Meet the owners

Photo by Therapet: Animal Assisted Therapy
Chef Carlos Villapudua
Photo: Therapet: Animal Assisted Therapy
General Manager Mundo Villapudua

Founded by brothers Mundo and Carlos Villapudua in 2007, we operate out of a renovated mansion on a hill that was built for one of Tyler's most prominent families in the 1930s.

Fresh, local ingredients

 

 

Chef Carlos' menu reflects our background and values — top-quality ingredients, prepared with love and attention. Our Tyler-based supplier, CUT BEEF, and an herb garden on our property help us keep things fresh.

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Dine in comfort and style

 

 

We've kept the mansion's homey touches and made several improvements, including custom artwork throughout the restaurant, a sleek, modern bar, and one of the region's best wine cellars.

Tour the restaurant and meet Mundo in this video by The Southern Weekend!

Villa Montez is Tyler's #1 Latin Restaurant!

 

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We're extremely proud that the quality of our service and food have earned us the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for five years running!

Thanks to our customers, we're ranked #1 under Mexican, Latin and Fusion restaurants!

Join us

Villa Montez Restaurant is located at 3324 Old Henderson Highway in Tyler, TX.

To make a reservation, please call us at 903-592-9696.