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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
Most recent review
- Jul 18, 2014
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21 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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English first
Lowell, Michigan, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Schaghticoke, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

Casual Mexican in arts building downtown. Menu is rather typical, but the rice and salsa (both made by the restaurant) are far above average. Pork fundido was good but not earth-shattering. Service (my server and all others observed) was excellent - friendly though not overbearing, attentive but not hovering. Seats in front window not recommended as the window tends to... More

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Methuen, MA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Was really looking forward to this place, but was very disappointed. After waiting some time to be seated, I contemplated walking out and trying some place else. From what I saw and heard, the waitress is all by herself on Saturday afternoons, waiting on tables and is behind the bar. That just doesn't work. After looking at the menu, there... More

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Groton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We tried the jalapeno poppers with the de luxe margaritas to start... ordered more margaritas -- the bartender knows what he or she is doing. The chips were average, but the salsa was top notch and made fresh, as was the guacamole. The chicken roja enchiladas and the shrimp & crab enchiladas were both great. Definitely worth a repeat visit... More

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