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Original Mexican Eats Cafe

) #163 of 1,354 Restaurants in Fort Worth $$ - $$$ Mexican
4713 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4154
+1 817-738-6226
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“beans” (8 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
4713 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4154
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're in town looking for excellent Mexican food, the Original is hard to beat. Forget the franchise restaurants. Joe T's, now a "tourist destination", a shell of its former self. The Original stands shoulder to shoulder with any of the numerous superb locally owned...More

Thank Giles101
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I haven't been here since the 1980's and was so excited to eat here again as I remembered the food was the best in Fort Worth, I have no idea what happened but, what I was served was a plate of mush. I had the...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I came here over the Holidays with my Sisters family and we enjoyed Quesadillas, Combo Fajitas and Queso the food and service was great. We will be coming back.

Thank Gja826
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We ate here last week, food and service were good. We will return here. You have to be looking to find it.

Thank David N
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fort Worth's oldest restaurant was a nice surprise. They got us in and out quickly on a night when we were running late for a downtown show . We ate light because we were in a hurry - but everything we tried was great ,...More

Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Signature Roosevelt is our "go to" at The Original. Especially delicious with two over easy eggs on the enchiladas!

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It was obvious that everyone knew everyone (except for us)! Also, felt that we were treated differently because we were not regulars. Service was good; food was good, but could have been better with some small changes. For example, quesadilla was served with small amount...More

1  Thank dotcooks
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

If the saying, "Eat where the locals eat" is true for you, then this restaurant tops the list. My childhood memories include trips the the Original with a great aunt to her favorite place to eat on earth. I revisited the Original a couple of...More

Thank GoAndDo
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Been here forever. Best tex mex enchiladas and tacos. Cheese tacos wonderful too. Warm, soft corn tortillas served. Chips are so so. Hot sauce tomatoey, and bland. Beans very flavorful. Can be a little inconsistent.

Thank 1benjy
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were in the area and had only tried this place once before many years ago. It was a little pricey for lunch but the food was fantastic. I had a grilled chicken breast and my mom had cheese enchiladas. You get a lot of...More

Thank Hollijean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4713 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4154
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-738-6226
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