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Herrera's Mexican Restaurant

Oak Lawn
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4001 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
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Denver, Colorado
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The staff, the food, and an even better atmosphere! This place is my go-to Tex-Mex restaurant. I tried the other menu items years ago but I love my "jessica" plate dearly. Spicy salsa, cheesy enchiladas, refried beans to die for, even the iced tea is great! You won't go wrong here, enjoy.

Thank Craig D
Flagler Beach, Florida
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101 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Nothing special going on here. Friendly place, good value, just not memorable as far as the food goes. Not much more I can say.

Thank Joe M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

The food is so good and very authentic. the folks there are very nice and make you feel right at home. This restaurant has been around over 40 yrs. and I have always been there for when they were pushed out of locations and had to start over at new locations. Just love this place

Thank OleHippieGal
Kennesaw, Georgia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

This was a fun, great find! A small neighborhood Mexican restaurant. Very good food and EXCELLENT service. NO alcohol however.

Thank nightdiver95
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Out of respect for this family I will not review the place at Mockingbird station. it is not the same harrers's where I have had meals for more than thirty years.

Thank nishendu
Gilbert, Arizona
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141 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

All around OK Tex-Mex...for Dallas. I was however - AWESTRUCK - by the complimentary bowl of beans they give you as you're seated. Some of the best beans I have ever eaten. I asked what the secret was...and the guy said: "hey, they're just beans and water"...must be magic water.

Thank GianniB
The Woodlands, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The service is pretty good. It is fast and the employees are friendly. The food is pretty tasty, but the soup is not my favorite for some reason.

Thank Tom B
Plano, Texas
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

My co-workers and I went to Herrera's for lunch. There is always seating, and the waiters are ready to take your order. The food comes out quick as well. I ordered the chicken fluatas (Nina's plater). The fluatas are very large. This dish comes with beans, guac, sour cream, cheese and a bean soup. I really liked the soup. I... More 

Thank SRobinson2
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

This family run institution never goes stale. Enchiladas are cheesy, saucy and piled high. Beer is ice cold. The crowd is diverse, and the staff is a picture of smiling efficiency. It's cheap to boot. I never leave Dallas without a visit.

Thank Joe D
Frisco, Texas, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

I would look at the menu while eating my bean soup, crunching on some chips dotted with a little butter and dipped in perfect hot sauce and say 2B or not 2B. That is the question. :) If I was really hungry it would be Jimmy's Special. Oh and that National Geographic magazine cover they had on their menu. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Lawn

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