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Taqueria El Jaliciense

Mexican, Southwestern
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2013 10th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590-5481
409-945-8997
Today
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good local taqueria

Out of the two taquerias on Palmer in Texas City I like this one a little better. I haven't had anything from here that's been mediocre at all. Beef and chicken fajitas are always tender and delicious. The napoles here are great and a nice thing to see on the menu. I personally haven't had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
Jake B
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Alvin, Texas
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dickinson, Texas, USA
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We have been dining here for several years. This place is as authentic as it gets. They have a huge selection of menu items and the staff is friendly and efficient. I always get the Pachuga de Pollo and I highly recommend it. The tortillas are homemade and are out of this world. The location can be a bit hard... More 

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49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My friends and I went to this restaurant for dinner one evening. Maybe we went on a bad day when it was busy but.... the restroom was just nasty gross. I lost my appetite which really didn't matter because the food didn't look that good. I haven't been back .. can't get past the restroom thing.

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Alvin, Texas
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122 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Out of the two taquerias on Palmer in Texas City I like this one a little better. I haven't had anything from here that's been mediocre at all. Beef and chicken fajitas are always tender and delicious. The napoles here are great and a nice thing to see on the menu. I personally haven't had any margaritas from here so... More 

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San Leon, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have always enjoyed our visits. The cost has always been reasonable. Service is great as is the food. The breakfast supreme plate is a favorite of ours. My husband says the tortillas are the best in area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have not been here in a while so I decided to stop and get some fajita nachos. The chicken had a funny taste to it. I think it was old and they were trying to cover up the taste with cheese. I took a few bites and decided to eat just the chips and cheese and leave the chicken.... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I've eatin here since '92. One of my faves! Love love love this place and so does all of my family. Keep it up!

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Waco tx
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Found this place by accident and so glad we did. Very much worth the money! Food was very very good. Authentic! We are very picky when it comes to Mexican food and this place did not disappoint. Read previous review and I've always payed for chips for pick up at many many restaurants so no big deal. Will be back... More 

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Texas City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

When you place a phone order do NOT expect chips to go with it. Oh--you can BUY a bag for $1.50, but a small amt. will not come with your order. IF I go back I will sit down,,place my order...get my chips (FREE) with my meal....put it all in a To-Go box...and come home. It's a shame that I... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I have eaten here many times and took my wife for the first time. Not a complaint from us. Even my picky 3 year old found something to eat. The plates were full of food and we both ate way to much. It was to good to stop. Service was great and the server checked on us often.

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Galveston, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

You can't get better south of the border food anywhere in this area. Been eating here for many years and just keep coming back for my Mexican food fix. The lunch plate specials just can't be beat for the price and the beans are to die for. This place is always packed with the locals because they know a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2013 10th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590-5481
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Texas City
  • Phone Number: 409-945-8997

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?