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Leal's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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9000 Panther Dr, Waco, TX 76712-3623
Today
06:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Manila
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great food at very reasonable prices. I like their lunch specials. They have a very good menu that has a good selection of Mexican dishes to fit any taste.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

I have been eating at the restaurant my entire life and I love the food and employees. The food comes out super fast and the portion size is perfect for the price you pay. I recommend going on an empty stomach because the breakfast burritos are huge. Wish they would open up another location.

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Thank Courtney P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Love the bowler special. Get it every time I go. Fast service and friendly people. Wish they were open for dinner.

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Thank Karen K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Grew up in Waco and this is the best breakfast burrito you can get. They are so personable to their customers too-- it makes you want to come back. For sure drop by for breakfast or lunch to get a killer burrito.

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Thank Bryan R
Waco
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a small, locally owned restaurant that serves primarily breakfast dishes and Mexican food. It is only open until 2:00pm, but it is always crowded with a cliental who wants good, wholesome food at reasonable prices. There is little ambiance but the food is worth a trip.

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Thank Wacotravellers
Hewitt, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We love the employees! The food is about average. Not a lot of the flavor one would expect. Sometimes not hot when served.

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Thank Susan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Okay, so this is a local favorite. The only thing yummier than a late breakfast or lunch at Leal's is the fantastic service. This family-owned mom-and-pop shop always recognizes its customers and has a fun, friendly word. My son particularly enjoys a little teasing snark as he orders. They are just so fun. Some notable details: If you are there... More 

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west Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

My sons and I really like the flavor, variety and portion size of breakfast items. N frills diner style. Several friends and I agree that this is the best mexican breakfast place in greater waco. My wife has a slightly different opinion. She got spoiled by great mexican food in far west TX for the last decade.

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is the best Mexican food I've eaten in a long time. the staff is friendly and the food is good. Be awear that lunch time is going to be busy, but it's worth the wait. All day workers go here. the enchiladas are great. my only complaint is the taco salad . they say they have one but it's... More 

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Hewitt, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Good Mexican Food. I normally eat breakfast burritos here but came in for breakfast with grand daughter. We had eggs, sausage, hash browns and toast and sweet tea. Was good breakfast. Have also had their beef enchiladas with fried rice and ranchero beans , really good. Dining area is clean and wait staff is great. This is a family owned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9000 Panther Dr, Waco, TX 76712-3623
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?