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Taqueria El Jaliciense

Mexican, Southwestern
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2013 10th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590-5481
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Texas City, Texas
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a local favorite. We have eaten there in the past, but were turned off when we saw bugs. We decided to give it another try. The place is still not very clean, but the food is still good. Personally, I just can't get past the look of the restaurant. Maybe you could order your food to go.... More 

Thank Pam A
Texas City, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good place to eat lunch. I eat there often and so do many of my coworkers. They also cater parties and events.

Thank machinegunsales
Texas Gulf Coast
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best Mexican restaurant around. Been eating here forever, seriously, since before 1993. Best breakfast, too.

Thank texasbluebonnet
Tijeras, New Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to eat while waiting for an appointment. We found this place by accident and it was a wonderful place to eat. My husband got the #1 and we couldn't believe the amount of food he received. It was authentic Mexican food and delicious. I ordered 2 tacos and i couldn't even... More 

Thank yrisarri
Texas City, Texas
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Most popular is the Jalisco Burrito. It's HUGE and very inexpensive! I get that about 7 out of 10 times and so does almost everyone I know! The fajitas are good, the beans and rice are good, the enchiladas are good... you just can't go wrong!

Thank Alegnaking
Texas City
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I have eaten here about once a week if not more since I have moved to Texas City... 12 years ago. It's safe to say that in that time I have learned why this place probably considered Texas City's number one restaurant. Low prices, generous portions of good food. The Jalisco Burrito has to be number one. Like all restaurant... More 

Thank missskyangel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I love this place. They have excellent food and great prices. Every time I go to Texas City or Galveston, I go and eat here.

Thank Sasquatch504
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I've never had a bad experience here. Lots for the price and cheap af. Been a regular for like 15 years.

Thank Joey T
Texas City, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Never can go wrong with Taqueria especially this one. Food is always great and the staff including the manager make sure you have your food in a timely fashion, especially when there's a large group of people... Breakfast is also great!!!!

Thank mizzbee13
Texas City
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We eat here all the time Love the jalisco burrito big and cheap the chips and salsa are awesome. The nachos (my personal fav) are the best!!!

Thank jenter413

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2013 10th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590-5481
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Texas City
  • Phone Number: 409-945-8997

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