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Manuel's

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313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
+1 956-943-1655
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07:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

excellent food and fun atmosphere. An areas must-try! Love seeing Joe, Jay (Superman) and Frank every winter!

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Thank Deb O
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have relocated to Port Isabel for the winter. I searched on TripAdvisor for good restaurants in the area, and based on the reviews, decided to visit Manuel's. We arrived for lunch on a Tuesday around noon and had to wait 5 minutes for a table. Once seated, we were greeted as if we were family. I... More 

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Thank Steve H
Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family run business, everything is made fresh including the tortilla's. Manuel himself served us. The portions are large and very reasonably priced. They open for breakfast and serve lunch till 2. It is very popular, the tables are all filled, and people coming in the door still. You don't have to wait very long though, people are... More 

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Thank Ranell M
Fort Davis, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great family run restaurant with good food and wonderful service. The owners are very helpful with the food choices. The tortillas are home made and fresh and excellent.

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Thank Sheila2158
Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best enchiladas I have ever eaten. Yum. My adult sons all love their Fajita Con Todo with enchilada sauce. I am also partial to their steak and egg plate. We have been eating breakfast/lunch at Manuel's for years now.

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Thank humynbrd
Houston, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here. This is where the locals eat. Our waiter was very friendly and took pictures for our group. The food was great and portions were large.

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Thank HoneyBee1012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Love our visits to Manuel's. Great people, great food. The egg, potato & chorizo wrapped up in their huge homemade tortilla with the enchilada sauce and hot sauce is to die for. It's the only thing we have ordered for the last few years (need to cut in half as it's huge). Check out Manuel's. It worth the wait.

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Thank Katien2013
MAINE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

No sign on the building. Looks like a complete dive when you walk in. But a nice local person gave us the tip and they were spot on. Eat here and you won't need to eat for the remainder of the day. Authentic Mexican at its finest. Flour tortilla with butter and honey was a treat.

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Thank withliberty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Manuels. Definitely a local place and we went because of the trip advisor ratings! I had the burrito. It was huge and delicious. The cheese and re fried beans on it were so good. The owners/staff made the visit fun. The iced tea was perfect. We had a great time and will definitely go... More 

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Thank BryceSA
Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Small family owned restraunt with amazing food. They are famous for their burritos which are the biggest we've ever seen. They will "make them your way" with any combination you want. We saw three men share one burrito. Virtually no sign on the front but incredibly well worth the search.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-1655

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