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2888 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504-5657
(770) 287-8880
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

When we moved to Gainesville a neighbor told us about this sandwich shop...which turns out to be very close to us. I have taken family there to choose their own sandwiches for packing in a picnic, my husband and I have hopped over to get a quick bite when we didn't want to mess up the kitchen. Service is always... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to dinner there and the food was Ok but the house Margarita was way too sour. If they would get their act together it would be a great place for Mex since it is so close to home and many in our community would be going!

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Thank John W
Gainesville, Georgia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The food was very good & reasonably priced and our sweet friendly waitress kept our cups filled without us asking ;-)

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Thank Dickersondeena
Gainesville, Georgia
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This family-owned restaurant features excellent service and great food at reasonable prices. I have dined here many times since it opened a decade ago. They have beef brisket flautas that are absolutely delicious. Almost no one else in town offers flautas. During my last visit, the owner greeted us with a smile and treated our party of 4 like family.... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Last night my wife and I had dinner here. Very disappointed. Piece of hard plastic in the quesadillas. Shrimp cocktail flavorless. The waiters were nice trying to get it right since there wasn't management at all.

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Gainesville, Georgia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I would recommend that you not go to this place. No lunch menu anymore. When we asked about the lunch menu, the lady(that brought us chips and salsa) just turned around and walked away without saying anything. When we asked our waitress about it, she said "no, we don't have the lunch menu anymore" and didn't give an explanation. I... More 

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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115 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This used to be an excellent bargain. Good food and good service at very reasonable prices. (The bathroom, however, was really ratty--not clean, holes in the drywall--and it stayed this way for a very long time.) Did they change cooks or food supplier? The last few visits were disappointing.

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Thank rob b
Jupiter
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our hotel desk recommended this restaurant when my husband and I said we did not like dining in chain restaurants. It's in a strip shop, not fancy, but the service was excellent and food was delicious. The server brought out warm, fresh tortilla chips/salsa right away. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his chicken frajitas, with refried beans, lettuce, guacamole. I really... More 

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Thank Holly D
Dawsonville, Georgia
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99 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We have been eating at this restaurant for many years and this is my first review on them. Over the past year we have been experiencing poor service and poor food. I'm not sure what is going on with them, but it is a big problem. We normally come for lunch and are greeted fast, but that is where it... More 

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Thank busterbugs22
Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My wife and I eat here at least once a week. The service is always good. As soon as you set down there is a basket of fresh chips and salsa on the table. The margaritas are excellent. The food is always fresh and served piping hot. This is a family owned business that is always working hard to provide... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2888 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504-5657
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: (770) 287-8880

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