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Reviewed May 24, 2022

My tacos were supposed to be shredded beef, but they were hamburger meat. Like a taco bell taco. I expected way more from this expensive little crowded place.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Cenote G, Owner at Cenote Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2022

We do not have shredded beef and or ground beef. The only beef we serve is grilled Carne Asada. I believe you may have ordered from somewhere other than Cenote Grill.

Reviewed April 9, 2022 via mobile

Was in the mood for Mexican without the ‘chain restaurant’ over prices. This place was close to business we were visiting. On a Wednesday evening, you pick up menus at counter and wait to be seated - which was quick - on the outside patio....We ordered fish tacos and Camerones modelo with glass of wine and a corona. Server brought chips and mild red and spicier green salsa while we waited. They were pretty busy but our food came out pretty fast. It was totally delish. Very enjoyable and modestly priced dining.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 6, 2022

The staff and atmosphere very friendly. Lots of customers. Because of its rating we tried it. More than any of us could eat. Everything spicey hot except beans and rice. Casadilla n fries fine for great grandson. Not for sensitive stomachs

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2022

Friendly, good wine..awesome food..enchildas were terrific, salad was huge! good wine, too..can't be beat

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 4, 2022

A little hole in the wall place in a strip mall - obviously a favorite of the locals as we could hardly find a parking space and the line went out the door. Super good food, the best we've had of Mexican food and super...friendly young men who ran the place.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed June 2, 2021

Got a carry out for 4 of us late last week. The bowls are terrific, fresh, authentic, HEALTHY, not overly sauced, but fantastic flavor. Also had the grilled fish taco's. Black Beans and brown rice as a side. All of it very good, I will...definitely be back!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 2, 2021 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and always enjoy it. In pre-COVID life, we sometimes dined in and sometimes took it to-go. The quality is there either way. I love their cilantro lime chicken salad! We called in our order, hopped in the car, and...when we got there, it was ready for pick up. The staff are friendly, and we've seen a number of the same employees for years, which is a good sign (and shows that we have been there more than a few times, haha).More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 20, 2020

The food is always excellent and the portions are great. The staff is very friendly. They’re usually busy so leave extra time if you go.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

The food is so good! Try the Sopes!!! The plate is with 3, ( a huge plate by the way) but you can order 1 or 2. It’s my go to Restaurant!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

We started with the fresh guacamole which was very good. Very traditional. Tried the queso. Pretty good. Large portion enough to take some home. Then onto the Cenote burrito carne asada and whole pinto beans. I had mine without rice. Very good burrito. Quality tortilla...with lots of flavor. I’ll be backMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

Tried and true many times, this restaurant never fails to provide excellent food. Their fish tacos are great! The only problem is that the word is out,and it can get very crowded at peak lunch and dinner times. Go early. Closed on Mondays

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2019 via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant so be sure to make a booking. There is plenty of parking outside and the restaurant itself is not large inside but very comfortable. The servers are friendly and efficient. The food is outstanding, portions are huge, nicely presented...and very keenly priced. Not to be missed!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Been going here for quite awhile!! Used to bring my grandma here for dinner, she loved it!!! Great service as well!!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

The chef traveled all over south america and mexico to learn the diifferent flavors and combinations and put his own spin on them. We go there at once a month .I have never had anything I did not enjoy. Give it try I am sure...you will like it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

This place is in a little strip mall with limited parking. Not sure if they have problems with their A/C or if they prefer keeping the restaurant at an uncomfortably warm temperature all the time. We ordered basic dishes (tacos and burritos) but it took...them 50 minutes to bring out our meals which, by the way, was not worth waiting that long for. Other people around us were also complaining about the poor service.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Cenote Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4