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Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

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1308 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833-3943
979-830-8007
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 4
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  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great lunch buffet

We visited so we could mark this restaurant off our "places to eat bucket list". It would be a place we would return to if in the area. Their lunch buffet was very good. A pretty good selection and home made tortillas made as you enter the line. Very friendly serving staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2014
VWilkins1
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Bryan, Texas
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Bryan, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We visited so we could mark this restaurant off our "places to eat bucket list". It would be a place we would return to if in the area. Their lunch buffet was very good. A pretty good selection and home made tortillas made as you enter the line. Very friendly serving staff.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant with good ambiance, a good value buffet and friendly staff. The young woman at the front of the beffet making fresh tortillas by hand is a big plus. The reasonably priced buffet has sauteed and fried shrimp,crawfish, quesadillas, crisp fried fish, salad bar, and other fresh items. We did not eat off of the regular... More 

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Brenham, Texas
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195 reviews 195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We've visited a number of times since our last review......... and in the interim visited other friend's "favorites". Those favorites don't compare to Guadalajara - still the same friendly waiters, great top shelf Margaritas and delicious plentiful portions of food. Go, try it and enjoy yourselves. We have never tried their periodic buffet but stick to a well rounded menu.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Took a chance in spite of the reviews. The Guadalajara plate was plentiful. The food was fresh. The cheese enchiladas were made with American cheese like my Mamma's. Good TexMex.

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La Grange, Texas
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132 reviews 132 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My husband and I went for an appetizer and a couple of margs. We ordered nachos that were very bland. The margs were just ok. The service was also just ok.

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Chappell Hill, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This restaurant is nothing to write home about. We tried the recommended buffet and were completely disappointed. The sausa for the chips looked like it was made with watered down ketchup with a few onions and Serrano peppers. We do not plan to go back to this restaurant.

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Orem, Utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I used to eat here when I lived in Brenham about 12 years ago, so I was excited to go again when we were on vacation. I don't know if they changed owners or just their cook, but it was definetly NOT the same. The service was poor and the food was worse! It made me sad, but I don't... More 

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Brenham, Texas
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195 reviews 195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We used to go to Guadalajara years ago then moved away from the area. Returning recently, we tried the restaurant again and it has become 1 if not our favorite Mexican restaurant in town. Friendly service, great food and superb Margaritas make a good experience.

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Bedford, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

we had a really good meal off the lunch menu .. good decent portions and tasty .. large lunch menu to chose from .. salsa is excellent .. great value for the money .. good wait service as well

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Eat here often and have NEVER had a bad meal or poor service. Food is traditional TexMex and freshly made. The service is prompt and the staff has been there for many years....always friendly and remember you as a frequent customer. Great Margaritas! Best Mexican food in town...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833-3943
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
  • Phone Number: 979-830-8007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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