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Chavelo's Mexican Restaurant

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108 Austin St, Buda, TX 78610
(512) 295-6043
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Tex- Mex food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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  • Families with children
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank weldons392
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Naomi B
Buda, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank John H
Buda, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 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,

Thank austin_pocket
Buda, Texas
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3 reviews
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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

Thank Julie M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

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

Thank MMariAA220
Austin, Texas, United States
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Brian C
San Marcos, TX
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128 reviews
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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 

Thank WinthropJQuiggy
Buda, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This town has several choices for Tex-Mex but Chavelo's is consistent, tasty and a fun little atmosphere. Parking fills up fast so time your lunch or dinner to get a spot.

Thank James L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We were undecided where to go have breakfast this Sunday and everything was packed. I looked up local restaurants and found Chavelos , we decided to try it and we loved it. It's as authentic to Mexican food as your gonna get. Definitely a Sunday tradition.

Thank RRuiz76

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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


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