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Jalapeno Tree

1112 E Tyler St, Athens, TX 75751-2146
+1 903-677-4056
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“spicy butter” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1112 E Tyler St, Athens, TX 75751-2146
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like the Tex-Mex variety of food served. You can also get a good hamburger there. The service has always been good in both the Athens restaurant and the Gun Barrel City restaurant. We would recommend either place.

Thank Mary Jo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there today for lunch. The. Menu is a. Little limited particularly on the lunch menu, only 4 items. The make you own combo seemed to be the best option. Got the beef taco and a burrito. The taco was alright and the burrito...More

Thank 614dwayneh
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Been here multiple times over the years, and I eventually quit. They always mess up my order,most of the time the food is cold,and the service is always bad!

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I love their food. The special individual sauces are always great with the chips. The chips are the best in town!! Very friendly service also.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed May 30, 2018

After a long day of roping, came here for late supper. Staff was very friendly and informative of specials. Quickly took drink orders. Several specialty drinks on menu. Food was well seasoned, fresh/hot, and arrived in a timely manner. Chips/salsa were hot and fresh--chip bowl...More

Thank Kristal Y
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. Service amazing. Chips and salsa divine, with this amazing extra dip full of flavor (in addition to great salsa). $10 for a lunch combo of three items. Can’t beat that. Great atmosphere, and misted outdoor seating keeps it comfortable. Free soft serve....More

Thank St0kes4
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I was visiting friends in Athens and we went to the Jalapeno Tree for a late afternoon lunch. I often had visited the Jalapeno Tree in Sherman Texas for the last ten years (now closed) thus I was familiar with the restaurant chain. My biggest...More

Thank PatzMorelia
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the lunch Fajitas - friendly staff - quick service - good food. Fun atmosphere - would recommend !!

Thank NG B
Reviewed January 3, 2018

There are not very many places to eat here. We were in town for a team roping and wanted something that was not a chain. Our service was wonderful! Everyone is so friendly. Now lets talk food!!! It was so amazing. In fact it was...More

Thank shana d
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican food restaurants in the city. Servers are always cheerful and helpful. Great food and good portion sizes.

Thank 499MichaelB499
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Nancy G
April 10, 2017|
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Response from St0kes4 | Reviewed this property |
I’m gluten free and had no problems. Just ordered corn tortillas. Won’t be Celiac safe necessarily but yes lots of gluten-free food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 E Tyler St, Athens, TX 75751-2146
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 903-677-4056
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