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El Jacalito Mexican Restaurant

1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-460-3853
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast tacos” (12 reviews)
“refried beans” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern
1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked this place out because of all the cars parked in front. Great huevos rancheros, good coffee, delicious homemade flour tortillas, and good service. Lots of locals so we knew we picked a winner. We will visit again the next time we are in...More

Thank bukowskichick
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This Mexican Restaurant is family owned and authentic food. You can stop by for breakfast and enjoy several different kinds of tacos. Lunch and Dinner times are also full of a variety of selections. If you are in a hurry and cannot dine-in, El Jacalito's...More

Thank J W N
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I've always heard about how fabulous the food is here and it always seems to have a good crowd. Personally, I thought the food was just average. The inside looks as if it is falling apart and smells old, which made me worry about my...More

Thank RailFan1962
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit to this restaurant. The service has always been quick and friendly. Parking is a bit hap-hazard as you can't see the lines in the parking lot and vehicles were parked at all angles. I had the pork chops and eggs....More

Thank cshedd1
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Food wasn't bad but the staff was very rude. Griped when asked for more chips. Said there would be an up charge when asked to mix chicken and beef fajitas. (WHY- DO THEY COOK THEM IN A DIFFERENT BUILDING OR WHAT). Service was very slow...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very unassuming and casual but the service and food is top of the line Mexican. We three friends went for lunch and came away full and happy. The service was great and the wednesday noon special, chicken and spinach enchiladas are the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We showed up about 15 minuted before they closed for the afternoon. Didn't realize this when we sat down and only figured it out when we overhead a waitress talking about leaving soon. Felt really bad but the staff was super nice about it and...More

Thank Tara A
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Their breakfast tacos are excellent, the staff is very nice. Their hours vary so check before you go.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Friendly staff and extensive choices for Breakfast Tacos. We discovered this side street restaurant on a recent visit to the Texas Hill Country. Fresh and Hot and Plentiful breakfast tacos. We were invited back for the lunch special, but could not fit another visit into...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've eaten at El Jacalito many times. Excellent food and fun staff. It's worth finding it to enjoy the food.

Thank medtxmed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-460-3853
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