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Via Real Gourmet Mexican

4020 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75038-6423
972-650-9001
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Ranked #1 of 486 Restaurants in Irving
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Byron Nelson Way
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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Besides the cost, I can't find anything negative to say about this place. Margaritas are amazing and the Queso is to die for!! Service is fantastic! Always a smile. Delicious salsas amd guacamole!

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Hi Jeffrey, I hope that you know that your feedback means the world to me and the staff at Via Real. We rely heavily on social review sites in assisting us to get our name out there. Thank you! Our Chef has worked to keep the prices of our dishes as low as possible with food costs rises all around... More

New York City, New York
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Very professional service especially for this large restaurant. Make sure you try there specialty Maragarita made with fresh lime juice and request Cointreau with it. One of the best I've had anywhere in the world. The guacamole was just average but the entrees where creative and very good.

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

We are ecstatic that you enjoyed your visit! I will relay your compliments to the chef and bartenders. We appreciate the feedback and advice to other readers. I hope to see you again soon! All the best, Fran More

Irving, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Having been a loyal customer of this restaurant for 25 years, it is almost embarrassing to realize that I have taken its superb quality for granted, and to have not previously acknowledged how fortunate we have been to enjoy its consistently high standards. One can choose all of the positive descriptive adjectives associated with cleanliness, atmosphere, service, menu, meals, personal... More

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure reading your review. Thank you for your fabulous feedback! I want to thank you especially for being such a loyal guest - you are family! You do know us pretty well. We only keep around people that radiate positivity and hold customer satisfaction at the top of everything else as a team. It is not... More

Holmdel
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

An outstanding dinning facility with great food, staff and atmosphere. Hard to believe the Sea Bass special was Mexican...more Continental cuisine. Great presentation complimented the service. Wait staff couldn't do enough to please the table. Decent wine, not so decent beer selection. Impressive facility. Easy trek from DFW Airport.

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Robert, We value your feedback and that you stopped by for dinner! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to take care of you for the evening. I just wanted to personally thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We read every review that is written and we take every word to heart! I'm thrilled that your experience... More

Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Service at the restaurant is excellent. Great options for entrees. It is a very business friendly scenario. Large groups are easy to accommodate. I would recommend reservations as the place is popular and fills up quickly.

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Your advice is excellent! Thanks for sharing your thoughts. You are completely right - during the week we get busy FAST. Reservations ahead of time ensure an excellent table according to your occasion and needs. Thank you again for taking the time to leave us this valuable feedback. We are very grateful. I will look forward to your next visit!... More

Mountain View, California
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After a long and bumpy flight into Love Field I was ready for a really great dinner treat. The folks at my hotel recommended Via Real and after checking out the tripadvisor reviews, my rental car was on auto-pilot. The hosts and my server were very welcoming. As a first timer, they provided some nice recommendations. I ordered the adobe... More

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

We are so happy that you took the recommendations of the hotel! We've got some great hotel hospitality surrounding us. Glad they could direct you our way! I just wanted to show our appreciation for the awesome feedback. We don't do much advertising because our guests are already doing the job for us. I do hope that you will visit... More

Warwick, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was really good authentic Mexican with an upscale twist. The staff was very attentive and welcoming. The one drawback was the noise. It's a popular place so it was packed leading to a loud atmosphere. Definitely make a reservation if you're on a schedule.

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving feedback. We love reading what our guests have to say. Great advice too! Our tables get booked up quickly around here. Especially during the weekdays due to the corporate traffic and large group reservations. We promise to always do our best as to where you are seated. Your comfort is VERY important to us.... More

Frederick, Maryland
Top Contributor
305 reviews 305 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

For my first night's stay in Irving, I was in the mood for some Southwestern cuisine and Via Real was #1 on the TA site. Being on travel, all I had to wear were shorts so I called ahead to check if there was a dress code and if I could eat here. I was told business casual but to... More

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

I want you to know that I thoroughly enjoyed reading your fabulous review. Thanks for the fun details! I also enjoyed the bathroom candle pic-great shot! We appreciate all of the feedback, our guests thoughts are very important to us. I hope to see you in for a romantic date soon! All the best, Fran More

North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

There are so few restaurants that I would like to return to the next night, but this is one of them. I had the scallops, delicious, melt in your mouth. Liked the atmosphere, but noisy. (What restaurant that is busy is not noisy?). The service was very good, but hovering, a little over the top, obviously better than no attention.... More

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Well, we cannot wait to have you in again! I'm glad that you enjoyed your first visit. I just wanted to thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to share! I sincerely hope that you visit again soon. All the best, Fran More

Lebanon, Missouri
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I at here last night based on its excellent Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. The food was excellent; she had the sea bass special and I had the pork loin, both of which were well prepared with ample portions. The only downed was the fact that they no longer have sea bass empanadas about which... More

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Via R, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thanks for the five stars! I'm ecstatic that you were able to make it in and try the pork loin. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. I'm sorry that you were looking forward to the Sea Bass empanadas- That appetizer graces our Chef's seasonal weekly specials once in a while. I will pass on your comment to the... More

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