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San Antonio Bar and Grill

1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA
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Ranked #248 of 680 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: located in the Crystal City Shops
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Description: located in the Crystal City Shops
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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202 reviews 202 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We did not have dinner at the San Antonio Bar & Grill but we did partake in happy hour. As we ordered draft beer, tortilla chips and dip was brought to our table (it is complimentary and they will bring more if you want). We then ordered hot chicken wings which were very good. You get the happy hour price... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stopped in for dinner. It was great! Service was great, food was delicious and music was superb (which means classic 70's and 80's). If you are visiting DC and staying in the Crystal city area worth checking out.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

After living in Phoenix for 20 years, we have found it difficult to find Mexican food we enjoy the further east we travel. We enjoyed both of the meals that we had here. The service was friendly and prompt. The food was hot and delicious. Note: There were many field trips in DC last weekend. This restaurant prepared a buffet... More

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Brookings, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Just off the Crystal City Metro stop. Best value by far of all the restaurants we ate at during our trip. We ate there twice it was so good. Margaritas were well made. Food was excellent. Servers Franz F and Darwin were both attentive and gave us suggestions.

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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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159 reviews 159 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Felt like more fast food Mexican than used too. Food was okay, but service slow. Not somewhere I would go back to eat again when in the area.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I hate writing this review because I read so many great things about this place from other reviews but our experience was horrible. We thought it would be great because there were other people waiting to be seated, which is usually a great thing when you go to a restaurant. I had to ask the hostess for menus and we... More

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Kingston, NY
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The food is good if you enjoy "Americanized Mexican food", meaning, toned down to the point where it almost adopts the bland personality of fast food. I had the Mexican tacos which were OK but nothing that would bring me back. I've had much better in street cars in Mexico City. The black beans and rice that came with them... More

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Glenpool, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Eat and you leave full...great portions and great drinks...never leave not satisfied...great service and never not left wanting for anything.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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301 reviews 301 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Reviewed this restaurant several months ago as being no so good. It used to be one of our favorite places to go, then they changed hands and we had a couple of visits where the food was not so good. We gave it one more try again tonight and it was back to excellent.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We arrived in Crystal City in the late afternoon on a Saturday. We didn't have plans for dinner and just decided to walk around the shops. This was one of the only places open so we decided to stop in. Our server was knowledgeable and provided adequate service. The food was good, but nothing to rave about. That being said,... More

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