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Cafe Verde

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1503 Mayor Magrath Dr. S., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good fresh Mexican food

I have been to Cafe Verde many times over the last year or so, and I have never been disapointed. The trend in Mexican food the last few years has been to do a cafeteria style service. Initially, I did not like this type of service, I am more of a sit down and have stuff brought to me kind... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Kermit403
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Coaldale, Canada
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Coaldale, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been to Cafe Verde many times over the last year or so, and I have never been disapointed. The trend in Mexican food the last few years has been to do a cafeteria style service. Initially, I did not like this type of service, I am more of a sit down and have stuff brought to me kind... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The food is prepared fresh with a good variety of choices and gluten free options. The staff are young but know what they are doing. I had enchiladas that were quite tasty. Very similar to Cafe Rio in layout and decor. Overall, a good experience.

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Shelby, Montana
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194 reviews 194 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Almost a higher rating...and maybe after they have been in business longer it will change. The food was freshly made...and loving Mexican food the way I do...when I travel (which is a lot) ...I stop a many Mexican eatery's (new Mexico, CA, Texas...etc) the woman were back there chopping up all new ingredients...They have added more kitchen personnel that speak... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I went in the afternoon one day, and a young guy was behind the counter making the food. He hardly smiled or said a word. I don't think that he is the friendly and enthusiastic guy other people have talked about. Like another reviewer said, it felt like I was inconveniencing him for ordering. The decor looks very cheap, the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Food wasn't anything special and way over-priced for what you get. Not much variety to menu. Also wished they served their food in more environmentally friendly containers or else use glass plates.

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canmore,ab
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Look here's the deal with this place. If you are going for atmosphere, give it a pass. The room is one large floor with a bank of north facing windows looking out onto a bland parking lot and inside there's a couple dozen funky table and chairs sets that look like they were pulled from the Mexico City dump, and... More 

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

It's kind of a hit and miss with this one. Sometimes (most of the time) I get great service and the food is fantastic for such a great price! Other times the staff acts like you're inconveniencing them by being there, they will add half the meat I got from previous visits and the rice and beans are cold. That... More 

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Raymond, Alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My husband and I will not eat at Café Verde again. Each time we have been sorely disappointed. The tortillas continued to be nearly inedible, being 1/2 inch thick, the meat is dry and I've found everything I've tried is bland. The menu items and even the paint-splashed furniture is similar to Café Rio in the U.S., but miles behind... More 

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Alberta
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I have been here a few times now and it just keeps getting better and better. I think it takes awhile to get a good understanding of the menu and what it offers but I think I finally got it! Portions are large. One taco, quesadilla, etc. is plenty because of the sides of rice, beans, and salad that are... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Amazing all around, but I love cafe Rio in Great Falls, so this was easy. Almost identical. Love the atmosphere, the fresh food, large variety and the staff did well. I can't wait to bring my husband next time, he's gonna love it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1503 Mayor Magrath Dr. S., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Lethbridge

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?