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Rocha's El Catan Grill

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815 Salinas Ave, Laredo, TX 78040-8007
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Miami
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great place in the Downtown Area, I reached it by accident and don't regret the visit. It could use more publicity. Food and service are great!!

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Thank RJBAQ
Laredo, Texas
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Located in the Historic Hamilton Hotel on Jarvis Plaza in Downtown Laredo. Great breakfasts and award winning menudo. The fish tacos are a favorite for lunch or dinner and the chicken fried steak is the best in town.

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Thank Seth A
Laredo, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Had the best chicken fried steak I have ever had and the rest of the food my wife and daughter had was excellent . Would highly recommend it just don't go in a hurry because everything is made from scratch

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Thank jcarlosnarvaez
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Had visted restaurant during my ONE hour lunch after being so conveniently close to my workplace. I get there at about 1:05 pm, order an iced tea, and place my meal order. I wait, wait, wait, notice nobody is getting their food, wait, wait..... Starting to get a bit upset, the waitress finally comes to my table at 1:48 pm,... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

Ordered Chicken Fajitas w Beans and Rice, excellent taste, all authentic Mexican food, friendly atmosphere, great value.

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1 Thank JetCapt
Laredo, Texas
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

They have two locations, I've only eaten at the downtown location several times. Their Caldo De Res (Beef Soup) is a HUGE bowl that could easily feed two. Difference is they use a very good cut of beef. Dr. Pepper Ribs are slow cooked and fall off the bone. They're also HUGE and very tasty. Chicken Fried Ribs are another... More 

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1 Thank TexasAg69
San Antonio, Texas
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We were visiting friends from my Laredo banking days, and they took us to El Catan for lunch. Having lived in south Texas for many years, they've obviously gotten to know a good many restaurants, and El Catan was the place they picked. It's at the back corner of what was a hotel, and its location at the corner of... More 

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Laredo, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Today i went to the Catan Restaurant, i went with my girlfriend, she order a tilapia al mojo de ajo and i order chicharron de catan plate, the prices are a little bit high, but the food is awesome, this is not traditional homemade food, this is an expirience, the habanero sauce is a bomb, the service is good, if... More 

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austin, tx
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

While last in Laredo we read about the fact that the Mexican version of the food channel had stopped by El Catan to watch the chef, Rey Rocha, cook. We decided to check it out and were pleasantly surprised by how good the food is. On Saturday we had typical enchiladas and flautas, but the chef spoke to us and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Salinas Ave, Laredo, TX 78040-8007
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Laredo

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