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La Grange, Texas
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163 reviews 163 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is a rather large Mexican restaurant, however we've only been there at lunch time, and it's rarely busy. That being said, they have great food. The enchiladas and tacos are great. That's the thing I use to judge a good Mexican restaurant....it has to have good basic food, before I'll even try other items in the menu. The service... More 

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Dexter, New Mexico
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Very good Mexican food. Wait staff was prompt and courteous, meals are reasonably priced. would recommend to anyone.

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San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The service was bad. We were seated quickly, there were only two other people there, and then we waited for menus while the waiter chatted with the cashier, When he finally decided to take our order, he was not friendly at all. We were very disappointed in the food, but maybe since we are from San Antonio we are used... More 

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Mountain Home, Texas, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

HUGE margarita.....delicious! The food was great and they serve some of the best salsa and chips prior to the meal. Wait staff is friendly and attentive. A most pleasant dinner.

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Alexandria, La
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stayed at Super 8 next door. Just a short walk so we thouhgt we would take a chance. We were very pleased. Food tasted authenic and fresh. The tamales were extra special. Would recommend and plan to return when back in the area.

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Gatesville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

My sister and I were looking for a good Mexican food restaurant in Brenham when we found this place. There is a lot of construction going on there, so we actually had to LOOK for the restaurant. Boy, was it worth the time! Great service, very clean, wonderful food. Food was hot when served and salad items were cold. We... More 

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Austin, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The first time there were 3 of us, all familiar with Houston and Austin food. This had NONE of the traditional food seasonings. The second time I went was several months later, to revisit and try a different meal.Nope! There are others in town with MUCH better flavor. I even tried the one in Bellville. Double nope!!

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Chappell Hill, TX
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

To be fair, we dined at Cielito Lindo one time and were very disappointed with the food. Service was trying but food was lacking and no one there knew how to make a margarita correctly. Friends have dined there recently and say that nothing has changed.

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San Antoio, Tx
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We are from South Tx and eat Mexican all the time, but this was some different stuff. The tacos and chapulas werre a tostada shell...turned up for tacos and turned over for chapulas. It made a weird looking chalupa. Lots of fresh salad tho. It was ok, clean too

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We have a Cielito Lindo close to home and the decor and food are the same. Good, dependable Tex-Mex. my husband had a dish that had bacon wrapped shrimp with a sliver of a pepper inside the bacon. Next time-no cheese enchiladas for me. I'm ordering that dish!

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Address: 2821 S. Market St., Brenham, TX 77833
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
Cuisine: Mexican

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