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“Small, modest, and excellent!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Tejavan

El Tejavan
Ranked #32 of 495 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Dallas, Tx
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Small, modest, and excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2010

This tiny restaurant on the north side of I-40 was recommended by our hotel manager, and food proved to be as authentic as he promised. Rellenos and quesadillas were top notch, and my wife's order of the "hottest sauce you have" did not dissappoint her. Closes at 8:00, so don't be late. No mixed drinks.

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Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best Mexican Food in Amarillo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2010

The food is great here. We like just about everything, but especially the tacos and rellenos. Try their guacomole as it is chopped avocado and really good.
The only thing is that they have one server that we have gotten twice now and she is just awful. All the others servers have been wonderful. Hope you get one of the good ones.

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NE Ohio
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8 reviews
“Authentic ** Great Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2009

My husband and I were in Amarillo for a day. This restaurant was recommended by a local. It is the best Mexican I have had, anywhere! My husband said he had not had such good Mexican food since he lived in California. Not only was the food good, but there was a very talented gentleman singing and playing a guitar.

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Amarillo
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“The Best In Amarillo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2008

100% Authentic Mexican Resturant, The food is great ! Service is the best i have seen in Amarillo. I have eaten there several times.

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“Wonderful food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2008

Wonderful food!

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