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Franco's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2218 Martin Luther King Blvd, San Angelo, TX 76903-2849
+1 325-653-8010
08:00 - 00:00
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with some friends for lunch cause one of them had suggested the place, so the group decided where we'd eat. We got there and walked in the door, and we stood there for quite awhile until someone came to seat us. No greetings at all, just a mumbling "table or booth." We sat at a table, the waitress... More 

1 Thank TXtimessquare
Springfield, Missouri
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the "hole-in-the-wall" appearance fool you. This restaurant is spot on - fresh and authentic mexican food! The chips are light and crispy. The enchiladas are fantastic and prices are great.

Thank HonestButKind
Georgetown, Texas
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87 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Recommended by a local when we asked where they eat for a place like this. We call a locals hole into wall dive in a very GOOD WAY! Very good value with excellent service. Quick with food. Lots of descriptive choices with daily specials. Really cheap and quality food. We had enchiladas had lots of great cheese and tacos lots... More 

Thank AmyTripAddict
Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The Franco's special is delicious. The Mrs loves the enchiladas and so do I. Just can never go wrong here and make sure I get here every trip back home. Great selections and variety. Love the menudo and pretty much nothing on the menu. Chicken fried steak is delicious as well.

Thank Manuel D
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The parking lot was packed At 1:00 in the afternoon. The wait was only about 15-20 minutes. The waitress kept the chips and salsa full. We had the chile relleno and refried beans, 2 Franco specials (grilled chicken breast with queso) and beef nachos. The meal for 4 people cost $38.00. It was some of the best Mexican food we... More 

Thank lilcajungirl
Midland, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place is a favorite of and recommended by the local population. The restaurant has great food, fair price, and a wide variety of food offered. Service was prompt, but get there early as the place is very popular and very busy every night.

Thank megjk11974
Dallas, TX
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356 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food here was decent but they are in desperate need of a deep cleaning. The neon signs look like they had about 10 years of dust on them. I dare you to look up at one of them (particularly the one on the left side of the dining room where the waitstaff come out of the kitchen) and not... More 

1 Thank Five_Aces_Tx
San Angelo, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have eaten here on many occasions and the waitstaff is always very friendly and accommodating for kids. The food is incredible though-and that's saying something when there are about a zillion Mexican restaurants in this town! I always get the potato and egg plate. The tortillas are to die for too.

Thank skp1083
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Good service despite how busy she was. Good coffee and really good eggs. The dining area is cramped and alittle loud

Thank David R
San Angelo, Texas
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327 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were amazed when our bill totaled $14.00 plus change for two large lunch specials. (Go M-F for these). The chili relleno was very yummy and the cheese enchiladas were delicious too. Be sure to ask for the special hot sauce.. has much more flavor and a kick! Superb service, great sweet tea too..enjoy!

Thank Yokum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2218 Martin Luther King Blvd, San Angelo, TX 76903-2849
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Angelo
  • Phone Number: +1 325-653-8010

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