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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 1,199 restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, South American
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Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Come experience the best Mexican restaurant in Raleigh.
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

So glad I finally tried this place. Such a cool atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating and seems to be a really cool spot. We didn't have to wait more than 15 minutes on a Friday evening. The service started off great- but then she forgot my girlfriends sweet tea and never brought us the queso we ordered. The salsa and... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was my second meal here and so glad we came. The guacamole had just the right amount of bite to it, we were scraping the dish. I had steak taco's that were topped with an avocado slice and not lathered in sour cream and cheese. They were perfect! The tortillas are soft, fresh and made locally. The salad that... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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119 reviews 119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This Mexican place has a Colombian flare, very unique and good. We sat outside on a picnic table. The decorations are about the day of the dead - very interesting and still inviting. I had the three tacos - small, but filling. I was able to choose my side from either a salad with citrus dressing, or two kinds of... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I eat here every time I'm Raleigh and crave it when I'm back home! Always experienced very friendly service and awesome tacos!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Gonza is great all around! The food is authentic and fresh, the service has always been courteous and professional, and the atmosphere is lively and exciting. Somehow Gonza manages to be a great place for dates, family gatherings, or just meeting friends. This restaurant has never failed me! It will be busy, especially on Friday or Saturday nights, but the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have tried and loved everything on this menu - our kids love it, my wife te vegetarian loves it....if you haven't been, you're really missing out! It's amazing.

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Clifton Park, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Many times you go to Mexican restaurants and it's the same ol same ol... it's good, but not great. Gonza's is NOT like that! Yes it's crowded, but clearly there's a reason! We started with chips, guac, queso, and salsa... home made and delicious. The Drinks were good- Margaritas, Mojitos and a Paloma were enjoyed! The waiter apologized to my... More

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Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is just what I was hoping to find; a real Mexican restaurant that just doesn't slop a bunch of cheese on a taco and call it Mexican food. Everything was fresh and delicious. The homemade salsa was spot on. The homemade Habanero chili aioli sauce was outstanding. Shrimp tacos delicious. The chicken tortilla soup was the best I ever... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Been seeing this rated very highly on TA for some time! It definitely lived up to the hype! Food AND Service were excellent! Margaritas were phenomenal! Highly recommend!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our Ladies Night Out group met at their newest restaurant in January. We have been to the Lead Mine restaurant twice. Of course, we made reservations b/c they are always busy! Open Table is the online reservation site. We were given the royal treatment which goes a long way with a retired teacher group!!!! We were given 2 complimentary appetizers... More

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