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Tijuana Flats

1635 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34207
941-330-0989
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English first
Sarasota, fl
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A restaurant which started on on of the U of F campuses, this place doesn't disappoint. The tacos a re huge and the sauces are great (I like the Thai sauce). We like the original Sarasota location on Tamiami Trail.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My favorite place to go when I am in Sarasota for business. Close location to the lab that I work at. Friendly and conscientious staff. My coke zero cup was never empty. I enjoy the wheat tacos and of course the chips and homemade salsa. Try the new Georgia Peach sauce!

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Venice, Florida
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I love Taco Tuesdays and Throwback Thursday. Great food, nice price savings and extremely friendly and helpful staff. Carnitas are my favorite and ths "Slap my A**, Sally" Hot sauce and "Green Slime" is my favorite.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Staff was great too- Got the wet chicken burrito- It was great, I will be back on my next trip to the area.

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Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

always fresh- great hot sauce bar- the staff is always just the kewlest and healthy items for those of us who watch what we eat!

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It was really good for a mexican chain restaurant. I would go back again and the service was good too.

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TijuanaFlats, Public Relations Manager at Tijuana Flats, responded to this review

Abmerendino, thank you for the great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our fresh Tex-Mex and service. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon. More 

sarasota
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

by trying to emphasize the hot sauce the food loses importance to the people funding this restaurant. profitable I suppose, but not real tasty.

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TijuanaFlats, Public Relations Manager at Tijuana Flats, responded to this review

M V, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal on your recent visit with us. Let us make it up to you. Please send us an email at Social@TijuanaFlats.com with further details about your experience, including the location, so that we can address the issues you... More 

Arthur, Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Vacation trip to Sarasota and this is a first time visit to this location. Excellent service, excellent food and fair price for great food. Chips and salsa were a wonderful bargain and the portions were incredible. Super deal on Taco Tuesday. This is a must stop when in Sarasota-whether vacation or a local you will enjoy.

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TijuanaFlats, Public Relations Manager at Tijuana Flats, responded to this review

Mike H, thank you for the great 5 star review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your first visit with us. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Tijuana Flats is always consistent, never let's you down. My favorite thing on the menu is the Tijuana Trio, Cheese sauce, salsa, guacamole, with chips, many times a meal in itself.

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TijuanaFlats, Public Relations Manager at Tijuana Flats, responded to this review

Chefiecharlotte, thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that the Tijuana Trio is your favorite dish! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More 

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We had a blast eating at Tijuana Flats. Good food. We loved the place. Quick to get to and quick service and they come and make sure your drinks are full.

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TijuanaFlats, Public Relations Manager at Tijuana Flats, responded to this review

Amis127, thank you for the great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Address: 1635 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34207
Phone Number: 941-330-0989
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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