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El Rincon

200 Pecan St E Ste 9, Pflugerville, TX 78660-2744
(512) 990-0250
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Ranked #38 of 92 restaurants in Pflugerville
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 13, 2014
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English first
Georgetown,TX
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A GREAT Mexican restaurant with fantastic authentic flavors! They have done a few renovations over the years but it's a cozy place for fun times with friends and family.

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Dallas, Tx
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Forget the look of the place with the cement floors and rather forlorn surroundings- the service and food are quite good. Went here with family for Sunday night meal- probably their slow night. Our very pleasant server was really great- all the chips, salsa, etc., we could ask for, and the food was exactly what I expected. Large portions, traditional... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Flies, cold food, drinking glass dirty. Don't understand how a Food-safety inspector passed them, its disgusting inside.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Very much a case of you have to set expectations. I loved the slightly run down nature of this place, it's honest and the staff were friendly and efficient. Food was good, nice spice and economical. Those that are looking for fine food go elsewhere, but for a lunchtime stop on the way to or from somewhere it's more than... More

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The owner acts like she's doing you a favor serving their sub-standard food. No hello, thank you or goodbye. I've lived in P-ville 20 years and been there often but will never, ever RETURN! I'M DONE WITH THIS PLACE!!!!!

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Pflugerville, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

It was pretty bad. The inside of the restaurant could definitely use a face-life, but it's the food that's most disappointing. Just regular, standard fare, but for my money the food is better at Taco Cabana or even Taco Bell.

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This is good "Tex Mex" Mexican food, and I like eating here, since it is a "non-chain". However, the interior really could use some updating.... concrete floors, tables (no booths). There is no waiting area, so the tables by the front door get constant interruptions of new and departing customers. Service is pretty good, usually. Very good breakfast tacos in... More

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Mason, Texas
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186 reviews 186 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Always good food, but the place needs a makeover. Things look run down and sometimes not very clean.

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Central Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

We 1st visited here in 2009 and just weren't too impressed with anything, but after the disappointment with Casa Garcia's going up in price and down in quality and service we decided to try El Rincon again, and it was a great decision. Being greeted and seated withing 1 minute of walking in was great, and we had a basket... More

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Pflugerville, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

best breakfast taco , great food and family owned

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