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Plaza Mexico

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701 S Grand Ave, Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641-228-5600
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here years ago and returned because we remembered it to be good. We were not disappointed, the food was great and the service excellent too. Going through this town will bring us here again.

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Thank lugojrdn
crossville, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Went for dinner, ordered pollo fundiddo, it was the best I have ever had! Considering that there is not much in this town to eat! This was a rare find. Clean and courteous restaurant. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Karen R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We came in to order to go and have waited for nearly and hour. The girl keeps telling us ten minutes. Then told us our food got spilled so they started over. :(

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Thank Brittany B
Lamont, Iowa
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

everything here is great! kids and family all loved what they ordered. service is fast and friendly! iv never been anywhere where the waiters are so attentive and courteous--EVER! they are fun, cheerful, helpful in explaining any menu item and sometimes they even SING along with the music!!! we love Mexican food--but, this is our favorite of all the Mexican... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and food is good, I've had better but nothing wrong with this place, nothing great about it either.

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Thank Jayme C
New Hampton, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

We have been to a lot of Mexican Restaurants and we have just been spoiled by the best. They are there the second you are seated with the warm chips and delicious salsa. We have tried many things on the menu and have never been disappointed. They are so pleasant and you feel so welcome. I can't say enough great... More 

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Thank Judy O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Plaza Mexico has been our staple place to eat out when returning to Charles City. The seafood burrito and shrimp salad are always good after eating too many chips and delicious salsa. From our wedding to carry out, Plaza is fantastic.

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Thank Chase M
Charles City, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent as usual. The service was fast, personable and polite. I was there the day they opened and everything (service and food)has been the same since the day they opened .

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Thank Steve S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

Food was delicious and the service was spot on. First trip there and will definitely go back when in the area again.

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Thank Connie P
Oregon, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very good Mexican food which is served up by a staff that really does a good job of making the dining experience pleasant. Haven't had a bad meal here over our many trips to Charles City. It can get noisy but if you don't mind family dining and children, this is the place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 S Grand Ave, Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-5600

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