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Javier's Gourmet Mexicano

4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
+1 214-521-4211
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't waste you time eating here. The decor is very Mexican, however, the food is lackluster and it is NOT what you would find in Mexico City--which this restaurant proudly boasts in its menu. The richness of Mexican food is not found at Javier's. The...More

Thank JuanMaldonado1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing experience. We've had most everything on the menu. The staff is great - service is impeccable and the food is very unique. This is not a Mexican Food place like many would think. This is a high end steak, seafood and unique dish...More

Thank KellerWags
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A group went for dinner. I had an amazing steak. Service was top notch. Great time. Great atmosphere.

Thank Randy K
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

seemingly a historic favorite in Highland Park. But to me his Ferrari poked in his reserved spot says it all .. I am here to make lot's of money. the waiter wasted no time in getting our drink order in and at ordering the entree...More

1  Thank wmjjones3
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed authentic, tasty Mexican fare and outstanding service at Javier’s. Large portions and nice, cozy atmosphere. The food was exceptional.

1  Thank Jeff C
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you. We are pleased that you enjoyed everything. come back and see us agian soon.

Reviewed 28 March 2018

I think the atmosphere in the restaurant is fine but the food was average. The service was very fast, really almost too fast. I kept thinking they were going to take the fork out of my mouth on my last bite so that they could...More

Thank dcmuga
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Javier's is always packed! The restaurant and the cigar bar. It has been a Dallas favorite for decades and still keeps going. Don't miss the cheese panella or the cantiflas, pure perfection!

1  Thank Kim H
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for the outstanding rating and review. As well as your recomendation of your favorite dishes for others to try.

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

A group of 8 friends and my husband took me to Javier’s for my birthday celebration on Saturday night. We had a private dining room and Ozzie really did a great job serving us. He kept the cocktails flowing and got our appetizers out quickly....More

Thank JoInTexas
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

First off happy birthday, and second thank you for the great review. So glad that you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Margaritas were really good. Our server was excellent. Just didn’t find the food amazing. I would go back for drinks and appetizers.....

Thank Quiendra B
Javier G, Owner at Javier's Gourmet Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed the margaritas and the service. Can you elaborate on what you did not like about the food so that we can improve on our dishes for next time?

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Obviously the people reviewing online giving 4 & 5 stars enjoy overpriced, bland food in dark surroundings where you need a flashlight to read the menu or they haven’t left Dallas ever in their life. Very average food and overpriced. Lots of people just wanting...More

Thank aussietravelbum
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Bonney H
21 July 2017|
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Response from fencepost | Reviewed this property |
Probably, I saw a couple when I was there. I don't think they have a kid's menu though. Definitely would make a reservation.
16 December 2015|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
No - the cigar Bar is essentially in an annex - a separate area of the restaurant where you have to go outside from the restaurant to get into the cigar bar section.
Rose T
16 July 2015|
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Response from ken l | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember a kids menu, but defiknitely family friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4912 Cole Ave, Dallas, TX 75205-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-521-4211
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