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Avila's Mexican Restaurant

#158 of 2,986 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Dallas-love Field
Mexican, Southwestern
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4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-1003
+1 214-520-2700
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Open now
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Springville, Utah
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164 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were on the way back to our apartment and asked Google Maps for restaurants in the area. We would have never found this place just passing through. What a find! It's a small place, family run. The food was excellent. The service was excellent. My chili relleno was beyond your typical restaurant. This is now our favorite Mexican Restaurant... More 

Thank Kelly G
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must try the brisket stuffed jablano pepper!! Very good. Don't judge a book by its cover. It looks like a tiny little house. If you blink you'll miss it. But it's very clean. Very good service. Triple D got it right!!

Thank lisareid1068
Portland, Oregon
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True and authentic mexican food! Even though some pics show a bar, it isn't a full bar. Margaritas and wine is the main offerings. The lunch special fajitas was what i ordered and it came out on a huge plate. Portions are worth the prices which are midrange. If you go durring lunch hour, be prepared to wait. My coworkers... More 

Thank C M
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

I went here because it was featured on diners drive inns and dives. It did not disappoint!!! Got the DDD special which featured posole tamale beans rice and some pork sandwich. All you can eat chips and salsa. Chips were the thinnest and crispest I have ever had, salsa on the spicy side.

Thank virginia g
Utica, New York
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127 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Burritos, beans, rice, enchilada s, all good..it's the flan that made an excellent ratings delight! Chips an dips appetizer try it, all your favorites...it's the flan that stands out!

Thank Kathleen C
Irving, Texas
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I came here with a party of 5, and we all ordered different meals. With a little taste of everything on the table, we were all deliriously happy with all of the tasty combinations. There are several stand-out meals here, and no way to get the order wrong. My personal favorites were the ground beef dishes. The tacos and enchiladas... More 

Thank bithead2k
Dallas, Texas
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166 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

I've been frequenting Avila's for almost twenty years now. My two favorite items are the pozole soup and the picadillo stuffed chile relleno. Also .... be aware: the salsa is not for the faint of heart. SPICY!!!! But, you can't stop eating it!

Thank tahass
Lehi, Utah
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Found this gem and really loved the food. The queso was excellent and the salsa spicy!! I had the shrimp tacos and they had great flavor. Everyone at the table liked their food! The service was fast and prices great!!

Thank Studman17
Ringgold, Georgia
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Can't rate the actual service as we had food delivered to our hotel. But I can review the yummy food! The black bean enchiladas were delicious! My son had the spinach enchiladas and said they were very good too. Side of spanish rice was very good.

Thank happygapeach
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I was curious where I could find some good taco's while in Dallas. After searching, I found this little gem and was so glad I stopped. Initially, I was wondering where I was headed. The restaurant is tucked away, and actually in a little old home. The place was quaint and clean. I asked the gentleman what I should try,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Phone Number: +1 214-520-2700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?