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Mexico Lindo

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
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449 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176-3837
(781) 662-4056
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Medford, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently went there for the first time after hearing good things about it . We had a party of five on a Friday night . The staff was friendly while we had a 25 min wait. Drinks at the bar were very good. Once we were seated at the table we enjoyed chips and salsa. Each one of us was... More 

Thank Theresa S
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113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

My wife and I stopped in Mexico Lindo, after our tire burst and we had our car towed to Montvale Tire down the street (whom I recommend - they treated us nice, were quick, and did a good job). Anyway, while waiting for our car to be serviced, we walked downtown, which in Melrose is lined with different businesses and... More 

Thank capt_nutso
Saugus, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Great food! Friendly service! Good prices! Fun atmosphere! My family enjoys sitting on the shaded outdoor patio. Highly recommend Mexico Lindo in Melrose, MA.

Thank js26red
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

If you are not Mexican the food is good and sufficient. The flavors are not authentic Mexican food, it's sad because I thought I could be a good place. The red mole with chicken is sour and dry, it is a bad combination, the salad and beans in this option aren't good. The Pastor tacos are more fried meat, it's... More 

Thank AlejandraEscorza
Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States
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117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

3 people 3 entrees , chips and salsa $50. We re here at least once month. We ve eaten at mexican restaraunts almost as good, but never better. Lively bar area, little kid friendly.

Thank Jeff C
Northampton, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Hit or miss...down to the service and food. It really depends on the mood of the staff. Buttt...I do love this place even with 3 stars...it's in downtown and near yoga...but it's inconsistencies are a lot to overlook.

Thank Mandicat2014
Level Contributor
39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Great place to go eat and hang out with family and friends. Most dishes are delicious. Portion are good size and they also provide a kids menu. Great atmosphere, the decoration takes me back to my Mexico, excellent service. Weekends gets busy and sometimes a 20 min waiting and they have a nice outdoor deck for warmer weather. The service... More 

Thank debduca2016
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and the food is always delicious! I've tried the pollo a la crema, the mole enchiladas and the carne asada. I have to say my favorite so far has been the pollo a la crema - it's a huge portion size, served with rice, beans and Cole slaw. The sauce on the chicken is... More 

Thank Juliana S
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We come to Mexico Lindo quite often.Sometimes we come with our son and sometimes we come on a date. The chips and salsa are delicious. The margaritas are great. The service is very good and the entrees are wonderful. All in all this is a very pleasant place to eat.

Thank Sarah H
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Friends recommended that we give this restaurant a try.We arrived at 7:45 pm and the place was practically full.We were escorted to our table and allotted our waiter who proved to be very good giving us advice on what was what on the menu.When I asked for my food not to be to spicey he said not to worry the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176-3837
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: (781) 662-4056

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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?