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Javier's Gourmet Mexicano

4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402 (Oak Lawn)
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Ranked #51 of 3,116 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
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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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I first met just two weeks before discovering Javier's together, so it has a special place in our hearts. Javier's has beautiful ambience (it bustles with happy-looking people in a candle-lit setting), excellent service and delicious food and drinks. Most of the servers have been there for years and have old-time class-gentlemen. They are what make the... More 

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Arlington, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We have been to a lot of nice restaurants in dallas and Fort Worth and this one just couldn't compete. We went Friday night and it was PACKED. So loud we couldn't even have a conversation. Once we got seated in a noisy corner 20 mins after our reservation, we were attended to in a timely manner but I think... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really solid food with a wide variety of choices beyond the regular Mexican choices. Guac was great - margaritas excellent! I would highly recommend this place for a nice dinner

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DeBary, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had dinner at Javier's. From the Cigar Bar/Lounge to the Restaurant, the atmosphere and service is excellent. The food is not Tex Mex or even what Americans consider Mexican food. It is gourmet Mexican food. It is a little pricey but worth every dime. I recommend it highly.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I should preface my review by saying Mexican food is not one of my favorite genres. Whether it’s yours or not, do read on because Javier’s is worth a trip. A walk from the parking lot- dotted with Bentleys, through the establishment- dotted with good looking folks, to your table, will tell you that Javier’s is where the beautiful people... More 

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Midland, TX.
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've never made this claim before about the best steak but am doing so here. I had the Peppered Steak and it melted in my mouth. The service was absolutely a "10" as well as the atmosphere. This is a restaurant that I will most definitely visit again the next time I am in Dallas!!!

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Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I love going to Javier's. It's just a solid place to eat with friends, business, family, etc. The service is always great and the food is good. I recommend a reservation. There's always something going on in Dallas and it's usually packed.

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Shanghai, China
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170 reviews 170 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Love the atmospehere here, does not change much over the 20+ years. Very good margaritas, chips and sauces. Good efficient and friendly service. Excellent food. You really should eat fish here they prepare it so very well. Friendly valet parking works well. Just gives you a warm & satisfied feeling

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I'm always a tiny bit skeptical of those places like Javiers that have been around forever, are always recommended in tourist guides, and often underwhelm but we were pleasantly surprised by Javiers. yes it is old-school but that's not a bad thing. The staff were really, really nice, and welcoming, the service was lightning fast and the drinks great. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I've eaten here a few times for business meetings and always have a good time. Service is good, food is good, margaritas are great. They have a really nice outdoor seating area as well as cigar room and bar for after dinner that feels very formal and nice. And there are always a couple of high end cars right in... 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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