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Jalapeno Tree

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1520 US Highway 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662-5502
+1 903-984-1076
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Kilgore, Texas
Level Contributor
91 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very good food for a local Mexican food chain. They have a full menu featuring of course, Mexican food, but also Burgers and seafood. Their Taco soup is very good. Be careful, though of their free salsa that you don't eat too much and fill you up before the main course. Freebies include soft tortillas, sopapillos, and ice cream make... More 

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Thank Fufys
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Big thanks for the five stars! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and your visit with us overall; it was an absolute pleasure to have you dine with us and we are so happy to hear that you're a fan. Hope to see you again soon and don't forget to check us out on... More 

Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I am a very discerning fan of Tex/mex and this place was a total success!! The food was awesome, service great, new takes on original cuisine and well done classics like fajitas and chili. Definitely recommend if you're in the area and hungry!

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Thank Jimmy B
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Jimmy - Big thanks for the five stars and for sharing your photos with us! We're thrilled to hear that you are a fan of our food and that we have earned your recommendations - we are so flattered. Hope to see you again soon and don't forget to check us out on Facebook too. More 

Arp
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

So glad we tried this Jalapeno Tree again. Under new management since the last time we ate there. They really go out of their way to make sure the customers are satisfied. Always crowded and we can see why. Food is delicious and large portions. We always have to get a to go box. Both times we got carryout the... More 

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Thank brenda13385
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Brenda - We're so happy to hear that you're a fan of ours (and this location especially). It's always an absolute pleasure to welcome you in as a guest and we hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook too! More 

Kilgore, Texas
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Jalapeno Tree in Kilgore is not the best one around. We have tried all of those close and find that the one in Marshall is probably better. We love their fajita nachos and the chips and salsa is always good. Good time usually and service is almost always good.

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Thank Vivian S
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Vivian - Thanks for your review! We're happy to hear that you're a fan of ours; it's always a pleasure to welcome you in as our guest. Hope to see you again soon and please do not hesitate to let us know what we can do to improve our service at this location. Also, don't forget to check us... More 

Crosslake
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I got a recommendation from the hotel where I was staying and they steered me right. Great chips and salsas and I really liked my shrimp tacos. Good service and very fairly priced. I would definitely return.

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Thank Kenneth R
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Kenneth - We love to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and our food! It was a pleasure to serve you and we would absolutely love to see you again. Also, don't forget to check us out on Facebook. More 

Minden, Louisiana
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141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My wife and I stayed in Kilgore on our way to Canton and had the beef fajitas for two. The food was excellent. The fresh tortillas made the meal. Service was prompt and friendly. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Joseph N
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Joseph - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you and your wife both enjoyed your visit with us and our food. It was a pleasure to welcome you in as our guests and we can't wait to have y'all back in with us soon. In the meantime, don't forget to check... More 

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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The average rating doesn't mean that there was anything wrong with this restaurant or our meal. It simply means that there are thousands of these sorts of Mexican restaurants in towns big and small across the US. When we stay in a small town with limited choices for dinner we tend to choose one of these Mexican restaurants because there... More 

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Thank William W
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi William - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you generally enjoyed your experience - it was a pleasure to serve you. Hope you'll stop by again if you find yourself in Kilgore! More 

Edmond
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162 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

They started off with the wonderful chips and salsa. The chips were thin. I hate chips that are thick like crackers, if I wanted a cracker I would order a salad from one of those girly places. But these chips were wonderful. And the salsa was perfect. Not to thick, not too spicy but rather just right. I ordered the... More 

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Thank Craig H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Craig - Thanks so much for the five-star review and for sharing your photos with us! We are so happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your visit with us - and our enchiladas and chips & salsa. It was a pleasure to serve you, and we hope to see you again soon! Until then, don't forget to check... More 

San Antonio, TX
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick dinner after being on the road all day. Not expecting much, we ordered the combo fajitas with homemade corn tortillas. The beef and chicken were super tender. I'm from San Antonio and I have had good fajitas, but these were the best I have ever had. Waitstaff friendly and fast. This place totally rocks.

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Thank txcarguy
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you consider our fajitas to be the best you ever had - we are so flattered! It was an absolute pleasure to serve you and we hope you'll be back again soon. Don't forget to "like"... More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

In my many years of living in this area, I have probably frequented this restaurant more than any other. Very good food, service is usually good, and free ice cream for dessert. Prices are reasonable and typical of other good Tex-Mex choices. The past few years they have run a fantastic gift card deal between Thanksgiving and New Years where... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 US Highway 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662-5502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kilgore
  • Phone Number: +1 903-984-1076

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