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The Grasshopper Lounge opened it's doors in 1971 by owners Jesse and Cleo Rosales in Downtown Adrian, Michigan. There, my family acquired the other half of the structure and "El Chapulin the Tex Mex Restaurant" was launched. Still in business and operated by our entire family, we have since opened a second location in Wauseon, Ohio and our third in Sarasota, Florida. Grandma's secret: prepare everything in small batches, so we never jeopardize the art form of our food.
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Family style, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been coming here since 2014. Evertime is the best beans and always, always tasty! Made fresh from families recipe!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from out of town we just happened to stumble upon this nice place. The food was great and the service was excellent. Highly recommend it

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed June 6, 2020

I had the chicken tacos and a Maui margarita and they were great. Our server was friendly and prompt and the prices are reasonable. The atmosphere is fun and there are plenty of options on the menu. We loved this place and will be back...next time we’re in Siesta Key!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share and we’re delighted to hear that enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed April 11, 2020

The Grasshopper is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Sarasota!!!The service is excellent. The food is very good. The beer is cold and the prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: February 2020
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2020

Thanks for sharing Frank! We’re so happy to hear that you always enjoy your experience here!

Reviewed February 25, 2020

We've gone to this Mexican restaurant each time that we've stayed in Siesta Key and always loved it. This year, however, the food was below par and the service was not good. Served a beer in a cracked glass. Our waitress was efficient, but unfriendly....As a matter of fact, all of the waitresses that we saw appeared to be unfriendly and not smiling. Probably won't be back nest year.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Top notch spot! The wife and I loved it. The food was on point Juana our server was so nice and sweet. We always appreciate a great server and she was great! The atmosphere was grrrrrrreat too was a pre valentines date. The chimichanga was...one of the best I ever had and tacos were so so gooood hats off to the chefs! The margaritas were AMAZING and made RIGHT thank you for a great night!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thank you for sharing! We’re delighted to hear that enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed February 19, 2020

We were just driving by and our stomachs said stop. Glad we listened. Food was sizzling hot--and delicious. Our server, Penny was golden. One of the best we have ever had: punctual, patient, personable, professional, proper, perfect. We never had to ask for anything. She...made certain we were content and satisfied.A delightful meal.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thank you for sharing! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Very authentic Mexican cuisine! Good choice of beverages, including very good margaritas, according to my wife. Give them a try.

Date of visit: January 2020
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thank you for sharing!

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Have been here a couple of times. Food is good to mediocre. Some really good specials including drinks. Good service. Will probably go back.

Date of visit: December 2019
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LynziB10, General Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thanks for sharing! See you again soon!

Reviewed November 23, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here ever since they opened. We average 3-4 times a month. The whole menu is stellar but the stand outs are their fajitas and queso (ask for a side of meat sauce and mix it with the cheese)...Wash it down with their house made Don Julio margarita. Sit at the bar any night Lex is working and your sure to have a good time.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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LynziB10, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2019

Thank you for sharing! We’re happy to hear that you all love coming here and look forward to seeing you soon!

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