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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Mexican food. Eat in or take out. Casual, family friendly restaurant.
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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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
It's fresh and fast!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Tamara B
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Highlands, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
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Highlands, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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200 reviews 200 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Anderson, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

An unexpected treat. Food was what fast food should be - fresh, delicious, and quick at a reasonable price.

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Atlanta, GA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We have had burritos here many times. It is probably our kids favorite restaurant in Highlands. They equate it to chipotle which they love. Probably the best bargain in Highlands to feed a family good food.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is my favorite spot for lunch. We eat here several times during each visit to Highlands. The food is fresh, delicious and served fast. The owner runs the register and he's always very friendly.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I got the shrimp burrito and it was ginormous while my father got the taco salad which was on the small side. The ingredients were fantastic and fresh, and I would highly recommend getting the burrito because it is a lot of bang for the buck. The reason for my 4 stars though is that the man was a bit...crisp.... More 

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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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