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Cristina's Restaurant Murphy

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109 E Fm 544 Ste 101, Murphy, TX 75094-4038
+1 972-608-3984
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Murphy, Texas, United States
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and have tried different items on the menu - some good some not so good - until they put brisket tacos on the menu. That is now my go to meal at Cristina's. Their salsa is very good and everyone gets their own bowl. I have always had very good service even when I... More 

Thank Lavenderblast
Garland, Texas
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Firewheel and Forney locations for years. When I moved to Murphy a few months ago I thought it was great having one close by. Every time we go it gets worse. Customer service is terrible. We tried again for the third time last week...same awful service. Hardly anyone was there during a typical dinner rush...no... More 

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
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216 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here for dinner on a Friday night. It was busy, but very efficient. The best Mexican food WE have found in this area. The wait staff was super, the prices very reasonable, and the food was excellent. They don't come better than this. The Carne asada with shrimp was outstanding. Highly recommended.

Thank G Y
Murphy, Texas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The decor is attractive, and the restaurant is generally busy. Especially good are the fajitas. A nice touch is the lagniappe of coffee liqueur offered after dinner if you have already had an alcoholic drink

Thank Joyce D
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I was so surprised and thrilled by my recent visit to Cristina's in Murphy. Went out with another Mom friend for a GNO, our waitress Yvonne was super nice and funny. I asked for something special, I wanted one thing off a combo plate without all the rest, easy enough, right? But then when I asked what was better, what... More 

1 Thank Christine P
dallas, tx
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Taco salad was more like taco soup and I wasn't able to eat it. Didn't know anyone could mess that up. We had a set of twin babies with us and needed food on the scene ASAP. Asked for just a couple of soft tortillas with two pieces of chicken fajita meat but they charged us for a portion that... More 

Thank nmmovers
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We have been here several times, the last of which the restaurant was a mess, including the bathroom. We checked out the patio first (it was a mess) so went inside. We were seated and despite the host "wiping" down our table (they have vinyl tablecloths), the table was still covered in stickiness and spills. I went to wash my... More 

Thank KReymann
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The service can really be hit or miss. You get chips and an individual salsa when you sit down. The food usually comes out quickly and is good. However, as I mentioned before, the service is hit or miss. Your little salsa cup or drink can remain empty for quite awhile or until the manager walks around. That being said,... More 

Thank cheekytraveler24
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

As more and more bog chains show up in Murphy, Christina's continues to be a standout Breakfast choices are plenty, servings are texas sized and the coffee is good and hot Perfect for singles couples and families

Thank Carey R
Murphy, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The quality of the service is vastly dependent on who is working. When the staff is mostly teenagers or other younger folks, it shows in the service. I do love the food there. The draft beer is served very cold in frosted glasses.

Thank michellefJ6650NL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Fm 544 Ste 101, Murphy, TX 75094-4038
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: +1 972-608-3984

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