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2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
(801) 393-3151
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing service

We have not been here for over ten years. Glad it is still open. Really good salsa and make sure to order the cheese rolls. Really good. We had a party if 12 people and they got us right on. Jamie was the best waitress I have ever experienced. She took our drink and dinner order and did not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Wendy B
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Grantsville, Utah
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English first
Southern Utah
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This place is a cheap mexican place that servers canned food and has no chance of ever getting anymore of my business. We brought the family out for lunch with our son and his wife to be the day before thier wedding. The service was fantastic but the food left much to be desired, I have had better food on... More 

Grantsville, Utah
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We have not been here for over ten years. Glad it is still open. Really good salsa and make sure to order the cheese rolls. Really good. We had a party if 12 people and they got us right on. Jamie was the best waitress I have ever experienced. She took our drink and dinner order and did not write... More 

Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Seated quickly. Yummy salsa served warm with cheese! Waitress waa unable to take our drink orders, had to get the bar tender, and we had to pay him at the moment he brought the drinks to the table.

Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I asked around for good Mexican food with the locals and they pointed me here. I'm glad they did. I was seated at a nice table in a back room with plenty of other guests. The server was knowledgeable and vouched for the salsa. I ordered the taco salad with a little guidance from my server. It arrived quickly and... More 

Utah
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very popular with locals. Food is REALLY good and very reasonably priced. The chile verde is the best I have ever had (a little on the spacey side, but that's how I like it). Great Mexican food and our kids even love the fries there!

Ogden, Utah
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a local favorite. This is one of the first Mexican Restaurant in Ogden, UT. They have a variety of choices both Mexican and American food. It is not an authentic Mexican food restaurant. However, the food is great. Prices are reasonable. If it is your first visit, venture out to order one of their combinations and give you... More 

Ogden, Utah
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The hot (meaning, warmed) salsa is unique and good. The food is generally tasty, and not too pricey. Those are the good points. On the downside, those of you with sensitive stomachs, better have your cures handy. Not sure if it's old oil (usually the food comes out warm) or the cheese, but it, to be delicate, upsets my stomach... More 

Level Contributor
60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I took some people out to say thank you. This place was recommended to me and I am recommending it to you. The atmosphere is fun and it a lower light setting. They could accommodate small children, but I wouldn't got there with a toddler myself. Great prices and the food was good too. Definitely on the radar again.

Provo, Utah
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179 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have had people invite me to this place twice saying that it was an amazing restaurant they went to when they were younger. Both times that my wife and I have gone we have been disappointed. It must be the memories from when they were younger, because there is so much better Mexican food around Utah, I am amazed... More 

Clearfield, Utah
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101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stopped in for the lunch special, ground beef taco with spicy chili verde enchilada. The enchilada was excellent with very large chunks of meat, the taco had lots of meat but was extremely salty, Decor is very nice however the booths are very tight , hard to eat with the table against your ribs. My biggest complaint about this place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2564 Ogden Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-2413
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Ogden
  • Phone Number: (801) 393-3151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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