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Avila's Mexican Restaurant

4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-1003 (Northwest Dallas-love Field)
214-520-2700
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Ranked #114 of 3,036 restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our dinner at Avila's was a revelation. I can say with confidence that This was the best Mexican food I have eaten. The enchiladas were perfectly prepared, the rice and refried beans likewise. The tortilla chips and salsa were equally as good. The margaritas were also perfectly executed. Dinner for 3 was around $70. Fabulous.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Glad I took the chance on this place, what an awesome lunch I had! Jose was my server and did an awesome job he did! Highly recommend that you try Avila's! !

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Since a friend introduced me to Avila's in 2006, this remains my first stop on every trip to Dallas. Management and the service team remain the same and outstanding. The Avila Especial enchilada plate with truly spicy fresh salsa and a cold Pacifico cannot be outclassed. The tortillas are hand made fresh daily - few TexMex places do this. What... More

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Dallas, Texas, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I take business colleagues and friends when I am in the area. The food is flavorful and consistent and I really like the red carne sauce on any enchilada. The quest was also stellar with some amazingly spicy salsa with fesh and crisp chip an essential part of any tex-mex meal. I have had the fajitas and the enchiladas for... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Not only is this the best Mexican I've had, it's probably the best meal. We were helped in the ordering by the American lady that works there. First the salsa they give with the nachos is hot, but very tasty. Don't get full up on that, it's very easy to do. We got the pork tamales and ground beef chimichanga,... More

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Denver
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Read about this little dive on trip advisor....glad we took a chance! Delicious brisket tacos, fast and friendly service. The salsa is fresh but SPICY. Try the mango margs - they are great! Very affordable and true tex-mex.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We hunted down Avila's because of Diner's Drive-in's and Dives. I ordered the triple D meal because it was created after Guy's visit. It came with Pozole, 1 pork tamale, and 1 brisket taco. I have read several reviews on here about how good that brisket soft taco is but am really surprised. It had zero seasoning. I wouldn't have... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The fish tacos were amazing! quick service, fresh ingredients! Totally worth finding if you are in Dallas

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Chicago vicinity
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We have a favorite, comfy, homey, little, family-operated Mexican restaurant near home. Avilia's could take its place and we'd have no complaints. I had the posole (nice little spicy zing) and a pork tamale. My wife fell in love with the brisket tacos (super moist and tasty). In this case, the "Very Good" rating is mine. My wife would have... More

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Indiana, PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Homemade delicious Mexican food, served in a friendly atmosphere. Sure it was a bit small, but that added to the "homey" feeling of this place. Highly recommend!

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