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Casa Alde

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108 N Main St, Buda, TX 78610
(512) 295-2053
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great, classic Tex-Mex

I picked the place because I was hungry and it was close. What a great find. The service was friendly and the Mexican plate lunch special , consisting of a cheese enchilada, crispy beef taco, rice and beans, was excellent. The taco was crispy to the last bite and the meat very well seasoned. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Cheryl B
Abilene, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not go to this restaurant! The food might be ok but I did not have the opportunity to try it. After waiting close to an hour for our table of 4 to receive breakfast food our order was finally delivered incomplete. When I approached the manager about the incomplete food he repeatedly asked us to leave. I did not... More 

Thank Carla M
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Having eaten at Helen's Casa Alde scores of times I have only ordered breakfast there, never lunch. The menu is pretty typical Mexican fare with eggs, refried beans, tortillas, etc. What Casa Alde does that stands out is a particular breakfast taco called the Fattie. Wrapped into a home made tortilla (another reason to frequent their establishment) you'll find eggs,... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I picked the place because I was hungry and it was close. What a great find. The service was friendly and the Mexican plate lunch special , consisting of a cheese enchilada, crispy beef taco, rice and beans, was excellent. The taco was crispy to the last bite and the meat very well seasoned. The cheese enchilada was perfect.

Thank Cheryl B
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Have only had breakfast tacos here. Our favorite is "The Fatty" and their verde sauce. Usually call ahead and pick up on way out of town.

Thank debram456
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We went shopping at Cabelas and wanted to have lunch in downtown Buda. We looked at all the reviews and decided to try Casa Alde. What a taste treat! My friend had the beef enchiladas and I had the chicken enchiladas. Both were really yummy. The chips were fresh and the guacamole was really thick and good. Fast, friendly service... More 

Thank fishbabe
Buda, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We love Casa Alda, or Helen's as is known by the locals. No frills, but good Mexican food at very reasonable price. Have enjoyed taking friends from big cities to eat there and no one has been disappointed.

Thank LtlAmerica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

old family run local restaurant. Mostly locals, limited menu breakfast and lunch. breakfast served all hours open. Great Migas and breakfast tacos. Inexpensive I eat at "Helene's" at least once a week

Thank Mark454545
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Waiters are new .....owners are nice .....but terrible service .....food was so greasy......looks as if the cooked with same pan all day ......never will eat there again...cant even get a receipt for what your getting charged for !!

Thank Armando M
Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

There are so MANY good Tex-Mex restaurants in Texas, but often the excellent ones in little towns are overlooked. I recently overnighted in Buda, and not caring for the carb-heavy continental breakfast offered at my hotel, I found Case Alde on Google. I was the first customer early Saturday morning, right after they had opened. I ordered the Supreme migas,... More 

Thank sb_osobailiando
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our hotel had a "mediocre at best" free breakfast buffet so we opted to try a restaurant nearby. Casa Alde Café was one of the choices we found on google.com. The older restaurant in the heart of old Buda was a superb selection for us. Our waitress, granddaughter of the original founder of the restaurant, was very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 N Main St, Buda, TX 78610
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Buda
  • Phone Number: (512) 295-2053

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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