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The Vermillion

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115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 542-9893
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Today
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, family atmosphere

The food is not fancy, but very good. Portions are large and service is good. They are always friendly. Price is very reasonable. I like the chalupas, the shell is always crisp and the portion is large, have also had the shrimp, the enchiladas, and chicken fried steak.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Susan B
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Brownsville, Texas
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  • Families with children
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Brownsville, Texas
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is not your neighborhood bar the service is great and you will enjoy the food they have Mexican and American.

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Richardson, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed eating at this restaurant. Food was very good and the wait staff was great. We went here at the recommendation of some locals and found it to be a great choice.

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Living in Texas, we eat a lot of enchiladas at a lot of different places. The enchiladas at The Vermillion stand out. They are a notch above others.

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Brownsville, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The food is not fancy, but very good. Portions are large and service is good. They are always friendly. Price is very reasonable. I like the chalupas, the shell is always crisp and the portion is large, have also had the shrimp, the enchiladas, and chicken fried steak.

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Brownsville, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food does not stray from the "comfort zone", basic burgers, nachos, salads. Reasonably priced, service fine. Late lunch no waiting.

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Brownsville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Vermillion has been a favorite for so many in the Rio Grande Valley since the 1960s and if you don't believe me just drive by their restaurant any time of day or night and see how full their parking lot is. They are famous for their fried chicken, enchiladas, nachos and sea food. If you are visiting the Rio... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Gave it a try since resort staff recommended it and it was in visitors book. Not impressed. Shrimp ceviche was saturated with lime juice as if it was marinating all day. In-edible after the first few bites. Tampiquena meet was good, enchiladas ok, who puts chile con carne on enchiladas?, beans seemed re-re-fried, and rice from a box. Fried pickles... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed the fish tacos so much, they are really good. I'm glad we stop here for lunch

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Brownsville, Texas
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

When in Brownsville a must visit. I bring newbies here all the time and a always satisfied. BEST NACHOS in Brownsville, period. Fajitas nachos deluxe will cure what ails you, Chase then down with their almost frozen beers, heaven. Ceviche is very good. The menu had a wide array of choices, more like a tex mex Seafood diner. A great... More 

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Fremont, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The restaurant serves delicious food at a very reasonable price. The mexican food was the best I've ever had and the portions are huge. Our waiter was very informative about the menu and offered suggestions. The fried pickles are the bomb!

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Additional Information about The Vermillion

Address: 115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521
Phone Number: (956) 542-9893
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: (956) 542-9893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?