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The Jalapeno Tree

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
+1 936-715-9133
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Nacogdoches, Texas
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered a taco salad to go. Be sure & check your order before you leave. If it's correct, it is a great salad. The green sauce is fresh and the chips aren't stale. A little pricey but it's still good.

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Thank PattiFireflies
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Patti - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're happy to hear that you were generally happy with your to-go order with us. It was a pleasure to serve you and we'd love to see you again soon. Don't forget to check us out on Facebook as well. More 

West Bend, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Jalapeño Tree for lunch. Quick service on the lunch deals, even with a crowded restaurant! Great MX food....we had chicken quesadilla and fajitas with rice and beans. Your meal always includes chips and salsa as well as ice cream on the way out. Good lunch choice!

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Thank KarenDec
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Karen - We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed lunch with us! It was an absolute pleasure to serve you, and we'd love to see you again soon. Until then, don't forget to check us out on Facebook. More 

Bryant, Arkansas
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch. Had enough food that I had left overs for dinner. Waitress wasn't all that friendly but the food made up for the lack of friendliness.

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Thank Becky742010
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi Becky - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us despite not being completely satisfied with your service (terribly sorry for that). It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to see you again soon. Also, don't forget to "like" us on Facebook... More 

Greeley, Colorado
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Lufkin with some friends, a recommendation was made to visit this restaurant. I had heard good things about this chain before but this was my first visit. Bright and interesting decor, plenty of parking and friendly hostess who was quick to bring chips, salsa and a delicious green sauce for the chips. Our server was pleasant and... More 

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Thank sittonje
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and share your photos. We appreciate your honest feedback, and are happy to hear that overall, your party generally enjoyed the dining experience. Nonetheless, we are always looking to improve for our customers, so we'd love it if you could email us at feedback@jalapenotree.com so that we... More 

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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My prior review of this establishment indicated that it was well run with excellent food. However, two consecutive horrendous take out experiences have caused me to change my mind. The first bad experience consisted of fajita meat that was like leather. The most recent experience consisted of portions that were minuscule. After calling to complain and being left on hold... More 

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Thank mccarthyde
GuestRelationsJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Jalapeno Tree, responded to this review

Hi there - Oh no! We hate to hear that we have failed you during your last two take-out experiences with us.. Please accept our sincerest apologies. If you could email us at feedback@jalapenotree.com, we'd love to get in touch ASAP. Hope to hear from you, and please allow us to apologize once more. More 

Texas
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Met my guest at Jalapeno Tree in Nacogdoches Texas. Restaurant was fairly busy with an evening crowd. Ships showed up fairly fast it took a while for our drinks but they were good and strong and made properly. My guest ordered beef and chicken fajitas while I ordered the beef fajitas steak. Both tasted fairly well but my steak was... More 

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Thank EASTTEXAN111
Nacogdoches, Texas
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great atmosphere. Good service and the prices are right for the amount of food that you get. Will continue going there.

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1 Thank Brenda E
Lufkin Texas
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I really don't know what has happened here but it has gone down hill the last couple of times we have eaten here. We got the fajitas tonight they were just Luke warm and not sizzling. I sent them back they just heated them up a little more. The service is mediocre at best. I had to continually ask for... More 

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Thank LocalLufkinTexas
Nacogdoches, Texas
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I love to eat at this restaurant. The shrimp quesadillas are wonderful but they're so big you need to take a friend to help you eat them. The green dip is amazing. Just right.

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1 Thank PattiFireflies
Kingsville, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Excellent food as always. Great service and reasonable prices! My family and I have been there multiple times with great results each time.

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1 Thank bethlang2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 N University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-4644
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches
  • Phone Number: +1 936-715-9133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?