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Rafa's Cafe Mexicano

Rafa's Cafe Mexicano
5617 W. Lovers Ln.
Dallas, TX 75209 | Get Directions
214-357-2080 (phone)
214-261-9501 (fax)

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This popular Park Cities joint still turns out stellar chips and salsa, enchiladas, and deep-fried tacos. 

From the Owner (Sponsored)

Rafa's Cafe Mexicano

Owner, Raphael Carreon, opened the original Raphael's restaurants in 1975 and Rafa's Cafe in 1994. Raphael's has been an institution in Dallas and in the metroplex area ever since. Rafa's, the sister to Raphael's, continues the same Mexican family traditions, providing great Tex-Mex and Mexican specialty dishes. The menu ranges from popular nachos or fajitas to the exotic shrimp enchiladas or Snapper a la Felix. Rafa's also has a wide selection of carb-friendly items, including choices of chicken, fish, or vegetable dishes.

Come enjoy our full bar menu including Mexican and domestic beers, a variety of wine and super margaritas (try our house special, the fresh lime margarita). And the TV's in the bar are always tuned into sports.

Our dining rooms feature cozy, bright, and festive colors, with the feel of a tropical cafe. Rafa's Cafe is family oriented and child-friendly with a relaxed and casual atmosphere where you will feel at home.

Rafa's Cafe Mexicano


  • Sun:
    11am - 9:30 pm
  • Mon:
  • Tue:
    11am - 10pm
  • Wed:
    11am - 10pm
  • Thu:
    11am - 10pm
  • Fri:
    11am - 10pm
  • Sat:
    11am - 10pm

Special Features

  • Catering
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Fixed Price Menu
  • Happy Hour
  • Kid Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Private Dining
  • Takeout
  • Vegetarian Options


  • Full Bar


  • Accepted

Payment Types

  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

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