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Mexico Lindo

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449 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176
(781) 662-4056
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Go just to sit outside!

I am admittedly not a huge fan of this style of Mexican food -- and I am a regular to the country of Mexico, where I adore what's found on the menus. What I do like about this place is the chips and salsa, the margaritas and the flexibility to sit outside. The fact that ceviche is on the menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
AmyRC
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Melrose, Massachusetts
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Melrose, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I am admittedly not a huge fan of this style of Mexican food -- and I am a regular to the country of Mexico, where I adore what's found on the menus. What I do like about this place is the chips and salsa, the margaritas and the flexibility to sit outside. The fact that ceviche is on the menu... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was born and raised in n Melrose and my family has been coming to this place for years. It will always be one of my favorite places to eat.

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you want authentic Mexican food, go to the Mexico Lindo. It is great food. Their appetizers are also good. They have an outside area with tables, this is great on a summer's night!

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have lived in Melrose for many years and was surprised when a Mexican restaurant opened downtown. But, Mexico Lindo has become one of the most popular places to go in Melrose. Everything I've had (and I am not a huge fan of Mexican) has been delicious. They have lots of choices that while maintaining their Mexican base are not... More 

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went there for a dinner with friends. The ambiance was good. I do not know if they have daily live music but when we went, it was a good live music. The service was ok. Overall, a good food and decent restaurant.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant has a good Mole Poblano, decent atmosphere and good value for money. The Huevo Rancheros was very good as well. Not many Mexican restaurants in Melrose and this one is a great option to have.

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Location is in lovely downtown Melrose. Their food is consistently good. Authentic Mexican atmosphere and sometimes they have Mariachi band playing music. In warmer weather their back patio is open and it's covered by a roof, rain or shine, they have tent like walls to keep the area dry when it rains. They serve the chips oven-warmed, for their chips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Been here a bunch of times and love it. Great food, authentic and delicous. We got quesadillas and margaritas, the Ultimate was excellent The service fantastic, it was busy but the staff never missed a beat. I love the atmosphere here, deco, music and friendliness. Took my friend here and she is in love with it now too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

As any fan of Mexican food knows, what most restaurants in the Northern US serve is not what one would find in Mexico or, for that matter, in Texas or California. So, what you get here is the typical tacos, enchiladas, burritos etc, tasty, generous portions, not too pricey and quick service. The menu is large, and includes vegetarian dishes... More 

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A nice little spot in downtown Melrose, "The Lindo" as it is known by us Melrosian locals is a good, if not great, Mexican restaurant. It's important to know some of the little tricks about this place when you go there to get the full experience. Which, of course, I wouldn't be doing my job if I didn't share with... More 

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Additional Information about Mexico Lindo

Address: 449 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176
Phone Number: (781) 662-4056
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Melrose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 449 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: (781) 662-4056

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?