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El Conquistador Restaurant

#100 of 330 Restaurants in Waco}
$$ - $$$Mexican,
901 N Loop 340, Waco, TX 76705-7507
+1 254-799-6655
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
901 N Loop 340, Waco, TX 76705-7507
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

It had been a long day and we just wanted to grab something to eat before heading to the motel. We were going to go to another place but it had closed and this was just around the corner. We decided to split the Friday...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is pretty tasty but a little expensive for lunch. Service is adequate and atmosphere is lacking. A perfectly fine place, but there are better options.

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate here based on other reviews. The food was OK, rice bland, beans generic and drinking water was not clean (had floaties in it, as if it came straight from the tap). Had the Tres Enchiladas and they were pretty good, flavorful and packed. My...More

Thank missmissyann82
Reviewed 7 August 2017

There are several restraunts in this area, but none can hold a candle to the food at this place. The service is great and the staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank _angelanne278
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is always crowded at lunch. I ordered the burrito special today off the lunch menu. It was stuffed with hamburger meat and topped with chili con carne. Nothing exciting about it, or the refried beans or the rice. Chips are not served warm....More

Thank multimom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The El Conquistador was recommended by the locals and it was really good. The spinach enchiladas with poblano pepper cream sauce was exceptional. Great ending for a wonderful day. The Mammoth site was amazing

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a modest place , but very nice and very good food. The wait staff was also very welcoming. I had great dinner.

Thank 960kristofers
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great place been eating with this family business for nearly 40 yrs can't go wrong with the Donna Marie plate

Thank catliftlegend
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The local publication reflected this to be the consumers #1 Mexican restaurant in Waco. Boy did they miss the mark. It was plain Jane at best. The quesadillas were very dry and tasteless. The enchiladas were undercooked. The tacos were very plain. The only thing...More

Thank Staunchest
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating at El Conquistador in December of 2015. I am not from Texas, and I wanted authentic Tex Mex while I was visiting, and BOY did this restaurant deliver. Endless chips and dip were a treat. And large portions were...More

Thank Yecart68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 N Loop 340, Waco, TX 76705-7507
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-799-6655
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