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Jalapeno's Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern
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1502 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75069-3441
+1 972-542-6658
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Pretty typical Mexican food. Food is what you expect. We all got something a little different and we all were pleased for the most part. My chicken breast was a little small and thin but taste was ok. Overall didn't love it but didn't hate it either

Thank jarrett m
Melissa, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Jalapenos has the best fajitas and salsa. Great nachos and refried beans. We go there regularly and order pick up regularly as well. Very inexpensive.

Thank Lisa B
McKinney, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Ask for Nelson! Have anything on the menu...cannot go wrong! Great Margaritas as well! Nice and dark...cozy

Thank Staci J
Princeton, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

They use poor quality ingredients to make their food. The cheese is runny and the enchaladas don't have much taste. No spices at all.

Thank April B
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

The food was tasty, fast and nice proportions. The large margarita was HUGE - consumers be aware! (Still very good!) My server was Jennifer - she rocked! Very friendly and attentive. Whoever made the review of "not recommended" is high. This place was outstanding!

Thank Patrick005
Dallas, Texas
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

My mom loves Jalapeños in Farmersville, so she took me to this location in McKinney for dinner. It was pretty bad. The queso that comes with the chips is not even cheese. It is watery and tastes more like cheese flavored soup. Salsa wasn't bad though. It didn't take long to get our food which was nice. However, it was... More 

Thank CConn
McKinney, Texas, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

The dishes that I have eaten have been great and the margaritas are reasonably priced. Great place to dine often.

1 Thank RazzleDazzle888
McKinney, Texas
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is our go to restaurant when we want a good,inexpensive meal. No matter if there are 2 or 10 they can accommodate you and the food is always good. The chips, salsa and free queso dip are good too.

1 Thank Meroneal
McKinney, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Jalepeno's Mexican Grill is not even mediocre - it is poor quality Tex-Mex and I'm not sure how it stays in business. The food is standard Tex-Mex but with congealed cheese and mushy enchiladas. It was very disappointing.

Thank AAD_Mckinney
North Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

I ate here with my daughters. It is one of their favorite places to eat. They love going there with friends since they are "broke college students". They have all you can eat options and the margaritas are a great price. The chips and salsa were great. I ordered the enchiladas. It was good.

Thank Kimberly H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75069-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-542-6658

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