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Cafe Del Rio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Spanish
1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
+1 936-639-4471
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Huge place with decent bar and loads of nondescript cafe style seating. Large chunks of onion in the guacamole. Beef enchiladas were strangely sweet. No better than most of the "Mexican" food places here or Nacogdoches. Just to blah and to many kids.

Thank mooneynut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food. The guys (who are Cajun food fans) had the crawfish enchiladas and said they were amazing! Even talked about how good it was a week later. I had taquitos and a "chalupa" (which was actually a tostada). Taquitos came with sour cream...More

Thank YenkoOshima
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I had been wanting to visit this new restaurant in Lufkin that had recently opened. However, several nights I tried to stop there but parking lot was FULL and no place to park. Finally today, April 12 I stopped in and was pretty disappointed. I...More

Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a favorite of locals. The food is great and the service is excellent. We dine here quite often when in Lufkin. Our grandkids love it. Be sure to ask about the Fajitas and the Green sauce. Both are excellent choices. The new location...More

Thank davidfW9546PB
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch at Cafe Del Rio last week. It was just so-so. He had fajitas and I had an enchilada plate. They didn’t bring him any tortillas for his fajitas. We both agreed that Posados in Nacogdoches has much tastier food.

Thank FeliciaSta
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

First time here and it is now one of my favorites. Great Mexican food at reasonable prices. Portions very nice . Charro bean soup the best Ive had in a long time. Service was attentive and Yesenia was so prompt and concerned that water and...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We shared an order of fajitas tonight and they were very good. The service was a little slow at times but the food was really good. They are normally packed on the weekends but Sun night is a really good time to go as a...More

Thank 614dwayneh
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were with a large party group and I can say it will be a while before I choose to eat here again. For the price your pay for food it should have been much better. I ordered an enchilada for my daughter and chicken...More

Thank Jazt1989
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Don't let the nice atmosphere fool you. The food was horrible. It was very bland, lacking flavor. We waited 30 minutes for our food which was ordered off of the lunch menu. The server did her best, but the food just made the dining experience...More

Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Sad to report I did not care for lunch. The new facility was fantastic. The waitress was friendly but the wait for lunch was very long. I had a enchiladas, soft taco, rice and charo beans. The food was very flat and tasteless. I think...More

Thank 1CabanaBoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-5603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-639-4471
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