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Villa Montez

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Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
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3324 Old Henderson Hwy, Tyler, TX 75711
(903) 592-9696
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 125
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    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
The BEST restaurant in Tyler and I promise you WILL NOT be disappointed

This beautiful old plantation house setting enhances the dining experience of this restaurant. It's probably best described as a Latin Kitchen. It is not a local Mexican food restaurant, but a fine dining experience that you will never forget and be automatically drawn back to enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful old plantation house setting enhances the dining experience of this restaurant. It's probably best described as a Latin Kitchen. It is not a local Mexican food restaurant, but a fine dining experience that you will never forget and be automatically drawn back to enjoy the immaculate facility and setting, the wonderful wait staff that strives to meet your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ambiance, the look inside and out, great drinks , the food is very flavorful , the staff and waiters are very friendly and helpful , very romantic for couples , or very good place for private parties , and business meetings. You will not be disappointed

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I always eat here when we are in Tyler and our last trip was no exception. We also always make a reservation ahead of time and we made one about a week out from our stay. When we arrived they told us our table wasn't ready and asked us to wait in the bar, which was no... More 

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Thank Annette D
Katy, Texas
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A colleague and I went to the Villa Montez for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The setting is a chateau on the hillside that has a very majestic appearance about it. Quite a setting for a nice restaurant. Truthfully, we were worried our business casual dress would be insufficient. The strange thing is, the restaurant is actually pretty casual and... More 

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Thank Joe R
Tyler, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Montez provides a charming atmosphere and delicious food. We do not eat meat so we always order their veg burrito and/or veg enchilada. The rice and beans with the enchilada are the best! Their guacamole does not disappoint either. This is our favorite date night, but we take the kids occasionally. Make reservations, or go early!

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Thank angierouse
Nacogdoches, Texas
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Beautiful landscape. Lovely hostess. Greeted and seated promptly. Santiago served us. Polite and professional. Guacamole appetizer needed salt. Salsa on point. Fish tacos were tasty. Hubby's Chicken Monterey was divine. All in all, 5 out of 5 stars, they nailed it. Great prices and atmosphere. Perfect place for romance or a special occasion.

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Thank Jessica V
Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I have eaten here on two separate occasions while visiting Tyler. Both times the food was delicious and the waitstaff were pleasant and well trained. The restaurant is so unique, you feel like you are eating in an Italian villa. The food is Mexican but not Tex Mex. The sangria is delicious too. I will definitely eat there again when... More 

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Thank lahtraveler
Tyler, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

One of our favorites for dinner out alone, with friends, and even with the kids. I love the sea bass, and my husband's New York Strip with chimichurri sauce is always cooked to perfection, tender and juicy! The spinach dip is to die for, and the fresh salsa is not far behind. The beautiful atmosphere can't be beat, and outdoor... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

It looks really high end but you can go casual. The food is GREAT! The service was good but our waiter was a little chilly. The salsa is a bit more like traditional chili and not salsa. Queso fundido was about the only kid friendly item unless you have adventurous eaters. The California chimichanga was sooo good and the rice... More 

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Thank Chryssimae
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Great food, wonderful atmosphere, and fantastic customer service. When the weather is nice, the patio has such a romantic atmosphere for dinner. If you are looking for a place to dine, stop looking and head to Villa Montez!

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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, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups
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?