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Nena's Mexican Restaurant

1064 E. Waterloo Rd., Stockton, CA
(209) 547-0217
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English first
Stockton, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This restaurant is owned by a local stockton women. The food is fantastic!!! You must try the breakfasts, coffee coc canela (cinnamon) and the fresh tortillas!

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Stockton, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Used to love going to Nena's for some of the best Mexican food in Stockton, but after they moved to the waterfront location, the service went downhill. The location is nice, food is still really good, but service has gotten worse every time we have gone. Your table's order never comes out at the same time. the last few times,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I love the location and the atmosphere was amazing. this was by far the worst Mexican restaurant I have ever been to the salsa was watery the chicken was dry the shrimp was overcooked and it took them like 5 times to come back to give us all of our food. Plus the rice and beans which I usually love... More 

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Stockton, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The food is the BEST in the area. The services is terrible. The owner is a nice person but had not managment skills and the employees take advantage of the situation.

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Stockton, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nena's Mexican Restaurant is located at the Waterfront, near the Port of Stockton, overlooking the Stockton channel.. It is great restaurant, with a festive atmosphere, to dine, and enjoy a fantastic view of the Stockton channel waterways, especially during sunset. What a view! Kinda gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling. Besides the nice location and the view, Nena's is... More 

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Stockton, California
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lunch or dinner by car or boat will be worth the cruise for the wonderful authentic Mexican cuisine. Absolutely "The Best In Town"!

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

OMG, Northern California is not particularly known for its Mexican restaurants but I must say that Nena's is one of the best there is. I even told this to the manager. I am from SF and there is such limited excellent Mexican or Latin restaurant. You better try the Chicken a la Parilla and you will never see the light... More 

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Stockton, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We love Nena's! I would give it a 5 rating except for the location. If you are a visitor in town, I would recommend going during daylight hours as that area of Stockton can be a wee bit dangerous at night. The food and sauces are simply AWESOME! The waitresses are great as are the musicians who entertain some weekend... More 

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Stockton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What I like about this place is that the owner makes you feel like she knows you from a very long time. She goes to your table and makes sure you had a good experience . The food is alright the tortillas are very good.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I've been eating here for many years... Just love her food.. Really good.. The only reason I won't give it 5 stars because sometimes you have to wait a while and sometimes the waitors don't check on you... Still really good

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Address: 1064 E. Waterloo Rd., Stockton, CA
Phone Number: (209) 547-0217
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
Cuisine: Mexican

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