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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
919-846-5478
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Ranked #4 of 1,241 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
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Celebrating a birthday so party of 11. Seated in reasonable amount of time. We were allowed time to enjoy drinks with chips and several types of dips - not just the typical salsa, but guacamole as well. Deftly took our orders. Reasonable amount of time until all dishes arrived, presented well and all managed to be hot. (rare in less... More 

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Tampa, FL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

All Mexican I have ever eaten, including the popular spots in Raleigh, has been pretty much the same. Gonza does it right. It's not on the menu, but get the Posole (Pozole?) soup. Pretty much my favorite food in Raleigh. Wish in came in bowls instead of just as a side/cup. Seems to me to be more your "authentic" Mexican... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Fantastic contemporary twist on Mexican favorites. Be sure to try the specialty tacos. Terrific place for lunch or dinner. Incredibly reasonable prices for great food and service.

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Boone, North Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Notice I didn't say MEXICAN, This has many elements of Mejico including the luchadore theme, but they also have elements of other Latin fare particularly Columbia. Very fresh ingredients from salsa to guac to steak. Decent portion sizes and really spot on service. Tequila list is very impressive and maybe I will sample on the next trip. Value about right... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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206 reviews 206 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You'll love this place - a MUST try! Thursday is tamale day and its worth writing down....delicious. Great food, outstanding service, fantastic experience....stop in for lunch or grab dinner - we love this restaurant!

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cary, nc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great place to relax and enjoy some handmade tacos!! Salsas are wonderful!!! Love the atmosphere. Would fit perfectly in Austin, TX.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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120 reviews 120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Gonza is a no combo plates, homemade everything big deal Mexican restaurant up Leadmine Rd. from Crabtree mall. It's hello, come in, nice to see you, can I get you a drink, have some chips friendly restaurant with fresh, house made, chunky salsa to go with the warm chips. It's wonderful presentation of tacos on flour tortillas like I've never... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Spending the night in Raleigh after visiting my daughter over parents weekend nearby. Went exploring and saw trip advisor reviews for this place and decided to give it a try. Margaritas were great! Dinners were well presented and tasty. Highlight of the great meal was the dessert- talega de platano. Fried pouch of fruit with ice cream on the side.... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 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
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65 reviews 65 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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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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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