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Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

879 Tomkins St EXT, Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-1151
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Ranked #15 of 100 restaurants in Cortland
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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22 reviews from our community

71% Recommend
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English first
new york
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We liked the price and quality of the food. As vegetarians, it is always important for us to find good food and this one fit perfectly. Food, desert, and a drink will cost you around $20 per person. Food comes very fast compared to other places! So, if you are looking for a leisurely meal, you may have to inform... More

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Cortland, New York, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I enjoy eating at Garcia's and have done so many times. It is real Mexican not a fast food look a like. Many menu choices at reasonable prices. Fast, courteous service. Good drink service. The restaurant is clean, nothing fancy in decor. But you come to eat what I consider to be authentic Mexican dining

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Dryden, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

For those of you who are looking for authentic Mexican food, Garcia’s in Cortland is the place to dine. Ted and his staff are outstanding. All are attentive and courteous, particularly Adda and Manuel. If you enjoy Mexican food, bypass the fast food places and enjoy freshly made, authentic Mexican cuisine.

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Auburn, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great food, great prices. The only thing not authentic is the decor. There was nothing in the restaurant that was Mexican or anything else. It was very no frills. The food came out within 10 minutes of taking our order. It was hot and delicious. The server recommended I get my chalupas fried. I took the chance and am so... More

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Rochester, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner. Great Mexican food and lots of choices. Fast service. Not fine dining, but clean and comfortable, lots of seating, and tables are nicely spaced out. Great place to bring a family.

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Cortland, NY
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We have eaten here so many times I figured it was time to write a review. The food arrives very quickly and Is served HOT! We generally order fajitas...and they are delicious. Have also had the taco salad which is very large. Large Margaritas are huge, and impressive. Generally they are on the weak side-but the one I had this... More

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Potsdam, New York
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271 reviews 271 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stopped in while in Cortland and went looking for something Mexican. We stumbled on this place and went in, seeing the interior looked like a couple of places we've been in Tijuana or Reynosa or Nuevo Laredo. The menu conveyed what we understood from the sign outside - this place serves Authentic Mexican food. Do NOT think of Chili's... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

When Bon Ton Roulet (bicycling around the Finger Lakes) ends we always stop for our final meal in the area at Garcias. I think they may have changed owners because the service was a little confusing. We never knew who our wait staff was. I don't think the same person came to our table twice. And when they did, they... More

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Cuyler, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We ate here for the 1st time a couple months ago and we loved everything about it! We will be going back!

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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Chanced upon Garcias, as a group of us were looking for a place to stretch our legs at the halfway point of trip to NY. The place looks like like a beat up old bar and we would not have stopped if there were not a bunch of cars in the parking lot. In any case, the food turned out... More

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