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Farolito Mexican Restaurant

209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
+1 325-672-0002
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
11 Aug 2017
3 May 2017
“typical mexican food not extraordinary”
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Mexican, Southwestern
209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went here with my father-in-law for the first time. The tacos were the best I've ever had, and the salsa is to die for! Will be back!!

Thank kgollihar5
Reviewed 4 May 2017

place look not so clean too much smell from the kitchen food is ok regular mexican food service is also Ok

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We shared the fajitas for two for dinner. Plenty of food. Friendly staff. The salsa was hot...would cure anything that ails you. Would definitely go again.

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I grew up with this type of food. The food is very authentic. A lot of days you get new styles on Fresh Mex and tex mex in the flashy new restaurants. This food is original, the food is very good, the restaurant is it...More

Thank Clint C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Farolito's is located in a quiet part of Abilene. The building and eating area reflect much character and history...this is a long established Abilene landmark restaurant. Thje wait staff is prompt, friendly and fast. The menu has an abundance of items plus the specials. I...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Much better than it looks from outside. Very friendly, attentive staff. Food was very good. We will go back!

Thank Joanna R
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Tucked away in a quiet corner is this family owned gem. A current family member is the top-notch chef carrying on old tradition while creating new ones. Decor is older but you can hear history there. Family lives on site.

Thank jodan108
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place seriously looks like someone's grandparent's house. The food is good and fresh, especially the chips. No stale, old oil taste on them. A little hard to get to if you aren't sure of where you are going but definitely worth trying. There's a...More

Thank XaniC
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It's a "hole in the wall" kind of place. EXCELLENT Mexican food. You won't be disappointed. Try the pralines when you leave!! (wow, delicious too)

Thank Teri B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Really good Mexican and Tex Mex food. Old Abilene staple restaurant. Not fancy, but if you just want a good plate of authentic Mexican food, it's a good place to eat.

Thank Darrell C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-672-0002
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