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Mexico City Cafe

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124 SW 5th St, Cross Plains, TX 76443-2504
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Dining options: Lunch

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Great food.

We really like the enchiladas, cheese chile relleno and their yummy beans. Great guacamole too. The hamburgers are good also. Great friendly service. The chips and hot sauce are ok. Daily specials. Enjoy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
San Angelo, Texas
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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We seem to always end up here for breakfast when we are in town but then the whole town appears to eat here as well. Their portions are very generous and you really need to be hungry when you get here. We have only eaten breakfast here but I understand you can have lunch as well.

Thank Fred D
San Angelo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We really like the enchiladas, cheese chile relleno and their yummy beans. Great guacamole too. The hamburgers are good also. Great friendly service. The chips and hot sauce are ok. Daily specials. Enjoy!

Thank Yokum
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We annually travel to this area to decorate our families cemetery graves and stopped here for lunch around 1pm. The service was prompt, but that is a good as it gets. My husband ordered the enchiladas and the sauce was a greasy beef chili sauce, not an expected for enchiladas. My son and I ordered the chicken taco salad and... More 

Thank Caddy69
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

One of the best Mexican restraunts that we've eaten at. Hubby devoured the Spanish chicken. I made two meals from the Cross Plains special. People were friendly. Prices were great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been there a few times but as for today I stopped in for lunch. The special was the Chicken Ranch club with fries and tea or coffee. Best $6.99 my partner ever spent. The chips were crisp and dry and NO GREASE! The salsa was plentiful and tasty but not real spicy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Always a stop when heading home from Abilene. A small, old, plain, typical small town restaurant with really good food. I always have breakfast, and my wife usually has their enchiladas. Never been disappointed. Very good food at reasonable prices. Definitely worth a stop if passing through Cross Plains.

Thank AtascocitaTraveler
Abilene, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I've been here many times - the food quality is very, very good and the prices are unbelievably low. Large serving sizes. Service is variable.

Thank MangaMan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There was a Sunday buffet available as well as a menu for those who detest buffets (my wife). The service was good but one waitress was wearing a shirt that was probably a little inappropriate (it had words on it that referred to her breast size). Food was good and I would dine there again.

Thank Gpug
Harker Heights
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Stopped in for the first time when we visited Cross Plains for Barbarian Days (as in Conan!). I had the tamale plate and the wife had a combo plate. Both were good and the prices were fair. Portions were a good size. The building interior and exterior is dated, but do not let that chase you away.

Thank David W
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I used to live in cross plains, and have eaten here many times over the years. now when I visit we always eat lunch here. all of the people who work here are nice and efficient. the food is consistently good and quite reasonable. the daily specials are always good and there is plenty. a refreshing change for a small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 SW 5th St, Cross Plains, TX 76443-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Cross Plains
  • Phone Number: 254-725-7459

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican


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