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Fernando's Cafe & Cantina

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1600 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008-1656
402-533-4450
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: "One of the largest restaurants in Blair, NE. Quite popular, with a good...
"One of the largest restaurants in Blair, NE. Quite popular, with a good selection of Mexican menu items".
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican in Blair

Fernando's is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants in Blair, NE. They have consistently good food. The wait staff does a good job and the atmosphere is decent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Jamie D
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North Platte, Nebraska, United States
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North Platte, Nebraska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Fernando's is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants in Blair, NE. They have consistently good food. The wait staff does a good job and the atmosphere is decent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Typical Mexican and American fare restaurant. I traveled from California to visit family who lives in Blair. They highly recommended dinner here. So off we went. Not too many places to eat in Blair so Fernados has somewhat of a advantage in local business. Well, in my humble opinion, Fernandos is just an average spot to eat. Nothing spectacular in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Whoops for several reasons. Ambience, not good. Piped in music was too loud and not appetizing. I suspect it is what the employees want to listen to. Accoustics could definitely be improved. Attire of employees was not professional looking. Food was bland, imo. I could and have done better for less $ at home. And I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Not sure exactly the type of food this is...possibly Mexican, possibly American? Where we come from this is American, but it does come with rice and beans so I guess it makes it Mexican food??? Anyway it was mediocre at best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My husband and I stopped while passing through Blair on our way to Omaha. We decided to try one of the local restaurants that wasn't a chain and will pleasantly surprised by the lovely atmosphere pleasant waitress affordable pricing and really delicious food to pictures on the menu or actually what it looks like worth a try.

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Blair, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband & I eat at Fernandos at least 1-2 times/week. We have our favorites, but most of the food is really good. I have to say the taco salad is rather blah and we always have to ask for extra onions on the tacos. The service is always great. Sometimes on Friday nights it is a little slower, but... More 

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Elkhorn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I eat at this restaurant often, both for business and with my wife. The food is consistently good. The service has always been good, and the atmosphere is conducive for conversation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We go to Fernandos often. They have the best flour chips around. The margaritas are awesome. We eat have never had a bad meal yet.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My wife and I ate this evening at Fernando's in Blair NE with her family, we were hoping that this was going to be a better experience than in the past. We had been there several times before and experienced the same terrible service. The place was not full with plenty of empty tables. When The food that we ordered... More 

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Blair, Nebraska
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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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Additional Information about Fernando's Cafe & Cantina

Address: 1600 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008-1656
Phone Number: 402-533-4450
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Blair
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Blair
  • Phone Number: 402-533-4450

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

"One of the largest restaurants in Blair, NE. Quite popular, with a good selection of Mexican menu items".
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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