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Desperados

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246 Main St, Rte 2, Colonial Shopping Plaza, Williamstown, MA 01267-2641
413 458 2100
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty Decent

We thought this place was pretty decent. It may seem a little pricey, but the portions are huge! Margaritas weren't all that great, but they did let us have a little sample before deciding to order beer. Staff was attentive even though they were busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Whitehouse, Ohio
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Whitehouse, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We thought this place was pretty decent. It may seem a little pricey, but the portions are huge! Margaritas weren't all that great, but they did let us have a little sample before deciding to order beer. Staff was attentive even though they were busy.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We dined last night at this restaurant. While yes, the chips and salsa came out promptly, our food did not. And when the food did arrive, it was very disappointing. I'm from California, where the Mexican food is good and authentic. This is not Mexican food, but someone that has no idea how to prepare Mexican food making an effort.... More 

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Monterey, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My family of four ate here and spent over $60 for our meal. Not what I expect when eating at a Mexican restaurant/bar. I would not complain if the food was even slightly good. I was so disappointed by our food. My taco salad came in one of those stale, deep-fried dough bowls. The chicken was dry -- no sauce... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had frequented this restaurant for years and had stopped going. When the new owner took over I gave it a try and I am pleased that it is much, much better. Overdue renovations, some new decor, a good cleaning, and better service and food will give this a much needed new life. I have been there three times in... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food was disappointing and it looked so promising from the menu. Started with coconut shrimp. Not impressed. Citrus Pollo - couldn't taste the chicken due to it being smothered in sauce that appeared to be predominately cheese. Broccoli Grande - the broccoli had been overcooked and as a result was tasteless. And again, so much cheese!! Overall, not terrible,... More 

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food is fresh,there drinks are so good ,just had a great meal,my favorite is the shrimp and crabmeat burritos

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great Mexican food, service was great ! Large portions, voted best margaritas, and they are !................

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Desperados is just around the corner from me and I always thought it was nice to support a local business. The staff is nice and the food ok. Tonight I wasn't happy with my meal so I asked to speak to the owner/cook. Wow! I love that we have choices in this great country. I'll take my business somewhere else... More 

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Jacksonville, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We spend a lot of time at the Williamstown Theater Festival and are always looking for different places to eat on our way there. Tried this place a couple of weeks ago as Mexican food is one of our favorites. My wife had the steak fajitas which she thoroughly enjoyed. I had the shrimp and crabmeat burritos and wow....really delicious.... More 

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Great prices on food that will have you leaving feeling full. The margaritas are a bit sweet, but asked for a slash more "juice" and got it

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Address: 246 Main St, Rte 2, Colonial Shopping Plaza, Williamstown, MA 01267-2641
Phone Number: 413 458 2100
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: Mexican, American

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  • Address: 246 Main St, Rte 2, Colonial Shopping Plaza, Williamstown, MA 01267-2641
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: 413 458 2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

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