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Taco Palenque Boca Chica - CLOSED

1803 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520-8142
+1 956-544-8400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“tortillas” (5 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
1803 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520-8142
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Love their fajita tacos, so delicious and so tender...even love their tortillas (both corn and flour), I have ordered just about everything on the menu and it is ALL very good. For the kids, they have an inside playground

Thank hookedonyanni
Reviewed 21 June 2017

They have a salsa bar that is very good. Good mexican fast food. Reasonably priced and very tasty. They have aguas frescas, and sodas. Always willing to stop in for a taco or quesadilla.

Thank Lisa Annette S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were at the Expressway location, not the Boca Chica location. This was our first experience with this fast food Mexican chain. You order up front and are given a number to take to your table and wait for your order to be brought to...More

Thank lucy19902015
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque Boca Chica, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hey Lucy! First, we'd like to thank you for giving us a try. Your thoughtful and descriptive review is appreciated. We're happy to know that you and your husband enjoyed your meal. Thank you for your five star review. We hope to have you back...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I ate there yesterday. It was very good, but I was told that they were closing this location. Today there are signs to that effect. CLOSED

Thank Qmyrtle
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque Boca Chica, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for writing us. We hope to see you soon in Brownsville!

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Stopped in for a light lunch. We each ordered a different combination plate. Both were very generous portions. The soup was very different - sort of a tomato base with tiny noodle. It's a Mexican specialty. The restaurant had a huge salsa bar with several...More

1  Thank MotherTrucker041
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque Boca Chica, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hey! Serving generous and filling portions is what we do! Our amazing salsa bar is loaded with fresh ingredients. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. Thank you!

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great food excellent salsa bar. Beef and chicken fajitas are very tasty, great variety of food, staff is ready to help and serve their customers.

1  Thank Sean H
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque Boca Chica, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Sean! Thank you for your five star review. Yes, sir! Our team is committed to offering the best service.

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Could serve a bit more food, instead of just onions, covering the whole plate. Smells kinda funky in the seats by the back.

Thank Torres200
Reviewed 11 March 2016

!Chicken Fajitas with beans and rice served in a bowl with corn tortillas and guacamole served on the side, is awesome. To drink "Horchata..is like dessert".

Thank Patrice C
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We were in Brownsville for business and needed to eat something fast before our meeting. We had heard about Palenque and decided to try it as it was right on the Expressway. We were very pleased with our dishes. I loved the salsa bar and...More

1  Thank luv2travelMAP
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I have eaten here often, usually at their location on the expressway. The food is yummy, service is fast and prices are good. The location in Boca Chica is a lot smaller than their newer location but still a good size. You order at the...More

1  Thank brenda g
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 15
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Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 1:00 am
6:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520-8142
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: +1 956-544-8400
  • E-mail
100% Authentic Mexican Food Best Fajitas in Texas!! Parrilladas, Tacos, Caldos, Quesadillas, Tampiquenas, Enchiladas, Breakfast, Mexican Desserts and More
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