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Fernando's Cafe & Cantina

1600 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008-1656
402-533-4450
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Ranked #8 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
Senior Reviewer
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
1 review
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
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
Senior Contributor
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Blair, Nebraska
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The food is decent, but it was over-priced. For some reason, most restaurants in Blair are over-priced. When living in Blair, I found myself driving to Omaha for sit down meals.

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Midwest
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Old & Young alike enjoy dining here. Great for a couple of friends or a family meal! SMOTHERED is the way to go with adding lettuce, tomatoes, olives. Love me a Seafood Enchilada!

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Blair, Nebraska
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

If you like americanized mexican you will like Fernandos. Not authentic but ok Mexican. They have a chicken taco salad that I get almost every time I go.... Now, the service is usually slow so don't be in a hurry. Fernando's in Omaha has the same menu. Good family restaurant, good kids menu. Bar and large room for parties.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Service below average. Portions smaller than they had been. This resturant will not survive with two other Mexican Rests. now in Blair with better service & food...at lower prices

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