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Chili Pepper

100 Texas 118, Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-2233
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“queso” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
100 Texas 118, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate breakfast here most mornings. Food is great and the staff is very friendly. There is seating inside or on the screened in porch.

Thank BordeauxGuy3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican lunch. Our guide, Alison from Big Bend River Tours recommended it. I had the fajitas and my husband had a burrito. Both were huge portions and delicious. I also loved the Mexican sparkling mineral water. That was a first for me since we’re...More

Thank Doris Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Mexican food with fresh meats and vegetables. Get the beef and chicken fahitas, comes on a hot skillet with meat still steaming with the peppers and onions. With it you get beans, guacamolie, sour cream, rice, soft tacos, etc. This is a meal fit...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The location is right off the main road and is not very impressive. However, the food was quite good and the service efficient. I had the Mexican plate which was filling and tasty. I highly recommend the Tres Leches dessert.

Thank jhedrick
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We ate outside on their porch on a nice evening. A pleasant enough little restaurant in tiny Terlingua. We both had some good Texas craft brews from the Big Bend Brewing Co. I had the chicken chalupas. Lots of chicken in cupped tortillas ( ask...More

Thank Poodletoes
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is local Mexican cafe in Study Butte, Texas. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are good. The staff is friendly and the food is like home made. The enchilada plate is enough to share and delicious. Beware the salsa is hot but very tasty.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Nice local stop for Mexican-style cuisine. The restaurant has an enclosed "outdoor" seating area, which is nice when the weather is pleasant (it's not air-conditioned). Food is okay. It's not over-priced. To set expectations, the roasted chicken chalupas, as described on the menu, led one...More

Thank TrademarkTraveler
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stumbled upon the Chili Pepper Cafe quite by accident when we stopped at the PO across the street to ask for directions. It was late afternoon and we were starving. It is always best to eat where the locals go while on vacation to...More

Thank Susan05821
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were in Study Butte for visits to the Big Bend National Park and started most of days with breakfast at Chili Peppers. The prices were moderate and food was really good. We also ate dinner there sometimes as well. Normal Tex-Mex plus steaks and...More

Thank Jack-R-3114
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Two years I enjoyed their fajitas and queso. So my wife and I ordered the same this time around. The queso was not as tasty as before. The amount of fajitas was not enough for a plate for two. Yet, the food was good enough...More

Thank Veito
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Texas 118, Terlingua, TX 79852
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Terlingua
  • Phone Number: +1 432-371-2233
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