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El Mexicano

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201-299 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, TX
+1 972-937-1191
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“street tacos” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201-299 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, TX
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed October 6, 2017

Food is delicious and drinks were strong and yummy! They serve two types of salsa )hot and cold) and a small bowl of queso too. Tortillas are made fresh in house and everything we've tried from the menu has been delicious. Note, if you like...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Everything I have eaten has been great. Great food, cheap drinks. Love their salsa and love their queso, too!

Thank Monica64_12
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The only reason I can give this a 2 is because the flavor of the food. Although cold when we got it, it tasted good. The service is slow and unattentive.

Thank janfs0428
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Love this place! Great food and really good priced drinks! Friendly staff! Everything you could want in you neighborhood favorite!

Thank Janee I
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

This is our very favorite place to eat in Waxahachie. We go at least 3-4 times a month. Sunday after early church it's out favorite breakfast spot!! Honestly have not tried anything that we don't like. We have recommended to out of town friends who...More

Thank mimijaaboo
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food in Waxahachie. Great selections with several authentic Mexican dishes rather than just Tex-Mex. Always busy and a local bar clientele.

Thank TexasTravelers2
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Several tables of people came, ate and left before we had service. Drinks were not refilled even when requested. Overall the food was fair. I won't return.

Thank happytraveler4209
Reviewed November 12, 2016

During a recent trip, I saw the good reviews of El Mexicano and decided to try it out. I'm glad I did! Stepping into the restaurant I was greeted promptly and asked to sit wherever I liked. No less than 3 different servers took my...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is a small restaurant right off the square. Pros-The food was average and plentiful. The prices were good. The margarita was great. The hot salsa was very good. Cons - Took 30 minutes to get our food after a 15 minute wait just to...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great food and great service, we had a great time and were treated very nicely by the staff. Drinks were very good as well.

Thank Donchuy52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201-299 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-937-1191
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