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El Gallo

11807 W US Highway 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78631
+1 830-669-2406
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Lovely highway cafe could be so much more.”
19 Nov 2016
“Not bad Tex Mex!”
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11807 W US Highway 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78631
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had passed by this cafe so many times on highway 290 west of Fredericksburg and wondered if it was an undiscovered treasure but unfortunately it was just an ordinary Tex-Mex restaurant with not much enticing on the menu except for the Chicken Enchiladas Verdes....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Cheese enchiladas were good and steaming hot. Chips were plentiful and salsa spicy. Waitstaff was on the ball for a Saturday night. I'd visit here again.

Thank SnargyBoy
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I have been searching for good Mexican Food since we arrived in TX. this is about as good as we have found in the Fredricksburg area. The atmosphere was old TX in a really old building that could use some renovation. I had the special...More

Thank cowboys1960
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Our family has been eating here since the very 1st week in business. Is family run, not outstanding but really good tex mex. Service is good and pricing very fair for what you get. Will eat here again when back in town.

Thank doubleottranch
Reviewed 16 January 2016

You would think there would be lots of good TexMex restaurants around Fredericksburg, or good interior Mexican restaurants. Afraid not. This one is really good though, 8-9 of 10, not always open, check first.

Thank PuroConjunto
Reviewed 24 December 2015

My wife and I have been coming out here from the mid 1970's. It is a nice drive out in the country. When we are there we generally see mostly diners from the area. The staff is friendly. If one has been coming out there...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Terrible food. Came out cold, bland in flavor. Much better places to eat in Fredericksburg. Camp Azul, Mamacitas, even Hildas is better.

Thank Chef T
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Good TexMex food made from scratch, so some dishes can take awhile. Friendly service. They do not have a liquor license, not even beer or wine. If that doesn't bother you, then this is recommended for its food which is some of the best in...More

Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 5 September 2015

There with a group, which is not always a good way to see a restaurant. However, the service was good and our waitress friendly and helpful. El Gallo is a family run restaurant that has been around for over 20 years, so they are obviously...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

El Gallo is located about 11 miles to the west of Fredericksburg on HWY 290 and well worth the drive. This restaurant is very popular with the locals and has not been discovered by the tourists. Meals are as good as they get for Tex...More

Thank TXRVer09
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  • Address: 11807 W US Highway 290, Fredericksburg, TX 78631
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-669-2406
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