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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 10
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just lunch

My daughter and son inlaw roomy there for lunch last summer, I've not eaten much Mexican food. I was pleasantly surprised at the flavors, and I enjoyed my meal. I didn't pay the tab, but they had been there before, so I'm sure the prices were fair. The service was very good as well. If you're... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Linda L
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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and son inlaw roomy there for lunch last summer, I've not eaten much Mexican food. I was pleasantly surprised at the flavors, and I enjoyed my meal. I didn't pay the tab, but they had been there before, so I'm sure the prices were fair. The service was very good as well. If you're looking for someplace different,... More 

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Thank Linda L
Clayton, North Carolina
Level Contributor
85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

So I live locally and have frequented several other Mexican establishments in the are--and my wife and I love Mexican. I read the reviews of Festejos, and always notice a crowded parking lot, so I said "why not give it a try." It was well worth it. One thing I noticed right away was the shredded beef in the tacos,... More 

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Thank yellowrider221
Clayton, North Carolina
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Went here for the first time last week and liked it so much I went back and took my daughter. Enjoyed the visit again. Good food and friendly helpful staff. Very clean dining room.

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Thank Deborah P
Clayton, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Overall our dining experience was awesome! From the guacamole made right at the table to the fajitas to the vegetarian enchilada to the .Shrimp Empanadas (Empanadillas de Camaron) We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Our waiter was more than attentive and the atmosphere was the best. We will return! A true hidden treasure in Clayton!

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Thank Luvmeezerstoo
B-lo
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Loved the food and atmosphere, great tacos!!! We thought the food was very authentic and would definitely return... We also thought the portion size was very generous.

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Thank john_lisa09
Garner, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The food is always great. The staff is friendly enough. Food comes out quickly and is by far the best Mexican Food in Clayton.

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1 Thank Chris F
Clayton, North Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

For "authentic" Mexican food, it lacks flare in flavor. Prices are decent, margaritas are great. They will make guacamole table side for you. I prefer seafood offerings such as seafood enchilada, but they don't offer anything like that. These guys are probably the most popular Mexican restaurant in the area due to their location. Parking is limited as the lot... More 

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Thank traci830
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

The service was slow. We waited 10 min for our check. Stood in line to pay without it and she was sitting at the bar! The food was ok. Flautas were unimpressive. As well as the rest of the parties food Maybe it was on off night. 1st and last visit to this cookie cutter place.

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Thank OCTSCOUT
Clayton, North Carolina
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There are several good Mexican restaurants in the area but Festejos is by far the best. Most authentic and consistently good. Wait staff is attentive and friendly.

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Thank Ed P
Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We've been to several Mexican restaurants, and were pleasantly surprised by this one. It's a little hole-in-the-wall place, but the food and service were great. Tableside prepared guacamole was awesome... we were all licking our fingers! We just moved to this area and can't wait to go back. The prices are very reasonable, as well.

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Thank Beth M

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?