Joe T. Garcia s Mexican Restaurant is an authentic Mexican-style restaurant located in Fort Worth, Texas. Opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers a variety of menu items, including nachos, fajitas, chimichangas, tamales, dinner plates, quesadillas, salads and children s plates. Joe T s also offers outdoor dining, private party service and catering. In addition Joe T s has two separate operating divisions: Esperanza s Wholesale Mexican Bread and Joe T. Garcia s Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant was opened in 1935 with a seating capacity of 16 customers.
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Steven R.


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I have been eating here for over 50 years, bring all of my out of town guest.
There have never been any disappointments

Gina S.


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My family loves JTG’s it has been our favorite and our kids and Grandkids for many years, enjoy a Texas Legend

Stephanie B.


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I loved the Enchilada's. Enjoyed the experience but have had better. Very crowded and noisy. Don't expect to be able to have a conversation ...All around the food was pretty tasty. Would eat there again.

Diane D.


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nothing special

From FW all my life & I am aware that not loving Joe T's is not legal, but food is just so so & service is less than that especially if it one of the many catered events. They just quit trying & are living on reputation. They are stingy with the servings, ignore simple reqests, & don't even perform basic service functions. Ex: no picking up dirty plates or refill water. Food was "ehh". Good cheese nacos (1only) & guacamole though. Go for the legend not the food or service.



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Not all it's cracked up to be

This may be a legend in Fort Worth, but the food and atmosphere are both over-rated. They need to pay more attention to the details. And the prices are very high for what you get.

Kenneth L.


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Don't know what all the Fuss is over on this Dining Place

Maybe their food was good when they opened up decades ago but it sure ain't worth the $$$ now and mexican food is cheap to make, bean and rice and tortillas. I worked in food service for yrs and we made mexican food one of the easiest and least expensive to serve.



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Over Rated

Tonight was my 1st Joe T's experience. I've heard great things about it from friends and was utterly disappointed. I realized there is always a long line (40 minutes to get a table at 5 p.m. on a Saturday) and then it's a pain that you can not use a credit card. Of course, you have 2 choices only, so I chose the Chicken Enchilad'as. Two guys brought them to the table, I told them that looks like steak, I ordered chicken. They said no it's chicken, just dark. I bit into it and it was steak like I "tried" to tell them, I gave up and just ate what I didn't order. The waitress was not helpful and it was a wait to get your refills. When we left the line was huge, I will never go back unless it's just to socialize with my friends, the food, lack of selection, lack of credit card, long lines, and inadequate service is enough for my 1st Joe T's experience to probably be my last!



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Wonderful Mexican Food

I have eaten at Joe's nearly once a week for years and still think it is exceptional mexican food!



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Famous Mexican

This place is pretty famous, but it is good not great. It has a nice atmosphere.



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its still all good

little pricy for mexican food

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Regular Hours
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Fri - Sat:
Extra Phones

Phone: 817-429-5166

Fax: 817-626-0581

TollFree: 800-217-4356

Payment method
cash only
Price Range

Joe T Garcia Restaurant

Joe T. Garcias

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Mexican Restaurants, Banquet Halls & Reception Facilities, Caterers, Mexican & Latin American Grocery Stores, Mexican Goods, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Free

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Caterers, Mexican, Latin American

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average