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Taqueria El Lugar

1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
+1 903-597-4717
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican
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LOCATION
1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in here for lunch and was impressed with the food. It's a simple place that is a lot like authentic taquerias n Mexico. The menu is simple and the food is too. The beef tacos were cooked just right and the tortillas tasted...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never had bad food here. All dishes explode with flavor, and good price for all you'll got. They are always busy and have several locations, but my favorite is on Gentry Parkway. You'll have to get there early for luch during the week,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

What's to say about this place that hasn't already been said; the Super Quesadilla #7 is proof that God loves us and this is where he would go for tacos. The staff is always friendly and place is always clean. I never miss a chance...More

1  Thank CW I
Reviewed 5 February 2016

this one on gentry is the first store! try the canalope juice take some of that heat off those peppers!!!!!!! love em #7 double avocado is the best !!!!

1  Thank latoya T
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Best tacos! Douse them in green sauce if you like them spicy! The fruit drinks are delicious-melon and mixed fruit are really good.

1  Thank AleciaW
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

El Lugar on 5th Street is terrible. They blocked off part of the restaurant where it looks like they have been sleeping there. I have no idea how it passes the health code. The only reason why I gave it 2 stars is that the...More

Thank DennisandCarly M
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Nice to see this restaurant extending their reach by opening locations around Tyler and neighboring communities. Their location at 1716 E Gentry (Highways 155 and 271 heading north out of Tyler) is the original. Their downtown location on West Ferguson has become a favorite. It...More

2  Thank STM0041
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is a local chain that does authentic Mexican food. They have a few branches. This one is the original and is least convenient, but by far the best. It started basically as a taco stand with a menu limited to about 7-10 items. Since...More

Thank Dean65
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Fresh simple goodness, give them a try! Have an aqua fresco house made to drink. Homemade guacamole is wonderful. My favorite location is troup hwy and loop 323.

Thank LumiLove
Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

You have to get a #7 when you go here and a cantelope water. The #1's are really good too. Be careful it is very addictive ! This location is my favorite

1  Thank Marsh488
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-597-4717
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