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Nuevo Laredo Cantina

#83 of 3,273 Restaurants in Atlanta
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Mexican
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1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-2834
404-352-9009
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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  • 96
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  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wow a Must

This spot was recommended by a friend when we were in the Atlanta area and we were pleasantly surprised. The food is very tasty and the salsa is by far the best! If you enjoy Mexican food then worth the drive. We waited until midday so no waiting in long lines. So many flavorful items that are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This spot was recommended by a friend when we were in the Atlanta area and we were pleasantly surprised. The food is very tasty and the salsa is by far the best! If you enjoy Mexican food then worth the drive. We waited until midday so no waiting in long lines. So many flavorful items that are freshly prepared. We... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Just stopped by for a quick lunch with my sister last Saturday and we were very impressed! From the outside it looks like a whole in the wall but the amount of cars parked in the lot tells you that it's good before even entering. We were st right away...it was crowded, but hey that means everyone wants to eat... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been coming here for years. When I first moved to Atlanta in the '90s it was hard to find a decent Tex Mex place. I found one here. It's better than decent it's great. Parking is limited. Get there early. We arrived at 11am and in 15 minutes it was packed. I love any of their enchiladas and the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

By far favorite restaurant for wife and I. We've easily gone here a little less than once a month, on average, for the past 3 or 4 years. If you go on a Friday or Saturday evening, get there before 6 to beat the crowds or better yet, get there at dinner hour but grab a drink and sit and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

NL has been dependable Mexican spot in Atlanta for years. Frequently crowded with long waits, they do a tremendous business no doubt because of their good food that's reliably good. Tacos are stuffed full, fajitas outstanding, The plates are chocked full and delicious. Service is pretty good to average. It takes some time to get drinks refilled, but the service... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times while in Atlanta on business and enjoy the food, atmosphere, and the margaritas. I have tried tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas during my visits. The staff is eager to please and the food arrives extremely quick. If you plan to go during the latter portion of the week for dinner be prepared to... More 

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have eaten here so many times when living in Atlanta and it is always the first place I want to go when I visit. Whatever you choose, you always get great food. On top of that, their salsa is really good and the margaritas are the best around. A truly outstanding place to eat.

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Mobile, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family and I enjoy eating at Nuevo Laredo Cantina when we visit Atlanta. It has a festive atmosphere and good fajitas. The margarita selection is good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Been looking at Nuevo Laredo Cantina for some time, when my brother and I returned from a road trip I suggested this place. A very nice place, smaller than I thought it would be, a wide variety of choices on the menu and the food was very tasty, I will go back again.

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Bremen, Georgia, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This place is the real deal. Drove 40 miles to bring some neophytes here to enjoy a pitcher of margaritas while we waited for a table. After all, it was Saturday night! But well worth the wait. It is a noisy, crowded place but you are treated like family. Chips and homemade salsa comes right out, and drinks provided immediately.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-2834
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: 404-352-9009

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?