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Isabel's Cafe

State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-5082
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Ranked #5 of 41 restaurants in Port Isabel
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  • English first
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English first
Edinburg, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I live an hour away from Isabel's Cafe and my husband and I drive here every weekend for breakfast. Being that they serve breakfast all hours if the day, we enjoy a late brunch here on Saturdays. Very good prices and the best breakfast tacos around. The lunch plates are fairly inexpensive but the portions are small. But the breakfast... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I'm a local and live only a few miles away. We eat at Isabel's for breakfast almost every weekend, at least once. Try their Con Todo tacos , and if your adventurousness try them smothered in chili and cheese!! Carne Guisada is awesome also!!! Don't miss it!

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Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We heard rave reviews, but we're confused. The food was alright, but nothing special. A lot of simple breakfast foods. We can make those ourselves. The Mexican food we tried we've had better. Overpriced for what it is. Service was fine. Restaurant is cramped but clean.

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Friendship
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This a very good restaurant. Came for lunch and had very tasty food. Price was good and the setting was clean and inviting. But the food at Manuel's just up the road is much better. No line at Isabel's but a 45 minute wait with a constant stream in. You can't go wrong with Isabel's but skip and head to... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Small non descript restaurant but looks are deceiving since the food is fantastic. We had the combo lunch of enchilada, taco and burrito with rice and beans. We will definitely go back for more!!

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South Padre Island, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Right near the Walmart. Solid breakfast, early opening at 6am, and a diner feel to the place. They take credit cards.

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Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

We have a house on the Island and eat at Isabel's often. For breakfast, the migas are very good. For lunch I get the contodo, with chili and cheese. The prices are extremely reasonable. We eat at Isabel's more often than any other restaurant in the area.

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Southlake, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is a wonderful place to enjoy local flavor while having a great breakfast (breakfast burritos as big as your head). The food is made from fresh produce and is well prepared. Staff is very attentive, helps you order the right items, and it is served hot. Nothing fancy here, just good food and a nice staff.

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Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Everyone said this was the place to eat for Mexican Food. I was not disappointed. They told me to get only one breakfast taco but I didn't listen. They were HUGE and tasty. Yum yum yum.

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Weatherford, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Awesome little place. It's got a great authentic Tex-mex menu with the best value on the island. It was without a doubt the best breakfast I had. The tortillas are made fresh from scratch that morning and the large (plate size) tortillas made into a breakfast burrito (I had the bacon,egg,cheese,beans,and potato) only cost $4.75! The small burrito will only... More

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