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The Mexican Connection

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5630 W Main St, Ste 6, Dothan, AL 36305-9415
334-793-2496
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Description: Moved to this address recently

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really Good Mexican Food

Okay, I will admit I am a total food snob sometimes and for whatever reason, after living in Texas and Florida, I had little to no hope for a "Mexican" restaurant in the middle of Alabama, but this was the pick of a local friend for a lunch date while I was passing through. *deep breath* Consider... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Andrea B
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Tampa, Florida
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218 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I had read so many reviews about the authentic Mexican food here, we had to give it a shot. A shot in the dark I should say. We arrived pre-dinner rush and were met at the door by a very young man in shorts, no name tag,at hostess lecturn, who asked if he could help. Sure,do you have Tecate beer... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Okay, I will admit I am a total food snob sometimes and for whatever reason, after living in Texas and Florida, I had little to no hope for a "Mexican" restaurant in the middle of Alabama, but this was the pick of a local friend for a lunch date while I was passing through. *deep breath* Consider me humbled and... More 

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Thank Andrea B
Dothan, Alabama
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202 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

This place has great food but the last couple of times we were there it was HOT...we asked if the air could be turned down and they said that it was already cool. When we got ready to leave and asked for a cup to take the drink, they charged 25 cents for a cup. The food is good but... More 

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Thank Jim T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

I came today with my husband and the food was excellent. The waiters are always friendly. I will be coming back. Love this place!!!

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Thank Emily H
Dothan, Alabama
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was my second visit to this restaurant. The staff is friendly enough, but the food and the cost is not worth stopping in for. The best thing about the whole meal on both occasions were the tostados. They were very crisp. The meal was nothing to brag about on either occasion and I probably won't go back unless it's... More 

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Thank Joe W
headland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The food was great but the waiter was extremely rude! When I asked if I could have half of my meal boxed to go before it came to my table he said no! He told me to box it myself! I warn all of you of this man. He was rude to me and my friends the entire meal.

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Thank jacob w
Stafford, Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Horrible salsa. Tastes like ketchup with a few mystery chunks. Worse salsa I've ever had and I've had a lot! Stuff from the grocery store tastes better.

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Thank ThomasRyan1970
Dothan, Alabama
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

A great restaurant for friends and family. The food is good, prices are reasonable, & the service is friendly. If you are looking for a decent Mexican meal without all the hoopla this is your place!

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Thank petomine
Hattiesburg, MS
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My companion and I ended up at Mexican Connection in an unexpected way. In spite of competing attractions and having to deal with a heavy rain, we took a chance on an unknown restaurant. At 6 PM I felt I was taking a chance. By 7 PM I realized I had found my Dothan “Mexican Home.” Our experience was positive... More 

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1 Thank ColonelDoctorDennis
Dothan, Alabama
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148 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Ate here with a few friends and I doubt we will be back. Well to start the food was very good. The waitress was very nice and friendly. Wish we could say the same about the lady at the cash resister. We had a party of four; two different tickets. We asked for another salsa so it would be two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5630 W Main St, Ste 6, Dothan, AL 36305-9415
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: 334-793-2496

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Moved to this address recently
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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