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Farolito Mexican Restaurant

) #67 of 209 Restaurants in Abilene Mexican,
209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
+1 325-672-0002
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
17 Mar 2017
“Hot and flavorful salsa”
3 Mar 2017
“Authentic”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

place look not so clean too much smell from the kitchen food is ok regular mexican food service is also Ok

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We shared the fajitas for two for dinner. Plenty of food. Friendly staff. The salsa was hot...would cure anything that ails you. Would definitely go again.

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I grew up with this type of food. The food is very authentic. A lot of days you get new styles on Fresh Mex and tex mex in the flashy new restaurants. This food is original, the food is very good, the restaurant is it...More

Thank Clint C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Farolito's is located in a quiet part of Abilene. The building and eating area reflect much character and history...this is a long established Abilene landmark restaurant. Thje wait staff is prompt, friendly and fast. The menu has an abundance of items plus the specials. I...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Much better than it looks from outside. Very friendly, attentive staff. Food was very good. We will go back!

Thank Joanna R
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Tucked away in a quiet corner is this family owned gem. A current family member is the top-notch chef carrying on old tradition while creating new ones. Decor is older but you can hear history there. Family lives on site.

Thank jodan108
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place seriously looks like someone's grandparent's house. The food is good and fresh, especially the chips. No stale, old oil taste on them. A little hard to get to if you aren't sure of where you are going but definitely worth trying. There's a...More

Thank XaniC
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It's a "hole in the wall" kind of place. EXCELLENT Mexican food. You won't be disappointed. Try the pralines when you leave!! (wow, delicious too)

Thank Teri B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Really good Mexican and Tex Mex food. Old Abilene staple restaurant. Not fancy, but if you just want a good plate of authentic Mexican food, it's a good place to eat.

Thank Darrell C
Reviewed 23 October 2015

When entering Farolito's don't be discouraged by the old fashioned Grandma decor. I wasn't sure what to expect but based on advice from friends I decided to get the queso followed by a combination platter. Oh my goodness I was in food heaven! We all...More

Thank Julie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Cottonwood St, Abilene, TX 79601-5329
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-672-0002
  • E-mail
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