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The Vermillion

115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2243
+1 956-542-9893
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (63 reviews)
“ceviche” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2243
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We heard good things about the restaurant, so we decided to go for a good meal. The restaurant is just off the freeway and was very busy. The only seats were in the sports bar. The service was good as was the food. I would...More

Thank woodchuck2e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just a wonderful southeastern restaurant, a jewel in Brownsville!!. The service is candid and friendly matching up with the quality of the food. When you get in the restaurant you are treated like family. The chilli and salsa are out of this world....More

Thank Ignacio_G_Martinez
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a business lunch at this location. I had the enchiladas (cheese). The sauce was spicy. The chips and salsa was good. Loved the charro beans and rice. The staff was nice and considerate. Overall great lunch and atmosphere.

Thank rboykins71
Reviewed April 11, 2018

This place if small and was crowded when we were there. its an older building but the food was good. No real complaints except they only have beer and no alcohol or margaritas.

Reviewed April 1, 2018

The service is horrible, the staff is rude. and the place does NOT have it's ole time feel to it...Every since the previous owner retired it is NOT the same!! Don't even bother asking for the Manager or owner...STUCK UP IDIOT!!

Thank jarturosierra
Reviewed March 6, 2018

THis relatively small eatery is near the intersection of Boca Chica and Hwy 83 in Brownsville.My wife had a 1/2 portion of the chicken cheese nachos-big enough for 2 people.I had a chicken club sandwich on rye bread that was massive-again big enough for both...More

Thank jmdrmd2
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The service was great! I loved that the retried beans were homemade and not from a can. Also the taco shells were cooked from scratch. Our meal was the best!

Thank Glenda C
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great place to eat. Price was spot on and the service was excellent. We had dinner there last night and will be returning in the very near future.

Thank philrench
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

On the road again for another reset in another town. This time we’re in Brownsville, Texas. The crew and I were told about this place that has been going strong since 1934! So off to lunch we went to check it out! We were greeted...More

Thank Jim69_61
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Good place to eat. Lunch or dinner. They have consistency. Wish is always freshly cooked and always the same great delicious taste.

Thank adrian2626
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Pat W
April 14, 2018|
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Response from jmdrmd2 | Reviewed this property |
I can't say the exact salt content,but,because much of it is fried or contains pork or bacon,I must assume it has more salt than average.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2243
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: +1 956-542-9893
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