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Via Real Gourmet Mexican

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4020 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038-6419 (Byron Nelson Way)
+1 972-650-9001
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Amarillo, Texas
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our waiter, Paul, was very knowledgeable and helpful. The combo of tenderloin and fish was wonderful. The LARGE margarita should be experienced by everyone.

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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308 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a group dinner here and it was excellent-- private room and great service. The Chilean Sea Bass was the highlight of my dinner!

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Thank Richard H
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Via Real is one of my favourite places when it comes to Tex Mex food in the Dallas area. I can definitely recommend this place!

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Thank Traveller4578at
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us! And it is a great honor to be one of your favorite places in Dallas. More 

Irving
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance is very nice fantastic Margaritas the fresh seafood is unbelievable Scallops especially!!! They also have a fantastic selection of authentic Mexican Cuisine!! One of the first restaurants in Las Colinas still family owned!! The service is impeccable!!!

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Thank Russell C
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Russell, thank you so much for your compliments! We're delighted to hear about your experience with us that was all around amazing. See you again soon, we hope! More 

Columbia, Missouri
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

What wonderful authentic Mexican food. We really enjoyed the service, suggestions, and the food. We shared the black bean ravioli and the sea bass enchiladas. Muy bueno!

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Thank _mooremmoore
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so happy you loved every bite. Side note: We used to have a newsletter called The Reál Deal! More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day of traveling, we went to Via Real for dinner. We expected a good Mexican meal but this was, hands down, the best meal either of us had eaten in a long, long time. The salsa and chips were perfect as were the delicious high end margaritas served in large martini glasses. We had some ceviche and... More 

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Thank Annie A
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Annie, thank you! We are ecstatic after reading about your experience with us! This is exactly why we exist. This is all we want at the end of the day - for you to feel this positive about your choice to spend your dinnertime with us. Thank you for sharing! If we are fortunate enough to see you again, we... More 

Valparaiso, Indiana
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The filet was cooked to perfection and arrived at the table flaming! The calamari appetizer was plentiful for a party of five. The noise level was reasonable, but it was a bit dark, and someone kept turning the lights down further.

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Thank James B
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

James, we're delighted you enjoyed that filet - that is one of our signature entrees that we thoroughly enjoy creating and delivering. It can be hard to get the lighting just right when daylight savings times hits. We have to play with it until we get it right - we're sorry about that. Please, please let us know if it's... More 

Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a special place. Attentive, creative and most importantly customers are the focus. Great selections and classy environment.

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Thank AsBPCZit
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you - we try every day to convey this very sentiment to our treasured guests. It's always our pleasure to work diligently to provide this experience for you. Thank you again for your review. More 

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with another couple. They had chicken an shrimp fajitas. I had the Monterey Chicken and my husband had the Grouper. We share a jalapeño Caesar salad. My husband ate all of his and I had some to rake home, which he ate the next day. Our friends loved the fajitas! Fran, the owner, stopped by our table to... More 

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Thank Vlk-707
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments! We are so happy you and your family all enjoyed your evening with us, and grateful to have had you as our guests. We hope to see you all again soon! More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average food and service- I did't see or taste anything that made me say "WOW" or make me run back here again.

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Thank 7continents1972
Lisa A, Manager at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're all disappointed at your lackluster experience with us. Of course, that's never our hope for any guest, and we're sorry. I wish we knew more details about your visit so that we could look at it and find out what happened (or didn't happen). If you feel inclined, please email me at admin@viareal.com. Otherwise,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038-6419
    (Byron Nelson Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: +1 972-650-9001

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