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La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

7038 NW 10th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32605-3147
352-332-0878
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Ranked #107 of 462 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 10, 2014
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Another good spot. Quick service, and good food. They actually play Mexican Music in this restaurant which I think adds to the ambience. The waiter gave me a choice of hot or mild on the salsa. Don't get that everywhere? The food was really good. I had the number 8, the price was right and I was very satisfied. The... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Our waitress was very nice and efficient. The complimentary chips and salsa were excellent and they were the best part of the meal. I ordered the cheese quesadilla with chicken. The chicken was marinated in something interesting. It was extremely salty and I could hardly stomach it and I love salt. My friend ordered the fish tacos. They were very... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Based on the previous review we decided to call to see if they were closed, found out that the address listed was the old address. I let the management know so they can correct it. I had the cheese and onion enchiladas with chili con carne on top instead of the standard sauce. That was a great decision! The chili... More

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milford de
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Yes i give this hole in the wall 5 stars for the worst Mexican food on the planet The chis were good but this place does not serve quality or thoughtful cuisine unhealthy cra_! Service is borderline as well I will be kind to this restaurant and just say that they need to work on providing a better quality product... More

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Gainesville, FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening with close friends. The restaurant is very nicely decorated. The temperature was very comfortable. (I generally find restaurants very cold in temperature) The music was very nice and very appropriate. But not too loud to cover up or drown out conversation. Our server was very attentive. Best of all the food was delicious.

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I hear a lot of people rave about this restaurant but maybe they talk about someplace else. I visited their new location which used to be another Mexican restaurant. First they wanted to sit me in a section that was empty, I said I wanted to be with people and not alone and by myself. Their excuse was that the... More

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Miami, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

i visited location behind red lobster before owner change and it was not great experience. i then went because many bragged about la Fiesta. while service improved, food was pretty much the same.

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Fort Lauderdale
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Right next to La Quinta where we were staying so thought we'd give it a try. Very nice atmosphere, very good food, excellent service. My husband had the shrimp fajitas, the shrimp and vegetables were very fresh. I had the spinach enchiladas and they were also very good. As a vegetarian, I really appreciate it when a restaurant has a... More

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North Florida
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

I was very pleased to see that La Fiesta had reopened a location near Newberry Road. Their old location was very convenient for me, but I rarely Am looking for lunch near the 39th Ave. spot. The new location is larger and more comfortable, and a lot of the familiar faces are there. We were seated quickly, the food came... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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122 reviews 122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

In Gainesville to look at zoo tech program at Santa Fe. This restaurant was about a mile away. Stopped expecting ok but it was very good. We were seated and greeted promptly, and chipped within seconds. They have a lunch menu and we both ordered from it. Both meals were large portions, cannot imagine what dinner portions would be. They... More

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