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Mercados & Posados

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2214 West Southwest Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701-8433
+1 903-534-1754
00:00 - 23:59
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Lumberton, Texas
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We eat here about twice a year and EVERY TIME it's GREAT!! There was not a wait last night. The waitress was very good and so was the food. We will be back

Thank Megan W
El Paso, Texas
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family members had wanted to eat here; I knew it would be very busy being the week-end...parking problems, long wait...but still always enjoy the colorful decor and atmosphere at Mercado's. We all enjoyed our food...had enchilada dinners, cheese enchiladas, chicken strips, queso dip...was delicious...great taste and quality. Love the cheese enchiladas! Naturally, the little ones were anxious for the ice... More 

Thank freedomcat22
Saint Louis, Missouri
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So not only was the food great, and I'm picky about my Mexican food but the ambiance is fun and festive. Service was good and I'd go back. Always love supporting the local restaurants and it's a bonus when one is as good as this. And I forgot to mention, grab a free soft serve ice cream on your way... More 

Thank Julia B
Niagara Falls, Canada
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259 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not in Tyler very often but when I am I have to stop at Mercado's!! From the fresh chips and dynamite salsa at the beginning of the meal right through to your sopapita (sp?) this place is hands down the best Mexican food I've ever had! My wife and I got the fajitas for two and couldn't finish them!... More 

Thank Raoul L
Canton, Texas
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheese enchiladas of your dreams! Always delicious! Always! I say I'm going to try something different and I have a few times, but most of the time I stay with my favorite. Be sure to ask for the handmade flour tortillas.

Thank rkoches
longview, tx
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98 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night just before 7 pm. We knew we would have to wait. There were 2 hostesses and both had clipboards. I walked up and put my name on the list - party of 2. We waited...people who came in after us were seated. Party of 6...party of 3... Party of 4... Finally, a party... More 

Thank starcriers
College Station, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I absolutely love both of these restaurants! I put that we went in September, but we've actually been numerous times with my parents and also for date nights. I'm addicted to their chips and salsa for starters. I love that they give each person their own salsa bowl. Especially because I always need at least seconds and... More 

Thank Michal D
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Food, staff and atmosphere was great. We were seated quickly, even though they were pretty busy. Free ice cream afterwards hit the spot too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Larue, Texas
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

These restaurants used to be the best in Tyler. They've rested on their laurels and have sunk into just so/so. What little produce is necessary looks like what I toss at the end of the week. Breaking point was when my family from Chicago called the place out as slumping and wanted a new Mexican food place to visit when... More 

Thank StaceyNDevo
Tyler, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Started eating here when Mercado first opened in Tyler ...my guess is..about 30 years ago and it's been my favorite for all these years. It's consistently good. Portions are BIG and salsa is delicious! Great side options...not just the traditional Mexican rice and refried Beans. There's also lime rice, charro beans, black beans, veggies, or tortilla soup. Great lunch prices... More 

Thank Tylerden1954

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2214 West Southwest Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-534-1754

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