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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
919-846-5478
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Ranked #10 of 1,221 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant and very reasonably priced. The flour tacos are superb and the service is top notch. Don't be fooled by the appearance externally, it looks like a chain restaurant in a retail park but it is quite the opposite. Highly recommended.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Tuesday night meal with friends party of 7, owner greeting was warm and friendly (as always ), server/ice was fair. The tacos are on the small side, so an order of three if moderate hungry; should not be too much (like some places). Unfortunately they will not mix and match tacos, its all or nothing of a kind on an... More

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NC
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Don't get me wrong, the food was pretty good but it was definitely not #7 restaurant in Raleigh good. I can think of at least 10 restaurants that are better and even a few Mexican restaurants that are better. Maybe we went into this with our expectations too high, but here goes: Drinks: My husband ordered a Victoria Michelada and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Family owned business preparing interesting and very tasty variations. Incredible list of tequilas. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Being from Texas, we were pleasantly surprised to find Mexican food of this quality in NC.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The food is fresh and delicious. The decor inside is really fun. This is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Raleigh. I will go back time and again!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love Gonza's. All of their dishes are so good, and made with fresh ingredients and not greasy like most Mexican. Their steak tacos are amazing!! Sit outside if the weather is nice.

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North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

First time here and after ordering a mango margarita I was shocked it wasn't served in a margarita glass. It might sound petty but it's Mexican and I like those glasses. The serving size was small and tasted way too sweet and not enough alcohol. ($9.00 special) smh.... I had the shrimp tacos and rice a beans. Shocked about the... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were celebrating 5 friend's 60th birthday! The food is always very fresh and definitely not the run of the mill Mexican food. Reservations are a must b/c of the restaurant's popularity!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Food is very good and seems fresh. Wait staff need to be more familiar with menu. When you ask if something is spicy and they say "no" then it's so hot you can't eat it. Then waiter says "well never tried that" which is answer should have given originally. Otherwise we find the food interesting and very fresh.

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Raleigh, NC
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68 reviews 68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've been to this place twice. Both times it was at best average. I cannot believe the love this place gets based on the two meals that I had. I have no plans to go back. There are much better Mexican restaurants in Raleigh than this one.

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Additional Information about Gonza Tacos y Tequila

Address: 7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone Number: 919-846-5478
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican, South American

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