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Alvarez Mexican Foods

1431 8th Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221
941-729-2232
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Ranked #13 of 58 Restaurants in Palmetto
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Melbourne, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I love Mexican food and have for over 35 years. There are several Mexican restaurants in the Palmetto area where I recently moved to and this was one of the first. I ordered their Chicken Burrito dinner with a side of beans and rice. I must say that I was a bit underwhelmed. The food was average at best. Maybe... More 

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went in on a Wednesday for a quick lunch and was pleased. Not only was the food great but the service was nice and fast. I was pleased by the size of the menu and they serve beer too. I had what they call Old # 7, great combo. We will be back again.

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Venice, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My Husband and I go here a few times a month. The food is so delicious and fresh! Authentic Mexican not the Tex Mex junk most restaurants serve. Last time we visited we ordered 2 entrees, 2 draft beers, one soda and chip and salsa our total came to $24.00 before tip. The portion sizes are large and draft Bud/Bud... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

have been a regular customer since restaurant opened. moved to indiana in 2004. always visit at least twice each time i come back. excellent food. best salsa & chips ever. service always good. staff friendly. highly recommend. mrs alvarez always remembers me

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Waitsfield, Vermont, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After two days of turkey and leftovers, we needed a change and four of us decided to go to Alvarez for some Mexican food. Since Alvarez is a family owned business, it was proper to go there on "Small Business Saturday". We were greeted warmly and given a choice of indoor or outdoor seating. Never ending home made chips and... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Mexican restaurants, like Starbucks, seem to be everywhere. Unlike Starbucks, there isn't consistency to the quality of the food in all Mexican restaurants...but dine at Alvarez and each time you visit, it will be consistently delicious. First of all, the restaurant is so clean, including the ladies room (sorry guys, can't comment on the men's room) - the initial service... More 

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Ackley, Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were all disappointed with our meal and experience at Alvarez Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant itself is small, needs cleaning and updating, and smelled bad. The food was edible but not good. We all felt a bit sick later. We have no plans of returning.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stopped on a 'whim' and had breakfast with my wife, food was delicious and Ricky, our server, was a delight.

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Lincoln, NE
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85 reviews 85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife and I ate at Alvarez on a Tuesday, around 2pm, while we were on vacation. I asked for a vegetarian version of a burrito and the restaurant was quick to oblige. The red (rojas) sauce with the burrito was flavorful and despite having no cheese in the burrito (at my request), it was tasty. The chips and salsa... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

i went to this restaurant because hadn't been there in 20 years. I remember it was really good back then so wanted to give it a try, again very good food stopped in for lunch and got a lunch special for 4.99 I had the beef enchilada, beef and beans burrito and beef taco, number three on the menu everything... More 

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Address: 1431 8th Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone Number: 941-729-2232
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
Cuisine: Mexican

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