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El Jalisco - Southwood

3197 Merchants Row Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32311-3325
+1 850-727-0094
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible20%
Nov 12, 2018
“Good Food and Pleasant Service”
Mar 3, 2018
“Worst Mexican food ever”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3197 Merchants Row Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32311-3325
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

One thing you can count on is that the food is always consistent. It may not be the very best Mexican Restaurant however the service is quick and friendly and the food is always consistent. You know what your going to get time and time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 4theloveoftravel808
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I’m a big fan of Mexican food. Unfortunately my experience here was so bad I haven’t ate Mexican food since. For starters the service was sub par. The wait was long and the food was so bland I didn’t even finish it.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

It took over 30 minutes to get Queso and chips. The queso with water down and they did not want to fix it at first. It took over an hour and 45 minutes to get our meal, plus I got fajitas, but was not given...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank etheridgej2
Reviewed January 20, 2018

I reviewed this place back in August of 2016. I came back with my wife hoping things had gotten better as far as food, service, and the environment. Unfortunately, it all got worse. First off, there are now sections of the ceiling allowing water to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Daniel L
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The Southwood location is very convenient for me. My most recent trip was about an hour before closing on a Sunday evening. I was able to order a drink and received chips pretty quickly. I made a takeout order, and immediately, after making the order,...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Iceman_A1A
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

For a recent lunch meal, I had the fajita salad with shrimp. The shrimp was wonderful and plentiful, but the underlying salad was awful. There were grilled onions that were far too large, very little avocado, and tomatoes instead of the advertised salsa. Only ate...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Every year Leon County schools get out for 1/2 days - 3 days prior to the Christmas break (during midterms) and the same for the end of the year (during finals). Your location is blocks away from a High School and even if you don't...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank lookie-brookie
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Food and service are above average but the frozen Margaritas are THE reason to visit. Yum!!! You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Pat S
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Tableside guacamole is our Friday night ritual. Most of the time it is my dinner! My favorite entrees are Mexican Chicken, ceviche or fajitas. The margaritas are delicious and large! They are usually pretty fast, but let you know in advance if the kitchen is...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank amberd865
Reviewed August 30, 2016

My wife and I prefer authentic Mexican food and although this is part of a chain, we thought we would give it a try. As expected, the food is geared towards the uninitiated and is your basic Mexican found in thousands of restaurants across the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Daniel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3197 Merchants Row Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32311-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-727-0094
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