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All 32 Hillsboro Restaurants

El Conquistador

1516 Old Brandon Rd, Hillsboro, TX 76645-2315
254-582-9864
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English first
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We live in Hillsboro and have been to the place a few times. Its a hit with a lot of locals but really nothing to write home about. We've had a lot better and a lot better service in other places. The problem is there isn't a whole lot of paces to eat around here. The food is typical tex-mex... More

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Hillsboro, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

No authenticity here...food is much like a frozen patio dinner...good salsa but that's about the extent.

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Hillsboro, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Me and my family always stop in for the good food and the drinks, such as the margaritas,they are awesome, we have several family eattings there and we are regulars so many of the staff know us, and we are friends with the owners, who are a great family, its always a nice atmosphere, so family oriented, we have had... More

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Italy, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Real good food with real good service and very quick turn time. Family owned/operated and closed on Sundays. The chips are fresh and the salsa is not too spicy, but you can see little pieces of onion, cilantro, tomato, and peppers. Very tasty. A must if you're in Hillsboro.

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Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You will not find a better service family operated restaurant around. The food is just the typical Tex-Mex and leaves much to be desired. I admit the parking lot is over flowing so I suppose a lot of people love the food. I feel it lacks true authentic Mexican taste and will pass for the more authentic local Mexican food.

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Dallas, TX
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had dinner here with a couple of margaritas, which were yummy. The server was a girl in her teens and it was refreshing that she had such nice manners and was very attentive. The chips were fresh & we loved the hot sauce. Our food was served very quickly and was delish! Next time I'm on 35, I will... More

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Hillsboro, Texas, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is a great Mexican food restaurant. We judge a Mexican restaurant by it's salsa and this one has a very good salsa. Prices are very reasonable at lunch, several choices can be made on the lunch menu. Since I like enchiladas, I chose the Noon Day special. My husband chose the Student special. You could also order off the... More

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Windsor, ON
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stayed at La Quinta across the street and wanted something quick and easy. We were happy it was across the road and I was a little worried but the place was busy with regulars. The waitress was very helpful and friendly and the food was delicious. We were very surprised and satisfied.

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Waxahachie, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Had lunch there in Sept. 2013. Very pleasant and accommodating server. Had their chicken and beef fajitas plate and it was very good. The atmosphere was nice and the dining area was very clean. Overall a good place to eat and will do more often.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Each time I drive through Hillsboro, I make it a point to stop at El Con. They literally have some of the best hot sauce around. My son always gets a order of the tamales while I order the cheese enchiladas. We also order a side of guacamole because it properly seasoned and tastes fresh. I recommend anyone visiting Hillsboro... More

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Additional Information about El Conquistador

Address: 1516 Old Brandon Rd, Hillsboro, TX 76645-2315
Phone Number: 254-582-9864
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Hillsboro
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican

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