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Mexican Villa
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1408 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
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1408 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
417 869 4459
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Booooooo

There are two types of people in Springfield - those who love Mexican Villa, and those who hate it. I'm the latter. The service when I've gone has always been horrible. I get better service at Taco Bell by MSU after a late Saturday night... and that's saying something, because they usually... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
thelivingroyal
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New York
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New York
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

There are two types of people in Springfield - those who love Mexican Villa, and those who hate it. I'm the latter. The service when I've gone has always been horrible. I get better service at Taco Bell by MSU after a late Saturday night... and that's saying something, because they usually have to have cops in there. And the... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This has been a favorite of mine for over 30 yrs. The Burrito Enchilada style is my choice. The cheese sauce is good stuff. The hot sauce is very good, also.

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Bay Village, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First time I was back in 30 years and the food was as great as I remembered. The portions are huge as anelderly couple I took split a plate and could not finish it. The service is as great as the food. I think this location has the better food over the other locations.

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Springfield, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It needs to be stressed that the first draft of this review was much longer and had a lot more negative things to say. I've just pared it down to the minimum. The food at the Mexican Villa on National Avenue has never been anything to rave over. In a half-dozen visits since the 1990's, it has always been a... More 

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Branson West, Missouri
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Mexican Villa use to be my mothers favorite restaurant and fir years we would dine here as often as we could. However it has steadily gone down hill until finally it has hit rock bottom and ruined any chance of our returning. Dining there with a group of 10 and not one of us enjoyed our meals. In fact my... More 

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We recently made reservations at this restaurant for eleven. Granted that we arrived early for our reservation (15 minutes early) they had not even started to put tables together for it, even though there were less than 10 customers there. After another 10 minutes, we were seated. Normally tortilla chips and salsa are quickly delivered to the table. Although the... More 

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SPRINGFIELD MO, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Mexican Villa on S. national is a landmark. It has been there for over 50 years always busy because the food is good and the prices are reasonable. Can't say its Tex-Mex. But the Burrito Enchilada Style is definitely their own creation. Becareful with the hot sauce; a little goes a long way..

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Wonderful, authentic Mexican food unlike anywhere else!! Wish we had one at home! Cheese dip is wonderful! Try the 'sweet' salsa - it's great!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the food for years until becoming reactive to MSG. We were told it is used in all the Mexican dishes including the hot sauce. We'll be back on a weekly basis if MSG is ever eliminated.

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Kansas City, MO
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

We ate here yesterday because my daughter is a student in Springfield. I'm not a Mexican snob by any means but this has got to be the worst I've ever had. The salsa was very spicy. we asked for mild & it was a syrupy something or other. No one would eat it. The chips were not good & my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1408 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 417 869 4459

Price and Cuisine

  • 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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