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Fernando's Cafe & Cantina

1600 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008-1656
402-533-4450
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Ranked #6 of 31 Restaurants in Blair
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: "One of the largest restaurants in Blair, NE. Quite popular, with a good selection of Mexican menu items".
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Description: "One of the largest restaurants in Blair, NE. Quite popular, with a good selection of Mexican menu items".
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  • English first
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English first
Blair, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We eat at Fernando's quite a bit. They're mexican food is great. Love the nachos with the spicy chips. They also have great burgers and I just had the chicken strips and they were wonderful. Beer is always ice cold! Service has never, ever been bad. Kathy was our waitress and she's the best! The atmosphere is also very nice.... More

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Fremont, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Try the seafood enchiladas for something different and inspiring. They are exceptional here! I give it five stars!!

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Omaha, Nebraska
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is in downtown Blair on a popular corner and a good place for lunch or cocktails. Friendly atmosphere and decent food for a fair price. We have gone back again frequently.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I went for lunch with 2 colleagues from work and food was very good. The flour nacho with sauce was great! I could not eat all my food, despite it was delicious. Service was also in the right way and nothing was missed and it was in time.

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Blair, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We eat at this restaurant once a week! Excellent margarita's and copious amounts of tasty cheese on all of the food. They have a large menu, so if you are forced to eat here a couple of times a week, you can find something different.

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Moosejaw
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

You have to be careful what you order from this Americanized Mexican food restaurant. Some dishes are decent, but many are grease coated ethnic slurs. I'll tip my hat to the seafood enchilada, margarita, and the spinach dip but their service is horrible. But, if you live in Blair you're already accustomed to high prices and poor service anyway -... More

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Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
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118 reviews 118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

To call this food gringo is an insult to gringo's everywhere. But hey, if you are looking for lettuce, tomato, sour cream and bland cheese served on top of ground beef and other bland stew meats then knock yourself out. In fairness, everyone we met at the restaurant was very nice, but calling this food authentic Mexican is like calling... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I am in love with mexican food, real or fake and will eat just about any of it. This place does not rank high on my list of mexican places. The food tends to be greasy or smothered in too much greasy cheese. Their cheese dip appetizer turns into a solid block of cheese once it cools down which is... More

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Blair, Nebraska
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Love the pico and flour chips for an appetizer and love the melted cheesy goodness on the enchiladas! I think it's a decent representation of the Americanized Mexican cuisine. Service depends on the waitress...

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Nebraska, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

All of the entrees look the same - cheese with a river of grease on top. Recently had our high school graduation here - only appeared to be two waitresses for a full room of ppl, I received my meal after all of the others at my table were done with theirs! The last thing I wanted to do was... More

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