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La Fiesta Mexicana

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529 W Cross St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 482 - 1666
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Stil the best after all these years

Fiesta Mexicana still has the best Mexican food in the Ann Arbor/ Ypsilanti Area, and possibly in all SE Michigan. If you like chile rellenos, the meat version of this dish is NOT to be missed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
plorandos
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Brighton, Michigan
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Brighton, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Fiesta Mexicana still has the best Mexican food in the Ann Arbor/ Ypsilanti Area, and possibly in all SE Michigan. If you like chile rellenos, the meat version of this dish is NOT to be missed.

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Thank plorandos
Milan, Michigan
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband loves Mexican food so he's not hard to please if it's Mexican fare. I however, am a harder customer if it's Mexican. I think their food is overpriced and not as fresh as I want it to be and is served with so much cheese that the taste of the food is overwhelmed. They have really good salsa... More 

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Thank Marsha M
Ypsilanti, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Enchilladas anyway to like them, guacamole and pork in green sauce are my favorites. Friendly atmosphere, quaint decor, good food.

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Thank spidermind2015
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I lived around the corner from this place in collage. It was a burger joint where you could get 25 cent sliders. Then one day it changed to Mexican. Back then I loved the food but I thought it was a bit pricy for my college wallet. When I learned you could BYOB (beer, wine, Rita's) I used some of... More 

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Thank Dave W
Michigan
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I went here for dinner recently, for the first time in over 10 years. The same owner, the same decor, the same vibe, and the same tasty authentic Mexican food cooked lovingly by michelle, the owner. We asked her how long she's been in business. "25 years"--exactly what I thought because I think one of our first... More 

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Thank EandMMichigan
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is one of the few excellent and authentic Mexican restaurants in our area. I have never had a bad meal here and I have eaten here many times over the years. The space is intimate and has the atmosphere of a small family restaurant. The home made tamales, guacamole, and chicken in mole are wonderful. The menu does a... More 

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Thank lmg1954
Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in because we were on a college orientation visit. The food was awesome, the atmosphere was pleasant and the ladies that took care of us were very friendly. My wife and I eat out frequently and we love finding small places like this. Since our daughter will be going to EMU for the next 4... More 

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Thank Birdman711
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Gudalajara is beautifully represented by this well-respected Mexican restaurant. Everything is made from scratch and with great care with the freshest of ingredients. You will not find tamales this good anywhere else in the area. The masa is light and practically melts in your mouth. The fillings are generous and tasty. Their jamaica is made with Mexican hibiscus, not Chinese... More 

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Mears, Michigan
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is an unpretentious place with an extensive menu. Good service and beer selection. The food is excellent. I particularly like the Mushroom Quasedillas. Reasonably priced.

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Champaign, Illinois
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Trip Advisor brought us here. We had a large group. Not much curb appeal, but don't let that stop you. It's homey inside. But beware: they only allow split checks to be paid in cash. Also, no liquor license, so you can't have a margarita or beer with your meal. That said, this is true Mexican cuisine. No hard shell... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 529 W Cross St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: (734) 482 - 1666

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  • Cuisine: Mexican

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