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11807 Hwy 290 West, Fredericksburg, TX 78631
+1 830-669-2406
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Fredericksburg, Texas
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cheese enchiladas were good and steaming hot. Chips were plentiful and salsa spicy. Waitstaff was on the ball for a Saturday night. I'd visit here again.

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Thank SnargyBoy
Pensacola FL
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I have been searching for good Mexican Food since we arrived in TX. this is about as good as we have found in the Fredricksburg area. The atmosphere was old TX in a really old building that could use some renovation. I had the special dinner with a cheese enchilada, a pork tamale, a beef taco, and guacamole. Nothing was... More 

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Thank cowboys1960
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Our family has been eating here since the very 1st week in business. Is family run, not outstanding but really good tex mex. Service is good and pricing very fair for what you get. Will eat here again when back in town.

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Thank doubleottranch
Houston
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

You would think there would be lots of good TexMex restaurants around Fredericksburg, or good interior Mexican restaurants. Afraid not. This one is really good though, 8-9 of 10, not always open, check first.

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Thank PuroConjunto
Fredericksburg, Texas
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

My wife and I have been coming out here from the mid 1970's. It is a nice drive out in the country. When we are there we generally see mostly diners from the area. The staff is friendly. If one has been coming out there for a long time, the staff pretty much knows what we are going to order.... More 

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Thank Ron W
Fredericksburg, Texas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Terrible food. Came out cold, bland in flavor. Much better places to eat in Fredericksburg. Camp Azul, Mamacitas, even Hildas is better.

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Thank Chef T
Charleston, South Carolina
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229 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Good TexMex food made from scratch, so some dishes can take awhile. Friendly service. They do not have a liquor license, not even beer or wine. If that doesn't bother you, then this is recommended for its food which is some of the best in the Fredericksburg area. Worth the drive.

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Thank spaqueen_9
Charleston, South Carolina
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334 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

There with a group, which is not always a good way to see a restaurant. However, the service was good and our waitress friendly and helpful. El Gallo is a family run restaurant that has been around for over 20 years, so they are obviously doing something right! It should be noted that the restaurant is dry, so not the... More 

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Thank A R H
Fredericksburg, Texas
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338 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

El Gallo is located about 11 miles to the west of Fredericksburg on HWY 290 and well worth the drive. This restaurant is very popular with the locals and has not been discovered by the tourists. Meals are as good as they get for Tex Mex. Now this place is rustic with not that much curb appeal, so don't be... More 

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Thank TXRVer09
Fredericksburg, Texas
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Our newcomers club had their dinner there last night, we tried something different, everything we had was excellent. Our waitress did a super job for our large group, everyone seemed very happy with their choices. Delicious food. Love their food. They also serve some great specials and desserts, yummy pies.

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Thank Myriam M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11807 Hwy 290 West, Fredericksburg, TX 78631
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-669-2406

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