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The Jalapeno Tree

) #10 of 76 Restaurants in Nacogdoches $$ - $$$ Mexican,
637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
+1 936-715-9133
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the green sauce & chips. Service was great. Recommend the shrimp enchiladas, fish tacos & sauted veggies....plus free ice cream cone for dessert.

Thank Arksisters
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

We love the red and green sauce here. The food was delicious, the service was great. Wife got the vegetarian quesadilla and i got the gulf of Mexico. Great job.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I love visiting Jalapeno Tree when I come to East Texas. I wish they would expand into other areas so I could eat there more

Thank David D
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a surgery in Nac and wanted some Mexican food and had not been here in a while. I was surprised at the prices on the menu now for what they offer. The lunch menu should be removed as it is useless. My enchiladas and...More

Thank Dwayne H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Hi Dwayne - Thanks for your review and for sharing your photos with us. While we're happy to hear that you're a longtime fan of ours, we're disappointed that your most recent visit did not live up to expectations - terribly sorry about that! We...More

Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

My favorite Mexican Restaurant! The second one is Casa Tomas! This one has amazing sauce! Faijtas and Elpaso quesadillas are the best!!More

Thank seranda44
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear that you're a fan of ours and that you consider us to be your favorite; it's always a pleasure to serve you and we'd love to see you again soon. Don't...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

Very dissatisfied with Mexican food in Lufkin so decided to try Jalapeno Tree for the first time. My wife and I judged them on friendliness, service, taste, portion size, and affordability. We were pleased with them all. Will definitely be back.More

Thank halonic63
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear that you and your wife both enjoyed your visit with us. It was a pleasure to serve y'all both and we look forward to seeing you again next time! Don't forget...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

Having eaten at several other locations of this restaurant, we knew what to expect. No surprised, just excellent food, quick, and efficiently served, and everything as we wanted it. I had the Juan Carlos which is a thick piece of chicken breast topped with 6...More

Thank Ronald H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Hi Ronald - Thank you so much for the five stars! We love to hear that both you and your wife are fans of ours; it's always a pleasure to serve you. We're flattered by your kind words and look forward to serving you again...More

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Have eaten here several times. Very good TexMex food and great margaritas. Service is good and the prices are moderateMore

Thank Kurt M
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Hi Kurt - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you are a frequent guest of ours and a fan of both our food and service. It's always a pleasure to have you in as a guest and...More

Reviewed January 7, 2017

We have been seeking some really good Tex-Mex and we finally found it here. The Chili Rellenos and the Enchilladas covered in your choice of "sauces" is a surprise to visitor's from the north. There was no red sauce but two choices of cheezy white...More

Thank MaryEllenM27
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Mary Ellen - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you consider us to be a good Tex-Mex find; it was a pleasure to serve you. Hope you'll stop in and see us again soon and don't...More

Reviewed December 23, 2016

Nice traditional restaurant. Wonderful food. Visited this restaurant more than a few times and it is always quite satisfactory.More

Thank Slaghout
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2016

Hi there - We're happy to hear that you're a fan of ours; thanks so much for the review! It is always a pleasure to welcome you in as our guest and we do hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches
  • Phone Number: +1 936-715-9133
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