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Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

401 E. 4th Street, Watkins Glen, NY
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Ranked #19 of 37 Restaurants in Watkins Glen
Cuisines: Mexican
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  • English first
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The food had little to no seasoning. The salsas were from a jar and had little flavor or heat. Not the worst Mexican I have eaten but close. The waiter kept reaching for things in front of my husband (to clear) and sticking his elbow in my husbands face.

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Good service, great food, well worth the visit. Near the shore of Seneca Lake, take a stroll after your meal along the waterfront, visit the Marina .

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I am pretty sure it was all frozen then microwaved as we oredered it. I was not impressed, there was very little flavor. I was very disappointed.

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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The food was decent. It could taste better. The portions were huge. My husband also ordered the gigantic burrito and I would recommend it if you want to have a heart attack on the spot. Drinks could be better, though they are cheaper than what I am used to down where I live. I knew I should have just ordered... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We ate at Garcia's on the first night of our trip to Watkins Glen. It was a short walk from our Bed & Breakfast. We sat on the outside patio and enjoyed the sights and sounds. The food was good and the prices were reasonable. I would recommend it.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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176 reviews 176 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

My husband and I had dinner at Garcia’s while visiting Watkins Glen. Overall, the food was wasn't bad and we’d probably eat there again, but it wouldn’t be a "must do." We ordered the guacamole—it was good—but it came in a small dish, and we thought the portion was a little bit small for the price. We didn’t order the... More 

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Address: 401 E. 4th Street, Watkins Glen, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
Cuisine: Mexican

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