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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Drive Thru, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed May 23, 2020

Massive portions for the buck! Friendly service. Great breakfast tacos and burritos. I always stop by when I'm in New Braunfels

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed September 6, 2019

As you enter, there is a sign stating to seat yourself. Almost immediately a waitress came with free (spicy) salsa and delicious crispy tortilla chips. Two of us ordered the potatoes with scrambled eggs breakfast and the other ordered an enchilada plate with a side...of queso. Our breakfasts also had refried beans and tortillas (next time I'll order the corn as the flour were thick and a tad hard). The queso had fried bologna in it and was good, just a little greasy. The breakfasts were delicious and under $6.00. We were served quickly and the waitstaff were very friendly. You could tell that the locals ate here as well.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 1, 2019

They make the food very fast and it is a very reasonable price. I recommend the cheese enchiladas and rice. Its delicious.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

there was hair in our food, the food was subpar, and the waitress was very unfriendly. my fish was also undercooked

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We were VERY surprised at the portion to cost ratio. Everyone ordered something different so that we could all sample various plates and each dish was just as good as the prior. No one finished their breakfast plates. Good job El Nopalito. Now we know...why your restaurant was so packed.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This is a regular go to restaurant for me. The food is good, the atmosphere friendly. The daily specials are a great price Monday through Friday only. There are now 3 Nopalitos in New Braunfels, all owned by the same family. Most of the employees...at the one I go to are all part of the family. Great place for the family.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is without a doubt the best breakfast plate. Tortillas were made fresh. Only seating for about 40 people and seems as if they are always busy.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We stopped here for lunch after seeing how crowded the parking lot was for breakfast. Had my usual chicken enchiladas verde and they were very good here. Not sure why the tortillas are red but everything was excellent. Service was a little slow but worth...the wait. Excellent authentic mex food.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The waitress took on too many tables and forgot about us. We sat for an hour and she never turned our ticket in. The food was good when it arrived. They need someone tracking who has what.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Great food, reasonably priced, in casual relaxed setting. They have good breakfast tacos and lunch specials. You need to eat there.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Response from HopeC-1952 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much any kind of breakfast taco you can imagine. Tell 'em what you'd like and they accommodate!
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Nopalito

  • Yes, El Nopalito offers takeout services.

  • Yes, El Nopalito offers delivery services.

  • El Nopalito is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3