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Mexican Villa

1408 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804
417 869 4459
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Ranked #287 of 550 Restaurants in Springfield
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
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Bay Village, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 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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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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