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Cueva de Oso

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
205 N El Paso St, Balmorhea, TX 79718-4029
+1 432-375-2273
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
205 N El Paso St, Balmorhea, TX 79718-4029
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Reviews (94)
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

After a day at the pool we were looking for a good place to eat in Balmorhea and we found it at Cueva de Oso. Comfortable surroundings and good, not just average, but good Tex-Mex food. Generous servings and courteous staff.

Thank Calvin W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

For of us ate there recently. There is an inside area, but we could not open the front door. Driving around back, we found a garden area that was open. (The inside opened later and filled quickly.). Two of us had the chicken fried steak...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Near Balmorrhea State Park; this restaurant is a gem! Stopped in for lunch. It was busy, staff was helpful, friendly and efficient. Salsa and chips were extraordinary. I had Chile Rellenos plate, husband had the Bear Plate; both were excellent with yummy green sauce and...More

Thank G9728UWkarenc
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had a large group. Things started off good then went down hill fast. We got there 30 min before closing. Ordered our food. We ordered 2 large queso. They brought them our finally but we had run out of chips. We asked for more...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Stopped in here for lunch before visiting the State Park. It was surprisingly good, especially for being way out here. My plate included flautas, a taco, and a tamale. The tamale was a little dry, but the flautas were excellent. Nice, no-hassle kind of place.

Thank crusadercc
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stopped into Cueva de Oso during a long road trip across Texas. The food was delicious, the restaurant was lovely, and the service came with a smile. It was well worth the detour. Would definitely recommend.

Thank virginiafgreen
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My husband and I stopped in at Cueva de Oso for lunch. The sign said they were the "cutest" restaurant in the area. I have to agree with that statement. The food was fresh and home made. Service was laid back but I wouldn't say...More

1  Thank Kathyadamsclark
Reviewed 9 November 2016

La Cueva de Oso is in Balmorhea, Texas, just a few miles South of Interstate 10 and half way between Van Horn and Fort Stockton. This friendly, West Texas town is filled with great people and beautiful landscapes. There are several attractions close by including...More

1  Thank MikePuckettDDM
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped for lunch but weren't in the mood for Mexican. Might have been more impressed if we'd tried it. We had burgers. Flavor wasn't bad but they were the thinnest patties I've ever been served. I had avocado on mine and it was fresh...More

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I really like the feel, a very small Mexican restaurant with a beautiful patio. VERY SLOW, not many choices. Closed on Wednesday

Thank Betty B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N El Paso St, Balmorhea, TX 79718-4029
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Balmorhea
  • Phone Number: +1 432-375-2273
  • E-mail
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