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Mexican Villa

1408 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
417 869 4459
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Ranked #275 of 547 restaurants in Springfield
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 11, 2014
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English first
Branson West, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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5 reviews 5 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
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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Oxnard, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

If you are looking for authentic Mexican haute Cuisine, do not look in Missouri (Duh!) If you want a great mid-western experience.. Eat here. Springfield is a place a whole lot of people are from, or use to live here. When we come back our first stop is one of 200 places you can get "cashew chicken" and the second... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Skimpy on the fillings sauce good burrito flat. They once filled them up. Now the a flat and taste of cheap meat. Going down hill. Sauce still rulesby

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

this was my wifes favorite place to go when we were in college...in the late 60's...took our family there several years ago...she was so excited......pretty dissappointing....very pedestiran and the salsa was like watered down ketchup

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Mexican Villa the original location on National was a wonderful experience the ambiance, food quality and service were amazing. Make this a must visit place if you are in the Springfield MO area. Totally recommend the Sancho Enchilada Style and the Queso dip.

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