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Aqui

10630 South De Anza Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014
408-996-9700
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Ranked #3 of 180 restaurants in Cupertino
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Feb 27, 2014
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Mountain View, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Not your run of the mill Mexican, or even Tex-Mex, Aqui borrows from other cuisines to roll out some interesting and tasty dishes. Cuban pork enchiladas and grilled pork adobo are examples of Cuban flavors rolled into Mex favorites. Good value, everything seemed to be good quality at our table. Will try an 'Industrial Strength Margarita' next time, with dinner!

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Chico, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Very good food and a good sized menu of choices. Bean dip, humus, and guacamole, with chips are good starters here. We have eaten here four times and the food is always very good. The wraps, the salads, and the light meals are all prepared well and the portions can be split especially if you start with appetizers. The drinks... More

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This was a great little find. From the pictures online it looks like a dark, quiet "sit down" restaurant - which it is not. You order your food from the counter or from the bar. You are given a "buzzer" devise to let you know when your food is ready, which was promptly. The bar was well stocked, prices reasonable.... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is a very popular restaurant. The food is consistently fresh and delicious. The dishes are creative with ingredients and flavors that easily complement each other. We enjoy dining here. One word of caution,though. It is generally crowded and the noise level can be intrusive if you are wanting quiet conversation. This restaurant is great for food and fun, with... More

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SF Bay Area
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed - they are consistently very good. The dishes show a lot of originality, have great presentation, and use very good ingredients. The menu provides wider and better, healthier choices than in a standard Mexican restaurant - great Tex/Mex and southwest variants. A salsa bar offers a wide choice of... More

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Lee's Summit, MO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We enjoyed the food - my 90 year old aunt enjoyed the food - seemed to emphasize fresh, house-made items. Vegetarians should find lots of options! Nice atmosphere & friendly service. Will definitely go again when in the area.

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Fawnskin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Every time my husband I I visit our son and daughter-in-law, the first restaurant we want to visit is Aqui in Cupertino. Absolutely fabulous food! Healthy options, including salmon burritos and black bean and vegetable entrees. The most delicious salsas and dips. Best I have ever had! Down the street from APPLE.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Firstly, they are not kidding about the industrial strength margeritas, whoa..... you really can't drink more than 2 at most! We visited this place twice, because we loved the freshness of every dish in this Cal-Mex place... You order when you come in, then find a table, not my favorite thing to do, but, hey, it keeps the prices down,... More

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San Carlos, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Lots of reviews already point out that this is not your regular taco stand. Aqui is definitely upscale Mexican with lots of additional influences. You order and pick up your food at the counter, which is a little incongruous with the rest of the restaurant. It's nice and clean. There's a big patio which is great on a sunny day... More

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Washington DC
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128 reviews 128 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This is a good place for lunch with a group -- there's something for almost everyone, and even vegetarians should have plenty to choose from. The food is fresh and very tasty -- the fact that it's organic is a plus -- and the prices are very reasonable. I would definitely recommend it.

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