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El Juarez Mexican Restaurant

311 E Louisiana St, McKinney, TX 75069-4313
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Ranked #123 of 242 restaurants in McKinney
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Most recent review
- Dec 15, 2013
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7 reviews from our community

71% Recommend
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English first
Healdsburg, CA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is clearly a family-owned restaurant. On Sunday, the kids are hanging out, walking around, talking to moms, going in and out of the kitchen. I had burritos compuestos, which were more like enchiladas than I expected. A large portion. They were fine. Nothing special, however. The chile con carne that smothered them could've come out of a Hormel's can.... More

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Dallas, TX
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I love Mexican food. We eat it, we cook it, we seek it out. Surely with a name like Juarez it's got to be good. NOT SO! The tamalei was soggy and had some unidentifiable Skin or connecting tissue inside. It was all I could do not to gag. The beans were nothing more than Pinto mush... More

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Plano, TX
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Ok let me start this by saying if you are looking for up-scale decor, and fancy decorations, this is not your place. BUT, If you want real, good old fashioned Texas syle Mexican food, the kind you remi\ember from High school (if you were lucky enough to be a real Texan), this is the place in McKinney to go to.... More

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McKinney, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

This place is TEX MEX. very good tex mex too. People say its Authentic Mexican because the place is a "hole in the wall". It's not bland authentic Mexican it's Authentic Tex mex! The bathrooms are comical, the seats are worn and torn and the cash register is older than I am and the food is amazing and inexpensive but... More

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McKinney, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

When you first walk in, you wonder if they actually serve food... But this genuine mexican restaurant florishes at night. It is crowded, live music on weekends and the food is just simply delicious

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

the appearance is not of a high class rest., is very simple. The food is delicious, i recomend the fajitas, chcken enchiladas with sourcream the soups and the SALSA which is authentic and homemade as well as the flour tortillas, there is nothing bad i can say about this restaurant the service i got was great. I THINK ANYONE WHO... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

Very authentic and I was raised in Mexico!

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