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Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

APPETIZERS
$3.95
Bean And Cheddar Dip
Regular $5.95
Large $7.95
Chile Con Queso Dip
(ccq) cheese dip with pico de gallo.
(6) $9.95
(12) $14.95
Quesadillas De Fajitas
chopped beef, grilled chicken, pork tenderloin or chorizo between two handmade flour tortillas with pico de gallo served with diced tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream, sauteed onions and jalapenos.
(6) $11.95
(12) $16.95
Crawfish Or Shrimp Quesadillas
(in season) crawfish tails or gulf shrimp with melted monterey jack cheese in handmade flour tortillas.
(6) $7.95
(12) $11.95
Parrilla Quesadillas
(vegetable) sauteed onions, bell pepper and mushrooms between two flour tortillas with guacamole, sour cream and jalapenos.
$9.95
Raton Plate
3 jumbo shrimp stuffed in jalapenos with monterey jack cheese, battered and deep-fried. $
$10.95
Ceviche
shrimp and fish cocktail marinated in lime juice, served with fresh avocado.
$5.95
Guacamole Dip
SOUPS
Bowl $6.95
El Xochitl Soup (szo-cheel)
traditional mexican chicken soup.
Bowl $6.95
Either Soup With Taco Al Carbon Add $5.95
La Tortilla Con Queso Suisso
vegetables and tortilla soup with melted baby swiss.
SALADS
Served In A Flour Tortilla Shell. Homemade Dressings: 1000 Island, Bleu Cheese, Ccq, Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard Or Ranch.
$10.95
Fajita Salad
seasoned marinated beef, chicken or pork tenderloin fajita salad.
$8.95
Deluxe Salad
ground beef or ranchera chicken salad.
$5.95
Garden Salad
QUESOS
Melted Monterey Jack Cheese Casserole Served With Pico De Gallo And Sauteed Onions, Rolled In Fresh Flour Tortillas At Your Table! Fajita: Beef, Chicken, Or Pork Tenderloin $12.95
$12.95
Del Mar
shrimp and ranchera sauce.
$12.95
Chihuahua
grilled chile poblano peppers and bacon.
$11.95
Flameado
chorizo, spicy mexican sausage.
$9.95
Parrilla
sauteed onions, bell peppers and mushrooms.
$13.95
Crawfish
in season
NACHOS
Handmade Corn Tortilla Chips With Refried Beans, Melted Cheese And Served With Guacamole, Tomatoes, Sour Cream, Jalapenos And Sauteed Onions.
(6) $9.95
(12) $14.95
Fajita Nachos
chicken, beef, or pork tenderloin.
(6) $8.95
(12) $13.95
Deluxe Nachos
ground beef or ranchera chicken.
(6) $7.95
(12) $11.95
Chorizo Nachos
spicy mexican sausage.
(6) $5.95
(12) $8.95
Special
bean and cheese
(6) $5.95
(12) $7.95
Cheddar Cheese
MEXICAN DINNERS
Served With Rice And Refried Beans
$13.95
El Presidente Dinner
cheese enchilada, tamale, cheese chile relleno and crispy beef taco.
$12.95
La Bonita Dinner
crispy beef taco, cheese chile relleno and a chicken enchilada topped with sour cream.
$11.95
La Famosa Dinner
beef, chicken, pork tenderloin taco al carbon and cheese chili relleno.
$14.95
El Rancho Dinner
beef, chicken or pork tenderloin taco al carbon cheese chili relleno and chicken flauta topped with guacamole and sour cream.
MEXICAN PLATES
Served With Rice And Refried Beans
$10.95
El Dannie
3 crispy chicken ranchera or ground beef tacos.
$10.95
El Eddie
3 ground beef or chicken ranchera soft tacos.
$10.95
El George
cheese enchilada and chicken flauta topped with guacamole and sour cream.
$10.95
El Henery
cheese enchilada, tamale, crispy taco.
$9.95
La Plaza
2 old fashioned cheese enchilada with onions.
$11.95
El Delirio
3 chicken flautas topped with guacamole and sour cream.
$9.95
Azteca
2 handmade tamales topped with chile con carne.
LAS HAMBURGESAS
$8.95
Aguacate
8oz. certified angus burger served with sliced avocados and melted swiss cheese.
$8.95
Parilla
8oz. certified angus burger served with melted monterey jack cheese, sauteed onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms.
$8.95
Chihuahua
8oz. certified angus burger served with melted monterey jack cheese, sauteed poblano peppers and bacon.
FAMOUS FAJITA PLATTERS
$12.95
El Jackie Fajita Platter
seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef served with rice, refried beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, and ccq.
$17.95
El Monte Fajita Platter
seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef served with rice, charra beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and ccq.
$29.95
Each Additional Person $10.95
Additional Set Up $4.95
Fajitas Platter
(for two) seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef served with rice, charra beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and ccq.
$18.95
Fajitas A La Mexicana Platter
(muy picoso!) seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef sauteed with onions, peppers, tomatoes and cilantro. great for making tacos for those who like it very spicy! served with rice, charra beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and ccq.
$18.95
Fajitas Neapolitanas Platter
seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef topped with melted monterey jack cheese and our world noted salsa ranchera. served with rice, charra beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and ccq.
$19.95
Fajitas Chihuahua Platter
seasoned marinated chicken, pork tenderloin or beef topped with melted monterey jack cheese, bacon, and poblano peppers. served with rice, charra beans, sauteed onions, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and ccq.
CHICKEN BREAST DINNERS
All Chicken Breast Dinners Are Served With Charbroiled And Sauteed Boneless Chicken Breast In Our Pechuga Gravy Served On A Bed Of Sauteed Onions, With Pico De Gallo, Guacamole, Rice, Charra Beans And Ccq
$13.95
Pechugas Buenas
$14.95
Pechugas Gratinadas
topped with sauteed mushrooms, onions, bell peppers and melted monterey jack cheese.
$14.95
Pechugas Rancheras
topped with melted monterey jack cheese and salsa ranchera.
$14.95
Pechugas Montana
battered and fried chicken breast topped with salsa rancher and melted monterey jack cheese.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews fajitas chips and salsa rice beef chile relleno shrimp taco salad great mexican food spice village served warm great atmosphere margaritas pechuga houston alfonso warehouse
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Reviewed yesterday

Large restaurant with an attractive dining area and bar. Service was okay. However, we did not like food or margaritas. Maybe it's just different from what we are used to. The rice reminded me of Lipton yellow rice, not Mexican rice. Their version of Queso...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beim4
Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting the Spice Village, we lunched here based on a recommendation from a friend. We loved the decor and the friendly service. We noticed that one lady seemed to have the task to make sure everyone had ample chips and salsa; I wish other...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jiggerb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As residents of Houston for 25 years, the original Ninfa's on Navigation was always a favorite. We were excited to see one in Waco when we day-tripped there. The restaurant is in a great old brick warehouse district, so the atmosphere was terrific with lots...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MyZiggyMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would avoid this place. It is hard to mess up Tex mex but they do. I had the spinach enchiladas. They were a couple of tortillas wrapped around chopped spinach no cheese or other fillings. Not good. The tortillas are advertised as home made....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hearts1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been to Ninfas is years (I'm a Houston Native), but while on vacation we decided to have a blast from the past! Totally satisfied with the overall dining experience. The historic building that the restaurant is houses in is quite eye catching. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank texasrose88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had small quesadillas...it was a lot of food. It was good. I particularly liked the salsas. Good level of spice but not overwhelming.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank person777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have ton's of Americanized "Mexican" restaurant back home, so when we come closer to the actual boarder, we were hoping to find something more authentic. We knew when we read the menu, how every dish came with rice and refried beans covered with white...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MidsouthFoodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ninfa's is old school tex-mex and are very good at it. We were a group of eight and were seated quickly and the the wait staff was attentive. Meals were delivered promptly and hot. Chips and salsa were very fresh . Also the restaurant is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rdodge2
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Waco staple and yummy tex-mex. Good fajitas and carne guisada. The green sauce that comes with the chips is DELICIOUS! This is a good, reliable choice for Tex-Mex

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikestuder11
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

I personally love going to Ninfa's. There are a ton of choices for Mexican food in Waco, but not a lot of good Mexican. Ninfa's is my favorite if I want a good meal, great margaritas, and good service. My go-to dish is the crawfish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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you need to call them. i have no idea.
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Response from texmac2017 | Reviewed this property |
They do a really good fish taco- all the seafood is excellent.
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