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English first
Federal Way, Washington
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

I took my daughter and her boyfriend here today. We came in for the awesome pork tacos her boyfriend had a steak burrito and loved it. We saw a lot of beautiful looking bowls of seafood soup going out to customers. It smelt so good that's what I'm having next time. We finished with the deep fried ice cream very... More

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Tacoma, WA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Thursdays they have chile rellenos which are very good. The size runs from standard to huge depending on how the chiles are growing. The tortillas are made in house and are excellent. The wait staff is friendly. The arroz con pollo is outstanding.

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washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a wonderful place for mexican food. The serve great tasting meals at a great price and large portions.

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Tacoma, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What a nice find in funky south Tacoma. Good food made simply with fresh ingredients - remember that ? Skip the chips n salsa game & save your appetite for the enchiladas - they even include 4 oz of carne asada on the side. So big even the rice n beans were on their own plate. I left full &... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is not fancy, but that is good. The food is solid and delicious. I like certain Mexican dishes that are seldom served in the chain restaurants. I found them here, and they were very well prepared. My only concern is that this popular neighborhood restaurant will be discovered by more people who like authentic Mexican food without the chips... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went there with the family (2 Adults, 4 Kids) and had a great meal at a reasonable price. I can't say what authentic actually is because I've never lived in Mexico, but the kitchen was busy cooking fresh food for a packed restaurant that came to our table hot and very tasty. The portions were big enough that the kids... More

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Dallas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have been coming to this little hole in the wall for about 14 years now, not so long compared to most. I've lived in Texas and San Diego where the Mexican food is pretty darn good. This restaurant has incredible fajitas, rice and beans, tortillas, both kinds, burritos and tacos. The prices are really good without making a large... More

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Federal Way, Washington
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This little hole in the wall is the real deal.... I had three shredded pork tacos and they were amazing the best pork I have ever had. The guy next to me had a shrimp cocktail and a smothered burreto they both looked fantastic. I can't wait to go back I try some more items. If your in Tacoma and... More

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Puyallup, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Hole in the wall, no chips and salsa GO ANYWAY. Excellent Mexican food. First time we went we left. Now it's our favorite. My friend sent us when we got there I said what mex rest doesn't have chips and salsa. She said a REAL one.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

After reading the glowing reviews for this place, we had high hopes for a good lunch. The tables were full when we walked in and the wait staff seemed to be familiar with most of the patrons (always a good sign). However, we were very disappointed with the food. The highly-recommended ceviche was awful. It had very little flavor, and... More

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Address: 5310 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7626
Phone Number: 253-473-7068
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma

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