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Phil Sandoval's Mexican Restaurante

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6125 University Dr NW, Ste E18, Huntsville, AL 35806-1769
256-489-5711
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Every Time

First, the service is absolutely excellent. We've eaten here several times and have never had bad service. The food is also excellent. My favorite dish is the chicken enchiladas. It's covered in a delicious sour cream sauce that's to die for. Salads are great, tacos are great... It's all great. Try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Wendy L
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Meridianville, Alabama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Meridianville, Alabama
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

First, the service is absolutely excellent. We've eaten here several times and have never had bad service. The food is also excellent. My favorite dish is the chicken enchiladas. It's covered in a delicious sour cream sauce that's to die for. Salads are great, tacos are great... It's all great. Try the top shelf margarita while you're there. It's the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with a colleague and was pleasantly surprised. I had the Acapulco chicken nachos because I wanted to try something different. The raspberry chipotles sauce isn't too sweet and pairs well with the pineapple and chicken. Very impressed with the dish. Server was knowledgeable and attentive. Will be going back.

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Huntsville, Alabama
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

went mid week for late lunch. Our server was very attentive, Do to being on a low sodium I order the Fajitas with out salt or marinate, our waiter told me it would taker longer then usual to prepare to the chicken. The food did not take long to come out fast then some places I have been. The food... More 

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Peyton, Colorado, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Phil Sandoval's has become one of my "must visit" restaurants, whenever I visit Huntsville. I love Mexican food, and Phil Sandoval's is consistently great, time and again. I never know what to order, because it is all so good! Phil's is a great "Meet some friends and stay a while" kinda place. Phil's is a "Sister Restaurant" to Rosie's Cantina,... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have been going here since it opened. We thought we were going to "Rosey's, but were very pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is typical of Mexican restaurants with the exception of the wait staff which is very team oriented. Phil’s is head and shoulders above the “canned” or “home made” underwhelming fare of other “Mexican” dining in Huntsville. Their flour... More 

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went here for dinner because it is a favorite of a local colleague. I usually do not eat out at Mexican joints (I'm not a big fan of mushy yellow, green, white and brown stuff all swimming on a plate the size of an olympic pool, which is the usual American/Mexican I have experienced). This place has the usual... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Love the food at Phil Sandoval's. The chips and salsa are THE best in town! I have to say that they are kinda pricey for Tex/Mex though. We try to go just for lunch to get the better deal. $12-$18 is a little much for Mexican when there are so many cheaper alternatives.

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Madison, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Meeting two friends to celebrate a birthday dinner I arrived a little early to sit in the bar and have one of the best margaritas I have ever had, the Top Shelf. Madelaine was wonderful at the bar, her smile, friendliness and presence was just the right amount. When we were taken to our booth for dinner we were fortunate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Ok. Nothing special. Tries to be like Papasitios, but falls short. Salsa tastes like jar and Mexican butter is ok. Recommend for much if you are dying to try it.

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Athens, Alabama
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As is typical of this family's restaurants, they hit the Tex Mex nail right on the head. Loud noisy dining room, but outside seating in warm weather is excellent. The Platters displayed in the restaurant are beautiful examples of the talent of Mexican painters. I would give my right arm to own some of them. The wait staff is outstanding.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6125 University Dr NW, Ste E18, Huntsville, AL 35806-1769
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: 256-489-5711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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