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Villa Montez

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Mexican, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    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
Good Food

The wait staff was pretty good, the food was good and the location was niche and neat. We were travelling to Tyler for the first time on business and we did a quick search for recommended restaurants. This one caught our eye and we were both pleased with the menu selection and food quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
RyanP_KC
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Olathe, Kansas
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The wait staff was pretty good, the food was good and the location was niche and neat. We were travelling to Tyler for the first time on business and we did a quick search for recommended restaurants. This one caught our eye and we were both pleased with the menu selection and food quality.

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Winnsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

An excellent place to eat a great steak or good seafood. Their service is great also . Nice atmosphere. We eat there regularly .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My husband and I went to this beautiful restaurant for the second time yesterday. Make sure to have a reservation on weekends because the first time we went there on a friday evening and we had a two hour wait at the bar area and the waiting list didn't seem to end so we left. But yesterday we sat at... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The place to go to celebrate any event or to enjoy a gourmet meal. This time I had the Lone Star quesadilla which was very different from other places. The chicken quesadilla had a sweet BBQ sauce and sour cream topping. The chips and salsa was great. The lunch prices are superior to others and a lot better quality .

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Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This happens to be one of my very favorite restaurants in Tyler! They have the best food and atmosphere, always delicious no matter what you order. I love spending special occasions here and the prices are good! Great for couples night out or family outings or that special celebration.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Mexican/South AmericanLatin influence is their forte. Started with the Chino Latino Rolls- a spanish inspired egg roll with a spicy dipping sauce. Great! I had a steak entree this time around - Tenderloin Durango Style. Very tender and a decent portion but needed seasoning. A little bland. My first visit I had a latin dish and it was seasoned well.... More 

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Longview, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

After reading the reviews my expectations were high! The food was wonderful. We had the Chino Latino Rolls for an appetizer, the Jalapeno Fish Pasta and the Chimichurri Steak. Best flavor of steak in my 60 years! The view from the window over the patio is wonderful. Only complaint-it was a little noisy and loud....overlooked that for Wonderful food!!!!!!!!!!! Great... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Villa Montez. Our service was prompt and the waiter was helpful. The Brazilian Coconut Soup was wonderful! El Dorado Veracruz was delicious. They even had a bottle of Sancere wine which can be difficult to find in most restaurants. The dishes were a tiny bit spicy so if you have trouble with spice let... More 

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Tyler, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Villa Montez is a much loved local restaurant. I have been going for more than 4 years and find both the food and service to be outstanding. The Latin American inspired dishes are prepared from recipes that have been passed down through the Villapudua family for generations. I truly believe Great Grandma Villapudua might be in the kitchen orchestrating the... More 

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Kaufman, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We didn't know if they took reservations so was a walk in early in the evening before 5:30 on a Saturday. I had read all the glowing reviews about how romantic it is. We walked in and asked for the terrace. No, it was closed. Ok, the main floor since the reviews I had read said don't go down into... 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: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
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?