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El Nopalito

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1105 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3431
+1 830-625-5196
05:30 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch while in the area for an appointment. The chicken enchiladas were the best I've had. Refried beans were well seasoned and very tasty. Husband enjoyed a taco salad. Service was pretty good but not stellar. Can't wait to be in the area again.

Thank mamaraines
Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

El Nopalito is a great local place for simple Mexican food - especially breakfast. They have great homemade salsa. You can drive-thru, dine in or take out. They can get very busy, so I would get there a little early. We have eaten here several times and never left hungry or unsatisfied.

Thank Scott S
Schertz, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very open and friendly restaurant. Had migas plate and hubby had menudo. Very tasty, nice wait staff.

Thank Lisa G
New Braunfels, Texas
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My place to go for great TexMex grub. I have to admit to coming here or Nopalitos #3 on a daily basis. Can not beat the prices or the quality of the food. Extensive menu with too many choices. The daily specials are great and inexpensive. Cost less than going to McDonalds or Burger King and healthier. Size of portions... More 

Thank Louis R
Mathis, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Had the migas and they were delicious! Can't say we've ever had a bad meal Usually come with a large group and they always do a great job of taking care of us!

Thank Sammy J
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Try this place, some pretty good tex mex food, especially the fajita nachos they're super good with the awesome margaritas they have

Thank William G
New Braunfels, TX
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Everything is pretty bland, and there is nothing unique or special about the food. The building is well worn and the service is spotty. There are better choices, but the prices are low.

Thank SuperSheri
Katy, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We always go eat at El Nopalito for breakfast. Good service and food. The restaurant has a drive through that is always packed.

Thank katyproud
Lubbock, Texas
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Well one of our favorites on our yearly trip is not up to the old standards. We have always enjoyed this restaurant, but something has gone wrong. Everything we tried was tasteless or tasted old. The tortillas were hard, the queso tasted canned, the shrimp stunk, I could go on but why? I don't know what has happened this year... More 

Thank DanandLaurie3
San Antonio, Texas
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Real Mexican food service is good & friendly all the dishes are good especially their mexican plate & the carne guisada tacos are great.

Thank rodriguezjesser65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3431
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-625-5196

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