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Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant

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1403 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4059
704-854-3467
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It wasn't horrible.....

Okay. I wouldn't necessarily go back but it wasn't horrible. It's a chain, right? I'm not a chain restaurant afficianado, but it was okay for what it is. The food was bland, for my tastes. But the place is okay - and we were a little pressed for time. If you have time, look for something... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Alex D
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Decided to try this place because it has been a favorite place of my parents. Once there my husband and I waited for a mere 20 minutes when a Caucasian couple came in and was escorted to a table before us. It made me feel like there was partiality towards us. The food was great but I decided this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have eaten at Los Arcos when it was on Franklin St for years, but finally got to go to the new location on New Hope. We went for lunch on a Thursday and got the Buffet. The selection on the buffet was amazing. All of the food was hot and good. We will be going back often.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Okay. I wouldn't necessarily go back but it wasn't horrible. It's a chain, right? I'm not a chain restaurant afficianado, but it was okay for what it is. The food was bland, for my tastes. But the place is okay - and we were a little pressed for time. If you have time, look for something better.

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York County
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has moved from a hole in the wall with pretty good food, to a nice newish building on New Hope Road. The prices are much higher and the food is terrible. Won't be going back.

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Lowell, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Arrived for a Saturday evening meal with a party of seven. I expected a long wait because the line of customers went out to the door. I was told about 5 to 10 minutes, but it really was closer to 20 minutes. Not a bad wait time. Be prepared - you stand in line and move forward. If your party... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I wanted to support the new location in front of the mall so I stopped in for a late lunch. Terrible food and the service was even worst. All the employees standing around talking to each other and not waiting on the customers. First and last visit.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I am always going to notice if a place is really clean or if somebody just gave it a swipe to please the health inspectors. This place is squeaky clean, even the pottery on the wall never shows signs of dust. And the food is really good, and very much what you will find in Mexico. Every time I go... More 

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Clover, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Located for years at another location, this restaurant just moved into a beautiful remodeled building. As I walked in, I was impressed with the look of the building and the great iron work on the front doors. The great iron work continued in the bathrooms as well. Probably the best looking bathrooms I've seen in any Mexican restaurant. It looks... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Just to be clear, this review is for the new location in front of the mall. Right from the beginning it was bad. Tried to seat my wife and I right next to the kitchen in/out door, asked to sit somewhere else and received "the look". Sat down to order and menu is a joke as was the food. Chips... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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Additional Information about Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1403 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4059
Phone Number: 704-854-3467
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1403 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4059
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: 704-854-3467

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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