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El Gordo Taqueria

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11th St, Huntsville, TX 77340
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USA
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1,451 reviews
902 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 772 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Visited this taqueria again yesterday after not been here for about 2 years. They get crowded now during lunch 12-1 p.m. and they only have 3 people serving, running around trying to help customers. Customer service is very good and prices are very inexpensive...Recommended...they need a bigger parking though

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Thank bryanmantezoni
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have frequented the establishment at different times. They have good food and good prices for the portions. They also have friendly and kind waitresses there too.

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Thank Valerie G
Vancouver, Washington
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2016

I would not really classify this as true Mexican, or even really a good Tex Mex. Their food is alright, not badly made, but very Americanized. I am spoiled by having moved to Huntsville from an area in West Texas with amazing Mexican and Tex Mex on every corner, so that may have ruined me to places like this. Their... More 

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Ordered a burrito with chips and salsa. Very good flavors and it was big. I will eat here more often. The wait staff is friendly and helpful. Thumbs up!!

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Thank Thomas L
Glen Allen, Virginia
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I really loved this place. The food was great, though it was a bit too salty. The place is cute and cosy. The people are very friendly. I look forward to next time.

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Thank NationsMan
Huntsville, Texas
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Friendly staff, with ingredients prepared on site. Not a chain Mexican restaurant. In our opinions, more authentic Mexico recipes.

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Thank Tom R
Huntsville, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

We've been here a couple of times and each time the food is fresh and cooked to order. The restaurant has the feel of being in a home and getting a home-cooked meal. The staff was friendly and helpful. One of the top casual Mexican restaurants in Huntsville. Parking can be tough, but the food is worth it.

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Thank TheRealPublius
Houston, Canada
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Small house doesn't lend itself to a restaurant feel. Poor parking getting in and getting out. Noisy. Slow service. Truly, a hole in the wall; HOWEVER, the food isn't bad, it's just not that spectacular in a small town full of Mexican restaurants. I think they served food on paper or plastic.

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Thank yukon2007
Huntsville, Texas
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2014

El Gordo is a small Mexican food restaurant that has food prepared fresh to order. I have eaten here several times and the food is always very good. It is not fancy, just a home cooking type atmosphere. It is locally owned, and the cooks know what they are doing. Try the hot sauce with the avocados in it-it is... More 

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Thank LivesHere
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1,451 reviews
902 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 772 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2014

we went to lunch since it is really close to our office, food is delicius, cean place inluding restrooms and great customer service. real mexican food and very inexpensive...around 4.99 a pate for lunch you cannot beat hat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11th St, Huntsville, TX 77340
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Huntsville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?