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“Always Great Food!! ” 5 of 5 stars
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Chef's Fresh Mexican Food
3305 Padre Blvd. Suite B, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Cuisines: Mexican
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1 review
“Always Great Food!! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is one of the best places in SPI for breakfast lunch or dinner. The soups are excellent and the lunch special is always a treat.

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  • English first
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English first
Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“A Fiasco”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

During our brief stay at a beach condo we went out for lunch once, and based on someone's list of recommended places we went here for lunch. It was a fiasco. We paid $60 for a meal that would have cost typically $30 just about anywhere else in Texas (we don't drink anything but water). Most of what we ordered had a typical/good taste. BUT I dared to order their fajitas. Big mistake. It was the worst meat I’ve ever had. It literally felt like I was chewing rubber. So I gave up after only a few bites. On top of that, we were told they ONLY take cash at the time I handed my cc to pay, while directing me to the conveniently placed ATM inside the restaurant. I don’t mind paying an overly high price for a good meal. But with the tip and ATM charges on top, we couldn't have felt more disappointed and ‘taken’.

Ah, don't be deceived if you see lots of cars parked outside -- usually a good 'sign' that the business is good.... Though we saw many cars outside, inside it was desolate but for a couple. Most of the cars outside were there for the adjacent business.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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South Padre Island, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This place has great freshly made Mexican food for breakfast and lunch. My husband had the Mexican plate and I had chicken enchiladas verde. Both were delicious.

Visited July 2013
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Really good Home cooked food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Hard to find because of the sign fading but definitely worth the visit great food fair prices and excellent service. The juevos Rancheros were delicious. Locals enjoy this place

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Awesome hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Ended up here accidentally and wow. Irs gard to find but worth it. Owner operated very jid friendly and home cooked meals. Loved it

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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