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Plaza Mexico

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6110 NW 86TH St Ste A106, Johnston, IA 50131-2257
(515) 270-5010
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Under New Management

This place is now under new management and called 'Nuevo Mexico'. I think the service is better now, and the food is still the same good food. Everyone gets a small dessert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
IslandTan
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Polk City, IA
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Polk City, IA
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is now under new management and called 'Nuevo Mexico'. I think the service is better now, and the food is still the same good food. Everyone gets a small dessert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My brother and sis in law brought us to this restaurant a few months ago and we keep going back! Food is outstanding,the room buzzes with energy but its not too loud to hold a conversation. LOVE! If you haven't dropped in do so, they're quick when you're in a rush otherwise the staff never interrupts your dinner.

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ELDORA
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a group of of 9 people that came at various times. It was frequently hard to get the attention of a waitress for a drink or an additional order. Servers were friendly and prices reasonable. Portion size was big, taste was ok.

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Johnston, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If I am eating Mexican this is where I go. Great service, food and pricing is reasonable. I love the shrimp soup

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Colorado
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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
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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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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
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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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6110 NW 86TH St Ste A106, Johnston, IA 50131-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: (515) 270-5010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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