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Don Marcelino's

Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, TX 78840
775-62-42
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Ranked #21 of 70 restaurants in Del Rio
Price range: $5 - $10
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English first
Austin, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast at Don Marcelino's and it was great! My husband and son had the huevos rancheros and loved it. I had the chorizo and eggs and it was great too. Really liked the hot sauces.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ordered and paid for our meals at the counter when we walked in. We sat at a table and every staff member which came to the table was rude with no expression on there faces. It felt like they were doing us a favor by serving us for the meal we just purchased. The serving process was a mess.... More

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Midland, TX
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a great place to eat some delicious authentic Mexican food. The prices are quite reasonable. The service was very good, but the food was fantastic. I encourage you to try the Carne Guisada plate. The restaurant has a fun and colorful atmosphere and you can dine in very casual attire. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our visit was for lunch, Sat, June 14, 2014. My wife & I ordered & paid for our meals first, before we sat at our table. Person taking our order was indifferent, unfriendly; no greeting or welcome. Wait staff unattentive, also unfriendly. My wife's meal was served much later than mine. My meal looked sloppily prepared; did not look appetizing.... More

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silver spring md
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143 reviews 143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I ate here because our desk clerk recommended it as great Mexican food. I could not eat mine. The enchiladas were covered in a blanket of rubbery, greasy cheese. The refried beans had no flavor, and the rice was just OK. My husband said his combination platter was so-so. It is hard to rate service because you... More

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Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My favorite spot when I go home to DR. I always have to stop at Marcelino's to remind me of real Mexican food. Just a great memory to have before I hit the road again, you just can't go wrong with anything on their menu. Not the best of service tho, the lady behind the counter is always rude and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

When going to Don Marcelino's expect only what they do well. Guisado!!! I can only give them 4 stars for the guisado because it is phenomenal. BUT it ends there. Don't eat breakfast, disappointing. Don't eat tacos, greasy. Make sure you order your chips and salsa when you order at the annoying cashier as you enter. YES, they charge $2.70... More

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Waco, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I first ate here 31 years ago when My brother got married in Del Rio. It was really good then, and is still just as good today. I travel here often and always make Don Marcelinos a frequent stop.

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Del Rio, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I just don't care for this place. They seem to be more interested in opening and closing locations than they do in just putting out good food. It's not Tex-Mex and it's not Mexican. It is probably closer to not very good Mexican than anything else but of the oodles of places that we have eaten in Mexico, we've never... More

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Richmond, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We always stop at Don Marcelino's when visiting Del RIO. I love the pico nachos. Staff nice and friendly. only wish they'd have free refills. Drinks can get expensive.

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