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Fiesta Cafe

216 S 1st St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4120
+1 217-352-5902
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
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216 S 1st St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4120
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We are blessed with an abundance of really good mexican restaurants locally, but this has become our favorite. Excellent menu, good prices and excellent entrees and salsas. We had a great server last time too! Love sitting outside in the breezeway.

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I’ve gone twice this month and my first time in there. The first time ask for a summer margarita they had a mango. My appetizer was fish taco. We ordered a pitcher for $11. 3 tacos for 8.95. The drink, tacos, and three of us...More

Thank Eunice B
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

This place serves killer Mexican food! The service is always good. Food is always hot, hot, hot. For years....like 15 years I always got the fajitas. Love them. Thankfully aboit 6 months ago I started trying other items. Holy crap. The chile rellenos, enchiladas, and...More

Thank RobbTob
Reviewed May 23, 2017

i had no idea there were this many kinds of tequila. The food was delicious, classic Mexican. Not "nouveau" or pretentious. Just delicious. I had Chiles Rellenos--my yardstick for all Mexican restaurants. These were excellent. We will definitely come here when back in town.

Thank 911didnotchangeme
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This restaurant was picked, by me, for a group of 7 because the online menu states they had vegan options. Our server, Amy, was very knowledgeable about what meals I could have or what I could switch out. We had two gluten free diners as...More

Thank SnewpeaB
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Standard Mexican dishes but done well. Their guacamole is extremely good. Everything else is good but nothing different than El Toro or most other Mexican restaurants in the area.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We enjoy the flavorful food with much more personality than the average Tex-Mex. Margaritas are good. Restaurant is casual with good service. We are long time regulars.

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Simply put, Fiesta café has the best margaritas in town. Very fresh; never mixed in a pitcher. Many different tequilas. We had organic Dolce Vita margaritas tonight – fabulous! Also try the Alex tacos, their specialty – Pork tacos, situated on a corn tortilla with...More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Nice place to go for lunch, dinner or drinks and chips. I've only had bad service once here. after waiting over half an hour for lunch one day we had to leave and hit fast food on the way back to work. All other times...More

Thank DewChugr
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We ate here last night with friends, atmosphere was nice with the outdoor seating. Service was prompt. Fish tacos were bland. Definitely need some type of seasoning. I loaded it up with the spicer salsa and it didn't help much.

Thank elizabethchampaign
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 S 1st St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4120
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-352-5902
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