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Don Marcelino's

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1110 Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, TX 78840
775-6242
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican Food /Service needs improvement

Food was good and authentic. Service is poor and i dont believe it was just our server. it seems to be a common thing among the staff. The owner might want to look into re-energizing their employees or finding new ones

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Rosamaria M
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San Antonio, United States
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San Antonio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Food was good and authentic. Service is poor and i dont believe it was just our server. it seems to be a common thing among the staff. The owner might want to look into re-energizing their employees or finding new ones

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Really disappointed. The restaurant came highly recommended by a family member but it most certainly did not live up to the recommendation. My food was over cooked. There are no wait staff. You get your own refills. The cashier was lethargic and ever so slightly confrontational. Despite the discount environment my food was most certainly not discounted. My wife really... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Passing through Del Rio we found Don Marcelino's. I was recommended to us by a state trooper. We were glad we found this restaurant. The tortillas were very fresh and the rice and beans were very good. I ordered the T-bone steak and it was cooked just like i requested and the taste was excellent. They didn't have a wait... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Being smack dab on the U.S. MEXICAN border I would think there are mexican food restarunts on every corner. Not the case. Don marcellinos is more of a fast food place than a sit down and order sorta place. My food was poorly plated. Tacos crumbled apart. Waiters waitresses don't exist. You order at counter, given a number and told... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

With the Mexican border in view you would expect great food and you won't be disappointed. The selection is excellent and the service very good.

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Eldorado, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I hate having to order at the counter and have to pay for chips and salsa, which are not all that great, however the food is pretty good. They serve really good caldo de res. Not your typical Tex-Mex Restaurant. Nice decor inside.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I expected good Mexican food to be a given in Del Rio, Texas so the challenge was to find the BEST in the city. Many locals recommended Don Marcelino's - must be the local joke. The 3 of us live in San Antonio and are no strangers to a good enchilada. However here, the atmosphere was fine, even had a... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have been to this restaurant before and nothing have really changed the food average the service average prices average

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Del Rio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Lots of people love this place but I'm just not a fan. It's cheap enough but not great quality food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Have eaten here twice but have not been impressed. Will look for a better Mexican restaurant because this one does at best will be average or below.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1110 Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, TX 78840
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Del Rio
  • Phone Number: 775-6242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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