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Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant

1403 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4059
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

2nd visit to restaurant, wouldn't waste my time next time. Average food and overpriced. Food Luke warm. Bad sign when I see buffet line set up up front. Nice bldg. Seating ok but not too comfortable. Predict restuarant will not last long.

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Had to wait in line to get seated. Seemed like each group to be seated took 5 minutes. Waited quite a while for someone to take drink order. Asked for 1800 Gold Margarita, got house tequila of poor quality. Food was bland. My enchiladas were so hard I could not cut shell. Will not return.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We just got done eating here. The food was horrible but the building is nice. Prices are ridiculous! I will not come back. Our waiter was great but that was all.

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Arrived around 9 and asked waiter what tume they closed and if the kitchen was still serving. We were advised all was good and order anythung we wanted. Bad mistake. Cold Food. Lousy Service. Dont let the new building lure you in. I'm sure we could have had better mexican out if the frozen food section of the 7 ~11.

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Terrible terrible serivce. Ordered nachos and the nachos had barely any cheese sauce and asked for more and she said no, that's the normal amount of cheese. Asked to speak to manager and the manager/owner came took the plate and threw the nachos out but didn't give me extra cheese!! Will never come here again! Go to tequilas instead! Don't... More

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Houston Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stopped by dinner the other night. I was quickly seated and waited on. Nice basket of warm chips came to the table pretty quickly I had a vegetarian combo. Bean Taco, Cheese quesadillo and a bean tostada. It came with rice and beans. Pretty good deal for $8.00

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North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I would like to start off this review saying that Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant has some of the best Mexican food I've had. They have a bar from 11:00am - 2:00pm. It is good value, with my personal favorite being the beef quesadilla, or the chi-Lakila. The waiters their all very nice, and are always ready to help. I would... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stopped with friends. The food was pretty good and the service was decent. Wasn't the best Mexican I have had, but far from the worse.

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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Arroz Con Pollo is the best on the menu and I can't find it better anywhere. They have just built a new resturant.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We've been going to the Tryon location for years. They just re-opened at the JW Clay location in Charlotte and we ate there tonight. I can't wait to go back and try the lunch buffet. I think the staff is always friendly, the food is authentic, and fairly priced. The new place is decorated nicely with a huge bar and... More

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