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El Taco Jalisco

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1602 S 31st St, Temple, TX 76504-6710
+1 254-773-8997
06:00 - 22:00
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The salsas and sauces are what you'd expect. The chips are not homemade or at least don't appear to be. The $10 margarita is very weak unless you specify it needs tequila. I was disappointed in the automatic gratuity being added to the bill as I would have provided an actual tip...an option would go a long way as the... More 

Thank Alex L
Conroe, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Breakfast tacos are good and filling. Beans are very good. Prices reasonable and food is always hot n delicious.

Thank 917debbier
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant has great Mexican good and good service. Sometimes there will be wait because it is not a large place, but worth the wait if you have time. Everything seems to be freshly made.

Thank Virginia H
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The Tex Mex foods are really tasty, pancakes are my husband's favorite! I love the chips and salsa- so tasty! The queso is good. The chicken enchiladas with green sauce- tomatillo sauce is my favorite. My daughter loves the chili relleno, and the tortilla soup is so comforting and yummy!

Thank Wolfegangs
Corinth, Texas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a great place if you are into the ethnic type of Mexican food. However they do have the good 'Ol Tex-Mex we all love. Being a creature of habit I get the chorizo scrambled eggs with refried beans and home cut potatoes. And their salsa verde is great, good flavor and plenty hot! Heuvos Rancheros are good and... More 

Thank RoosterCoop
Temple, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went there on a whelm as we had been told it was great for breakfast. We went for dinner, maybe that was our mistake. Prices were okay, food left a great deal to be desired but the biggest problem we had was trying to eat our food before all of the flies at it. So loud inside we knew... More 

Thank joan060
Temple, TX
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

If I had one last meal to eat in life, I would want it to be Jalisco's Tortilla Soup. It warms the soul and is a perfect balance of fresh ingredients and tender chicken. A small bowl is a generous serving. When you combine it with the complimentary fresh salsa and chips it is the best Mexican meal around. The... More 

Thank raneilTemple_TX
Springfield, Maine
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2015

After reading a "mixed" bag of reviews I was uncertain - however, because of that "mixed" review sort I was also "prompted" to give this restaurant a fair try - I am so GLAD I stopped!!! I had read where the owner had replied to better all quality and yes "mission accomplished" ! The food was on cue to authentic... More 

Thank oceansfront
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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116 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Have been eating here for years when I come to S and W. Not much has changed over the years, same good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Retired822
Harker Heights, Texas
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236 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

If it's wonderful REAL Mexican food that you desire, along with friendly bilingual service, clean plates, et cetera, this is the place for you. It's not just another taco dive. They serve menudo, along with select seafood dishes. The food arrived hot, not cold from sitting on a shelf. The atmosphere is just what a mom&pop place should be. We'll... More 

Thank TONY263

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 S 31st St, Temple, TX 76504-6710
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: +1 254-773-8997

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