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El Jalisiense

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1915 E Main St, Alice, TX 78332-4142
+1 361-661-0911
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1915 E Main St, Alice, TX 78332-4142
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw the reviews & stopped for lunch on the way to the RGV. The healthy choices were the tastiest Mexican dishes with fantastic service! The place was full almost at capacity with only 2 tables still vacant. We had service immediately and our food...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Courteous service, great food and generous portions. Prices were very affordable too. We made a point of stopping here on our way home from visiting Corpus Christi because of the raves on TripAdvisor and sure enough this place lives up to its reputation. The menu...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

My wife ordered a margarita with salt-no salt, served in plastic wine glass. Food was decent but not over the top. Manager was nice.

Thank Owen D
Reviewed April 13, 2017

My husband and I were driving through on our way to Corpus Christie, read about this place and decided to include it in our route. Excellent call, while not much to look at from the outside the welcoming and very friendly staff coupled by the...More

Thank Lu P
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

By far the best place in town, always busy which means food is fresh and good, price is reasonable, Around the block from La Quinta Inn and Cristus Sphon Hospital

Thank lq6252gm
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The food was good and so was the service. Food was served warm and promptly. We checked with Trip Advisor before going since we were just driving thru. We love using the app to help with travel plans. We would go again if we had...More

Thank Susieangelgirl16
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Other restaurants need to take a lesson from El Jalisiense to learn how to provide excellent customer service. It is such a pleasure eating here, you feel so welcome and well taken care of. The food is excellent and they have the best tortilla soup...More

Thank Bethragan
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We came up from Houston to see our granddaughter play in a tournament. This restaurant was recommended to us. It did not disappoint. Great food, hand made tortillas and friendly wait staff. Would definitely go back.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Saw the reviews so drove 60 miles from condo rental in Corpus to give it a try. Food was fantastic, service was great, and prices were more than reasonable. The place was busy but the punctual staff seated us immediately. The chip sauce is best...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Have a great selection including all day breakfast. Portions are large and prices are reasonable. There is usually a good crowd here, especially breakfast and lunch.

Thank Bette A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 E Main St, Alice, TX 78332-4142
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alice
  • Phone Number: +1 361-661-0911
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