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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: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 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
Excellent!

Very good food! Excellent service & very authentic! We were a group of 12 that just stopped in and they accepted us with open arms and the service and food was outstanding.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
cherip21
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Watkins Glen, New York
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Endwell, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

It was just ok here, bland food, wait staff not really friendly. Drive 30 minutes north to Penn Yan and go to La Cocina.

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Thank Isleboat
Watkins Glen, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very good food! Excellent service & very authentic! We were a group of 12 that just stopped in and they accepted us with open arms and the service and food was outstanding.

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Thank cherip21
Waldorf
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222 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We saw this place on trip advisor and wanted Mexican for dinner. Located on a main drag leaving town toward the East side of Seneca Lake. Easy to miss! Food was served fast and was very good. Large portions and fair pricing.

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Thank Fran F
East Coast
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Very good Tex-Mex at a great price point. Visited at lunch and truly enjoyed my chile relleno. House margarita was way above average (and no skimping on alcohol), though chips weren't so great and the salsa was downright bland and disappointing. Hey this ain't Texas, so I'll forgive them for that (assuming they have adjusted for northern palates?). Appreciated that... More 

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Thank sati09
Rochester, New York
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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Thank dumont17
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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Thank Valerie M
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Brian N
Hershey, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Thank Brian I
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank Krista J

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?