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Javier's Gourmet Mexicano

) #78 of 3,061 Restaurants in Dallas ₹₹₹₹ Mexican
4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
+1 214-521-4211
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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17:30 - 23:00All hours
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4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you're the kind of person that simply must have the latest iPhone, you might not appreciate the tradition that is Javier's in Dallas. Waiters, all male and dressed in tuxedos, work here all their lives and (little known fact) the recipes come directly from...More

Thank GermanSean
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was definitely authentic Mexican cuisine. The place is always packed and the service was excellent. The food was plentiful and tasty and the sauces for the chips and dip were unlike anything I have tasted before. My only complaint is that the rooms...More

Thank Mantle22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to walk to a restaurant from the Katy trail and of course we were craving MEXICAN food from Dallas since we now live in California. You just can't get good Tex Mex in Southern California and we cry about it all the time...so...More

Thank kathyh303
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you found us and enjoyed your experience. Come back and see us anytime you are in town. We do get super busy most nights since we are only open for dinner so make sure you call ahead for a reservation. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother and I had reservations (a must) for a Wed night dinner. Not an easy place to get to w all the one way streets but it's worth the effort . Can't say enough about the snapper: served hot (heat, not spice, which is...More

Thank Steve B
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for you kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your food and please do not ever feel rushed to leave. Sit and enjoy your meal and the company and may we suggest if you have room the Flambéd café pierre for after...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Javier's for 30 years for 2 items: the guacamole appetizer (touched by an angel), and a house specialty item called the Filete Cantinflas. This spectacular dish consists of high quality beef tender enough to cut with a fork, stuffed with...More

Thank TMB_Texan
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you keep coming back. The Cantinflas are one of our favorites too. Thank you for making us a tradition for over 30 years. We hope we can make it...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been here dozens of times, but felt like writing a review for the first time since we went for a birthday last week. Easily handled group of 10, with split orders and any accommodations we wanted. Expect to spend a decent amount and to...More

1  Thank DallasLonghorn
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your great experience. It is responses like this that keep us doing what we do. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and look forward to the next time that you visit. Thank...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Six of us had a reservation on a Thursday night at 6:30. At first it appeared that a reservation wasn't needed but within 30 minutes the place was full. There is a dress code, a sign up front says "No shorts" but I saw several...More

1  Thank fencepost
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I've been going to Javier's for a little over 34 years and this is the first time I've reviewed it. I've maybe been there 50 times over that period. Over 34 years, I can tell you a few things: 1) The food is as consistently...More

Thank Gene S
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your great experience. It is responses like this that keep us doing what we do. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and look forward to the next time that you visit.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

The food was very spicy and good, the margaritas were strong, the desserts were so so....the red snapper Javier was delicious.More

Thank Anurag A
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your great experience. It is responses like this that keep us doing what we do. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and we like to think we have the best margaritas in...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

A group of friends and spouses have been going here for a special celebration dinner for about 15 years. What keeps us coming back is the patio out front for drinks before dinner (and after if not too crowded), friendly and professional service who recognize...More

Thank Torchboy
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your kind words. We are honored to be a part of your special celebration. Let the good times keep coming.

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Bonney H
21 July 2017|
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Response from fencepost | Reviewed this property |
Probably, I saw a couple when I was there. I don't think they have a kid's menu though. Definitely would make a reservation.
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QeenOfItAll
17 December 2015|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
No - the cigar Bar is essentially in an annex - a separate area of the restaurant where you have to go outside from the restaurant to get into the cigar bar section.
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Rose T
17 July 2015|
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Response from ken l | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember a kids menu, but defiknitely family friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-521-4211
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