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Zaragoza Alley, Tonala, Mexico
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Description: Have been going there for 6 years.

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Service was horrible

We went there with a group. They were phoned and told that we would be there at 6:00. Nothing had been started and we all ordered margs. Well after waiting 45 minutes for our drinks ( we were the only ones there ) we got up and left. I have eaten there before and the service has been a little... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2013
mexicanbeachbunny
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We went there with a group. They were phoned and told that we would be there at 6:00. Nothing had been started and we all ordered margs. Well after waiting 45 minutes for our drinks ( we were the only ones there ) we got up and left. I have eaten there before and the service has been a little... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Made arrangements to meet friends there and found that our longtime friend Oscar was gone. We thought we would try it but after ordering drinks and waiting a half hour for them to go buy the tequila, rum and ice to make drinks, we decided to bail out and not even try to eat there. A huge disappointment as this... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We have a history with Oscar, the owner of El Boquinete. When we first met him in the early 2000's, he was the manager of El Rincon del Sol. By 2006, he had opened his own restaurant and we stumbled on it one day. Because of Oscar's personality and great food, it is an automatic stop for every lunch in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zaragoza Alley, Tonala, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Guadalajara Metropolitan Area  >  Tonala

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Have been going there for 6 years.

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