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313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
+1 956-943-1655
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (70 reviews)
“tacos” (42 reviews)
“migas” (20 reviews)
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313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually a little “hole in the wall” place like this turns out fantastic food. Based on the reviews I thought we were in for a treat. Unfortunately I find that you can’t rely on reviews alone. This place may have great homemade tortillas and salsa...More

Thank Cusinario
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We love this place! Its one of our very first stops when we get here! Breakfast and lunch only and be sure you have cash before you go! Their breakfast taco is so large my husband and I split one and are still full! Great...More

Thank mszelda
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

great food good ambient. nice waiter. the lemonade was out of this world. delicious. the fajita plate was well presented and very delicious.

Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Waited about 20min to be seated... and another hour for our food. I swear I'm not exaggerating. lol!! Place was packed! I ordered the chilaquiles they were ok. Everything needed salt. The tortillas were good. I ordered some to go. the customer service was excellent....More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Joe has the best TX-MX food in the area. His tacos are famous- filled with ample guisados wrapped in large home-made flour tortillas. Be prepared to wait for a table, but well worth it.

Thank loscorbett
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

So worth the drive over from SPI, it is off of the main highway and otherwise easy to miss but don't! Great breakfast, big portions. We ordered the migas, the western omelette and breakfast taco and everyone was happy. Server was helpful too in guiding...More

Thank DallasAyrUFan
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We go here whenever in town. The salsa is so good, we buy it by the pint to take home.You can watch a lady making the tortillas. They are so good they melt in your mouth. Don't forget the chips with salsa after 11:00, no...More

Thank L6363DRgaryh
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a very small restaurant so you may have to wait to get a table but if you are hungry for a giant breakfast taco this is the place to go to. Need to put your name on the pad just inside the door...More

Thank marciarogers7
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you want a tortilla that is 14" round and pay $6.00 for a potato/egg/cheese taco this is your place. Food is good but very overpriced for mexican food. I had the chilaquiles plate and it was very good

Thank SusieV63
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The food is good and the staff is very friendly. Great breakfast and lunch spot . Right around the corner from the lighthouse.

Thank charles Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-1655
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