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Amigos Mexican Restaurant

285 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
760-872-2189
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Ranked #14 of 50 restaurants in Bishop
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Cremona, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Not the usual Tex Mex fare, but real home-style mexican, authentic and also surprisingly light. The locale doesn't possess that much ambiance, but the service is friendly and efficient. No bar service (so no margaritas). Average pricing. We enjoyed our meal.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not a very good restaurant!!! We went because of the Yelp reviews and were extremely disappointed. The waitress was uninformed about basic menu questions, and the food lived up to her lack of knowledge. One cut above inedible.

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MELROSE
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I ordered the street tacos and what I got was three hard tacos smothered in a layer of salad. Authentic? Not from my previous experience. There was little seasoning in everything. Definitely not the best Mexican venue in the state. I was disappointed after reading previous reviews. The wait staff was great. The food was just filled a void.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

As the other reviews have pointed out, this is a very unpretentious little restaurant, but they serve up big flavor. The salsa is unique and delicious, and chips crisp and fresh. I called ahead to verify if they had vegetarian beans with no lard, and they confirmed that they had whole pinto beans. I ordered a bean tostada with no... More

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zurich
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I love Mexican and there are a few in Bishop - but after checking them out and asking locals, this was the best! Its a family business that is run with pride and great service. The food is also unique, with innovative takes on Mexican classics. I also loved their home-made chips and the daily special, which was based on... More

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Anchorage, ak
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Not fancy but some of the best chips and salsa that I have had....and the chips were warm....Food was good...Prices were very reasonable...Went back twice. Good selection of beers...Not fancy but a great personality...

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Battle, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal at Amigos. Good quality food with fresh ingredients at a reasonable price. Staff helpful and friendly, and some nice Mexican beers. Watch out for the daily specials, good value and tasty.

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San Diego, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went here based on other tripadvisor reviews which were mostly right on. The place is worn yes, but the food makes one not notice the ambiance. The service we received was excellent. Public parking right in the back of this establishment on N. Main St., Bishop. Tis a locals place one could tell, as staff knew a number of the... More

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Colchester
2 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

I would like to say that i am an ex member of staff at amigos.and i find it strange how people come out to restaurants to judge rather than to enjoy them selves.i do know that all the team work really hard and long hours in surprised by all the negative feed back they are getting. Remember when you go... More

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San Ramon, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The place isn't fancy, and the service was a little slow, but the food was great. It was pretty crowded because of the good food, and good Mexican food is always a treat.

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