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Taqueria El Lugar

1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
+1 903-597-4717
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
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1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

After reading the reviews, I searched this out to give it a try. Wanted to love it but only liked it. Still looking for that one great Mexican restaurant in Tyler. Tacos, tortas, quesadillas. Good for lunch. They only take cash so be prepared. Parking...More

Thank Thetravelingtoads
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Love Taqueria el Lugar. Never had anything that wasn't good, but that #7 never disappoints. We love them so much that we served them at our wedding!

1  Thank Charityhope77
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I stopped in here for lunch and was impressed with the food. It's a simple place that is a lot like authentic taquerias n Mexico. The menu is simple and the food is too. The beef tacos were cooked just right and the tortillas tasted...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have never had bad food here. All dishes explode with flavor, and good price for all you'll got. They are always busy and have several locations, but my favorite is on Gentry Parkway. You'll have to get there early for luch during the week,...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

What's to say about this place that hasn't already been said; the Super Quesadilla #7 is proof that God loves us and this is where he would go for tacos. The staff is always friendly and place is always clean. I never miss a chance...More

2  Thank CW I
Reviewed 5 February 2016

this one on gentry is the first store! try the canalope juice take some of that heat off those peppers!!!!!!! love em #7 double avocado is the best !!!!

2  Thank latoya T
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Best tacos! Douse them in green sauce if you like them spicy! The fruit drinks are delicious-melon and mixed fruit are really good.

1  Thank AleciaW
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

El Lugar on 5th Street is terrible. They blocked off part of the restaurant where it looks like they have been sleeping there. I have no idea how it passes the health code. The only reason why I gave it 2 stars is that the...More

Thank DennisandCarly M
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Nice to see this restaurant extending their reach by opening locations around Tyler and neighboring communities. Their location at 1716 E Gentry (Highways 155 and 271 heading north out of Tyler) is the original. Their downtown location on West Ferguson has become a favorite. It...More

2  Thank STM0041
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is a local chain that does authentic Mexican food. They have a few branches. This one is the original and is least convenient, but by far the best. It started basically as a taco stand with a menu limited to about 7-10 items. Since...More

Thank Dean65
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 E Gentry Pkwy, Tyler, TX 75702-3513
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-597-4717
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