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Arroyo's Cafe

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2381 W March Ln, Stockton, CA 95207-5239
209 472 1661
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Galt, California
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arroyo's is the best Mexican Food anywhere. I have lived in Portland, Fresno, Las Vegas, Stockton and Sacramento and this is the best of all by far. Make sure that you ask for the original hot salsa. It is dark, almost black. This is because of the roasted chilies. They do not put this on the table unless you ask... More 

Thank mbhill62
Manteca, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We've been eating at Arroyo's since they were located in downtown Stockton back in the day. Many people say they're food is not the same since they moved to March Lane. I disagree. It is a great location, lots of parking, nice window views, Mariachi music on some days of the week, good for big parties, good service, still good... More 

Thank Caron H
Stockton, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Arroyo's has been an established Stockton restaurant for many decades. I first experienced their excellent (and modestly priced) cuisine in 1983 when located on South El Dorado Street. The current location on Quail Lake is scenic and a great place for a date. Mariachi bands play on many evenings and the happy hour drink menu includes great $3 margaritas. Also... More 

Thank Johnboy4343
Sammamish, Washington
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visiting family in Stockton have driven by this place more times than I can remember, today we stopped in for lunch. The setting on the little lake is pleasant but the greeting when we came in, not so much. Our server more than made up for the greeting with her friendly, prompt and cheerful service. We... More 

Thank lunchboxbrian
Stockton, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Love the home made flower tortillas. I eat here at least once a week. The food is always excellent and the staff is friendly. The prices are very reasonable. The atmosphere is happy and up beat. Very homey.

Thank Delores G
Stockton, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The Arroyos Restaurant has been in Stockton for several years and at its current location (much better than the original location) for about fifteen years. The man-made lake scenery helps with the ambiance while enjoying your meal. They have traditional Mexican food and their sauce is one of the best around, especially on their nacho plates. They have good tortillas... More 

Thank Mark L
Cochrane, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

After we were seated, we waited for awhile before a waitress brought us chips and salsa and took our order. I asked if the beans are vegetarian. She indicated that they are not. But they do have whole beans, which I asked for. My guacamole tostadas came with the whole beans on the side, but the refried (non-vegetarian) beans on... More 

Thank Brent W
Palm Springs
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I may be a bit biased but I have been eating at Arroyo's restaurant since 1960. I was five the first time I ate at the downtown location. The beef burritos are wonderful. The tortillas hand made and warm when served. The current location provides a nice venue and there are no franchises in sight. Just flavorful authentic food.

Thank Fanihi
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120 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Heard some good and bad reviews, went to try it. Way to overpriced for mexican food, and kind of run down. If they charge that much, they should as t least fix the place. The food was ok but I'll stick to my normal spots. It's an ok place if you want mexican food.

Thank Nathaniel R
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I use to eat at the old downtown Arroyo's in 1971 and the food was some of the best in town. When they moved to the current location it seemed the food lost it's flavor. Two days ago we decided to give it another chance, since we just moved a few blocks away. My "go to" plate is always the... More 

Thank JimRogers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2381 W March Ln, Stockton, CA 95207-5239
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
  • Phone Number: 209 472 1661

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