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Arribas Restaurant

Notte Street, Plymouth, England
01752 603303
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Ranked #187 of 500 restaurants in Plymouth
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Arribas, the first choice for excellent food, a vibrant atmosphere and a warm & friendly welcome. Situated in a prime location on Plymouth's historic Barbican, Chris and his team welcome you to our family friendly Restaurant. Our authentic Mexican cuisine can be prepared to suit all tastes, be it hot and spicy or mild and tasty, as well as a selection of Vegetarian and Continental dishes also available. To complement our diverse menu choice, we also have an extensive selection of wines and beers as well as a cocktail menu including pitchers of Sangria and ice cold Margaritas. Away from the table we invite you to experience our newly refurbished "Havana Bar" upstairs which offers a relaxing and comfortable setting for you to enjoy. It offers the same extensive range of Wines, Beers & Cocktails as the Restaurant and can be accompanied by a selection of Combos or light dips and picks from our bar Menu for you to experience. The Havana Bar is also available for Private Functions - please see a member of the Arribas team for details.
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English first
Porthtowan, West Cornwall
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate as a couple early on a Sat evening soon after at 5pm - and they were open for business as advertised unlike neighboring outlets. Greeted by Proprietor although I later realised this was on one of his many fag and mobile phone breaks. On sight of a broken leg we were promised all possible assistance - sadly this... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A group of 9 of us visited or a friends birthday at 7.30 on a Saturday. Promptly seated and drinks ordered. We all went straight to main..... A Greek platter was replaced by a Mexican one and then waited 15 mins for a replacement by which time most of us had finished. The birthday boys fajitas come with a side... More

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England
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A big group of us went here for dinner. Mixed starters were ordered for the table which were amazing!! We all filled up in them so was a struggle to eat mains as we were so full! Me and one other had ordered sirloin steak (bearing in mind this was 7 on a Tuesday night) and the waitress came back... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It does what it says on the menu. Been here a few times, always accommodating and friendly. Potions good size, starters nice (had chicken wings)... Between us there was a steak burrito , double burger and a enchilada and everyone enjoyed it. Service was friendly and was on a busy night. Only downside was that for a blackcurrant and soda... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I came here about a month ago and really enjoyed it. So decided to come back for round 2. I ordered something similar and asked for extra cheese, they were most accommodating. My drinks were constantly replenished which I like. Will be back again soon. Cant really understand all the negative reviews, maybe they should stick to McDonald's.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the 2nd time we have been to Arribas for birthdays..both times the food has been awesome, huge portions, fresh and yummy, staff super friendly. Highly recommend :)

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Went here with my girlfriend Saturday evening my starter was ok had calamari my girlfriend had chilli which she liked I had a steak which was overcooked and had a huge clump of fat on it the chips were soggy I didn't complain but won't be going back again

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went on the 17th May with my partner and our friends. From the beginning i was impressed that our table was ready (we had turned up half hour early and was just going to sit in the bar) so we sat down and every single waitor/waitress came to ask if we were ready to order, as we were waiting for... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Me & my husband decided to go to Arribas for our anniversary , as we have been before many years ago . What a shock as the resturant is a little dark and gloomy . The food is ........ Pretty awful ! I had scollops for starters that tasted artificial & a little plastic - microwaved and side salad was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Went with a group of friends all had starters and main courses all very full at the end of the night. Scollops were amazing also so was the beef steak chilli this needs to be tried. Main courses all good size portions. Cocktails also very nice. One minus with the fajitas not enough tortillas provided and no grated cheese but... More

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