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El Jacalito Mexican Restaurant

) #12 of 31 Restaurants in Bandera $ Mexican,
1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-460-3853
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
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LOCATION
1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My dad had the two porkchops with eggs, refried beans and potatoes, it was big and delicious, I had the breakfast special for 2.99 and it was a delicious enchilada filled with bacon eggs and cheese, mjam. Simple seating, nothing fancy, nice staff and big...More

Thank SandBen12
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Just happened by this place and gosh, it is a hole in the wall. BUT, the food was awesome! It leaves you with that craving, to die for, oh so good Mexican Food. I'll be back :)

1  Thank Gregg Lea R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My sister lives nearby and she raves about this place. So when we last visited Texas the entire family, 8 of us, went for breakfast. We had three children all under the age of 11 and five hungry adults, some of us jettlagged. Our breakfast...More

Thank Abbeyjackson
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have only eaten here for breakfast. Nevertheless, the breakfast tacos "rock". The service is quick and nice. I am gonna' treat myself to lunch and/or dinner soon. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed.

Thank econn007
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Hi, how ya'll doin? My review of this Mexican food joint is not going to be flattering. "Owner has a B.A." means BAD ATTITUDE!! We went to Bandera to ride the Twisted Sisters and the ride and views were great! However, this restaurant was awful....More

Thank wheelbme
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Not the tastiest, but it was warm. Staff were very friendly! Atmosphere not especially pleasing. Reasonably priced. Wishing we would have eaten elsewhere

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

There are not many good Mexican restaurants is the small towns outside of San Antonio, but El Jacalito (little shack) in Bandera is one of them! The salsa is a bit warm, but has a good jalapeño flavor. The chalupas are freshly crispy and packed...More

1  Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 22 November 2016

That was our best breakfast experience on our trip to Three Sisters. The food was delicious and cooked well like at home.

Thank alexzilov
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Good Mexican food, great fajitas, great service, fair price, more like local favorite, not just tourist .

Thank Rusty B
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Simple place not fancy but great food tacos are large other food is very good. Just off main st behind the Chicken Cop, worth looking for.

Thank Charlie L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Cedar St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-460-3853
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