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Garcias-Mexican-Restaurant

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410 E. 4Th. st., Watkins Glen, NY
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 11
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  • 4
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good, quick service, food, and cheerful waitpersons.

We stopped there by chance since we enjoy the Garcias-Mexican Restaurant in Cortland, NY. The food, service, and staff were very good. The setting with indoor and outdoor seating was a treat on a hot summer day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
archeo72
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Central New York
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Central New York
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped there by chance since we enjoy the Garcias-Mexican Restaurant in Cortland, NY. The food, service, and staff were very good. The setting with indoor and outdoor seating was a treat on a hot summer day.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We were driving to Watkins Gorge and saw the sign on the main street for this. I said to my husband - we are eating lunch there on the way back! We hiked the gorge and returned to Garcia's a few hours later. That tecate never tasted so good and I earned it! LOL This is authentic mexican food right... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Based upon the reviews we didn't expect authentic Mexican but the food we received was the most disappointing ever. Starting with the salsa and tortillas, the tortillas were cooked well but the salsa had an Italian taste, no spice or flavor otherwise. My Wife and I both ordered the fried beef chimichanga dinner. The most upsetting aspect of this meal... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Good middle of the road Mexican fare. They charge extra for the second basket of chips. Good variety on the menu. You can sit outside on a nice day.

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

It's an okay place to eat, wouldn't recommend if you're looking for a nice place to sit down and dine. I ordered a margarita as they are my favorite. I was disappointed when my drink tasted of pure drink mix, no alcohol. I asked the bartender for another shot, who then informed me a shot would cost additional. Great food,... More 

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Indiana
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Service very slow Restaurant not busy Food ok All ala-Karte Bottle & Tap beer over priced Should have had a clue when the huge bar was empty on a holiday weekend Staff was friendly just not efficient. Hubby says No No NO!!

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Corning, New York
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our first and only visit here was NOT good. The service was slow. The food was nothing like out Elmira NY one. Just was not at all what we had expected!

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had never been to a Garcias before, my son and I being fans of Mexican cuisine thought we would try it for lunch. Big mistake Everything was so soupy and obviously was reheated out of a five gallon bucket. Apparently a burrito is only supposed to have chemically spiced ground beef inside. Disgusting. I've had better retried beans at... More 

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Lewiston, New York
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92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went for lunch, we were the only couple there for an entire hour. Big portions, quick service, average food. Meals with Beef were extremely salty. Not very exciting, but probably the only Mexican place in town.

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Rochester, NY
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Garcias was plan B after our first choice had a band so loud, conversation would have been impossible. Sooooooo... we spotted a sign on Main Street pointing up the side street to Garcias. Being the adventurous sort, we said "why not" and hiked the 3 blocks East from Main Street. Later on a Saturday night restaurant was not busy and... More 

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Additional Information about Garcias-Mexican-Restaurant

Address: 410 E. 4Th. st., Watkins Glen, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 410 E. 4Th. st., Watkins Glen, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm

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