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Cafe Del Rio

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
+1 936-639-4471
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (11 reviews)
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Opens in 25 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went by the new location while in Lufkin having been to the old location. We were seated right away, however it took a very long time before anyway stopped by our table. We ordered drinks which also took a while and they weren't that...More

Thank AllOver1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This location differs from their other location as they do not give you the white sauce (free) with your chips and salsa, nobody and exactly tell you why but they will sell it to you for $6.00. I have tried to contact their corporate office...More

Thank Bull214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Super friendly service and super fun atmosphere. Every thing we tried was really tasty. They even have soft serve ice cream included w ur meal.

Thank Mindy H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Food is always good. We often do the Fajitas which everybody enjoys and there's a generous plenty so we can easily share with each other. The serving staff is always lovely. Only downside is that the interior is loud with all the customers laughing and...More

Thank E L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

New location, terrible food, poor quality, major difference from old location, they are serving cheap stuff and over salting everything, stay away, not worth the price of admission

1  Thank MTT123123
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location, larger parking lot, friendly staff, small train for children. Be sure to show your receipt at gift shop for ticket to ride train. My favorite restaurant in town, great Tex/Mex food, always hot & delicious. I'm not sure if new location is understaffed...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We walked in for early dinner about 5 p.m. Four (4!!) staff members were at the host stand, and one asked "2?" for the number in our party. We said yes, and then the 3 others argued over who had to take us to our...More

Thank Seth F
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Just not our favorite Mexican restaurant in Lufkin. But Del Rio is always packed. I think children like the decor and free ice cream. The menu is difficult to read and the enchiladas were dry.

Thank Ogletreez
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Cafe Del Rio is brand new ! And Huge ! There's a gift shop , and a train ride for kids after 2 in the afternoon . The food is really good , it's a popular place in Lufkin . There are lunch specials with...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

New location is convenient off Hwy 287, plently of parking. . Friendly staff., Inside is welcoming. Food is average

Thank Darlene S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-639-4471
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