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English first
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The food at Taqueria Dona Raquel is very good and as you walk in the food is being prepared in full view of its clients. The mole was very, very good and the party of 12 was very happy. The restaurant's location it's not very appealing neither is the restaurant but the food makes up for it and definitely visit... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for authentic Mexican food, it is authentic and very inexpensive. We ordered tacos, tostadas....everything just tasted the same. the chips and salsa were good, they had beer as well. Was a Friday night, was on the empty side at 8pm, a singer was entertaining us. Probably will keep looking for another place.

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Fort Lauderdale
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I spent some time in San Antonio and got a real feel for TexMex. My favorite place there was Taco Cabana with their cabrito tacos. I felt that I was in a waste land for really good Mexican food until I discovered Casa Frida in Fort Lauderdale - that is, until yesterday when I ate at Taqueria Dona Raquel in... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

good choices in authentic tacos. They dont have other mexican dishes like pollo pibil, but this is a taco place not a fine dining. in fact its at the end of shopping plaza facing Dixie highway. the interior is cafeteria like and brightly lighted with fluorescent lights. However the service was quick, friendly - they speak english and spanish. the... More 

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Ft. lauderdale
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Doña Raquel is about the best, affordable Mexican restaurant in this area. Service is always very good and all the wait staff is personable and friendly. They usually address me in English so I conclude that all are bi-lingual. One unusual aspect of this place is that if you don't see what you want on the menu, ask. If they... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Whenever I travel in the U.S. I look for tacos. Not just any tacos, but the tacos I ate when I was young in the slums of the Distrito Federal, Mexico City. Those tacos were made of mysterious meats roasted over roaring fires, surrounded by yelling men, calling out their commands. While the scene is never like what I experienced... More 

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Weston, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

As close as it can get to Mexican food. Good flavors, real Mexican. Not texmex. Service is very good too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

if you are looking for a fancy place, this is not the place for you but if you are looking for right price, good mexican food, friendly anvironment and service, this is it. food is fresh and made almost infront of you (open kitchen). service is friendly and fast; servers don't ignore you becouse you are not "her table" like... More 

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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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270 reviews 270 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Four of us had dinner here. Everyone enjoyed their food. Interesting combo's were available. Goat, liver, tripe, lamb... We were advised by our waitress, Ruth, that much of these unique foods were available on Saturday, not necessarily during the week. I found my shrimp cooked to the perfect temperature and very tasty. I also had a tripe taco...Not a fancy... More 

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Delray Beah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Saw a review about this place (public TV) and decided to try it. What a mistake. The place is in need of serious cleaning. Beside sanitation and poor customer service to top it all the food is unacceptable: beans from a can, greasy thick totopos, salty mole enchiladas, the mystery meat in the tacos... Yes it is not expensive but... More 

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Additional Information about Taqueria Dona Raquel

Address: 793 S Dixie Hwy W, Pompano Beach, FL 33060-8221
Phone Number: (954) 946-4490
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pompano Beach
Cuisine: Mexican

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