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Herrera's Cafe

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3311 Sylvan Ave, Dallas, TX 75212
+1 214-954-7180
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bean soup” (11 reviews)
“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
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3311 Sylvan Ave, Dallas, TX 75212
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Tex mex, friendly service, tasty Margs, and best sopapillias on the planet...period. Worth the drive, even if from Marfa, TX. I have yet to meet anyone who doesn't like the place. Al Fresco dining available.

Thank McCharlie1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ventured out to Sylvan Ave to try a new to us Tex-Mex place and it did not disappoint. Cheese enchiladas were terrific and probably had the best beef taco that was crunchy and did not break apart on the first bite. The rice was good...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the Denton Dr. location when i lived in Dallas. So, I gave this one a shot while traveling to Dallas recently. I ordered the 13B (beef enchiladas)...they ain't what they used to be. It was ok but I was very disappointed...especially in the...More

Thank Runnin26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Mexican staff operate this restaurant. Tried ribeye, fajitas etc. really good food. Sortiment of beers is reasonable.

Thank cz z
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Herrera's Cafe (not to be confused with the tourist-oriented Cafe Herrera in the Omni Hotel) was a Dallas institution on Maple Avenue (at three different addresses) from circa 1971 until about 2015 when it moved to across the Trinity to 3311 Sylvan Avenue, Dallas, TX...More

1  Thank Zotemail
Reviewed February 4, 2017

We have been fans for >30 years; we've eaten at 3 locations and just keep following them. Good, good food. All 5 of us enjoyed this January 2017 visit for breakfast.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The staff, the food, and an even better atmosphere! This place is my go-to Tex-Mex restaurant. I tried the other menu items years ago but I love my "jessica" plate dearly. Spicy salsa, cheesy enchiladas, refried beans to die for, even the iced tea is...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nothing special going on here. Friendly place, good value, just not memorable as far as the food goes. Not much more I can say.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed April 4, 2015

The food is so good and very authentic. the folks there are very nice and make you feel right at home. This restaurant has been around over 40 yrs. and I have always been there for when they were pushed out of locations and had...More

Thank OleHippieGal
Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was a fun, great find! A small neighborhood Mexican restaurant. Very good food and EXCELLENT service. NO alcohol however.

Thank nightdiver95
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 Sylvan Ave, Dallas, TX 75212
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-954-7180
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