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Franco's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2218 Martin Luther King Blvd, San Angelo, TX 76903-2849
+1 325-653-8010
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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The moment we walked in restaurant, there was a table of 4 for us. Waitress was quick and attentive. Food was out quick! Ordered the cheese enchiladas. Never have i seening cole slaw on the side of my rice & beans. Really unusual for Mexican place. Rated the beans A+ and the sweat tea was delish! Our waitress, who had... More 

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Thank CynCeeG
San Angelo, Texas
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times over the years. Never had bad food here. Service is always good. Good family run business.

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Thank wtxvolunteer41
Alpine, Texas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Franco's has been around for a LONG time, and the food is always great. Traditional Tex-Mex with huge servings and fast service. Packed at lunch but a great bang for the buck!

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Thank Watercolorpainter52
Marble Falls, Texas
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small place, fantastic service and food. 7 of us were in and out in an hour during lunch rush. Large portions and tea glasses never empty (that's big in Texas). Will definitely go back.

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Thank Robben T
Texas
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went with some friends for lunch cause one of them had suggested the place, so the group decided where we'd eat. We got there and walked in the door, and we stood there for quite awhile until someone came to seat us. No greetings at all, just a mumbling "table or booth." We sat at a table, the waitress... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Don't let the "hole-in-the-wall" appearance fool you. This restaurant is spot on - fresh and authentic mexican food! The chips are light and crispy. The enchiladas are fantastic and prices are great.

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Thank HonestButKind
Georgetown, Texas
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87 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Recommended by a local when we asked where they eat for a place like this. We call a locals hole into wall dive in a very GOOD WAY! Very good value with excellent service. Quick with food. Lots of descriptive choices with daily specials. Really cheap and quality food. We had enchiladas had lots of great cheese and tacos lots... More 

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Thank AmyTripAddict
Dallas, Texas
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The Franco's special is delicious. The Mrs loves the enchiladas and so do I. Just can never go wrong here and make sure I get here every trip back home. Great selections and variety. Love the menudo and pretty much nothing on the menu. Chicken fried steak is delicious as well.

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Thank Jason D
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The parking lot was packed At 1:00 in the afternoon. The wait was only about 15-20 minutes. The waitress kept the chips and salsa full. We had the chile relleno and refried beans, 2 Franco specials (grilled chicken breast with queso) and beef nachos. The meal for 4 people cost $38.00. It was some of the best Mexican food we... More 

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Thank lilcajungirl
Midland, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place is a favorite of and recommended by the local population. The restaurant has great food, fair price, and a wide variety of food offered. Service was prompt, but get there early as the place is very popular and very busy every night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2218 Martin Luther King Blvd, San Angelo, TX 76903-2849
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Angelo
  • Phone Number: +1 325-653-8010

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