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Festejos Mexican Bar & Grill

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905 East Main St., Clayton, NC 27520
919-359-2755
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, so-so service

Best Mexican food around. Guacamole sauce is the best I'eve ever eaten. Service was slow and iffy....so be prepared for the wait.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Virago6
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Raleigh, NC
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Clayton, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Best Mexican food in Johnston County. Make sure to ask about off-menu items and daily specials. Killer margeritas as well. If you cant get to Chuy's, come here

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have never had a bad experience here. Very generous portions and good prices. We usually split the Festejo Fajitas because of the large portion. This is our normal Saturday dinner spot.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

14 friends had dinner for Cinco de Mayo. Yes the restaurant was busy but a table of 14 means money to a waitress or waiter. In 2 1/2 hours we were lucky to have received a couple of beers each. It took 45 min to put our food order in then another hour and a half to get the food.... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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82 reviews 82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Best Mexican food around. Guacamole sauce is the best I'eve ever eaten. Service was slow and iffy....so be prepared for the wait.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Do not come here if you are in a hurry. This place has the best food of the comparable places nearby, but every time we go eat its a 90 + minute event! Even just to get a drink it takes forever. Not sure where the breakdown occurs, but Mexican food is supposed to be fast!!! :) Food is delish,... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Good Mexican food, and a lot of it, you won't go hungry. $1.00 beer night and a couple of dinners for short money. Clean restaurant, quick and fresh food well prepared.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I first visited this restaurant with my co-workers and was extremely disappointed, the food and service were awful. I decided two weeks later to give it another try chalking up my first visit to a

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Clayton, North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

One of the area's better Mexican restaurants. Foods are consistently well prepared, the ingredients are fresh and the staff is friendly and attentive. The guacamole prepared at table side is treat for the eyes and the taste sensation. The menu has large selection of both traditional and Tex-Mex dishes . A great many Spanish speaking and English speaking people can... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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109 reviews 109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have eaten in a lot of Mexican restaurants here in NC but I can tell you this is the best. I have not had food this good since I moved from Texas. The franchise Mexican restaurants can't hold a candle to this one. Try it out!

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Clayton, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Let me start by saying this is NOT Tex-Mex. The food is more traditional Mexican Food with lot's of fresh vegetables and good sauces. The service is friendly and fast. The selection is varied with many different items to choose from. If you like Guacamole, Try Guacamole at the Table which is made at your table with two avocados and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 905 East Main St., Clayton, NC 27520
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: 919-359-2755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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