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The Jalapeno Tree

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€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
+1 936-715-9133
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Lufkin, Texas
Level Contributor
155 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a surgery in Nac and wanted some Mexican food and had not been here in a while. I was surprised at the prices on the menu now for what they offer. The lunch menu should be removed as it is useless. My enchiladas and burrito were the same thing as far as I could tell. My wife had taco... More 

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Thank Dwayne H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Dwayne - Thanks for your review and for sharing your photos with us. While we're happy to hear that you're a longtime fan of ours, we're disappointed that your most recent visit did not live up to expectations - terribly sorry about that! We appreciate your honest feedback though, and have taken it to our staff appropriately in an... More 

Etoile, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite Mexican Restaurant! The second one is Casa Tomas! This one has amazing sauce! Faijtas and Elpaso quesadillas are the best!!

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Thank seranda44
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear that you're a fan of ours and that you consider us to be your favorite; it's always a pleasure to serve you and we'd love to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook too. More 

Lufkin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very dissatisfied with Mexican food in Lufkin so decided to try Jalapeno Tree for the first time. My wife and I judged them on friendliness, service, taste, portion size, and affordability. We were pleased with them all. Will definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank halonic63
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks so much for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear that you and your wife both enjoyed your visit with us. It was a pleasure to serve y'all both and we look forward to seeing you again next time! Don't forget to check us out on Facebook too. More 

Haltom City, Texas
Level Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Having eaten at several other locations of this restaurant, we knew what to expect. No surprised, just excellent food, quick, and efficiently served, and everything as we wanted it. I had the Juan Carlos which is a thick piece of chicken breast topped with 6 grilled shrimp, which are of a medium size, but nicely cooked, and some kind of... More 

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Thank Ronald H
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Ronald - Thank you so much for the five stars! We love to hear that both you and your wife are fans of ours; it's always a pleasure to serve you. We're flattered by your kind words and look forward to serving you again in the future. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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162 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have eaten here several times. Very good TexMex food and great margaritas. Service is good and the prices are moderate

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Thank Kurt M
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Kurt - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you are a frequent guest of ours and a fan of both our food and service. It's always a pleasure to have you in as a guest and we'd love to see you again soon. Please be sure to spread the love on... More 

Kalispell, Montana
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555 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 801 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have been seeking some really good Tex-Mex and we finally found it here. The Chili Rellenos and the Enchilladas covered in your choice of "sauces" is a surprise to visitor's from the north. There was no red sauce but two choices of cheezy white sauces and a chili sauce. It may sound strange to some, but the sauces were... More 

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Thank MaryEllenM27
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Mary Ellen - Thanks so much for the five-star review! We are so happy to hear that you consider us to be a good Tex-Mex find; it was a pleasure to serve you. Hope you'll stop in and see us again soon and don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Nacogdoches, Texas
Level Contributor
61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Nice traditional restaurant. Wonderful food. Visited this restaurant more than a few times and it is always quite satisfactory.

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Thank Slaghout
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - We're happy to hear that you're a fan of ours; thanks so much for the review! It is always a pleasure to welcome you in as our guest and we do hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

Nacogdoches, Texas
Level Contributor
71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I ordered a taco salad to go. Be sure & check your order before you leave. If it's correct, it is a great salad. The green sauce is fresh and the chips aren't stale. A little pricey but it's still good.

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Thank PattiFireflies
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Patti - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear that you were generally happy with your to-go order with us. It was a pleasure to serve you and we'd love to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

West Bend, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Jalapeño Tree for lunch. Quick service on the lunch deals, even with a crowded restaurant! Great MX food....we had chicken quesadilla and fajitas with rice and beans. Your meal always includes chips and salsa as well as ice cream on the way out. Good lunch choice!

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Thank KarenDec
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Karen - We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed lunch with us! It was an absolute pleasure to serve you, and we'd love to see you again soon. Until then, don't forget to check us out on Facebook. More 

Bryant, Arkansas
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped for lunch. Had enough food that I had left overs for dinner. Waitress wasn't all that friendly but the food made up for the lack of friendliness.

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Thank Becky742010
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Becky - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us despite not being completely satisfied with your service (terribly sorry for that). It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to see you again soon. Also, don't forget to "like" us on Facebook... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches
  • Phone Number: +1 936-715-9133

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?