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Cueva de Leon

$$ - $$$Mexican,
611 North State Street - Hwy 17, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3801
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (35 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
611 North State Street - Hwy 17, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here more than once and it is good Tex Mex. The chile rellenos are uniquely crispy and tasty. Service is good and it is a comfortable place to eat.

Thank TexasTravelorR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A buddy and I walked from Stone Village Tourist Courts after a long day of riding. We found out it was BYOB and the waitress suggested we walk across the street to the liquor store. We picked up a 6pk of Big Bend Tejas and...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were on in a rush so the dinner buffet was perfect. The green and red enchiladas were good. The beef fajitas were also good. The price was not too bad.

Thank 612liliar
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Food was really bad. I mean it was referred to as "mexican" but it has nothing to do with delicious Mexican cuisine, nor it is a tex-mex. So called hot salsa tastes more like a marinara sauce (needless to say it had no heat). The...More

Thank maniunchik
Reviewed 20 September 2017

clean, friendly staff. The nachos were very good and our waitress suggested we split them, a good thing was a large order enough for 3 people and only 2 of us. Offered a go box without being requested. We went here based on recommendation from...More

Thank LarryUSMC-retired
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I wasn't real hungry but could order single items. I had an enchilada w/green sauce and a perfect deep fried stuffed pablano pepper

Thank James R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped on a Saturday night for dinner. Only buffet offered for $11.00. Not a huge selection but enough to fill us up. Décor is minimal. Service is not outstanding, but ok since it was a buffet. Not the best Mexican food I've ever had but...More

Thank Colleen_Lingle
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this place on the recommendation of the lady at the Indian Lodge and we encountered some of the worst service there. We waited awhile for our food to come out once our waitress got around to taking our order and the food...More

Thank agodinez80_1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Without a doubt, some of the best Mexican food I've had, and we eat at a lot of Mexican restaurants, as well as very price friendly! Great salsa for starters. The chili rellenos and the combination plate were delicious. Good service. Would definitely go back!

Thank Mick G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Cueva de León is the only restaurant open on Saturday night in Fort Davis. This has been the case for a long time, so I was confused why they ran out of food. They knew it is the busy season and that the visitors had...More

Thank rgte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 North State Street - Hwy 17, Fort Davis, TX 79734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 432-426-3801
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