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Rafael's Mexican Restaurant

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351 S Main St, Lumberton, TX 77657-7372
+1 409-755-0500
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lumberton, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is our Mexican restaurant of choice in Lumberton because we have tried them all & only return here now because we like their food the best.

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Thank mikellnelson
houston
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Microwave Mexican food out of the grocery store taste better than Rafael's. Beans taste like they are straight out of a can. We were charged $2 each for a glass of water. Service was awful. After leaving we were so hungry we went to McDonalds. I never eat McDonalds but it was even better than Rafael's.

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Thank Stephanie B
Lumberton, Texas, Usa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

I love this place. The food is prepared daily. The place is clean. The people that work here or very friendly. There is nothing I do not like about Rafael's.

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Thank Helene H
Lumberton, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Excellent food and service. Very good pricing and good quantity of food for price charged. Worth a visit,

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1 Thank riversr1
Beaumont, Texas
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

This restaurant has had a checkered history. It started out good, went downhill, then bounced back when they hired a new manager. That manager has now moved to another one of their restaurants, and this one has suffered greatly since his departure. Food is okay, but the service is horrible. Margaritas taste like liquid plastic. Not really sure there is... More 

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Thank DavidWB95
Lumberton, Texas
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145 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Friendly staff and wonderful food! Our family has been here multiple times and recommend it highly! The menu is varied and the prices are good. It has a good atmosphere and it is locally owned.

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1 Thank Lori G
Beaumont, Texas, United States
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274 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

These are my favorite fajitas above all other Mexican restaurants. The owner is very nice and he takes care of his customers. The wait staff are pleasant and fast. For such an old building, the interior is rather clean.

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Thank Charitable R
Kountze, Texas
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

This is the former location of Juans. I loved Juans. Rafael is good but it aint Juans! Texmex is good and I always like it but...

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1 Thank txmedia
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

Our family had the beef/cheese enchiladas, beef tacos, macaronni and cheese and mini-corn dogs with French fries. The beef in the tacos/enchiladas was nicely textured and the overall flavor was very good. I'm not usually one for "extra" vegetables mixed into my tacos - in this case: celery, peppers, etc. - but, it worked well together. Our kids were happy... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here off and on since it opened. When they first opened, they were great, and we preferred them to the other more popular Mexican restaurant in town. Unfortunately, the last two times we visited, the quality of the food was poor and the wait staff was terrible. The first time, I figured it may be a fluke,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 S Main St, Lumberton, TX 77657-7372
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lumberton
  • Phone Number: +1 409-755-0500

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