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Taqueria Dona Raquel

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793 S Dixie Hwy W, Pompano Beach, FL 33060-8221
(954) 946-4490
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  • 14
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Best Mexican Food in Florida

Every month I'm go to my family . To this restaurant . The kids love the flavor the food. The service is perfect

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Every month I'm go to my family . To this restaurant . The kids love the flavor the food. The service is perfect

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boca raton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

minimal decor.....but that's not why you're there. You seat yourself at a numbered table and brought a small bowl of fresh chips and GREAT salsa's......not american style with chunks of tomato and onion. These salsa's are puree's. One is a tomato based and the other is a tomatillo and cilantro....both DELISH!!!.....my friend and I split a jalapeno and cheese tamale... More 

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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
88 reviews 88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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