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El Gabacho Tex-Mex Grill

) #182 of 686 Restaurants in Arlington $$ - $$$ Mexican,
2408 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76013-7007
+1 817-276-8160
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tostada” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
“john wayne” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
2408 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76013-7007
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Good moderately priced Tex - Mex, very crowded dining area, but locals all seem to know each other - food gets out of the kitchen quickly. They have outdoor seat, with the occasional band. Good margaritas and cold beer.

Thank lonestartraveler3
Reviewed 22 April 2017

My wife and I have been regulars at El Gabacho for several years; in fact I gave them a "5 Star" rating back in November you can read below. However, our dining experience today was a disappointment to me. For my meal I ordered the...More

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We live nearby and El Gabacho is a regular stop for us, we give directions to our house from El Gabacho, which locals understand. Everyone in Arlington knows where it is. The food is average to above average and the wait staff--with one exception in...More

Thank Callmephil
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small restaurant in a small shopping area. It has a great patio and many weekends it will have a live band set up either outside or in the bar area. The restaurant is small enough that you will hear the band anywhere...More

Thank Maryann W
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a Tex-Mex restaurant with a different flair. There is John Wayne memorabilia everywhere. It was very busy and very crowded the day we went. We opted for the patio. Nice day and good food. Was it the best Tex-Mex ever. No. Was it...More

Thank Chava2014
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Excellent restaurant for delicious Tex-Mex food. We tried five different plates including a child's choice - cheese quesadillas. Everyone enjoyed their dish and we would go back again - very, very good!

Thank Lana C
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Tried it twice in two weeks just to be sure. The first visit I waited 20 minutes to be acknowledged by anyone from the restaurant. The manager on duty was flirting with a young lady at the table next to me and FINALLY asked if...More

Thank kristi h
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

And service , very good authentic Mexican food , nice staff and very unique restaurant with fun things to look at around the building .. manage to visit several times a year .

Thank chandra c
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went Thursday night after a visitation for my husband's uncle who passed away. We ordered the queso with hamburger in it and soft taco steak tacos. The steak was really chewy, but over all food was decent. The problem was the next morning when...More

Thank tina4god
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We sat on the patio which has pillars placed in very inconvenient locations. Our waiter was nice, but had no clue what enchilada sauce was. We also only saw him to order and when he dropped off the food. I ordered the beef and bean...More

Thank Becky A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76013-7007
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-276-8160
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