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Chuy's Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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1200 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855 (Laurel St.)
432.283.2066
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Chuy's is a family owned and operated Mexican restaurant that was opened...
Chuy's is a family owned and operated Mexican restaurant that was opened in 1959. Come visit us. We offer homemade Mexican food, service, and great atmosphere. We have been called an oasis in the middle of the desert on several occasions. Many famous people have eaten at our establishment over the years. John Madden named our restaurant as the "All Madden Hall of Fame" in 1994. There are many other celebrities that have visited us and you can see pictures of them on our wall as you walk in. Every customer that walks in is a celebrity to us. Come on in sit, relax and enjoy our variety of Mexican and domestic beers, margaritas and drinks.
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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average Food

Average food. Rice lacked taste and was mushy. Seemed like me and every other guy in there that day was ordering the John Madden plate only to be let down, It's just a watery version of chicken fajitas with a cheesy taste to it. I regret ordering that plate, I don't see how Madden likes that stuff... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Eldorado, Texas
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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

On my travels to Phoneix, AZ had a great lunch here. Spanish steak was the something different I was looking for. Nice local type restaurant. A sure fire must return on the way back. Reasonable prices as well.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Chuey's a well know "landmark" eating place in Van Horn and the home of the John Madden Sports Hall of Fame. The food was very good and the service excellent.

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SEYMOUR
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156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here off n on for about 20 yrs. For the better part of that time, Chuy's was a pretty good mexican restaurant. But, a few yrs ago(4-5), the quality fell way off. I'm not sure if that was a result of the original owner passing away, or just my bad luck. After about 3 consecutive below avg meals,... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Finding this good eat restaurant in the middle of no where was a plus for our travel. Friendly staff and not a long wait for your food.

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Eldorado, Texas
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Average food. Rice lacked taste and was mushy. Seemed like me and every other guy in there that day was ordering the John Madden plate only to be let down, It's just a watery version of chicken fajitas with a cheesy taste to it. I regret ordering that plate, I don't see how Madden likes that stuff. However my wife... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you are in the mood for Mexican food, Chueys is great! Nice decor, great service, and food. Visited more than once. would go back!

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Kingwood, Texas
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129 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The restaurant boasts that John Madden eats here as he is passing through. Better to boast about that than the food. The food was not bad, and any Tex-Mex restaurant claiming to be gourmet is delusional, but there are plenty of better Tex-Mex restaurants ( unfortunately, not in Van Horn ).

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Elora
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Food was just ok. Service was really good. They did have a lot of interesting decor around the walls. Glad we went but don't know that I would go again

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Chula Vista, California
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152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Found this place while passing through the area, and craving a taco. Seems to have been around for quite some time and had a pretty good crowd at lunch time. The food was very good and fresh. The restaurant is a bit dark inside and has a lot of sports memorabilia on the wall. Again, the food was good and... More 

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Hemet, California
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157 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If your a football fan....this is the place John Madden made famous...Good Margarita...but it was only 3/4 full...

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Additional Information about Chuy's Restaurant

Address: 1200 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855
Phone Number: 432.283.2066
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Horn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855
    (Laurel St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Horn
  • Phone Number: 432.283.2066

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Chuy's is a family owned and operated Mexican restaurant that was opened in 1959. Come visit us. We offer homemade Mexican food, service, and great atmosphere. We have been called an oasis in the middle of the desert on several occasions. Many famous people have eaten at our establishment over the years. John Madden named our restaurant as the "All Madden Hall of Fame" in 1994. There are many other celebrities that have visited us and you can see pictures of them on our wall as you walk in. Every customer that walks in is a celebrity to us. Come on in sit, relax and enjoy our variety of Mexican and domestic beers, margaritas and drinks.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?