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15202 Northwest 147 Drive, Alachua, FL
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Ranked #12 of 39 Restaurants in Alachua
Cuisines: Mexican
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Perry, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

But our favorite was cowboy mikes dip! It was to die for and we have been back a few times just to get more. Wonderful restaruant. Clean, friendly and fast service and great prices and food. I do recommend.

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Gainesville, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We really enjoyed stellar service, great FRESH salsa and.chips but the entrees lacked flavor. The food was good and the entrees were jam-packed full of shredded chicken but it was not adequately seasoned or combined with anything else to give it flavor. Maybe the beef has more flavor but the chicken was blah and dry. I will go back and... More

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Fort White, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The manager of this restaurant is very friendly and the wait help are great. We like their lunch menu special combos. They have great selection of combos. The salsa is very good. The soft tacos are good and so are the other items we have tried from the lunch combos.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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229 reviews 229 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I'll admit, I don't eat here because it is great Mexican. I eat here because it is almost exactly the same food as I used to eat twenty years ago when the restaurant was located in Gainesville. The salsa is still my favorite salsa anywhere. And they will bring you out the old yellow cheese dip if you ask for... More

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Alachua
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

I typically don't write reviews about restaurants but after my meal tonight I feel something needs to be said. I ordered food to-go for myself and a friend and paid $30 for: shrimp quesadilla, side of rice and beans, 2 tamales, and an order of cheese dip. NONE of the shrimp in the quesadilla were cleaned properly (all had the... More

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Alachua, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I see other bad reviews here but my experience among my co-workers who ate with me was very good. Nice atmosphere, good fast service; the four of us in my party ordered different menus and we were all very pleased with our orders. Price was very reasonable and we all got plenty of food. I had visited other two occasions... More

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Alachua, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

When people find out we live in Alachua they invariably ask us if we eat at Conestogas or El Toro. Unfortunately, the fact that either restaurant gets positive reviews is strong evidence of the low standards to which we hold our restaurants here. The restaurant itself is nice enough. Clean and well lit. The service is okay. In one visit... More

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High Springs, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I am not sure who reviews this that says the food was good. Everything was either out of a can, bag, or a box. Also we went during lunch hours. My wife got a Taco Salad that was supposed to be $7.99. This restaurant is not like any other and offer a steak option for Taco Salad. The waitress said... More

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USA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Good Food. But seems like sometimes we go we good small helpings then we can go another time and get big helpings. It would be nice to know which day it would be so we could not order as much or order more accordingly. Very good food. Average price for this kind of food.

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Fort White FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My wife and I eat out alot .This place is aways clean,fast service and the staff is aways pleasant . we have been there many times . Everything that I have eaten there was very good . This is how a restaurant shoud be run . This place is #1 on my list

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Address: 15202 Northwest 147 Drive, Alachua, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Alachua
Cuisine: Mexican

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