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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
919-846-5478
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Ranked #8 of 1,214 restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, South American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Come experience the best Mexican restaurant in Raleigh.
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atlanta GA
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148 reviews 148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

Customers took me lunch here and it was awesome! Very unique, lots of outdoor seating, great food and service but a little pricey. However you get what you pay for. Will return!

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Coral Gables, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What a great dinner experience! We ate outside (6 people). The service was great and fast! Great and fresh chips with hot salsa . The menu has amazing Mexican dishes with fabulous fusion flavors. We had the Quesadilla and the Callo de Hacha ( tacos of scallops). Fascinating flavor. The cilantro rice was out of this world (combination of cilantro... More

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Groton, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What a great place for not your ordinary Mexican restaurant. We had the guapo buritto with plantains and funky scallop tacos. Great margaritas and good selection of beer and tequila. Fun atmosphere and excellent service.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great food! We started with traditional margaritas and spicy jalapeño mojitos. Appetizers were cheese dip (we asked for jalapeños on the side and got fresh peppers - so good) and guacamole. Both very good. At the table, we had the chile relleno, beef and chicken tacos. The sides we chose were the salad (a great size - not too big,... More

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Melrose, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had lunch today at the Wake Forest location. The restaurant was recommended to us and we loved it. The food was terrific. We ordered quesadillas and catfish tacos. We shared both dishes and we're not disappointed. Chips and salsa were brought to our table right away and the salsa was really fresh and delicious. Our waitress was so helpful... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Different than the generic Mexican/Tex-Mex places around. Different menu, vibrant, colorful place with attentive staff and fantastic food. Marginally more expensive than a typical place, but with a lot more variation.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were visiting Raleigh and a local recommended this restaurant. We went on a Sunday evening. We made a reservation b/c we heard it gets busy! Glad we did. We had a wonderful waiter named Fernando. He recommended a few items. I had the Mexican Flag dish and my husband had the Chile Relleno. Both were very good! Chips and... More

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Raleigh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We love Tacos and Tequila. We have always had a great meal here. The service is super and the food is fantastic!

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Raleigh, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This restaurant has delicious food with a fun atmosphere! Every time I go I get the shrimp tacos which are excellent. I only have three slightly negative comments - 1) it can get very, very loud when it's busy; 2) if they are busy, they may hound you to get you out the door so they can seat waiting guests.... More

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Tucson, Arizona, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Being from Tucson, Arizona, and traveling frequently to Mexico on vacation, I am spoiled by our excellent Mexican restaurants. The atmosphere at Gonza's is colorful, fun and unique. They have done a great job making it authentic. You feel like you are on vacation in Mexico. Only drawback was it was very busy. We were seated immediately but I would... More

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