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Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

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775 Lafayette Rd, Ste 1, Portsmouth, NH 03801-7401
603-431-5828
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ok Lunch

Stopped by for a quick lunch Saturday afternoon. Place was not real busy, but staff put us right next to the loudest table in the place. Really? Six cackling women drinking and they were so loud! Service was slow, don't know why, due to the slow day. Drinks were wrong when delivered, so took... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stopped by for a quick lunch Saturday afternoon. Place was not real busy, but staff put us right next to the loudest table in the place. Really? Six cackling women drinking and they were so loud! Service was slow, don't know why, due to the slow day. Drinks were wrong when delivered, so took longer than planned. Server appeared to... More 

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KidTaco, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and the feedback. Sorry to hear about the noisy neighbors. At less busy times,our hosts try to spread out guests so they are not unnecessarily next to each other. Sometimes guests requests booths over tables which makes that a little more difficult, however, the hosts should have been more aware of the situation. We would also... More 

HILTON
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Enjoyed a dinner here recently. Our server, Nicole, couldn't have been better or nicer. The menu is varied. Food was very good. They were very busy and the food was a little slow coming out. Since we got the last table this wasn't a surprise. Since we enjoy a drink before dinner and there were chips we were happy. Nicole... More 

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KidTaco, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review CrazyDaisy! We are glad you joined us and enjoyed your experience. Hope we can see you again soon! More 

Laconia, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We visited yesterday for a late lunch/early dinner. The chicken fajitas were delicious. Nicole was a good waitress. Whenever we are in the Portsmouth area and want Mexican food, this is the place to go.

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KidTaco, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Hope we see you again when you are in the area. More 

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I've been to this restaurant twice before but it seemed ok for bar food. We ordered the main plates of shrimp which was undercooked they took the food back for a replacement ( which I never requested to sit for an extra 35minutes) and I was apparently didn't have a choice! Also the entire order was changed to something different... More 

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KidTaco, General Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, My name is Matt Heuer and I'm the General Manager of the Portsmouth Margaritas. I read your feedback on TripAdvisor and would like to apologize about the poor experience you had. We always want to provide great food in a timely manner and we fell short on your visit. We have reviewed our cooking procedures for shrimp as a... More 

FRAMINGHAM
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

one of my favorite chains, good food at about $10 a plate. Sometimes a big crowd, think they take call ahead seating which I recommend. 2 sides: bar/lounge side which is usually packed on weekends and restaurant side. In warm times, small eat out area too.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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67 reviews 67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had driven from Nashua to Portsmouth with 6 other family members in the SUV to enjoy a birthday party for a family member. Upon entering, our waitress Nicole was very friendly, and very attentive. Within the first hour of a three hour dinner party we all were wearing a Mexican sombrero and enjoying the family fun. The food was... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

THIS Margaritas is very customer service oriented! As someone who has a lot of food allergies, it is important that servers understand my needs. The manager here is VERY accomodating and works well with my needs. Even on a busy night! We have to travel a good distance to go here, when we have one less than 5 minutes from... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Whilst not a fan of Mexican food, my friends were and I tagged along. It was nice enough with a big menu. They love the place and I can see why. It's packaged very well and had good service. We didn't have anything extensive apart from snacks with shrimps and nachos both good. I don't know enough about Mexican food... More 

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KidTaco, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed and hope you can come back again soon! More 

Epping, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I had not eaten in a Margaritas in a very long time. We decided to go for lunch at the Portsmouth location and were really pleasantly surprised. We met the manager, Samir, who really made us feel welcome and valued as guests. Our server, Brianna, was very personable, knowledgable and engaged us in conversation. We asked questions... More 

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KidTaco, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Rocky and we look forward to seeing you again. Our team does a great job and truly care about our guests. Glad they made it a special meal for you. See you soon! More 

Fred454
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Some of the worst Mexican food I have ever had. no spice or gusto to it at all. I ordered the shrimp tacos. Shrimps had no flavor and tacos fell apart before I could get them into my mouth Surprised that a Mexican entree did not have a bean on the plate Service was slow and the place was not... More 

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KidTaco, General Manager at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

My name is Matt Heuer and I am the General Manager of the Margaritas in Portsmouth. I was very sorry to hear about your poor visit with us. We pride ourselves on giving excellent service and providing great food. Unfortunately on your visit we fell short in both those areas. We have revisited the shrimp taco recipe as a result.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 775 Lafayette Rd, Ste 1, Portsmouth, NH 03801-7401
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 603-431-5828

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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