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Tijuana Flats

1635 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34207
941-330-0989
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Ranked #328 of 819 restaurants in Sarasota
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- Apr 24, 2014
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
97 reviews 97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
10 helpful votes 10 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

Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Haven't used this chain before but had nice lunch here on way through Sarasota - very quick , cheap and easy - great alternative to other fast food. Waitresses really good- we enjoyed ourselves .

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

Thank you for the awesome review, FamilyDtravels! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your first experience for lunch with us! We hope to see you again soon! More

Dubai
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This place served the worst tacos I have ever had - bland and tasteless! It was their special as well as it was Taco Tuesday. First visit but will never go there again especially now that I have discovered Chipotle by Super Target. The staff were enthusiastic in their own way. Obviously targeted at the teens!

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, spongebob2210. We're sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. Let us help! Please email us at Social@TijuanaFlats.com with any further details so that we can address the issue. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you'll give us another chance! More

Sarasota, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This place is a dump... I used to eat at a Tijuana Flats in Tampa near USF EVERY TUESDAY... Taco Tuesdays, it was excellent! Never once did I have a bad meal. However in Sarasota, across from the hospital, it is quite the opposite. The food is bland, the lettuce is rotten and the sauce bar (usually awesome) is rather... More

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

@Monkeychemist, we are sorry to hear about your experience with the franchise. Please email us at social@tijuanaflats.com so that we can better address the issues you encountered. More

Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Average, or perhaps a little above average for lunch. Friendly staff, quick service, but just average Mexican food. They should serve their burritos with real knives and forks as the plastic ones are difficult to cut with. Found myself picking the burrito up to eat it.

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

Thanks for the review, @berniebauers. We always appreciate feedback from our customers. Please feel free to email Social@tijuanaflats with suggestions on how we can better the location. More

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