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“Real TEX-MEX” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Juarez Mexican Restaurant

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El Juarez Mexican Restaurant
311 E Louisiana St, McKinney, TX 75069-4313
972-548-9181
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Ranked #79 of 242 Restaurants in McKinney
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Plano, TX
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Real TEX-MEX”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Ok let me start this by saying if you are looking for up-scale decor, and fancy decorations, this is not your place.

BUT, If you want real, good old fashioned Texas syle Mexican food, the kind you remi\ember from High school (if you were lucky enough to be a real Texan), this is the place in McKinney to go to. They serve real tacos and enciladas. The chips and salsa are fresh and good. The beer and margaritias are cold and refreshing,

The service is always fast and friendly, and it is a short walk from the square, so you can take a break from the antique shops for a few minutes or longer. They never rush you .

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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McKinney, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“BEST SALSA ANYWHERE!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

This place is TEX MEX. very good tex mex too. People say its Authentic Mexican because the place is a "hole in the wall". It's not bland authentic Mexican it's Authentic Tex mex! The bathrooms are comical, the seats are worn and torn and the cash register is older than I am and the food is amazing and inexpensive but it is SPICY TEX MEX. I've been eating the chips and salsa here for 24 years. The salsa is spicier than any place I've ever been and it's is soooo good. It's addicting. It's so good they charge $1.00 for extra salsa. They have to or people would get full on chips and salsa and not buy dinner. It's worth the money. Go back in time and enjoy this place for what it is.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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McKinney, Texas
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Authentic mexican”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

When you first walk in, you wonder if they actually serve food... But this genuine mexican restaurant florishes at night. It is crowded, live music on weekends and the food is just simply delicious

Visited March 2012
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McKinney, Texas
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“GREAT MEXICAN FOOD, LOW PRICE....UNIQUE!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

the appearance is not of a high class rest., is very simple. The food is delicious, i recomend the fajitas, chcken enchiladas with sourcream the soups and the SALSA which is authentic and homemade as well as the flour tortillas, there is nothing bad i can say about this restaurant the service i got was great. I THINK ANYONE WHO IS LOOKINGFOR SOME GOOD AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD SHOULD GO.

    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Very authentic and I was raised in Mexico!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

Very authentic and I was raised in Mexico!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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