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Mexican, Southwestern
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed July 21, 2022 via mobile

Our experience was terrible. A moderate crowd on a Wed night. The floors were filthy. Table busser cleaned tables, but didn’t bother with a broom. Our hostess/cashier was semi-friendly, maybe the only person who smiled. Our young hurried blond waitress just didn’t care. Not a...bit of friendliness. Neglectful of our refill needs unless we pointed it out. Placed my piping hot plate on table in front of me without warning - ouch! At one point she SAT DOWN at a nearby table & read her phone. Meanwhile we needed chips, to which I had to interrupt her texting. Manager walked through and he obviously doesn’t do his job. Overall poor customer service. The food was just ok - nothing to return for. Then the 2 flies I had to shoe away during our meal. Would not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 15, 2021

Definitely has changed for the worse. Food wasn't as good, but ok. Service was poor and when we were asked on the way out how things went they couldn't care less about our honest assessment. Manager is a jerk. All good things come to an...end. SadMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 30, 2020

Great place and food.. Really enjoy this place with every visit. Food prepared fresh daily with the sauces. Friendly staff and anxious to serve. Convenient location, plenty of parking. Easy to find.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed November 11, 2019

The food was great, the staff extremely friendly and courteous and the atmosphere was great. I ordered the Combination Crispy which is Two puffy tacos filled with rice, beans, taco meat, chili with salad, and two bean guacamole sour cream nachos. I also loved the...salsa so much that my mom and I bought a pint each. If I am ever out that way again I will definitely go back!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

Sold out 6 weeks ago, new owners and manager have changed up the food, and drinks. The fajitas are tough and taste terrible, like charcoal. The Margaritas are watered down and they cut back 1/3 on what they pour up. The service is terrible and...VERY SLOW. Ochoa’s you had a good 50 year run and once you sold out you blew it. My son had them cater an event this week and they showed up late and had no clue what they were doing.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

It's all good. Excellent fresh food with flavor. Enjoyed it every time we have eaten here. The service is good, the food is better. Have a tasty margarita while you wait. Good place to bring friends and family.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

I ordered the 2 enchiladas, one cheese taco, and one Beef taco. It was very tasty. The waiter was very attentive and kept the chips, hot sauce and drinks coming. The atmosphere is very family oriented and clean. I recommend you give Ochoas a try.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

This restaurant is very traditional. It is family owned and operated. The menu is complete and it contains all of the typical texmex entrees.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Brian our waiter was so wonderful!!!Food was wonderful!!stopped on our way back from temple to Alabama...Very good food!!salsa was very good...had a nice flavor good heat. We will definitely stop again on our way thru.As we travel thru here every few months

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

My favorite restaurant so far in the Cedar Creek Lake area. It's a very casual atmosphere, the food is very good as are the margaritas. We went at a somewhat slow time so not sure how good the service is during peak hours but ,for...us, the service was fantastic.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We eat here several times a month. The food is excellent, the service is second to none and the prices are reasonable. If you’re in the area and you want great Mexican Food this is the place!!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

We have been patronizing the Ochoa's in Malakoff for a few years now. The service is usually good at minimum, and can be excellent with some of the wait staff. If you go on a busy night, like Friday or Saturday, expect a bit slower...service. That is normal in the restaurant business. I have only had one thing on the menu that I wouldn't order again, the carnitas, I would just rather make them myself. Everything else has been very good, including the queso, steak, fajitas, taco salad, nachos, even the refried beans and rice are good. Guacamole is usually a sticking point for me, but here, we make it a point order something that includes the guac tostada, and then apply a bit of salt, so it is almost as good as homemade. You cannot go wrong with the tacos. They are so stuffed with good meat that you will not be disappointed. My current favorite is brisket tacos, including the excellent boraccho beans. They used to serve free sopapillas, and I miss them. Ochoa's is the best restaurant in the area. Give them a try.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

15 mins. from a house we were renting at Cedar Creek lake, we were pleased with our experience. The chicken fajitas were tasty and the margaritas were good.That's all we needed. Atmosphere was basic, but what was expected in a small town.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

I try not to eat when the group goes to Ochoa's but again I let my guard down only to be disappointed again. I usually stick to the chips and hot sauce (how bad can they mess that up) but once again it had been...a while since I ate there so I said "why not". Well I'll tell you why not, I ordered the brisket tacos and the meat was so over cooked it tasted like paper. The service is always hit or miss and this time it was miss (but they do have a few very good wait staff if you happen to hit). If you go to Ochoa's order the chips and hat sauce, you'll be glad you didn't waste your money on the food.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Loved it. Some of the best tacos, just like I liked them. Also, previously enjoyed the fresh Taco Salad with grilled chicken, topped it off with the sopapilla's. Friendly wait staff eager to serve. Great place to meet a client or with family. Nice patio...and bar areas also.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Ochoa's Mexican Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5