I tried the enchiladas they were average, everyone else tried the bar b q ribs they are good. Value is good for what you get. The tortillas taste homemade and fresh. I think it is a good value to take families as you can purchase a family meal. If you don't eat meat not the place for you.

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Covina, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This place has the best fajitas and fresh tortillas. The service is great. Staff are friendly. My officemates just love it when I bring these fajitas.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Short Version: Good food especially their beef (and reasonable lunch specials), friendly staff and a laid back atmosphere (with a host of Tejano and regional bands several times a month). The building might be a turn off for some, but if you get can past that, it's definitely worth a taste...or two or three. Longer Version: Taste of Texas has... More

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Glendora, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Fun atmosphere, good food. It's a big cavernous building, but it works just fine for finger-lickin' good food

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Menifee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

Hubby, Son and I went there for the 1st time last night to see Brenton Wood. Restaurant set-up wasn't exactly what I expected but after eating their Brisket, that flew out my head in a hot second!! Their staff was great. Got our seats right away as well as food/drinks. And as a smoker, thanks for having a place for... More

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ca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2009

I went to Nick’s Taste of Texas and order menudo with no corn and no pata. The senior chef said that he could not do that, so I said I wanted my money back than chef said he would do it. My menudo took more then 30 mins. Nick’s Taste of Texas restaurant the workers don’t care of the service... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2008

I was pretty unimpressed with the food and ambiance at Nick's Taste of Texas. My partner and I ordered a couple of dinner's there and were disappointed with the bbq sauce and dessert. I am from the South and I definitely did NOT find this to be close to anything that tastes like Texas. The meat itself was reasonably good... More

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2008

best little texas house in covina. been going to this place since they opened over on azusa and it was a BYOB joint. great owners and staff, great food, reasonable prices and if you're lucky, live tejano music. go directly to the taco plates. the best is probably the fajita taco, followed closely by pork guisada and brisket. get a... More

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