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Desperados Fresh Mexican Grll

139 Ashland St, North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 662-2177
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Ranked #18 of 45 Restaurants in North Adams
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We arrived on Tuesday which was all you can eat tacos, burritos or enchillados. When they said that they weren't kidding. at first we were served the usual chips and salsa which were home made. Soon our meal was served. We both had the burritos. There were three on the plate which reached from one side of the plate to... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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214 reviews 214 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife wanted a Mexican last night so we decided to pay Desperados a visit. The prevalence of sombreros, ponchos and cacti in the decor should have warned us that this was not a sophisticated south of the border eatery. Cliché overload! We really should have turned around at the door and left but boldly & recklessly we ventured in.... More 

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Maryland, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for a Margarita and a bite to eat. We are vegans so Tex-Mex food generally leaves few options that don't have cheese. Desperados was no different, but they made the Veggie 'Desparito' (I think it was called) vegan by making it with no cheese. The burritos were different, more like a warm wrap than... More 

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We took a break from wandering North Adams and Williamstown and, at the suggestion of a local, stopped here. We shared a meal and a side of guacamole with chips. Our entree featured shrimp, beef, chicken, veggies and more in a large burrito...it was delicious!

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Savoy, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

You don't get a second chance at a first impression. When we need to wipe the table and chairs of crumbs from the previous customer...that's bad. We have been to the restaurant for a couple meals prior....has always been good. We did enjoy our dinner meal this last visit. We are not likely to return. The menu has not changed... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We go to Desperados a couple of times a month and always enjoy it. The food, drinks and service is very good. We enjoy the Buffalo Wings, Taco Salads and the Chimichangas among other things. We've never been disappointed. Highly recommend. However, it is located on Eagle Street, not Ashland. It's usually not hard to park out front but there... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I really enjoy good Mexican food and Desperados is very good, but its somehow different from any other Mexican restaurant I have tried. Different in a good way :>) We have eaten there maybe 3 or 4 times now. In our latest visit we had the shrimp and crab enchiladas, enchilada verde, desperido and a fundido. The service was good... More 

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Monroe MA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had been wanting to try this restaurant since it first opened. Well maybe I wanted to try it. Anyway, we finally got the chance to stop in and check out the fare. We should not have bothered. I ordered a burrito, nothing can go wrong with that right. Well instead of finding refried beans like I would in most... More 

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Food was great tasting and a great value for the price. The bar service was great, a good drink served.

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

After reading the reviews, I thought my husband and I would give it a try on our last night of vacation here....boy was that a mistake! The food was anything but fresh or tasteful... my husband had the worst fish tacos of his life, and I had a very bland bean and poblano chimichanga. We ended up paying way more... More 

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Additional Information about Desperados Fresh Mexican Grll

Address: 139 Ashland St, North Adams, MA 01247
Phone Number: (413) 662-2177
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
Cuisine: Mexican

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