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Chuy's Restaurant

1200 W Broadway, Van Horn, TX 79855
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Ranked #8 of 15 Restaurants in Van Horn
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Laurel St.
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.
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Cumming, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I ate here at the suggestion of the clerk at the hotel I stayed at [Hampton Inn]. The restaurant is easy access & parking plentiful. The family that owns Chuy's have been in business here for many years. They have a small claim to fame was that John Madden came to there one night in a rush to watch the... More

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Cleveland, Oh
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145 reviews 145 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Van Horn is a place you stop for gas on Interstate 10 or if you drive from Guadalupe Mountain NP to Big Bend. This is a place made famous by John Madden who stopped several times and liked. the setting is simple with both indoor and outdoor options. The food is a standard mexican food, enchiladas, tacos, burritos, etc. It... More

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McKinney, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Lives up to its' well deserved reputation for friendly service, good food at reasonable prices. Worth stopping in Van Horn if just to eat here. A John Madden favorite. Family owned and operated.

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Wylie, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We saw Chuy's on Texas Country Reporter and had to try it. Food was good; service was great; and people are friendly.

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Piedmont, Alabama
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Good restaurant with lots of decor.. we ate early afternoon, food was good, server was very friendly and helpful, service was good, customers were friendly. Prices were average, real mexican food..

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Georgetown, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We spent one night in Van Horn and got in at 8pm. We looked on Trip Advisor for restaurants and Chuy's was 2 blocks away so opted for that. Service was friendly and fast. The chips and salsa were very fresh and good. I had 3 Chicken Taco plate and my husband had Gordito plate. Both our meals were above... More

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San Diego, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

First: nope. I didn't come here because John Madden came here in the 1980s, got hooked on the food, mentioned it and featured it and has come back once a year for the chicken piccada. I was on a long drive from El Paso to Seguin Texas. I live in San Diego so I go to MANY Mexican restaurants. And... More

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Talbott, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

First off, let me say I like John Madden. However; this is a restaurant and I came here to eat. If I'd wanted to worship at a holy alter, I'd catch the next flight to Jerusalem. Enough of the Madden worship. What happened to this place? The food is still ok but the service has went waaaaay downhill since the... More

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El Paso, TX
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I absolutely loved their salsa. I don't know what it was, added garlic or some added spices that made it soooo good. We had flautas, enchiladas and a combo plate and the food was great and portions definitely filled us up. The sweet tea did taste old though, they definitely need to work on keeping that fresh because it had... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

First of all, many restaurants have served B and C list celebrities all over the world. So, can we get over the John Madden worship already? Yes, many yrs ago he supposedly stopped in here. And for that matter, so did a lot of us. But, how about some focus on today? Boy, this place has gone gown hill. They... More

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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 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Mexican

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