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Via Real Gourmet Mexican

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Mexican, Southwestern
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4020 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038-6419 (Byron Nelson Way)
19726509001
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Flower Mound
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch with a business associate on a Wednesday. The maître de was most accommodating to find us a quiet table. Our server was prompt and non-intrusive. The meal was excellent, especially the grilled shrimp. the wine, iced tea, and coffee were good as well. We stayed at our table for an hour and a half talking business and... More 

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Thank Ronald K
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Ronald, thank you for letting us know how well your experience was with us Wednesday! We do a lot of business lunches and dinners, so it is good to know our servers continue to be mindful of whatever time is needed, and that our staff at the front desk are taking special note of the best place to seat you... More 

Dallas, Texas
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143 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy this local restaurant (and the bar). Fabulous Mexican food with daily specials - heavy on seafood. Wonderful red sangria - spices like cinnamon. It's great any time of the year but especially in winter. We ate the assorted appetizer plate and caviche! Fabulous "dinner" for a hot summer. PS - Owner is so lovely and she is always... More 

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Thank Penny J
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

I am so grateful to you and for you Penny! Thank you for sending us this review. I hope we continue to delight you and your guests with Fabulous Mexican food! ~Fran More 

texas
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to this place since it opened. Love that it is so close by to my house. The ambiance you can't beat! The chips & salsa & queso are so fresh & the appetizers are interesting - always something new to try! We always eat in the bar & have their top shelf margaritas. Love their vegie... More 

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Thank beachchic87
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

What a blessing to have such a long time guest of ours come here and tell us how much you've enjoyed Via Real for so many years. Your kind words bring us all great joy. Thank you! ~Fran More 

Keller, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dinner with friends at Via Real August 6. It was outstanding. We eat here several times each year and it never fails to impress. The service is the best you can find. The food is creative and delicious. We love the squash enchiladas, which are much better than they sound. The sea bass is not on the... More 

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Thank millda05
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

"Via is for Real..." I love it!! Thank you! Your compliments truly give us warm hearts and big smiles. We appreciate you so very much! ~Fran More 

Irving, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal and drinks at this restaurant. The selection of specialty choices is excellent and the food came out hot and delicious.

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Thank Kent J
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Kent, we are so grateful for your thoughts. Thank you for taking a minute to share with us, and I sincerely hope to see you again sometime very soon! ~Fran More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and ambience were all just wonderful. I have friends coming in from out of town next month and this is a must!

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Thank Rita S
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Rita, thank you! Please let us know when you're bringing your friends in - make a reservation and tell us about your plans and that they haven't been here before, and we will make it extra special for you and them. It will be our pleasure to help you host your guests to a fabulous time here. Thank you again!... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Probably my most favorite Mexican place to eat at! Love the spinach enchiladas, chimis, and fajitas!

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Thank Karen S
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

It's your most favorite Mexican place to eat! That is a huge compliment! We try our best to stand out among the many, many Mexican restaurant options that abound in the area - and to hear it from a guest that feels like we have accomplished this is so incredibly wonderful. Thank you! ~Fran More 

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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here for 20 plus years. Consistently wonderful experience every time! Great food. Wonderful staff.

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Thank Texan1247
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for coming back again and again! I am so very honored that you have been a part of Via Real for so long. ~Fran More 

Irving, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The margaritas are very good and the food is excellent. The staff is friendly and give very good service. I would recommend to anyone who wants to try something different than your run of the mill Tex-Mex.

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Thank pobranovic
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

So glad you could join us, and thank you for sharing your thoughts about your time with us! ~Fran More 

Moorhead, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Delicious Food! I cant wait to come here again. The staff was great, The restaurant was very clean. Prices awesome.

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Thank Promptintel
Fran M, Owner at Via Real Gourmet Mexican, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We can't wait for you to come here again, too. ~Fran More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
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
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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: 19726509001

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