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Los Arcoiris Mexican Restaurant

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300 Jonas Ridge Hwy, Newland, NC 28657
828-733-4341
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 7
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Food and Service

The food was average to good Mexican, well-priced, very good service, I wasn't expecting much in this out of the way location but it was good and thus recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
NoatakGirl
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Miami
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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant touts itself as authentic. Even so, it's not good. It's not bad, either. This place is a perfect example of the fact that authentic cuisine doesn't always translate to good. Having lived in Mexico for a short time, I learned that just like everywhere else, not all cooks/chefs can cook well. I was a little puzzled by a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This restaurant is a family oriented establishment. It's a nice little place to hang out and get fat. Portions are good and prices are reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The food was delicious!! The iced tea was very fresh and the service was fast. This was amongst the best Mexican food I've eaten. The prices were reasonable. I would definitely eat there again.

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very small town, not many options for food. The price was good, but my Grilled Shrimp Quesadilla was just shrimp and cheese, no spices or herbs or other flavorings. Was surprised at the blandness, but they did have some extremely spicy sauces, heat but not a lot of flavor.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had one of these in Morganton which had fantastic service and good food (now since closed) so I was thrilled to have the same food here in Newland. I have eaten here several times and while the food is always good, the service is terrible. The first glass of water or other beverage you had better ration, because you... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Just off the BlueRidge Parkway (Pineola exit). The full parking lot promised good food. My fajita del mar surpassed expectations. $13.30 for shrimp & scallops sautéed with onions & bell peppers. With it (on a separate plate) they gave me guacamole, beans, rice, sour cream, chopped lettuce & 3 flour tortillas. I cook well. It takes a lot to please... More 

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Cumberland Gap, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This little out of the way place has excellent food, and large portions,along with chips and salsa. Great food at a great price. Will definitely go back.

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Melbourne, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here. The prices were good and the servings sizes were large. Comes with chips and salsa.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Really average to below average fare. Service was o.k. Location was...well...out there, so beggars can't be choosers!

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was average to good Mexican, well-priced, very good service, I wasn't expecting much in this out of the way location but it was good and thus recommend.

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Additional Information about Los Arcoiris Mexican Restaurant

Address: 300 Jonas Ridge Hwy, Newland, NC 28657
Phone Number: 828-733-4341
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Newland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 Jonas Ridge Hwy, Newland, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Newland
  • Phone Number: 828-733-4341

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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