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Carrollton Mexican Restaurant – Local
Mouth-Watering Mexican Appetizers

Looking for a restaurant for a casual meetup with out-of-town guests? Need a night off from cooking?

Look no further than El Rincon, our family-owned local Mexican restaurant. Our vibrant appetizers will light up your Carrollton gathering – whether you’re planning an appetizers-and-drinks outing with old friends or need catering for your office, El Rincon is the Mexican restaurant in Carrollton for you.

Flavorful Appetizers in Texas

El Rincon’s chefs create bold flavors in their well-loved Mexican dishes. Some appetizers our Carrollton customers love (like queso flameado and brisket empanadas) feature oaxaca cheese, a unique cheese variety originating in Mexico.

Others include chorizo (spicy Mexican sausage) and Herradura tequila. Don’t forget to add some guacamole to your dish – it’s freshly made in-house. Check our El Rincon Carrollton menu for a full list of appetizers, entrees, and more from our Mexican restaurant!

Great for Celebrations of All Kinds

Good food brings a party to life. If you’re planning a celebration, call and ask about our appetizer catering services in Carrollton.

We can provide variations on standard appetizers (like cocktail shrimp with Mexican cheese) as well as traditionally-Mexican dishes carefully cooked at our restaurant (such as tamales). Our chefs will also work with special dietary restrictions to ensure your event is enjoyable for all your guests.

Skip the Stress of Meal Prep and Let us do the Hard Work

It can be stressful to plan a meal for a large group of people. Buying ingredients, cooking everything fresh, catering to everyone’s needs, and more can become overwhelming.

Don’t try to cook everything yourself – avoid the stress and possibility of spoiled or burned food by calling El Rincon. We’ll talk with you about your gathering and help you plan a delicious menu to match. You can book a reservation for an in-restaurant experience, or schedule catering to come to your location.

Authentic Mexican Options for Everyone

No matter who you’re hosting, we have a delectable appetizer at our Carrollton TX Mexican restaurant to make them smile.

Here are a few reasons we’re one of Carrollton’s favorite Mexican restaurants:

  • Vegetarian Mexican Appetizers in Carrollton: Our El Rincon Carrollton menu offers vegetarian appetizer options – like spinach and mushroom quesadillas, or elotes (Mexican corn on the cob)
  • Over 100 Positive Reviews: You can be confident in our service: Customers have left glowing reviews of our service, food, and atmosphere.
  • Tasty Carrollton Appetizers: El Rincon’s chefs carefully add our house spices to each recipe. We’ll also custom-make your appetizers spicier than usual, if you’re feeling daring.
  • Close to Downtown: Located at 1114 S Elm St Carrollton TX (at the corner of S. Elm and 4th St.), we’re just a few steps away from Carrollton’s downtown shopping and nightlife.
  • Stellar Service: Our servers are trained, not just to serve your food, but to treat you as part of our family.

Guest Reviews

El Rincon staff loves providing great Mexican food for Carrollton’s residents – and we’re happy to say Carrollton loves us, too.

“Probably some of the best Mexican food I have had in a while. Chips and salsa were amazing, and the margaritas were strong. What more could you ask for? I got the Mole enchiladas, and they were perfect. “ – Corey T.

“I am blown away! I ordered the salmon pastor and cleaned the whole plate! The salmon was cooked to perfection, paired with a wonderful adobo and mango sauce. It also had delicious mash potatoes that were unique and delicious. My hubby had the ribeye steak tacos and had no complaints. I would say he was a happy camper, judging by how quickly he scarfed it down! We ended our night with the chocolate cake in a skillet. For a couple who doesn’t care for chocolate that often, we were amazed at how divine this dessert was. All in all, we LOVE this place and can’t wait to come back. Great service, incredible dishes, reasonable prices.” – Ann T.

“This is a terrific place right off the highway with plenty of good parking! Extremely clean inside, friendly staff. Fajitas were amazing! Excellent salsa and chips. Cool little bar is a bonus. Lastly, the area is a nice place to walk around after eating.” – Shawn H.

About El Rincon

El Rincon started as a Mexican restaurant in Carrollton that was proudly family-owned. We’ve remained family-owned, growing our list of entrees and delighting the community with new selections each year. Today, we’re thankful for the opportunity to facilitate family gatherings, business meetings, and friend get-togethers around traditional Mexican food in the heart of Carrollton TX.

Here are a few interesting facts about us:

  • Our name, “El Rincon,” comes from our location: “El Rincon” means “The Corner,” and we’re located on the corner of South Elm and 4th Street.
  • Because we’re family-owned, we like to support families. Kids eat free on Saturdays from 11-1 (with the purchase of an adult meal).
  • So that everyone feels welcome, our chefs willingly work with dietary requirements (allergies, vegetarians, special diets, etc.) to make each dish perfect for anyone.
  • Our restaurant is proud to be one of the few fine dining Mexican restaurants in Carrollton.
  • Though our dishes are high-quality, we keep our atmosphere casual so that everyone feels comfortable.

More from our Delicious Menu in Carrollton, Texas

At El Rincon, we take pride in our whole menu. Appetizers are just the first taste of our Carrollton staff’s delectable creations – here are a few other things to look forward to at our restaurant:

  • We have a tequila bar with a variety of cocktails, for evenings you need a night out on the town.
  • If you’re looking for a weekend get-together location, come by with friends for our Sunday brunch menu.
  • Craving sugar? Stop by for flan, sopapillas, or one of our other Mexican desserts.
  • We’ll happily cater for our next family gathering. You can call us, or use our easy online system to order your meal worry-free.

Restaurant Location

El Rincon Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
1114 S Elm St #100, Carrollton TX 75006
Phone: 469-892-6429
Monday – Thursday 11AM – 9PM
Friday – Saturday 11AM – 10PM
Sunday 11AM – 3PM

Call us or stop by today, we’ve love to see you!

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Carrollton, TX 75006



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