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Javier's Gourmet Mexicano

4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402 (Oak Lawn)
214-521-4211
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Ranked #86 of 3,085 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite restaurants in Dallas. I have never been disappointed. The food is delicious & the margaritas are awesome. The staff is always friendly & service is great.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's filet meat, sliced thin, and stuffed with Chiwawa cheese. Excellent! Make sure you order it at least "medium" with extra sauce (otherwise, the cheese inside won't be melted). They need to serve larger portions of rice/beans, otherwise it's perfect! Not the place for you if you're expecting enormous portions.

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Javier's is a Dallas establishment... that's it! It's the kind of restaurant you go to if you know nothing about food but want to be seen. It is very busy and bustling with aged Dallas Cowboys & their escorts and middle aged folk trying to remember times long past. The food is poor and bland arriving to the table so... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I agree, don't believe the hype. It was average at best. I had a steak, tender but no flavor, one had fish, very bland. Waaaaayyyy overpriced given the quality of food. It may be trendy but the food is just not that good. When I visit Dallas I like to go to Mexican restaurants, but won't return to this one.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Do not believe the reviews that you have read. This place is below average at best. Please do not equate the Maserati's and Lamborghini's out front with food quality. We took my parents who were visiting from New Orleans for a good meal. They wanted 'quality Mexican' and were unfortunately disappointed. I have been to Javier's before and it was... More

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Caddo Mills, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food her is phenomenal! Do NOT go expecting Tex-Mex, it is no where to be found on the menu! The steak and chicken dishes are all very good. A friend who was with us had the quail and absolutely raved about it! Only one dislike and that is the seating is very crunched! Very crowded!! Overall, if you can... More

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Coronado, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great atmosphere, food and people watching... Not for the light of wallet, but definitely worth it. Love their quail and their smoked chicken. Javier's is our Thursday night when ever in Dallas. We usually go as an entourage but it would be great for just a couple.

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Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was there for business so we had a private room. We had great service! The food was excellent. I had the cheese stuffed steak and I was very satisfied. We had a variety of appetizers and all were very good. I would recommend this place for upscale Mexican. Not texmex but real Mexican.

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East Hampton, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I had lived in Dallas for 16 years and eaten in Javier's many times but after being gone for 10years couldn't remember if I liked it. I realized after visiting it last night that I didn't. We spent ten minutes explaining to our waiter what a vodka martini shaken with no vermouth was. The child were greasy and the table... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was a change of pace at the end of a long wedding weekend with college friends. It feels like Old Mexico when you walk in the door. The setting is very rustic and even dark in some rooms (probably a good thing for a few of the guests who were over served the night before). What you won't find... More

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Additional Information about Javier's Gourmet Mexicano

Address: 4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
Phone Number: 214-521-4211
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Mexican

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