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Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

775 Lafayette Rd, Ste 1, Portsmouth, NH 03801-7401
603-431-5828
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Dover, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Gloucester, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Restaurant has a good variety of food and is prepared well there is a restaurant side, a Inside Bar and an outside Patio. I sat at the Bar and had a House Margarita first which was a good drink I did look around and was not too impressed with the whole bar, The bartender had a dirty t shirt... More 

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

Thank you for the review. We want our guests to feel welcome and comfortable at the bar and we usually deliver. We will discuss your feedback with the managers to make sure our bar team is looking fresh and are following all of our standards regarding food and glass handling. We hope you can try us again. More 

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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215 reviews 215 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Additional Information about Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

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

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