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Howdy folks! Craving a savory Mexican bite to brighten up your day? Órale! Y’all are in for a treat mi amigos. Today, we will explore all about Taco Palenque so you can ditch your regular lunchbox and taste the Mexican fiesta in your mouth.

With the strong roots of traditional Mexican recipes, Taco Palenque is a reliable name in South Texas and Northern Mexico. And why wouldn’t it be? It has been upholding the heavenly rich textures and flavors since 1987, never compromising on the quality.

What’s more, its friendly yet super fast-paced service makes it a perfect stop for both a grab-and-go lunch and vibrant dining with a fiesta spirit. That’s why we’re here to walk you through Taco Palenque’s appealing menu, welcoming vibe, delivery services, and more. With all the goodness that it has to offer, trust us, Taco Palenque can be your go-to spot for spontaneous food adventures.

So enough said, let’s dig into the menu and see what the fuss is all about.

Taco Palenque Menu

From sizzling fajitas to irresistible burritos, crispy mountain of tacos to delicious parrilladas, Taco Palenque is a celebration of authentic Mexican food. And you can get all these bursts of deliciousness within a super reasonable price range. Tempting, isn’t it?

On top of that, Taco Palenque’s menu offers a handful of options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. So, no matter when you feel like dropping by, you are bound to leave with a happy tummy and tingling with delightful spices.

Sounds good enough? Now, let’s dive into the Taco Palenque menu with prices.

Breakfast Menu

Rise and shine! Start a fresh new day with one of these appealing breakfast tacos.


Potato and EggIt is a classic breakfast taco that combines golden brown potatoes with eggs.$2.99
Chorizo and EggWith this taco, you will taste the delicious combination of Mexican chorizo and eggs.$3.23
Ham and EggOne of everyone’s favorites, delight in the rich flavor of ham and eggs cooked to perfection.$3.23
Bacon and EggIf you love bacon, do not miss this taco! A classic.$3.23
Potato and ChorizoIf you love Chorizo and egg tacos, then try this one! It includes crispy, diced potato mixed with delicious Mexican chorizo.$3.23
Bean and ChorizoA mixture of freshly cooked, home-style beans with Mexican Chorizo will have you ordering seconds! Includes pico de gallo on the side.$2.99
Bean and CheeseAll the flavor of Mexican chorizo mixed with our refried beans.$3.35
ChilaquilesCrispy chips melted with Muenster cheese, a classic Mexican dish but on a taco.$3.35
ChicharrónBe sure to try this taco of delicious Chicharrón (pork cracklings) stewed in a special sauce.$3.35
BarbacoaThis traditional Mexican dish is made with slow-cooked shredded beef throughout all night. We guarantee you an exquisite taste!$7.19
Barbacoa Jr.If you love Barbacoa tacos but prefer a smaller portion, the Barbacoa Jr. Taco is perfect for you!$3.71
Breakfast PiratasChoose between Potato and egg taco or Potato and Chorizo served together with refried beans and cheddar cheese.$3.71

Note: Taco Palenque offers both corn and flour tortillas so that everyone can enjoy their breakfast with their preference.

Our recommendations

  • Barbacoa – This awesome taco overflows with juicy and tender beef. With a burst of spices in your mouth, this taco is a fantastic breakfast to make your mornings colorful.


Were you thinking of starting your day with a tasty and healthy breakfast? Look no further than Taco Palenque’s delightful breakfast plates.

ChilaquilesA classic Mexican dish to start your day with a delicious flavor.$9.25
Ranchero EggsSavor the delicious combination of 3 fried eggs, served over 2 golden tortillas and dipped in delicious “salsa ranchera” (tomatoes and Mexican spices blend).$8.27
Migas with EggsImprove your mornings with crunchy golden tortillas scrambled with eggs.$8.27
Potato and ChorizoIf you love the chorizo with eggs, try this plate. Includes golden brown potatoes, mixed with a delicious Mexican chorizo. Served with refried beans and potatoes.$9.23
Potato and EggStart your day with a perfect combination! golden brown potatoes with scrambled eggs. Served with refried beans and potatoes with chorizo.$9.23
Ham and EggA tasty recommendation to start the day – scrambled eggs with ham.$9.59
Chorizo and EggThe delicious taste of our authentic Mexican chorizo with scrambled eggs.$9.59
Bacon and EggIf you love bacon, then enjoy this plate filled with crispy bacon with scrambled eggs.$9.59
Morning PancakesTry fluffy buttermilk Pancakes as a single, three-stack, or plate with two bacon slices and two eggs.$9.59

Our recommendations

  • Ranchero Eggs This dish is a delightful mix of textures and flavors! With a tangy and spicy kick of Salsa Renchera, it’s a satisfying dish in every way.

Tacos & Quesadillas Menu

If you love tacos and quesadillas, discover this mouthwatering menu bursting with great tastes.


Wanna go poco loco? Mi amigo, try out some of the best tacos in town!

FajitasA Taco stuffed with juicy Fajitas, so rich you will order another!$6.82
PirataIt is the tradition of Taco Palenque, two flour tortillas stuffed with juicy Fajitas, refried beans, and Cheddar cheese.$7.19
Pirata Jr. (Piratita)The small version of the Pirata Taco. Its flavor is as delicious as the regular Pirata.$5.99
SirloinSirloin Taco seasoned to perfection and grilled for you to enjoy in freshly made corn or flour tortillas.$5.99
CaseroThis taco will hit you right on the spot, as it deliciously combines rich premium Sirloin, refried beans, and rice.$4.56
MatamorosThis taco will make your mouth water, with two golden corn tortillas, stuffed with juicy sirloin, and guacamole and sprinkled with fresh cheese.$5.45
Chicken Breast FajitasA delicious taco full of the flavor of marinated Chicken Breast Fajitas in secret blend and grilled to perfection.$5.87
Al PastorThis taco is accompanied by bits of pineapple to give it a unique delicious bittersweet flavor.$5.45
Crispy TacosA crispy tortilla Taco Palenque style, stuffed with homemade picadillo, lettuce, tomato, and Cheddar cheese.$3.71
Bean and CheeseTasty refried beans with Cheddar cheese, a simple and delicious perfection made taco.$3.35
BeanWith all the flavor of Panque’s famous refried beans. No introduction is required!$3.35
Street SirloinChopped sirloin on two mini corn tortillas with regular charro beans. Includes grilled onions, freshly chopped onions, cilantro, limes, and red hot sauce on the side.$5.51
Street PastorAl Pastor (pork) on two mini corn tortillas with a regular charro beans side. Includes grilled onions, freshly chopped onions, cilantro, limes, and red hot sauce on the side.$5.51
Chipotle ChickenMarinated chicken breast, bursting with smoky chipotle flavor, nestled on a bed of fluffy white rice and a vibrant blend of fresh vegetables.$6.23

Our recommendations

  • Pirata – This taco is a fiesta of flavors in every bite! No wonder it is on the top of customer favorites with toppings of fajitas, refried beans, and cheddar cheese.
  • Casero – This comforting and savory taco never seems to disappoint! It’s a great option for those who love the classic flavor of tacos without a lot of extras.


Craving something warm and soft with a ton of flavor? Check out these mouthwatering quesadillas to soothe your soul.

Beef FajitasYour choice of fresh flour or corn tortilla stuffed with melted Muenster cheese and beef.Single – $6.47
Double – $8.03
Super – $16.31
Chicken Breast FajitasYour choice of fresh flour or corn tortilla stuffed with melted Muenster cheese and chicken breast.Single – $4.33
Double – $6.35
Super – $14.27
SirloinMelted Muenster cheese in handmade tortillas with sirloin.Single – $4.79
Double – $6.83
Super – $14.87
Al Pastor MeatTortillas stuffed with Muenster cheese and al pastor (pork).Single – $4.46
Double – $6.32
Super – $14.39

Note: If you order any of the super-sized quesadillas, Taco Palenque will treat you with fresh guacamole, refried beans, and sour cream on the side. So don’t miss out!

Our recommendations

  • Al Pastor Meat – With the pillowy texture and richness of cheese and pork, this is comfort food perfection!

Plates & Enchiladas Menu

Ready for a taste of traditional Mexican flavors? The Plates & Enchiladas selection features a variety of Mexican meals. From Fajitas to Enchiladas, each dish delivers an original taste to your dining experience.


Wanna spice up your lunch or dinner with a savory Mexican meal? Perfecto! These delicious meals will boost your mood.

FajitasJuicy and famous Fajitas served with roasted onions, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, rice, and delicious refried beans.$17.51
SirloinDelicious grilled Sirloin, along with tomato, lettuce, guacamole, rice and refried beans$15.64
Chicken Breast FajitasRich marinated Chicken breast Fajitas served with roasted onions, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, rice, and refried beans.$14.03
Al PastorPork al Pastor, marinated in “adobo” sauce and served with pineapple pieces, roasted onions, guacamole, and charro beans.$15.64
Tampiqueña Enjoy a small tour of Mexico on a perfectly combined plate. Try a delicious enchilada, a “Crispy” Taco, and juicy Fajitas. Of course, accompanied by refried beans and traditional red rice.$20.15
FlautasThree fried corn tortillas, stuffed with stewed chicken and served with lettuce, tomato, guacamole, rice, refried beans, and sour cream.$14.03
Crispy TacosThree crispy tacos stuffed with picadillo, accompanied by rice and refried beans.$14.03
Chipotle ChickenTender chipotle marinated chicken breast served with white rice and veggies steamed to perfection.$14.99

Our recommendations

  • Chipotle Chicken – A nutritious meal for lunch and dinner as it carefully combines protein, carbs, and fresh veggies. And with the divine taste of chipotle chicken breasts, this dish is just out-of-this-world!


Delight your soul with the taste of Mexico. Try out these warm and savory Enchiladas.

CallejerasSoft corn tortillas, stuffed with fresh cheese, and onion, topped with a tasty red chili sauce, served with refried beans, chips, and fried carrots.$9.23
RojasTexan-style enchiladas. They are corn tortillas dipped in red sauce, stuffed with cheddar cheese, and sprinkled with Cotija cheese. Served with rice and refried beans.$9.23
Green ChickenThese corn tortillas are stuffed with stewed chicken meat and dipped in exclusive and delicious green tomatillo sauce. Accompanied by rice and refried beans.$9.23
EntomatadasThree soft corn tortillas stuffed with fresh cheese dipped in tomato sauce and sprinkled with more fresh cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.$9.23
EnmoladasA traditional dish from Central Mexico, they are corn tortillas stuffed with chicken, dipped in “Mole” sauce, and sprinkled with sesame seeds. Accompanied by Mexican rice and refried beans. *The availability of dishes varies by restaurant location.$9.23
SuizasThree soft-rolled corn tortillas filled with chicken guisada and smothered with house signature zesty tomatillo sauce. Topped with melted Muenster cheese. Served with lettuce and tomato, cool sour cream, traditional red rice, and refried beans.$12.35

Our recommendations

  • Suizas – A stunning combination of textures and flavors! This enchilada gives you nothing short of a thrilling experience in your mouth, with toppings of Muenster cheese, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, traditional red rice, and refried beans.

Burritos Menu

Unleash Taco Palenque’s monster burritos for an overflowing experience of flavors and satisfaction.

PicadilloThis Picadillo Burrito is a favorite in the Rio Grande Valley. It is a house-famous flour tortilla, stuffed with tasty picadillo, rice, beans, Cheddar cheese, and lettuce.$10.31
FajitasBeef Fajitas, served warm in a flour tortilla and accompanied by rice, beans, cheddar cheese, and lettuce.$11.75
Chicken Breast FajitasA delicious marinated Chicken Breast Fajitas burritos. You will love them!$9.95
Al PastorCraving marinated “Al Pastor” meat? If so, then this Burrito is for you! Stuffed with exquisite marinated pork for an unforgettable taste.$10.31
SirloinThis burrito stuffed with beef sirloin is a favorite of many of the guests. Order one, to check its mouthwatering flavor!$10.47

Our recommendations

  • Fajitas – These comfy soft shell tortillas with fresh ingredients and the finest beef fajitas in Texas make this one nothing less than a heavenly experience.

Parrilladas Menu

Wanna share a delicious meal with your loved ones? Let’s look into these sizzling parrilladas.

FajitasThis is Taco Palenque’s number one Parrillada! They are top-notch fajitas, seasoned and cooked to a soft and juicy perfection.$34.67
Chicken Breast FajitasThe Chicken Breast Fajitas is pre-marinated and then roasted until it reaches its delicious point of flavor.$26.39
SirloinPremium Sirloin is seasoned and then grilled as soon as you order it.$30.71
Al PastorThis is a classic-inspired dish, marinated pork and then grilled and served with pineapple pieces, which give it a unique bittersweet flavor.$32.47
MixtaThis Parrillada combines a delicious variety of meats according to your cravings. Try it for yourself and you’ll have an explosion of rich flavors!$36.27

Our recommendations

  • Mixta – Indulge in the Mixta parrillada for a combination of meats that cater to your cravings. Enjoy the intense burst of rich flavors with every taste!

Antojitos Menu

Start with the Antojitos menu, these are bite sized flavor bombs to share with the gang. Everyone will love them!

PanchosTaco Palenque’s traditional appetizer! Corn tortilla chips, served with our famous Premium Beef Fajitas, along with nacho Cheddar cheese, guacamole, and refried beans.$12.59
PanchitosIt is a smaller version of our original Panchos but with all the flavor.$8.99
Papa AsadaThis roasted Russet potato is stuffed with butter, bacon chunks, shredded Cheddar cheese, and sour cream.$8.29
Super PapaThis version is fuller of flavor, because they add to a traditional “papa asada” delicious Fajitas, in addition to the butter, pieces of bacon, shredded Cheddar cheese, and sour cream.$11.39
TostadaTo a toasted tortilla, they add refried beans, a delicious picadillo made with the house recipe, lettuce, tomato, and shredded Cheddar cheese.$10.49
Corn in a cupSavor the irresistible flavor of Corn in a Cup! Fresh corn kernels tossed with zesty spices and topped with grated cheese. A savory delight that’s perfect for snacking or as a side.Regular – $5.69
Mini – $2.99

Our recommendations

  • Panchos – A classic appetizer! Corn tortilla chips topped with Premium Beef Fajitas, nacho Cheddar cheese, guacamole and refried beans.

Bowl, Salad, and Soup Menu

Make sure to check out these house specials from this menu if you are looking for something unique to try.

Palenque BowlBeef Fajitas or Chicken Fajitas, served on a layer of rice and classic charro beans.$11.27
Palenque SaladFresh Iceberg and Romaine lettuces with tomatoes, crisp tortilla strips, shredded Muenster cheese, and delicious Chicken breast Fajitas.$9.35
Caesar SaladFresh romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Cotija cheese, crisp tortilla strips, and topped with mouthwatering chicken breast fajitas made at the time you order it.$10.10
Fideo SoupPalenque traditional noodle soup is served warm and prepared with all the flavor of a delicious chicken broth.$4.67
MenudoEvery day Palenque prepares delicious Menudo, do not wait for Sunday! They do it with the recipe of the house, try it with chopped onions, hot peppers, and oregano to enjoy a real Mexican delicacy.$5.49

Our recommendations

  • Palenque Bowl – An amazing meal of beef or chicken fajitas that combines a handful of Palenque’s signature ingredients in a single bowl. Go for it without a doubt!

Combos Menu

This menu includes the most acceptable dishes combined with a drink to create the perfect combo. Enjoy a complete meal with tacos, a Mexican noodle soup, and a refreshing drink, perfect for any appetite!

Casero ComboTwo tasty homemade Tacos, full of juicy premium sirloin, refried beans, and Mexican rice, plus a Fideo soup and a drink.$12.47
Matamoros ComboThis combo has two Tacos stuffed with juicy sirloin, a Mexican noodle soup, and a drink.$14.75
Fajita ComboThis combo comes with two beef fajita tacos, a fideo soup, and a regular drink.$17.51
Fajitas Quesadilla ComboTwo quesadillas with juicy Fajitas in a flour tortilla, refried beans, and a drink.$14.75
Light ComboIncludes two Tacos with delicious Chicken Fajitas, with guacamole, in homemade corn tortillas, plus a small salad and a bottle of water.$14.51
Pirata Jr. (Piratita) ComboTwo junior versions of our Pirata Tacos, stuffed with juicy Fajitas, refried beans, and Cheddar cheese, plus a fideo soup and a drink.$12.47

You can’t quite find the perfect combo that you’re looking for? No worries mi amigo! Taco Palenque lets you choose the tortillas, sides, and drinks, so you can modify your combo as you please. So, you’ll have the choice of:


  • Flour tortilla
  • Corn tortilla
  • Mix flour & corn tortilla


  • Fideo
  • Refried beans
  • Black beans


  • Any one of the soft drinks from the Coca-Cola Company
  • Bottled water

Our recommendations

  • Fajitas Quesadilla Combo – Savor this combo with two quesadillas filled with juicy Fajitas, served with refried beans and a refreshing drink. A delicious and satisfying choice!

Sides Menu

Your delicious foods may need a sidekick to soothe your appetite. So take your side pick to boost up your meal.

BeansTasty refried beans- a perfect complement to every dish.$3.96
Charro BeansCooked with the traditional recipe of the house, delicious charro beans seasoned with bacon, tomato, jalapeño and onion.$3.96
RiceEnjoy the plates, with the delicious and traditional flavor of Mexican rice.$3.96
GuacamoleA tempting smashed avocado, mixed with traditional Pico de Gallo sauce.$5.87

Our recommendations

  • Charro Beans – Don’t miss this delicious side with bacon, tomato, jalapeño, and onion for a burst of traditional flavor. A perfect side to enhance any meal!

Desserts Menu

Save room for something sweet! Top off your Taco Palenque experience with a delicious dessert.

CheesecakeMade with the house recipe, with its delicious Graham cookie base and a sweet and creamy filling.$5.75
Chocolate CakeA succulent slice of this cake will take you to heaven.$5.75
FlanA unique blend of milk with Mexican caramel and a touch of vanilla. A delicious and unforgettable dessert.$5.03
Rice PuddingA rich and creamy dessert that combines: rice, sweet milk, cinnamon, and vanilla. Just like our granny used to make it!$5.03
Tres LechesTraditional dessert of Mexican cuisine, made with bread soaked in three different types of milk: condensed, evaporated, and regular milk.$6.30

Our recommendations

  • Tres Leches – A wonderful Mexican dessert that you must try! Moreover, if you love the taste of milk then this one is surely the best option for you.

Drinks Menu

Need something to wash down all the hearty meals? Let’s check out the drinks menu to find something refreshing.

MilkIf you love this tasty and nutritious drink, they have it for you.$3.71
HorchataSugary rice water with a touch of cream to give it the right consistency.$3.89
JamaicaRefreshing hibiscus drink, 100% natural that guests love.$3.89
Orange JuiceIf you prefer juice at breakfast, they have it! The Simply Orange juice is delicious with any meal of the day.$3.59
Chocolate MilkThe rich flavor of chocolate is in this drink.$3.71
CoffeeCoffee goes very well with any meal, at any time of the day.$3.27
Soft DrinksThe most popular beverage goes with any meal! They carry Hi-C, Fanta Apple, Pibb Xtra, PowerAde, Fanta Orange, Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, and Sprite.$3.95
Bottled WaterFor those who prefer a simple beverage.$2.39


A great dining experience would not be complete without a cheeky alcoholic drink for the adults! The alcoholic beverages available feature refreshing Margaritas, cold beers, and flavorful Micheladas. Enjoy responsibly, as all beverages are available to guests over 21 with valid ID.

Margaritas*Only for people over 21 years of age, with valid identification.

Give your food a different touch, pair it with delicious and popular lime Margaritas with house tequila. Taco Palenque invites you to have a responsible consumption of alcohol.
Beer*Only for those over 21 years old, with valid identification.

There is nothing better than enjoying Mexican food with a cold beer! Palenque carries beers like Corona, Miller Lite, Michelob Ultra, Budweiser, and Bud Light. Taco Palenque invites you to have a responsible consumption of alcohol.
Michelada*Only for people over 21 years of age, upon current identification.

Rich Micheladas are made with house secret spices blend and are served with your favorite beer. Taco Palenque invites you to have a responsible consumption of alcohol.

The Lively Vibe of Taco Palenque

Taco Palenque isn’t just about the food; it’s an all-out Mexican experience! Just picture a space filled with bright colors, lively chatters, and the sound of sizzling ingredients on the grill in an open kitchen. That’s the kind of homey atmosphere Taco Palenque upholds throughout all its outlets so you always feel welcomed. On top of that, the vibrant Mexican decoration never fails to uplift you with the fiesta vibe.

This lively environment surely makes them an excellent spot to enjoy a hearty meal with friends and family. On the other hand, their skillful and fast service makes them a reliable place for short snack breaks and rush-hour lunches as well. Overall, Taco Palenque effortlessly captures the warm and friendly spirit of Mexico.

Taco Palenque Delivery

Apart from mouthwatering foods, this Fresh-Mex restaurant also offers great delivery services so you can enjoy all their delights on your comfy chair. That’s right! You can soothe your cravings by ordering directly from their official website or app.

Even more than that, Taco Palenque offers amazing catering services for up to 101 people and above. So, if you want to spice up your future events, you know who to call.

On the other hand, if you’re more comfortable with other online delivery services, then that’s no problem either. Taco Palenque is available on popular delivery platforms like Doordash, Grubhub, and Uber Eats.

Taco Palenque Gift Cards

Thinking of treating your loved ones with Mexican deliciousness? Taco Palenque gift cards to the rescue! These never-expiring gift cards are available for any credit amount, and owners can use them in any of the outlets.

Moreover, gift card owners can cash in at other restaurants, such as Palenque Grill, Casa Palenque, and Pollo Palenque outlets. What an amazing way to show your love and care to those dear to you, isn’t it?

Taco Palenque Hours of Operations

The operational hours of Taco Palenque vary between outlets and locations. But good news! You will be happy to know that many of the Taco Palenque locations are open 24/7, including drive-thru.

Here are the general hours for non-24/7 Taco Palenque locations:

DayOpening HoursClosing Hours
Monday6:00 AM11:00 PM
Tuesday6:00 AM11:00 PM
Wednesday6:00 AM11:00 PM
Thursday6:00 AM11:00 PM
Friday6:00 AM3:00 AM
Saturday6:00 AM3:00 AM
Sunday6:00 AM11:00 PM

What Time Does Taco Palenque Open?

Taco Palenque opens bright and early at 6:00 AM every day of the week.

What Time Does Taco Palenque Close?

Taco Palenque has different closing times depending on the day of the week. From Sunday to Thursday, Taco Palenque closes at 11:00 PM. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can enjoy their delicious offerings until 3:00 AM.

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Final Thoughts

The richness of authentic Mexican recipes and the forever-welcoming vibe make Taco Palenque a thrilling spot for any occasion. Be it a reunion with friends, a fun time with family, or simply a quick lunch adventure by yourself, they’ve got you covered. So why don’t you just give Taco Palenque a go and explore all these heartwarming Mexican flavor goodies?

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Taco Palenque Come From?

Taco Palenque originated from the Sinaloa state of Northwestern Mexico and has since expanded into South Texas.

How Many Taco Palenque Restaurants Are There?

Taco Palenque currently has 41 outlets in South Texas and 3 in North Mexico. Moreover, they are continuously expanding their territory, adding more and more outlets.

Is Taco Palenque Open 24/7?

Only a few Taco Palenque locations are open 24/7, such as:

  • Taco Palenque – La Palmera: 4925 S. Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX, 78411
  • Taco Palenque – 281 Hill Country Village: 15333 San Pedro Ave, Hill Country Village, TX, 78232
  • Taco Palenque – Medical Center: 3847 Parkdale St, San Antonio, TX, 78229

For other locations, check their website for opening hours before visiting.

Does Taco Palenque Have a Drive-Thru?

Good news for Drive-Thru fans! Taco Palenque offers this super convenient service at most locations. A few sites in San Antonio, TX, have 24-hour Drive-Thru service, so you can easily enjoy a quick bite at any time of the day.

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