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Avila's Mexican Restaurant

#113 of 3,151 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
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Northwest Dallas-love Field
Mexican
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4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-1003
214-520-2700
Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Very good from start to finish

The bread pudding was the best I have ever had. It's enough for two people. I had the triple d plate and would get that again. The waitress was very helpful with the menu and the service was great. I'll go back for sure next time in the the Dallas market.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
rll314
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The bread pudding was the best I have ever had. It's enough for two people. I had the triple d plate and would get that again. The waitress was very helpful with the menu and the service was great. I'll go back for sure next time in the the Dallas market.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good food and great service but don't come here without ordering the bread pudding! Some of the best bread pudding we've ever had! Simply delicious!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stop by for lunch one day and then for dinner one day great food. A place to stop when you are in Dallas Tx. Great tex mex good specials.

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Jenks, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The ONLY thing that was bad, its a small family restaurant that is LOUD. Of course if the table beside you has 12 folks, all drinking delicious 'Rita's, then your going to have to talk as loud as them. FOOD: 5 stars. We had a two enchilada plate and a three enchilada plate. Both we Delicious. Heard the Bread Pudding... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A very small, dated restaurant situated between a couple of auto repair garages but, WOW, the food is good! We had the steak fajitas and the taco salad and also enjoyed chips and salsa.

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Irving, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had black bean enchiladas, my husband had the pork tacos. Both were delicious, and his side of beans was truly yummy, with really deep flavor. Staff very nice too.

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Canton, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We asked a cop where we could get some great Mexican food and she recommended Avila's. The chips and salsa were great…the salsa had a nice burn. I would have been happy with just that!! I had brisket tacos and they were wonderful! It was really flavorful, moist, and tender. I wish I could eat more now! My husband had... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Avila is highly rated on TripAdvisor and similar websites, so my sister & I thought we would try it. The parking lot is very scary at night. They are very generous with the large sized guacamole. I ordered the Avila Special- two different kinds of chicken enchiladas, a cheese enchilada, rice & beans. It is very good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I tried this place a couple of days ago and upon entering had a feeling that the food was going to be good, as despite a rainy drive to get here, the place was packed and the waiter was hurried. Sure enough, starting with the chips and salsa and through the beef taquitos, I learned the food was actually GREAT.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is a favorite of mine and my colleagues. It has simple Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites. It also has a lot of good vegetarian food. I highly recommend it. The only negatives are the parking and the size of the restaurant. It is quite small and gets pretty crowded at lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Phone Number: 214-520-2700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?