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Escondido Preston-Royal Tex-Mex Patio Opens Today

Escondido Tex-Mex Patio, the highly anticipated restaurant from Jon Alexis, is set to open to the public on Monday, November 14

Located at 5950 Royal Lane A, Dallas, TX 75230 in the southwest corner previously occupied by Ruggeri’s, Alexis and his new restaurant group, Imperial Fizz, are bringing Tex-Mex back to Preston Royal for the first time since the 2019 tornado. Escondido will open for dinner seven days a week with lunch and weekend brunch coming soon.

The restaurant offers guests a hip and stylish yet family-friendly Tex-Mex experience with old fashioned hospitality, craveable classics, and refreshing margaritas all while dining in a vibrant space. 

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Escondido Tex-Mex Patio: Bringing Tex-Mex Back to Preston Royal this Winter

Jon Alexis, owner of TJ’s Seafood at the same intersection, is bringing Tex-Mex back to Preston Royal this winter with Escondido Tex-Mex Patio.

The new restaurant is set to open winter 2022 at 5950 Royal Lane A, in the southwest corner previously occupied by Ruggeri’s.

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Chuy’s Opening in Frisco

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Chuy’s, Austin-based Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its tenth location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this February.  The restaurant will be located at 3773 Preston Rd., between Warren Parkway and John Hickman Parkway.

Founded in 1982, Chuy’s offers a unique dining experience including fresh Chuy’s Opening in Frisco, made from scratch Tex-Mex recipes in a fun, eclectic atmosphere. The menu features authentic dishes created with hand-rolled tortillas made fresh all day on a traditional comal. Continue reading

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Mesero Will Make You Re-Think Tex Mex

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For the life of Mico Rodriguez he has done nothing more than try to please us all. Early on in his career you know he was responsible for bringing us what is now the behemoth M Crowds restaurant group which own Mi Cocina et al. A bout with alcoholism took this company away from him and left his to his own devices and went about to correcting this portion of his storied life. Now,  the man who is responsible for changing the way we dine in Dallas, nay, most of the Tex Mex dining world is clean, sober and taking back his stake in the dining market through his company that owns Mesero and its little sister Mr MeseroContinue reading

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Ojeda’s Celebrates 48 Years Family Style

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Family-owned and operated for 48 years, Ojeda’s Mexican Restaurant announces its anniversary celebration will take place Tuesday, April 18 at all four locations. Special deals for patrons will include $4.80 enchilada dinners, $4.80 margarita mugs, and .48 cent sopapillas. Deals are good all day for dine-in only. Mariachi’s will play live music from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dallas location at 4617 Maple Ave.  Continue reading

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Cafe Herrera Serves Up Wild Game Menu

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Cafe Herrera has been a Dallas institution for so many years as one of the proudest Tex Mex families, opening its first location in 1971 on Maple Avenue where you will find the iconic bar, The Grapevine. Since opening, the great grandmother and matriarch of operations retired (and since passed away) but not before issuing the various restaurants to family members.

Gil Bonifaz grew up at the knees of his great grandmother learning the restaurant business by washing dishes and eventually owning an incarnation of the family restaurant himself. It was Gil who was operating the location on Denton Drive that closed last year after losing his lease, but like a phoenix he made rise and now operates the gem of the family located at the downtown Dallas Omni Hotel.   Continue reading

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