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Manuel's Mexican Restaurant

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409 W Main St, Brenham, TX 77833-3673
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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391 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

There are many good Mexican Restaurants in Brenham, yet none on par with Manuel's. From the relaxed decor to the friendly and efficient staff (Manuel, son Eric, and Armando), this spot can't be beat. On this most recent visit, my wife had the Shrimp Enchiladas and I had the Cowboy Enchiladas (two fried eggs on top). Delicious. My son had... More 

1 Thank albebuc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We were hungry didn't really know what we wanted to eat but knew we liked the food here so we had our dinner date here. They say in Texas you can judge the food by the salsa....well we liked the green sauce better then the salsa but we inked the food even better then the green sauce. It was aSat.... More 

1 Thank Brenda W
Brenham, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

great food and friendly staff. knew us on our second visit. sunday lunch is a little hectic but still worth the wait. a real family place

1 Thank cobinator1021
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

My family went there because we were hungry and it was close. What a dream. Great frozen magaritas and that perfect tex mex flavor for nachos, enchiladas, and tacos. Very reasonably priced looks like hole in the wall but don't let that fool you. Was packed everytime we went and was open later and more hours than anyplace we found... More 

Thank EscapingArtist
Bayfield, Colorado
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Old tymie Mexican restaurant frequented by local because it is on an off beat location, but worthwhile finding if your know anything about the area

Thank jim a
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great spot to get your Tex-Mex fix. The enchiladas and fajitas are good. The queso parrilla is a fave. Always good food and friendly service.

Thank Betsy A
Brownsville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Excellent little restaurant tucked away in Brenham. Every time we visit Brenham we dine at Manuel's. The food and service are excellent. I would recommend chimichanga. The spinach quesadilla is also outstanding. You will find this place filled with locals which is a testament to the food and atmosphere.

Thank ChrisRich731
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Our very favorite Mexican food restaurant in Brenham area! Great service, delicious food and we love the margaritas!! The weekly specials are wonderful creations by a talented chef and are a treat to your tastebuds. Parking can be a challenge but DO NOT let that deter you from finding a place and walking a short distance up the street-you'll be... More 

Thank Agmomkas
Brenham, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The best Mexican Restaurant in Brenham, Texas and there are a lot of them! Owners and staff are wonderful and the food is always hot, spicy and good!

Thank LoosieLu10
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We tried Manuel's and it is good. The food is average but prices are cheap. You get a lot for your money. The enchilada were very good. The menu isn't fancy but good value. The interior was a typical Mexican establishment. Nothing to special or out or ordinary. Most people were drinking margaritas and they looked to be a special... More 

1 Thank kak7114

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W Main St, Brenham, TX 77833-3673
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham

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