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El Rey

2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
+1 512-858-5459
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average29%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (21 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local recommended this place and it was convenient so stopped in for a To-Go Order. It is located directly on Hwy. 290 W. just at outskirts of the town and the non-descript door facing Hwy. 290 enters into the bar area. On the side...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Had dinner in this restaurant for the first time last week. The environment is simple but I was surprised at the quality of the food. The spinach enchiladas were delicious and my daughter and son-in-law raved about their meals, as well. The service was prompt...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We stopped in for a late lunch - after we were served we were wondering if the staff took a siesta. Literally we could not get the check for ten minutes and then it was at least another ten before anyone else came around... it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sean D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I had a really nice grilled chicken with avocado/tomato/bacon/cheese topping dinner and My husband had two enchaladas ( chilie) and a beef taco. The grilled chicken was very good, thinly sliced, grilled nicely. My husband said the enchaladas were very good but the hamburger beef...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kb471
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Reasonable portions and prices. Service was excellent. Others have commented that the food was below average, I found that it was quite good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank datsm
Reviewed 14 November 2017

It won't knock your sox off but it works. I had the Chicken Flautas Lunch Special. Rice was a bit bland but Charro Beans were Delish. Hot sauce is a little spicy for my taste so I couldn't put much on the, very good, warmed...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 223vincec
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Got done with baseball late on a Saturday night. We were looking for somewhere to eat and El Rey was open. The place itself is very festive and decorative inside. Chips and salsa were really good. Then we had the shrimp diablo, it was just...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ed S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and inattentive. Waiter didn’t remember who ordered what. Food was average at best. Salsa tasted out of a jar. Bathroom was horrifying. Won’t be going back.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank gustav2011
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Bar is local legend and very popular with the locals.Food is bland and kitchen is slow.Not the best in town.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank sgmurray2015sgm
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed in the food. Two adults and one child, three different meals and all were pretty bland. The fries took the top honors and my daughter didn't even finish them. If you go here lower your expectations. We won't go back just due to the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jimc545
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dripping Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 512-858-5459
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