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Frontera Grill

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5974 Chalkville Mountain Rd, Birmingham, AL 35235-3315
+1 205-661-3318
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Springville, Alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I used to enjoy this restaurant but the food just doesn't seem to be as good. The salsa is not good, taste like it comes out of a can.

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Thank lovemyoldcars
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Nothing really special about the food. It's good. Environment is good. Decor is great. Service is always excellent. They're great about keeping your drinks full and salsa.

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Thank David L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

Typical Mexican dishes. Very quick service after ordering. Attentive servers. Pretty decor. Good prices.

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Thank Linda A
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

No frills here, people. Simply adequate, lightning fast service and cheap, delicious food. My partner and I eat here about once every other month. It is our go-to on nights we don't feel like cooking. I always get the vegetarian spinach fajitas. The beans and rice and solid. The guacamole you get on the side is pretty good. You get... More 

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Talladega, Alabama
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

Consistently good Mexican food. When your only complaint is that your husband couldn't get a room temperature "glass" glass for his beer, then its a good night! I had the steak & chicken fajitas and my husband had soft chicken tacos. They had no problem substituting my rice for double beans. Quick service.

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Thank Bamacacher
Birmingham
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2014

Good food, good atmosphere, and a good value. This is a nice place to take a date or a family. The staff are helpful and the service is exceptional.

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Thank William K
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

The food is ok and atmosphere is typical for a Mexican restaurant. It could be a little cleaner - NOT saying they have a bad health rating! Just when you are sitting in a booth and see a half-inch dust on the windowsill, makes you think about what else is being overlooked.

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Thank SuzaniH
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

The steak fajitas are average. Nothing fancy, but the portions are large. Drink specials for Cinco de Mayo.

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Thank Jonathan B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Good service for average mexican food. I do not care for the chips or the very salty tomato base salsa. My family likes this restaurant.

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Thank Mr M
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

We go to lunch here often since it is nearby. Good fresh and fast. We like the vegetarian options and the fajitas. Our waiter usually never lets our glasses go below half. Many times we share because the portions are so large. The evenings can be noisy with small children. Clean restrooms. Will keep them on our short list for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5974 Chalkville Mountain Rd, Birmingham, AL 35235-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-661-3318

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