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Alejandro's Mexican Grill

7212 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-4235
540-904-5825
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Ranked #37 of 405 restaurants in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Most recent review
- Jul 20, 2014
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Service was a little slow tonight. The screaming child behind us also dampened the mood a bit. Normally this is a great place to eat with a fun bright atmosphere. It's in a strip mall but don't let that discourage you. The food is really good and the salsa bar is a unique feature. The fish tacos (both fried and... More

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Baldwinsville, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wow, the food here was great. If you are looking for high end, this is not the place. But the food is full of flavor, well priced and the restaurant is clean with a nice atmosphere. The salsa bar is a great way to be able to try all the salsa you want. I would definitely come back!

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were passing though on travel and checked TripAdvisor for a recommendation. I was shocked to find the restaurant in a shopping center but the food was delicious. The large 24oz pomegranate margarita was tasty but quite pricey ($11.99) the large lime was only $7.50. The salsa bar was fun, getting to try different kinds of salsa was great for... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Been struggling for years wishing for good Mex food on this end of the country. Here it is!!! This is a classic small family run shop that is hitting all the right marks. From the salsa to the tequila to the rellenos (mark of a true Mexican chef!), this is a great restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Great price, great service, great meal. Unexpected coming from Florida to Virginia. Will definitely be back on our next trip

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Alexandria
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144 reviews 144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We were craving Mexican food, so we walked over from the Hotel Roanoke over. It was not crowded when we got there, and ordered right away. I had the number seven, which was the beef faijtas. They have a station of chips and salsa that you can get and fix the way that you want. They were really good, and... More

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Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

What a neat place, we just had lunch and I ordered too much. I had the vegetarian quesadilla it was delicious and the black beans were just right, I hate refried beans, in fact I will not eat them. My Husband had a fahitia which was delicious, we especially liked the salsa bar, something we have never seen before and... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

quick, easy, good service, great food! The salsa bar is a favorite, but the fajita quesadilla is a great value and very tasty. Very busy during workday lunches, but they move fast so you're back to work on time!

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West Islip
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Stopped for dinner when bringing our daughter back to college. She wanted us to try this restaurant because it is popular with the "locals". We were seated promptly and our server was pleasant. Had a few questions about menu items and he explained them to our satisfaction. I ordered the Chicken Fajita Quesadilla which came with red rice and refried... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Good food, fine service. Enjoyed the salsa bar, everyone cleaned their plate. Nice spot for lunch in downtown.

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