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Plaza Girabaldi

1671 N Howe Street, Southport, NC 28461
910-454-0000
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Ranked #37 of 72 restaurants in Southport
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 14, 2014
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Lillington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We ate there twice while on vacation. The food was fantastic and the service was really awesome. The waiters are extremely attentive and they just go out of the way to please the customers. Will eat there again!!! :-)

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Raleigh, NC
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This food was excellent. The service was excellent. The place is very clean and newer. I will be going back soon. They make guacamole tableside. I got the chori chicken/pollo and it was great.

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Southport, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fast, friendly service. The food is usually very good, but it seems to vary some depending on who's cooking. Negro Modelo on draft keeps us coming back.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This restaurant was remodeled recently so thought we would give it another try. Service is no better than before and just seems to lack atmosphere. Food was okay but not great. Server got bills mixed up. There were four of us with two checks. Totally mixed up but we didn't even bother trying to straighten out as server seemed confused... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have to say I've never been to a more disappointing restaurant in my life. I ordered a ribeye with shrimp and rice and beans. It was like a mix of American and Mexican. The steak was horrible. I ate a few bites and just couldn't bare the taste. I've never been to a place where I couldn't finish a... More

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Southport, NC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The waiters literally run! Food is of course Mexican and at least average. Lot's of room, fairly quiet, inexpensive. Cheap beer. Eat eat here regularly.

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Southport, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Not open. Looks permanent. Don't even bother. Try subway at Walmart. Or, Murphy's across the street.

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Clayton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We first ate here 6 years ago on our first vacation together. We came back to Southport for our first anniversary and the food is just as wonderful as I remember. Our server was awesome and the atmosphere was great. Highly recommend this restaurant to those visiting Southport and looking for a good Mexican place.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Holy moly, this was lovely! Moved here two years ago and have been looking for just the right Mexican place to no avail. Somehow we missed this place even though it's only a mile away. Pesos is loud and full of obnoxious people and the food is meh, and I HATE Cactus. Yuck. But this was just delightful. The atmosphere... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

This restaurant is awesome. The food is great, and very reasonably priced. Service is wonderful, and all the times we have been there, we get our food very quickly. My boyfriend (he's from Southern California) said the Carne Asada burrito was great and was the best one he's had since leaving California. That seems like a pretty high compliment to... More

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