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Mendoza's Restaurants

101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
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Ranked #52 of 70 restaurants in Port Clinton
Most recent review
- May 31, 2014
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42% Recommend
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English first
Onsted, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Worse than Taco Bell. Service was ok. People were very nice and friendly. The food was barely edible.

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Cheney, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I liked the convenience of walking over to the restaurant, but as far as the food goes, it was just "okay". The building seems as if it needs a complete overhaul, as its appearance can and does deter potential diners.

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Vermilion, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Had some down time after fishing and wanted something to eat. Well upon entry I noticed a outdoor patio type area. We proceeded indoors to see a small dining area badly in need of updates and the decor was confused between Mayberry RFD, antiqueish old gas pumps and an attempt at a Mexican Restaurant. The waitress was not knowledgeable of... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Reasonable prices, decent portions, average food. If you go in hoping for more than a quick, serviceable lunch, you'll likely be disappointed.

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The place is a little dingy when you walk in. This is more like a greasy spoon diner than a place to take your wife or a date. However the food was good and the price very reasonable. They do serve beer here. It seemed to be a family run operation. I would go back there when I am in... More

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Port Clinton, OH
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Visited this restaurant "off-season" so sat inside. Not very clean looking and food was about the same. Would not return or recommend this place.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

My husband ordered a wet taco salad and I had a chicken enchilada. Both were very good. My enchilada could be ordered wet or dry and I chose wet thinking it would have slasa on top of it, but it came with some kind of chicken gravy! Maybe authentic, but I prefer salsa. I scraped it off and replaced it... More

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Port Clinton, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I was turned on to Mendoza about 30 yrs.ago by a friend. From the first bite I was hooked. I have NEVER had one problem with anything in that place. Service, food,drinks atmoshere,taste and price have exceeded my expectations always! I think it is the best authentic Mexican food in these parts. I don t understand all these problems in... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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177 reviews 177 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Nothing fancy here, except for the dessert. The chimichanga was good -- not great, but good. No chili verde on the menu (a staple where I come from), but they did have two choices for salsa upon request -- medium and hot. (Medium was plenty spicy for me.) However, the fruit burrito with ice cream was something to come in... More

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Maumee, Ohio
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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

We'd read the reviews - it's 50/50 if Mendoza's was good. Restaurant.com was offering a $2 for $25 certificate (which Mendoza's didn't honor - apparently there was some confusion between them and restaurant.com - they did give us free dessert which was nice though). So for $2 we thought what the heck, we'll give it a shot. We thought wrong.... More

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