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Villa Montez

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Latin, Contemporary, Fusion
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3324 Old Henderson Hwy, Tyler, TX 75711
(903) 592-9696
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Service, Great Food

We sat out on the deck on a still, warm spring evening. The deck is surrounded by overhanging trees strung with lights, providing a peaceful, pleasant place to eat. The service was outstanding, and the food very tasty, fresh, and well-prepared. I had a vegetable quesadilla, and my wife raved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
HerbL212
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Crystal Falls, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Crystal Falls, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We sat out on the deck on a still, warm spring evening. The deck is surrounded by overhanging trees strung with lights, providing a peaceful, pleasant place to eat. The service was outstanding, and the food very tasty, fresh, and well-prepared. I had a vegetable quesadilla, and my wife raved about her tuna steak, the signature dish of the restaurant,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Beautiful location, great food! Great service. The ceviche is wonderful. The coconut soup is also very good. Someone else in my party had the tequila lime chicken pasta and raved about it. Love this place and will definately visit it again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The best restaurant I have been to ever I think!! The place is beautiful The lettuce wraps were amazing! The carne azsada with mole enchilada was the best food I have ever had at eating out The bartender and management were all very hospitable and friendly. 10 stars !!!!!!!

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Tyler, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Another nice evening at VM. The Tuna that was to be "seared" could have used a few more moments on the grill as it was actually almost frozen. Everything else was spot on.

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went with my husband and three kids (8,9, & 11). Beautiful building on a hill overlooking treed land. You'd think the food would be more expensive to match the building, but it was quite reasonable. Went on a Monday night at 5 with no reservation and no wait. Ordered the ceviche as soon as we ordered our drinks and it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If u have a reservation u would think that your table would be reserved for u once you arrived but me and my wife sat in bar area for at least 1:45 min after out reserved time that I recently called in earlier that day and a lil words of wisdom for you if you don't have a reservation please... More 

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Arlington, TX
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353 reviews 353 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Was in Tuler for work and my inlaws picked me up for dinner. Villa Montez is lovely outside set on the hill with white lights. Too cool for patio dining but on a warmer day, that would be perfect. Friendly waiter, pretty good chips n salsa, great double cut chops with citrus sauce-though we both would have preferred a potato... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We always enjoy dining here. So many good choices but our personal favorite is the fish tacos. Very popular so make a reservation.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The restaurant is our go to Mexican food location. The ultimate margarita is very good and we think the spinach dip is the best in town. Osso buca with fresh tortillas is probably my favorite dish in town. Cons - not many, but the restaurant can be on a very long wait and the service can be rushed. Also, the... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was a very cute restaurant with a lot of personality. The food was good, the recommendations valued. The hostess remembered me when I left and commented to a discussion we had when I first walked in. This is always a nice touch. I'll definitely go back when I'm in Tyler. Wished I could have eaten more!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3324 Old Henderson Hwy, Tyler, TX 75711
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: (903) 592-9696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Latin, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?