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Arribas Restaurant

Notte Street, Plymouth, England
01752 603303
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Ranked #194 of 527 Restaurants in Plymouth
Price range: $14 - $28
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
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I was really looking forward to trying an independent Mexican restaurant, we ordered the stuffed potato skins to share as we thought normally there are a few and being priced at over £6 I thought that was a valid opinion. Well I was wrong, there were two skins with some shrivelled lettuce, £6 for what is effectively one potato is... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I booked this restaurant earlier in the day for our group of 6 friends. Upon arrival we were greeted by very friendly and attentive staff. Ordered a variety of mains and both red and White House wine. All arrived in good time, nice wine and large portions of hot tasty food. We had a really enjoyable evening there and would... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We came across this gem whilst staying for a few days in Plymouth after an Arctic cruise -we needed something to warm us up inside! We received a warm and friendly welcome but you would be advised to book in advance and be on time! Mexican and Greek food on the menu but proprietor was happy to cater for any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Our second visit to arribas was fantastic , even though was a hectic busy Saturday evening , we were found a table , friendly staff who remembered us from our previous visit in September , food was excellent and service amazing looking forward to our next visit in November

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great food fab atmosphere and totally well situated .. staff friendly cant do enough for you , its busy most the time but they always try to seat you and food doesn't take that long though from what we saw it was all fresh and well prepared

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Grand Cayman
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went for a birthday meal as a group of girls- two of us ordering the same cocktail and both disliking it. Watered down and overly sweet. We gave it to the rest of the group to taste with the same result- no one liked it. When we mentioned to the waiter that our drinks weren't satisfactory, he told us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Red house wine needs to be reviewed was weak and put a dower on expectations Had the stuffed Chili's ok are probably straight from makro Then steak chili very nice however could have been seasoned better tasted like the Mexican was simply a handful of cayenne thrown in to gie heat Ok for a meal with mates and you have... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Arribas Restaurant and Havana Bar transport you to another place. A conjuring of the vibrant Latin/Mexican flavour in décor and menu. A world of art and colours arrest the attention on entering as one steps from the pallid English streets to the dance of art, fabric and wood in a kaleidoscope of colours. It is clean and the service is... More 

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2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was part of the party of 15 that walked out when the restaurant refused to honour the 2 for 1 voucher deal on 18th September. We were fully aware of the 8 people per table rule which is why we asked to book 2 tables of 8 when we phoned. It was the restaurant that said (at the point... More 

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hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Popped in on Saturday night without a reservation ,great atmosphere and fun decor.Service good and food tasty and plentiful.

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Additional Information about Arribas Restaurant

Address: Notte Street, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: 01752 603303
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
Cuisine: Mexican

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