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Plaza Mexico

6110 NW 86TH St Ste A106, Johnston, IA 50131-2257
(515) 270-5010
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Ranked #8 of 42 Restaurants in Johnston
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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12 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I liked Plaza. Not much too look at as it sits in a little mini-mall. But we received great service, very friendly and fast. The chicken in my enchilada was crazy moist and perfectly done. The tamale was flavored nicely. Free ice-cream with cinnamon on a giant cinnamon chip was nice too. Great little place for lunch, a diamond in... More

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Polk City, IA
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Restaurant is very near work. We go there quite often. The service is always fast, and the food is consistently good. Complimentary chips and salsa, and small dessert.

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Grimes, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The food is always FAST & reliably good. We have been going here for years. Sometimes my family of 5, sometimes just my husband & myself. They always start you with complimentary chips & salsa, which is refillable. Service is attentive, asking to refill drinks, they even have been known to take photos for visiting groups. When they say, "hot... More

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Johnston, Iowa
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

It's always nice to walk into a restaurant that serves good food with timely service. The food is always well prepared and served hot. The complimentary chips and salsa is a nice way to start the meal and the small complimentary dessert is a nice way to end the meal. I especially like chimichangas and fajitas.

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Johnston, Iowa
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Close to home, we go there often when we are in the mood for Mexican food! Quck, great service! Great food!

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Des Moines, IA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in the Des Moines metro area. My son and I eat here at least once a week. The chips and salsa are delicious and the service is super fast and friendly. I have had many items on the menu, but now order the carne asada every time. It is the best carne asada in... More

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Dublin, Ohio
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I stopped by this restaurant on a whim for lunch. The menu is huge and comes with photos. I asked the waiter in Spanish what the best dish was and told him I like spicy dishes, he suggest the pollo loco. While flavorful chicken & green & red pepper strips served over slightly flavored rice smothered with cheese. It was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I have ate at this restaurant numerous times and their food has always been good. Where else can you go for Mexican and always get free desert?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I loved pollo loco or tacos al carbon and new Mexico especial l love lime margaritas my favorite you need eat here so fast taste

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Ankeny, Iowa
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350 reviews 350 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

So many mexican places are just about exactly the same. this is an average place with average food. i would eat there again but not seek it out. staff was courteous. Average prices.

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