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The Jalapeno Tree

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
+1 936-715-9133
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Haltom City, Texas
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Having eaten at several other locations of this restaurant, we knew what to expect. No surprised, just excellent food, quick, and efficiently served, and everything as we wanted it. I had the Juan Carlos which is a thick piece of chicken breast topped with 6 grilled shrimp, which are of a medium size, but nicely cooked, and some kind of... More 

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Thank Ronald H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Ronald - Thank you so much for the five stars! We love to hear that both you and your wife are fans of ours; it's always a pleasure to serve you. We're flattered by your kind words and look forward to serving you again in the future. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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160 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have eaten here several times. Very good TexMex food and great margaritas. Service is good and the prices are moderate

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Thank Kurt M
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Kurt - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you are a frequent guest of ours and a fan of both our food and service. It's always a pleasure to have you in as a guest and we'd love to see you again soon. Please be sure to spread the love on... More 

Kalispell, Montana
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509 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 768 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We have been seeking some really good Tex-Mex and we finally found it here. The Chili Rellenos and the Enchilladas covered in your choice of "sauces" is a surprise to visitor's from the north. There was no red sauce but two choices of cheezy white sauces and a chili sauce. It may sound strange to some, but the sauces were... More 

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Thank MaryEllenM27
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Mary Ellen - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you consider us to be a good Tex-Mex find; it was a pleasure to serve you. Hope you'll stop in and see us again soon and don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Nacogdoches, Texas
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Nice traditional restaurant. Wonderful food. Visited this restaurant more than a few times and it is always quite satisfactory.

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Thank Slaghout
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - We're happy to hear that you're a fan of ours; thanks so much for the review! It is always a pleasure to welcome you in as our guest and we do hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Nacogdoches, Texas
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I ordered a taco salad to go. Be sure & check your order before you leave. If it's correct, it is a great salad. The green sauce is fresh and the chips aren't stale. A little pricey but it's still good.

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Thank PattiFireflies
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Patti - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear that you were generally happy with your to-go order with us. It was a pleasure to serve you and we'd love to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

West Bend, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Jalapeño Tree for lunch. Quick service on the lunch deals, even with a crowded restaurant! Great MX food....we had chicken quesadilla and fajitas with rice and beans. Your meal always includes chips and salsa as well as ice cream on the way out. Good lunch choice!

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Thank KarenDec
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Karen - We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed lunch with us! It was an absolute pleasure to serve you, and we'd love to see you again soon. Until then, don't forget to check us out on Facebook. More 

Bryant, Arkansas
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Stopped for lunch. Had enough food that I had left overs for dinner. Waitress wasn't all that friendly but the food made up for the lack of friendliness.

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Thank Becky742010
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Becky - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us despite not being completely satisfied with your service (terribly sorry for that). It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to see you again soon. Also, don't forget to "like" us on Facebook... More 

Greeley, Colorado
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

While staying in Lufkin with some friends, a recommendation was made to visit this restaurant. I had heard good things about this chain before but this was my first visit. Bright and interesting decor, plenty of parking and friendly hostess who was quick to bring chips, salsa and a delicious green sauce for the chips. Our server was pleasant and... More 

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Thank sittonje
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and share your photos. We appreciate your honest feedback, and are happy to hear that overall, your party generally enjoyed the dining experience. Nonetheless, we are always looking to improve for our customers, so we'd love it if you could email us at feedback@jalapenotree.com so that we... More 

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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My prior review of this establishment indicated that it was well run with excellent food. However, two consecutive horrendous take out experiences have caused me to change my mind. The first bad experience consisted of fajita meat that was like leather. The most recent experience consisted of portions that were minuscule. After calling to complain and being left on hold... More 

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Thank mccarthyde
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Oh no! We hate to hear that we have failed you during your last two take-out experiences with us.. Please accept our sincerest apologies. If you could email us at feedback@jalapenotree.com, we'd love to get in touch ASAP. Hope to hear from you, and please allow us to apologize once more. More 

Texas
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Met my guest at Jalapeno Tree in Nacogdoches Texas. Restaurant was fairly busy with an evening crowd. Ships showed up fairly fast it took a while for our drinks but they were good and strong and made properly. My guest ordered beef and chicken fajitas while I ordered the beef fajitas steak. Both tasted fairly well but my steak was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches
  • Phone Number: +1 936-715-9133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?