We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
108 Austin St, Buda, TX 78610
(512) 295-6043
Improve this listing
Add hours for Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 36 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Fajitas .

Chavelo has always had the best Fajitas in Buda. I travel the state for business and eat in local restaurants only. I know first hand these are THE BEST in the state

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2015
Jerry C
,
Buda, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Buda, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Chavelo has always had the best Fajitas in Buda. I travel the state for business and eat in local restaurants only. I know first hand these are THE BEST in the state

Helpful?
Thank Jerry C
Austin, Texas, USA
Level Contributor
88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

A friend had advised us to try it since we love Mexican food. It is located off Main street & a little hidden. In an old house, so not much room inside. It is clean & the food was good. I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas, good flavor. My Wife had a combo plate, she was happy they have... More 

Helpful?
Thank MPH200
Buda
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Very good Tex-Mex food and good service. Margaritas are good as well as the crispy beef tacos and queso.

Helpful?
Thank weldons392
Buda
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Chavelo's is so good Mexican food anywhere else is now disappointing. We love the fajitas. The flavor the meat has makes them different and so much better than any other fajitas we have ever had. The queso is delicious, the breakfast tacos are delicious, the tres leches cake is out of this world! I have never even liked Tres leches... More 

Helpful?
Thank Naomi B
Buda, Texas
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Chavelo's has absolutely the best Fajitas in Hays County. Great queso and friendly staff. Eat there for lunch at least 1x a week.

Helpful?
Thank John H
Buda, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Most authentic mexican food and "real" south of the border atmosphere I have found north of the border. Get to know the owners story. Reak immigrant success story,

Helpful?
Thank austin_pocket
Buda, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The best REAL Mexican food you will find! Everything on the menu is good, and they are open to making things the way you want them. Salsa is fresh, not bottled and the staff are the nicest people

Helpful?
Thank Julie M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Very Authentic Mexican Food!! Friendly Staff ..Chips & Salsa outstanding. ..Worth the meal and your stop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Helpful?
Thank MMariAA220
Austin, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a classic small-town Mexican restaurant. Come hungry, leave happy. The dishes are large and well-done, the prices excellent. This is a great place to take the family or a large group. The parking lot can fill up, but Buda is a small town so there will always be plenty of parking just around the corner in the neighborhood.

Helpful?
Thank Brian C
San Marcos, TX
Level Contributor
139 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The average Mexican restaurant has pretty much the same barbacoa as any other restaurant. I'm almost certain they all have the same supplier. So when I go to a place that has a cut above, I'm thinking maybe that's not entirely true. This place has really good barbacoa, and of the other two items I try on my first visit... More 

Helpful?
Thank WinthropJQuiggy

Travelers who viewed Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Austin St, Buda, TX 78610
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Buda
  • Phone Number: (512) 295-6043

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Magnolia, Texas
4 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?