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Paredes Family Restaurant

304 W Broad St, Mineola, TX 75773-2023
+1 903-569-2424
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
“apple crisp” (3 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mexican
$$ - $$$
304 W Broad St, Mineola, TX 75773-2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I love the fried fish. Big variety of American and Mexican food, salad, fruit and desserts. Food is always good. Extra parking in the back. Go window shopping just down the street to walk off the food.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

When I'm in town, I eat here a lot. My boyfriend lives in the area and he eats there often also. The buffet is great and the service is amazing. Super nice people and a great location

Thank HopeB387
Reviewed 7 August 2018

All food is excellent from buffet to menu and service is outstanding. I have eaten here a lot and never is nothing bad. So much on buffet all you can eat under $10 and you get a clean plate each time you go back. On...More

Thank 1946chowdog
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

You have your choice here at Paredes. You can order off the menu or do the buffet. We always do the buffet. It's great to pick a little bit of this and a lot of that. This isn't a Vegas buffet, but the food is...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

multiple stations with a huge variety of food to choose from. We've eaten there with groups of 8+ and all found what they wanted to eat. Also have alcohol license so you can order mix drinks (and possibly beer...no one order beer). they are used...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Both I and my husband had a weekday off so I suggested we “put our eyeballs on something different”. While driving to Mineola, I googled restaurants and found Padere’s Family Restaurant. When we walked in, I was amazed at our clean everything was for starters....More

Thank jeannebatchelor
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Over the past few months the food quality and food preparation has declined rapidly. Food on buffet is no longer fresh or prepared daily. Often you will have food that is obviously "leftovers" and several days old. The last two times we ate there the...More

1  Thank susancZ5816VZ
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I try to give everyplace a chance to improve...anyone can have a bad day. But when you can't get a decent meal in 3 years...it's time to move on. Seated at 11:31 was out the door at 11:40. The food was COLD...and I mean not...More

1  Thank Jamey A
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We've been here before and went 2 times on this trip and again, I really like it. Delicious and so many choices. The cat fish is very, very good. Unlike any fried fish I've had anywhere else,in that it's so light and moist and tender....More

Thank extranan
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Really like all of the variety. The catfish is excellent and love the Mexican buffet. Wife loves the fried chicken. Always look forward to eating here.

Thank Pat L
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26 July 2015|
Response from Wagadu | Reviewed this property |
Paredes didn't have a fire that I know of-you may be thinking of Ranchero--next to Beall's. It is gone now.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 W Broad St, Mineola, TX 75773-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mineola
  • Phone Number: +1 903-569-2424
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