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Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

775 Lafayette Rd, Ste 1, Portsmouth, NH 03801-7401
603-431-5828
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Ranked #120 of 187 restaurants in Portsmouth
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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English first
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have been going here for years and have always considered it to be the best Margaritas in the state for service,drinks and food. However, on June 30..Monday night, I found the contrary. Service was extremely slow but restaurant was not busy. The food portions were half of what we normally get.This was the worst bartender ever...no alcohol at all... More

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

My name is Matt Heuer and I'm the General Manager of the Margaritas in Portsmouth. I was very disappointed to here about your poor experience here last week. We pride ourselves in giving every guest a great experience and on your last visit we fell short of our goal. Please give us the opportunity to win you back. We hope... More

York, Maine
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184 reviews 184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Service is good, restaurant is clean, food is good! What more could you ask for?! I recommend the "Original Fish Tacos". Very, very good. The tortilla chips are delicious. Salsa is very tasty.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

If your looking for a great place for fun, cocktails and finger food with a Mexican twist. This is it in Portsmouth as well as their other locations. Meal menu items can run from fair to very good. I especially like their grilled vegetable salad. But for fun times with cocktails and appetizers. Two thumbs up. Ole'

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

Thank you for the nice review! We hope to see you again soon. More

Brunswick, Maine
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

If you are ok with waiting, and waiting....the food here is good, hot and fresh, we were rushed into deciding to sit in the lounge or dining area, rushed to sit and wait.

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

Thanks for the review. We shared it with the General Manager, Matt Heuer, and he will be reviewing it with his team so we can educate them on how valuable a guest's time is. We will work to improve our speed of service. Thanks again for the feedback. We hope we see you again soon. Please ask for Matt at... More

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I went for lunch. He had the lunch fajita and I had the chicken fajita burrito. Both were OK. The service was quite good, though. This was our first time back in a while and it seemed to us that the food was not as good as it used to be.

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Portsmouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Went in as last minute treat for family, had lovely meal and great food. We will be going back again very soon. Was fun to see our kids eating mexican for the first time. They was impressed and loved it. Nice menu with lots of good options, nice selection of drinks also.. Good price for the while meal for the... More

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Kittery, Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Years ago, this used to be the best Mexican food around, but since they changed owners, the food is disappointing. The atmosphere is great, lots of colorful decor and special events in the bar, but you really go for the food. I have been back twice in the last few years and each time I told myself I will never... More

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York, Maine
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184 reviews 184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A negative past experience a few years ago with margaritas had kept us from visiting over the last few years. They're margaritas used to be amazing, but we had some issues where it appeared they had changed it and it was no longer "an eye rolling" experience. The two or three visits with the sub par margaritas could have been... More

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Dover, New Hampshire, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Margarita's is my husband's and my go-to restaurant when we want to go out to eat. I am a good cook, so I am often dissapointed by restaurants, they are either way too expensive or the food is no good. I LOVE this place. In fact, I worked there to put myself through grad school and I STILL eat there.... More

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Maine
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254 reviews 254 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

i have been searching for a great Tex/Mex Restaurant on the East Coast and today, we found it right beside Radio Shack and other stores in a small shopping center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It was perfect! The manager was certain to visit each and every table and the waiter was quick and extremely efficient. This is a Mexican Restaurant... More

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