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Manuel's Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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409 W Main St, Brenham, TX 77833-3673
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Brenham, Texas
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great enchiladas and margaritas! Good service, food and atmosphere makes it hard to find a parking spot at times!

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Thank gertmom2
Texas
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for lunch, 5/17/17. I was on my way to the Conroe/Houston area with some friends; we got hungry around noontime while heading into Brenham and ran across Manuel's. We checked out the menu but saw quite a few patrons choosing the buffet, so we opted for that, also. Glad we did. It was very simple--enchiladas, rice, beans,... More 

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Thank Doctor_Possum
Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Manuel's is a family owned and operated Mexican restaurant, family friendly offering excellent authentic Mexican food at affordable prices. Tortillas (one of my 'check points' of Mexican restaurants) are fresh made, ongoing in the restaurant and are excellent, served in abundance and replenished as needed. Service is efficient but not invasive. As a family restaurant it is casual environment, very... More 

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Thank TheHarleyGuy
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409 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

There are many good Mexican Restaurants in Brenham, yet none on par with Manuel's. From the relaxed decor to the friendly and efficient staff (Manuel, son Eric, and Armando), this spot can't be beat. On this most recent visit, my wife had the Shrimp Enchiladas and I had the Cowboy Enchiladas (two fried eggs on top). Delicious. My son had... More 

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1 Thank albebuc
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We were hungry didn't really know what we wanted to eat but knew we liked the food here so we had our dinner date here. They say in Texas you can judge the food by the salsa....well we liked the green sauce better then the salsa but we inked the food even better then the green sauce. It was aSat.... More 

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1 Thank Brenda W
Brenham, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

great food and friendly staff. knew us on our second visit. sunday lunch is a little hectic but still worth the wait. a real family place

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1 Thank cobinator1021
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My family went there because we were hungry and it was close. What a dream. Great frozen magaritas and that perfect tex mex flavor for nachos, enchiladas, and tacos. Very reasonably priced looks like hole in the wall but don't let that fool you. Was packed everytime we went and was open later and more hours than anyplace we found... More 

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Thank EscapingArtist
Bayfield, Colorado
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Old tymie Mexican restaurant frequented by local because it is on an off beat location, but worthwhile finding if your know anything about the area

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Thank jim a
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great spot to get your Tex-Mex fix. The enchiladas and fajitas are good. The queso parrilla is a fave. Always good food and friendly service.

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Thank Betsy A
Brownsville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Excellent little restaurant tucked away in Brenham. Every time we visit Brenham we dine at Manuel's. The food and service are excellent. I would recommend chimichanga. The spinach quesadilla is also outstanding. You will find this place filled with locals which is a testament to the food and atmosphere.

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Thank ChrisRich731

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W Main St, Brenham, TX 77833-3673
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham

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