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Los Gringos Locos

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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Latin
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280 S Phelps Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120-6715
480-288-5626
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rightly so. All dishes are tasty and generous, so don't fill up on chips and salsa. My favorite is the sea-food chimichanga. Drinks actually have taste-able booze in them. Often crowded on any evening so servers may be busy. Can get noisy inside, but outside seating is always pleasant. They don't take reservations but will do call-aheads. Don't ask me... More 

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Thank Joel H
Apache Junction, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not a lot of options in Apache Junction for Mexican food but this by far is the best local place. My husband loves the Carne Asada he says the meat is always tender. Do they offer authentic Mexican food? No, but is it reasonable priced Mexican food that is still tasty? That answer is yes. If you're just... More 

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Thank Maxine B
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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167 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food you will not find it here. The restaurant is very pretty and packs in a good crowd but I am not sure what the people are all there to experience! The portions were large, the salsa is watery and not appealing. My Taquitos were ok but when I asked my husband today... More 

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Thank nevadavic
Mesa, Arizona
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant and bar are nice but the food is lacking. We will not return. Very Americanized food. Not authentic Mexican. I had a tostada that was mostly lettuce. I didn't like the flavor of the red enchilada sauce. The margaritas tasted good, but didn't have much tequila in them. My husband felt the fish taco and green Chile enchilada... More 

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Thank KimKayJ
Apache Junction, Arizona
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's one of those places where you should arrive hungry. The complimentary chips and salsa are delish!!! The portions are large.

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Thank LaurelNixon
Apache Junction, Arizona
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and really good service. Lots of parking. We have been there many times for lunch or the evening meal. Their breakfast menu looks good but we have not tried it out. Not expensive and reasonable vale for your dollar.

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Thank Merv P
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was not fancy, but the food was good and the staff was very friendly. The margaritas were huge, well priced, and tasted great! My husband had the pina colada margarita and a had the house margarita. The enchiladas poblanas was very good, as was the asada soft taco and shredded beef enchilada. We will definitely go back!

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Thank Karen V
Mesa, Arizona
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I ordered a large amount of food to feed our school staff. The ordering process was early, the trays were very affordable. It was a great amount of food for the price. Would definitely come back here for a catering order!

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Thank jesykaj
Chandler, Arizona
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

food is average at best service is average nothing to stand out it will stop a hunger a pain but that's about it

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Thank Bill D
Vista, California
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50 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Food is very Americanized. They seem to do a heavy business in liquor, and they serve large portions of food, but perhaps should try to use more traditionally Mexican recipes. The food is passable, but far from great.

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Thank tijuanade

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, 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: 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?