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El Tejavan

) #38 of 418 Restaurants in Amarillo $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
3420 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79102-2110
+1 806-354-2444
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (12 reviews)
“al pastor” (3 reviews)
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10:30 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
3420 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79102-2110
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great authentic style Mexican food! They have some terrific flavors here. The f you have not tried El Tejavan then try it - if you have, then you know how good it is! Careful though... it can be a bit spicy! Great change...More

Thank Cary and Kelly R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The service is very slow but the chips and salsa are the bomb! The food, when it finally comes, is as good as any you get in Amarillo. The servers are freindly and accomodating so the kitchen must be the delay. It is still worth...More

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just passing through Amarillo and want some great Mexican food for lunch! What a great find and so convenient to I-40. The food was great (my wife had fish tacos and I ordered carne adovada). Just outstanding with great service to boot.

Thank E3037XImichaell
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Never a bad meal. You would pay $25 a plate for food this good in Dallas. Never disappoints. Great shrimp dishes. Fabulous street tacos. Great guacamole.

Thank slaterster03
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Tacos were great. Burritos were great. Shrimp cocktail was great. Place was packed. Service perfect. Quick. Heck of a meal.

Thank slaterster03
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The food at El Tejavan is consistently delicious. The homemade guacamole is chunky and fresh. The sauces are made from scratch and the ingredients are wholesome. You almost feel healthy eating Mexican food here (almost). Nothing is smothered in cheese. Everything is well-seasoned but not...More

Thank amalawyer
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We love getting the pastor tacos. They come with a little guacamole and are delicious! The servers are good but might have trouble understanding you. We went at lunch and it was busy never got our guacamole but she didn't charge us for it. Overall...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty Mexican food at reasonable prices. We each got the 4 street tacos so we could share. We had al pastor & Barbacoa. The flavors were spot on and the corn tortillas are the best I've ever had. I got a Michelada with modelo. It...More

Thank Shelly P
Reviewed 11 October 2016

From the tacos to the enchiladas to the marinated pork, it doesn't matter, it is all fabulous! beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff, spotless too. The guac is the best tasting stuff I've ever eaten! KEEP IT UP EL TEJAVAN; THIS TEXAN CAN'T GET ENOUGH!!!

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting my son, he brought us to this place raving about it so I was anticipating a great meal. That did not happen. First, the disappointment when I couldn't get a bottle of water (that's all I drink). As such I went drinkless until son...More

1  Thank Jeff B
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Karen M
I noticed that Shelly said they have barbacoa. I would like to know if they also have lengua. Thanks!
14 February 2017|
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Response from karenw1985 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing that on the menu. It would be hard to call and ask them though because I have never encountered any one working there that can speak fluent english. This is the "real deal", authentic mexican... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3420 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79102-2110
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-354-2444
  • E-mail
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