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Pescados Highland Burritto's

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226 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741
828-526-9313
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Mexican food. Eat in or take out. Casual, family friendly restaurant.

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I eat here a lot

I'm a local of highlands and eat here at least once a week. The ingredients are always so fresh and the staff is always very friendly. Pescados also has very nice prices compared to others in highlands.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
BEJ2000
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I'm a local of highlands and eat here at least once a week. The ingredients are always so fresh and the staff is always very friendly. Pescados also has very nice prices compared to others in highlands.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Think Moe's or Chipotle only better. We both had burritos. No complaints. We wanted some place to grab a quick bite, and this was exactly what we were looking for.

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Savannah, Georgia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I was traveling with my recently-graduated niece, visiting the North Carolina area. We had been window shopping in Highlands and gazing at menus that were pretty pricey. We turned down this street and were so glad to find this restaurant! Great food, great service, great prices!!! My blackened tilapia burrito was excellent, made even more so with the tomatilla salsa... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went in one day about 30 mins before closing time. Staff was friendly and fast. Food was fresh and tasty and not over seasoned like most burrito places. Will definitely eat here again.

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Highlands, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Don't be put off by a line...things move super fast and the food is extremely fresh and tasty. Plus, the burritos are GIANT and will fill you up all day!

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We love this place! The burritos and tacos are always so fresh and made fast right before your eyes. We eat here every time we are in Highlands. They are only open from around 11am - 3pm, Monday through Saturday, I think. We love the fish tacos and burritos.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Same style as Chiptole. You order and they fix and put everything on it. I ordered a burrito and it was huge. And thank goodness I didn't order one with everything. Would not have been able to eat it. Food was fresh and restaurant was very clean. Service was good and with a smile. Thought their tea was a little... More 

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Highlands, North Carolina, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This isn't your average Mexican restaurant. Everything is made fresh and served buffet style. It can get a little expensive when you start adding sides to your taco or taco salad. Such as sour cream, guacamole, extra cheese. But, even their rice and beans are wonderful and their Chicken Enchilada soup are a good buy.

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Cashiers, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If fresh, quick and reasonable are your idea of lunch, then this place is perfect. Their menu is varried and all made fresh to order. Unfortunately, they only serve lunch so get there before 3 PM..

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Avon Park, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We always make sure to eat lunch at Pescados during our annual Thanksgiving vacation to the Highlands/Cashiers area. Food is fresh and consistently delicious! On this trip I ordered the Shrimp and Spinach Quesadilla. Perfection! Thanks again for another great lunch experience!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 226 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: 828-526-9313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Mexican food. Eat in or take out. Casual, family friendly restaurant.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?