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Guadalajara Grill

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5446 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Concord, CA 94521
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Decor, Decent Food

I've had meals of varying quality here; not of them bad and none of them great. On my last visit, I had the carnitas tacos. The meat was pretty good; juicy and tasty. The tacos were large and had plenty of meat, lettuce and cheese. The accompanying rice and beans I found to be mediocre. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Dale W
Clayton, California
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Clayton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I've had meals of varying quality here; not of them bad and none of them great. On my last visit, I had the carnitas tacos. The meat was pretty good; juicy and tasty. The tacos were large and had plenty of meat, lettuce and cheese. The accompanying rice and beans I found to be mediocre. The free chips were crispy... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I can't, I just can't recommend this place at all. The food is well below mediocre and while it may seem that most food like this is in Concord, I'll gladly list a few places that blow this one out of the water. Bland is the name of the game here, and bland mexican food just can't happen. The service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great place for a quick dinner or a special occasion. The food is good, the staff is excellent, it is also fun.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

everything is average about this place.I recommend going to a smaller taquiera,This place is nice and clean and spacious and would be good for a larger group

Concord, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

I have never in my life felt so disrespected. To think that this was my favorite restaurant for YEARS and to be treated the way I was today makes me beyond sad. I drive 25 minutes across town to order my favorite BBQ quesadillas to get home and open my box with dry quesadillas and no BBQ sauce. Usually I... More 

Fairfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Eaten here a couple of times and each time found the food underwhelming (a friend picked this place). I have to say that the service is fine, prompt but not overly friendly or welcoming. The restaurant has nice curb appeal and from the outside appears promising, but failed to deliver for me. The food presentation is lacking. Adding some salad... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have been here several times. This visit was a birthday celebration. As always, the food was delicious, and plentiful. You could easily share a plate, with your mate. The chili rellanos, shrimp tacos, and the nachos, we added carnitas, were all fabulous! Just like the food, the adult beverages, are just as good. The wait staff are excellent. Very... More 

northern california
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The service, atmosphere, and food were always worth waiting for, but not so much after the move. The quality and flavor has not given us a reason to continue eating here. On the up-side we discovered El Tapatio to give us a destination for Mexican food in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was very good and service was excellent. I recomend this restaurant for it's variety of mexican food selections and the greeting by the owner who is very enthusastic about his place.

Concord, California, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The service is always good if not great. But the food has taken such a noise dive! Before they moved into their current location, everything was great, spicy, and full of flavor. Now I can make better Mexican food at home. If you want good Mexican, go to any of the taquerias in the area and definitely skip this place.


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5446 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Concord, CA 94521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 925-672-4430

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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