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Los Gringos Locos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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280 S Phelps Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-6715
+1 480-288-5626
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We go here a couple times a month. Close to home and can usually get in and out pretty quick. Food is always good, great margaritas and cold beer. Hear their ads on radio all the time. Only complaint is that waitresses need to have hair pulled back, especially if using big trays to serve, they prop those trays on... More 

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Thank RioSalado13
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good Mexican fare. Above average, fairly priced. Friendly and efficient service. A nice outdoor seating area.

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Thank luv2pole
West Des Moines, Iowa
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, I would say that mexican restaurants are all pretty standard, which really isn't a bad thing! I always look for something special that makes a place unique. On this trip to Los Gringos one thing I really enjoyed were the chicken and spinach enchiladas!!

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Thank travelzak
Apache Junction, Arizona
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always busy. We tried it for the first time last year when we were in town. We weren't impressed, but thought we would give it another try this year. We called in a take out order which took 3 attempts but placed our order when somebody would finally answer the phone. The orders were good size but... More 

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Thank 16Wintervisitors
College Station, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a drink on the lovely patio, then moved inside for lunch. Food is very good and service is great. Very friendly staff. They brought a complimentary birthday dessert. Ole'

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Thank Judith A
North Charleston, South Carolina
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a taco special Tuesday. I ordered shredded beef and my wife had pork taco's. Within 5 minutes our orders came. My whole plate was piled high with lettuce, cheese, chopped scallionsgs and under that were three double wrapped beef taco's. I poured on some taco sauce on one and dug in. Yuck, the flavor was... More 

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Thank christopherM8134MB
Bettendorf, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Lots of food on the menu, too. We enjoyed several entrees that came piping hot and tasty. Arrived around 5:00 pm on a Sunday night. Was busy but we were taken quickly to our table. Wait staff was pleasant and helpful but, a bit slow that is, they were slow at refilling our ice... More 

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Thank JCNathan
Clear Spring, Maryland
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We were on our way to the re-opening of our favorite mexican restaurant and found it closed, so we went back to a place we had not been in years. It was very good and since it was happy hour the margaritas were a great buy

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Thank Linda12travels
Reno, Nevada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Had Mexican food with friends while in Apache Junction. Good food, fast service. Very nice owner came to our table, and greeted us. Will certainly go back when we visit again.

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Parks, Arizona
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We're down here for a couple weeks and wanted to go somewhere for Mexican food, margarita and to watch the race. The atmosphere was nice, margaritas were good but the good was just ok. Salsa was disappointing.

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Thank Jennifer H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 S Phelps Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-6715
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Apache Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 480-288-5626

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?