We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

La Casita

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1104 E. Ave. H, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-837-2842
Today
11:00 - 20:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 168: English reviews
Parksley, Virginia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this truly awesome place out here in the middle of what seems like no place...a couple of blocks from our motel/hotel... I can honestly say it was the best tasting most authentic Mexican food ever!!! The place was small but cozy... awesome service! Ever get off the beaten path...and find yourself in Alpine, Texas....go there! Prices were soooo... More 

Helpful?
Thank Judie C
New Ulm, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is off the beaten path a bit so you have to look for it once there its worth it the wait staff worked hard to take of a large group during a busy lunch rush. Genuine Tex Mex with a bit of spicy flavor loved the food lots of locals eat there only thing is they are cash... More 

Helpful?
Thank sailsrep
Moody Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Tex-Mex! Clean, large servings, loved my soft tacos with enchilada sauce. The super nachos were excellent, and the guacamole....yum. Remember to get cash as LaCasia does not take credit cards. This is the only negative about the great little local restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank SubeeMoodyTexas
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
150 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice, very small restaurant just off the main drag. Very friendly service and simple, fresh and tasty food. Chips and Homemade salsa provided and the salsa has a little zip. I had enchiladas and the tortillas were fresh and the verde sauce had a nice gentle heat. The restaurant got a little crowded around 4:30, but that's... More 

Helpful?
Thank MNSQ575
Missouri City, Texas
Level Contributor
81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little, and it is little, Tex-Mex restaurant in Alpine. It's a few blocks off the main drag and not the fanciest looking place in town, either. However, I have never been disappointed here with any of my selections. It appears to be more of a local hangout than tourist spot, which is always good. Menu is your typical Texas... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ron S
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating here since the early 80's. The consistency in the food quality has stayed. This is a great place in Alpine for Mexican Food

Helpful?
Thank Jim S
Durham, North Carolina
Level Contributor
40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

La Casita is a small, casual place located in an old house that's off one of Alpine's side streets. It has a nice rustic vibe and décor, and seems to be a "locals" kind of place. The food is fairly typical, which is to say not particularly noteworthy (either good or bad), though the ingredients seem to be fresh and... More 

Helpful?
Thank JimChee
Ithaca, Michigan
Level Contributor
71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We found this place by searching Trip Advisor for local Mexican. We were not disappointed. The food was awesome and portions large. I felt it was well worth the money. I would give a 5 star in a heart beat if they accepted credit cards and if they would serve on the front patio.

Helpful?
Thank Mukoy
San Antonio
Level Contributor
33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Off the beaten track. Almost all local cliants. Many cliants are the "working class" looking for good eats. My taco slad was excellent. Prompt service. One of those "let me fill your tea uptake with you" places.

Helpful?
Thank riverwalk1503
Aberdeen
Level Contributor
108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped by La Casita at about 5pm on a Tuesday when many places in Alpine seemed closed. The restaurant is quite basic but the menu has a good selection including some vegetarian choices. On arrival we had a bowl of nachos and some salsa brought to the table. My wife and I had quesadillas which arrived soon after ordering. We... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Martin_Doc

Travellers who viewed La Casita also viewed

 

Been to La Casita? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 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, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 E. Ave. H, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-2842

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Casita staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?