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The Jalapeno Tree

637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
+1 936-715-9133
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“tortillas” (5 reviews)
“charro beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We eat here regularly and have always had good food and good service. Save room for the free ice cream after your meal.

Thank Altonrigby
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Great food and drink with friends. Our waiter was attentive and fun. The chips and dips (red and green sauces) were really good. Everyone got a different dish to eat, and they were all extremely pleased. Can't really ask for more!

Thank VCB_11
Reviewed February 8, 2018

I’ve gone to this restaurant since I was in grad school 10 years ago. It is consistently good. From the complimentary chips and salsa to the fajitas, the food is not overly spiced. The cactus-shaped sopapilla is always a special treat. Service varies, as with...More

1  Thank LASocialWorket
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Terrific margaritas, shri,p tacos and pork nachos. Everyone loves this place for good reason, everything tastes great! Fast and friendly service as well. The watermelon margaritas are perfect for a hot summer day.

Thank sairam66
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Previously one of our favorites, but the menu has not changed in ages; food came in luke-warm, staff seemed stressed. Not a great experience.

Thank Doris S
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Our hotel staff recommended this place and we drove up to check it out. We were seated immediately, first offered a booth next to an inquisitive two year old boy, which we refused and chose another one several booths away. Nothing can ruin a dining...More

1  Thank lonestarlizard
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Tried this restaurant on recommendation of daughter's friend. So glad we did. Wonderful food and great staff.

Thank P9353MXkathleenb
Reviewed November 8, 2017

You can tell when you walk in that this is a fun restaurant! The staff are all friendly and really want to help you! The food is a pleasant combination of “normal” Mexican dishes and some new dishes. The chili rellenos are some of the...More

Thank czcamper
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Ate here on a Sunday afternoon with family. Great food and quick service. I had the beef fajita nachos. It was the most tender meat I have ever had. Great flavor, too! Everyone had different dishes, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed them. Tea glass never went...More

Thank DavidWB95
Reviewed September 3, 2017

They serve you 2 styles of salsa with chips to start your meal with. I most often get a mixed meat order of fajitas which is always good. Their carne asada is always very good. Try their grilled chicken dishes.

Thank Sputerbug
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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