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El Arroyo

) #87 of 684 Restaurants in Arlington $$ - $$$ Mexican,
5024 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5931
+1 817-468-2557
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“queso” (9 reviews)
“fajitas” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
5024 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5931
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great Tex-mex and coldest beer in town on the best patio in town. What more could you ask for? There's even live music some nights. Prices are reasonable. Highly recommend!

Thank wayhey21
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This place has great food and really good service. Stopped in for a couple of draft beers and some fajitas. The beer is so cold ice is floating on top and the fajitas are really good. Great prices and thier happy hr is one of...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Craving Tex-Mex? This place can satisfy. I had the queso enchiladas with a Chechen taco and sweet tea. Very satisfying. The place is a little loud. It offers patio seating and live music. It is easy to get to and worth a try if you...More

Thank happytraveler4209
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had a return visit last Saturday, first since Feb 2014. When my buddy asked where I wanted to go, this was a no brainer. Another friend joined us from Lubbock, and the beer was ice cold, and the fajitas were hot and tasty. Everyone...More

Thank sam280_
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My boyfriend took me here for lunch. There are a lot of chain restaurants in this area so I really wasn't expecting much. I am trying to eat healthy, so I ordered the Tilapia, and was really pleased! The fish was well seasoned, and a...More

Thank Sandy J
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After 2attempts to eat here, but unwilling to stay in long lines fir long waits, I ordered take out. Good choice. The cheese enchiladas were very good. The serving if ref tied beans was very small while the salsa container was huge. Overall, pleased with...More

Thank happytraveler4209
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is worth the wait to sit outside. The outdoor patio is bigger than the inside. The only complaint is the parking. There can be very few patrons and the parking lot is still full. It appears that the small parking lot is for staff...More

Thank LeighAnn W
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

El Arroyo is great for fajitas and tex-mex. Some of the most authentic mexican food in Arlington. They have great margaritas also.

Thank Bruce V
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Good Tex-Mex food served in a casual atmosphere, leaning towards fun. The original in Austin is still better, but the patio here is great. I was there on a 98 degree day at 8:30 PM, but with the breeze, fans and misters, it was really...More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Ambiance is cool and laid back. Great food options. The chicken tortilla soup is excellent. I usually get it as a meal. Live band on specific nights. Outside patio dining area. Nice bar with great margaritas.

Thank FlyingStew75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5024 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5931
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-468-2557
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