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“NW 39th Avenue Gainesville Location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
7038 NW 10th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32605-3147
352-332-0878
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Ranked #175 of 520 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Gainesville, FL
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“NW 39th Avenue Gainesville Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The menu, atmosphere and prices were very good and the service was excellent. However our tabs had an automatic 18% tip added upon which tax was improperly charged. Our party which included a mathematics professor, an attorney and three others with doctorates questioned a befuddled staff about this and they did adjust our bills. This isn't a reason not to dine a La Fiesta but you should double check their math.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Gainesville, FL
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great Service, Tasty Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We were a party of 9 last night at the NW 39th Ave location, and the service was outstanding. The server returned to our table many times to see if anyone needed anything. The serving portions were large. Several folks asked for boxes and took home part of their meal. In my opinion, the food was good, but not outstanding. I ordered the Dos Tacos dinner with soft tacos. The chicken tacos and accompaniments were as described and tasty. However, I would not describe the food as authentic. It didn't come close to what I have had during several trips to Mexico or even at La Tienda here in Gainesville which I consider more authentic.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best Margaritas Anywhere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The food and atmosphere are nothing special, but you will always feel great after the best margaritas that can be made. Talk to the servers a little to cajole a drink that is most memorable. This is hands down the best value in town if you like Mexican food and enjoy margaritas.

Visited December 2012
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Ocala, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Would eat there again”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Good mexican dishes. Fresh salsa and tortillas. Enchilladas and buritos were delicious. Each sold separately.

Visited May 2012
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Gainesville, Florida
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“Awesome Mexican!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

La Fiesta is excellent, authentic Mexican in Gainesville! It is by far my favorite Mexican food is town. If you like spicy food, don't miss the chili burrito. Everything comes out fast and fresh. Don't miss!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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