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Villa Montez

3324 Old Henderson Hwy, Tyler, TX 75711
(903) 592-9696
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Ranked #4 of 273 restaurants in Tyler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Latin, Contemporary, Fusion
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Terrell
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The Sea Bass was the best fish of ANY fish I have ever had at any restaurant. And my wife and I frequent 4 / 5 star restaurants monthly. My wife had the Carne Azada and was very pleased. Absolutely can not wait to return! Craig & Jessica from Dallas

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

From the first day my family and I went here, Villa Montez easily became my favorite. The lovely atmosphere, coupled with a large outdoor patio, is only second to the scrumptious (and hard to come across) Latin cuisine. I truly enjoy every experience I have had here, and am always looking forward to more :-)

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Longview, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I agree with Zelda196207 that the restaurant itself is a charming location, but the food was average. While it is more Latin that the usual Tex-Mex in East Texas, it was only average. It is worth trying and I actually would go again, but with reasonable expectations.

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Mount Pleasant, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This upscale Mexican Food is quite different from your typical Mexican/Tex-Mex food and probably tastes wonderful to more upscale diners, unlike myself, though I would still say it was good. The service was good and atmosphere was nice. Though I would call this high end dining, it was not overpriced.

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This restaurant has a mega amount of charming looks but my friend and I found the food was average in taste. While the menu wasn't big there were food choices from different Latin countries. It's definitely worth going to but just don't expect exceptional food.

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Tyler
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Villa Montez is a family favorite. The food has fabulous flavor and beautiful plating! Villa Montez is a lovely older home transformed into a fine-dining restaurant. We especially enjoy dining in the main room or on the patio because you are eating in the tree tops. If you order the chocolate cake for dessert, it is large enought to share... More

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Tyler, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
402 helpful votes 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

From the architecture to the decor, from the food to the service, this restaurant is 1st class yet the prices are very reasonable. Having dined there many times over the years, we have never been disappointed. This restaurant doesn't just hit the ball well, they seem to keep knocking it out of the park. Their Chimichurri Steak is a personal... More

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Chattanooga
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We came to Tyler for my son's graduation. After looking at Trip Advisor we decided to make reservation at Villa Montez. It was ranked #4. We were able to get reservations for 5. When we first arrived we were impressed just by the looks - beautiful grounds- Spanish looking- cool-large home up on a hill with an attractive deck with... More

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We get to Villa Montez regularly - we've had everything on the menu and have never been disappointed. Service is always gracious.

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Tyler, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Villa Montez is a special place to eat. Their food is very fresh and unique. It is very different than the greasy Tex-Mex food you find at most places in this area. The mango margarita is my favorite drink and I have never eaten a dish here that I didn't love. I also love the verde rice as a side.... More

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