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Nuevo Laredo Cantina

1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-2834
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Ranked #108 of 3,464 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Reality is iconoclastic . . . or, put another way: experience shatters expectations. I have heard of Nuevo Laredo's excellence for years. A few days ago, I visited this iconic Mexican restaurant with my family for the first time. We had a good time, and the staff is very friendly, but I have no intention of returning a second time.... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We went here for a friend's birthday and there were 8 of us. The hostess will tell you that ALL of your party must be present in order to be seated. A little inconvenient, but that's their rules. Signs are posted they can split checks for credit card payments up to 4 cards. Again, a little inconvenient. We understood that... More 

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Denver, CO
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This funky little place offers excellent food to go with the atmosphere. The menu is large enough to satisfy the most picky eater. The food is delicious. Wine, beer, margaritas, etc. are served. Sunday afternoons tend to offer immediate seating. The prices are very fair.

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Meriden, Connecticut, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First, the atmosphere and decor: you know this place is authentic Mexican, just look at the owner Chance's pictures all over the walls! Very eclectic and interesting art pictures and stuff! Secondly, the food is outstanding! I always get the queso cheese dip and carne asada tacos. Put a little dip on tacos. Salsa is out of this world! Thirdly,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Once you get seated, the food and service are great. You can order the usual tacos, enchiladas & burrito, but why bother when there are so many more interesting items on the menu. But I gotta tell you -- no reservations & plan on waiting 45 minutes to an hour (even at 6pm)

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I had heard rumors of how great the Mexican food at Nuevo Laredo was…. Last night I decided to give it a shot. They parking lot is small but they have a larger lot across the street. I felt like I was in the middle of nowhere on our way out to it but eventually we found it. It was... More 

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Decatur, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Had a meeting three miles away and looked on trip advisor and found this small mexican restaurant (so it appeared) and went inside and found it wasn't small,it was two big rooms in good mexican decor,full bar (but small) great service and even greater food. It was about 1:30 pm and the place was full. We will go back....

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Temple, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The place may look like a hole in the wall but the food is out of this world! Pork tacos and guacamole are best I've ever had! The place is busy but it's worth the wait. It's the only Mexican restaurant I go now!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

You may need GPS to locate Nuevo Laredo Cantina but it's worth the effort. Spicey, authentic and tasty describe this restaurant for me. The pork enchiladas are one of my favorites. Expect to wait. This place is popular.

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Holly Springs, NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Having lived in California, I know a little about decent Mexican food. This is the best Mexican food I've eaten since I left CA in 89, and believe me, I try every Mexican restaurant I can find. The chips and salsa are fresh and muey picante. If you don't like the heat, stay out of the kitchen! Great seafood tacos,... More 

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Additional Information about Nuevo Laredo Cantina

Address: 1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-2834
Phone Number: 404-352-9009
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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