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El Tejavan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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3420 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79102-2110
(806) 354-2444
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Spring, Texas
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty Mexican food at reasonable prices. We each got the 4 street tacos so we could share. We had al pastor & Barbacoa. The flavors were spot on and the corn tortillas are the best I've ever had. I got a Michelada with modelo. It is served in a huge beer stein. The tomato base is yummy and mixed well... More 

Thank Shelly P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the tacos to the enchiladas to the marinated pork, it doesn't matter, it is all fabulous! beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff, spotless too. The guac is the best tasting stuff I've ever eaten! KEEP IT UP EL TEJAVAN; THIS TEXAN CAN'T GET ENOUGH!!!

Thank Lori H
Level Contributor
334 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting my son, he brought us to this place raving about it so I was anticipating a great meal. That did not happen. First, the disappointment when I couldn't get a bottle of water (that's all I drink). As such I went drinkless until son got me a bottle outside. It's a good thing because the Carne Asada I ordered... More 

1 Thank Jeff B
Amarillo, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

the food is a thing of beauty and the hand made corn tortillas were amazing I wanted to ask for extra ones to take home. chips and salsa to start and fresh flavorful is their expertise. every dish I tried tasted as if they hand picked it and then served it. bursting with flavor

Thank aacmacdonald
Tyler, Texas
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346 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Traveling through Amarillo we were wanting Mexican food (Tex Mex) having been in Colorado for two weeks. This was very good. Sopas for the wife and chicken enchiladas with tomatillo sauce for me. Excellent. Great service. Attentive and quick.

Thank rhpatt29
Conifer, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Be aware that there are two locations! We decided to go here because of the nice looking menu we saw on their website, however we ended up at the East location because we didn't realize there were two locations. When we drove up we were surprised because it looked very run down and didn't seem to fit the look of... More 

Thank baybay028
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91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stopped on a long rode trip. Food was flavorful and the meat was tender. Had Plato De "Al Pastor" and a shrimp dish that I can't remember the name of. The waitress was helpful. Will make a stop next time we drive through it was so good.

Thank mikenrona
Amarillo, Texas
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Now if you want the real McCoy....Mexican food that is, you need to eat here. The staff is not exactly fluent in English, but they understand what you want. Now they won't change it to meet your Tex-Mex expectations but go ahead and eat it how it comes, you won't be disappointed. Great Service and Great prices. Very clean and... More 

Thank karenw1985
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing and yummy authentic Mexican food! Services is great! They always cater to their guests and we always have an awesome time!

Thank clanderson1975
Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

I loved this place. Great food. Friendly people. I would come back. I got the steak fajitas and they were wonderful.

Thank laalexander67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3420 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79102-2110
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: (806) 354-2444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?