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El Rey

€€ - €€€Mexican,
2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
+1 512-858-5459
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (3 reviews)
“chile relleno” (2 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It won't knock your sox off but it works. I had the Chicken Flautas Lunch Special. Rice was a bit bland but Charro Beans were Delish. Hot sauce is a little spicy for my taste so I couldn't put much on the, very good, warmed...More

Thank 223vincec
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Got done with baseball late on a Saturday night. We were looking for somewhere to eat and El Rey was open. The place itself is very festive and decorative inside. Chips and salsa were really good. Then we had the shrimp diablo, it was just...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and inattentive. Waiter didn’t remember who ordered what. Food was average at best. Salsa tasted out of a jar. Bathroom was horrifying. Won’t be going back.

Thank gustav2011
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Bar is local legend and very popular with the locals.Food is bland and kitchen is slow.Not the best in town.

Thank sgmurray2015sgm
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed in the food. Two adults and one child, three different meals and all were pretty bland. The fries took the top honors and my daughter didn't even finish them. If you go here lower your expectations. We won't go back just due to the...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A good local restaurant located off the hwy in a strip center. Not that hard to miss, however it is set back from the road about 200'. Service is average and the dishes are better than average with a home style flair to it. The...More

Thank cwiltens
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Good place for lunch in Drip. Nice folks and reliably average Tex-Mex. Better tha Flores, good salsa and taco salads. Also Tortilla soup is very good. Reasonably priced also.

Thank flyfishing76
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It is fine but nothing I'd drive out of my way to get to. Some people rave about it but on the several occasions I went because someone else arranged dinner, I've been very underwhelmed.

1  Thank ehillround
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place where you'll be treated like family El Rey is the place. If it's not on the menu they'll make it for you. The wait staff is attentive and friendly. Given a choice between Flores and El Rey I'll...More

Thank Adrienne J
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We have been there 4 times in the last 3 weeks. It is a 20 minute drive for us. Very easy to miss restaurant in a small strip center on the way south out of Dripping Springs. The food flavor is excellent & the hot...More

Thank MPH200
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 B Hwy 290 W, Dripping Springs, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dripping Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 512-858-5459
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