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Garcias-Mexican-Restaurant

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410 E. 4Th. st., Watkins Glen, NY
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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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 12
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  • 4
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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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Rochester, New York
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have gone here plenty of times and never had a bad meal . I love the cheese enchiladas and the spanish rice with beans. The tortilla chips and salsa are always wonderful.

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Had read the reviews and was excited to go. However, was very disappointed. The food was not great and even the chips were so so. Our waitress was nice, but I really did not enjoy dinner. The outside patio is a nice place for a drink though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We based our plan on the review of crazybananas and laughed that on a date night we were following the advice of an 11 year old but we were not disappointed! Delicious authentic Mexican, large portions and friendly staff! We will be back!

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

How to even start? We went on a week long vacation to Seneca Lake, and this restaurant was recommended by our cabin owner. We decided to go one night, and my first impression was a so-so bar/restaurant. But when we got our food, my impression was changed. BEST FOOD EVER! The mix of Mexican music, food, and environment all made... More 

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Barre, Vermont
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Well, this was one of the most enjoyable and flavorful meals we have ever had. We passed Garcias earlier in the day and decided to have dinner there. We were not disappointed. Started with the mini chimis and they were just great. The flavor just burst in your mouth. On to the main course. My wife had the beef tacos,... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Large portions and really good food. Service was a little slow, but the whole atmosphere is laid back.

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Charlotte, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Wow! Dinner for 6 was fantastic! Our meals were tasty and enjoyed by all. The portions were huge with some to take home. The waitstaff was friendly and efficient. This is a busy family friendly restaurant and obviously a local favorite. Would recommend to all who love Mexican cuisine.

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Central New York
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?