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Isabel's Cafe

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State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-5082
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Economical Authentic Mexican Food

A taste of authentic Mexican Food at a very reasonable price. My favorite is the Mexican Plate #3 which includes 2 Enchiladas 2 Tacos 1 Chalupa plus rice and beans priced under $8.00. This restaurant is also famous for their pancakes and Chimichangas.....Yum! The size of building is small but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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La Joya, Texas
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La Joya, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A taste of authentic Mexican Food at a very reasonable price. My favorite is the Mexican Plate #3 which includes 2 Enchiladas 2 Tacos 1 Chalupa plus rice and beans priced under $8.00. This restaurant is also famous for their pancakes and Chimichangas.....Yum! The size of building is small but the food is well worth the wait. Wait time not... More 

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Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I had Migas and they were good, with refried beans and a tortilla, great value. My wife had an omelet and it was half raw/runny uncooked eggs, pretty bad considering it was paper thin. Really reasonable prices, but was 85 degrees in there and claustrophobic!! We probably won't go back.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We make sure to have breakfast at Isabel's at least twice whenever we visit SPI, even though they aren't on the island, it well worth the short drive to get delicious breakfast tacos.

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Rosenberg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Been going here for years. Stopped in one day when The Fisherman was closed. Ordered three small bacon, egg and cheese Tacos. Waiter looked at me like I was crazy. I weigh about 260 and I am 6' 1". She said I don't think you can eat that. So I ordered two and that was all I could eat. From... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not too much not too little that includes the very reasonable prices. One of the for places will want to stop for lunch. Try the Mexican Plate # 2 but be ready for a nice siesta afterwards.

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Cornell, Michigan
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great food,Great Prices and attentive servers. What more can you ask for? We had noted the crowded parking lot every time we passed and finally made it for a meal. Has to be one of the Top Spots for Breakfast and Lunch!

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Not such a well kept secret. Excellent food can't believe the prices! Great family run business! Must stop when heading to SPI. Lots of locals.

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Alpine, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A great inexpensive meal and quiet atmosphere. The food is hot, fast and good. Staff is very friendly and family oriented. Get there early because they fill up quick!! Menu is simple with American and Mexican choices. We went Mexican and was glad. For the area, it is hard to find good inexpensive Mexican food. Nothing fancy about this place... More 

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Galion, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This restaurant is only open until 3:00 p.m.daily. We arrived at 2:00 p.m. and they were out of the daily special which I was sorry about. I had a Mexican plate that was teriffic. My wife had a breakfast plate of french toast and bacon which she said was very good. Breakfast is served anytime. The restaurant is small but... More 

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Fort Davis, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

.Our first trip to Isabel's, Wow what a great little place. The first time I spotted it was early in the morning and the parking lot was packed, So we traveled on and returned later that morning to have lunch, Great choice The menu is simple and the prices verse the quality of food is good, I ordered the 2... More 

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Additional Information about Isabel's Cafe

Address: State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
Phone Number: 956-943-5082
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: 956-943-5082

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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