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La Fiesta Mexicana

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529 W Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-2406
(734) 482 - 1666
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been to this little gem a few times now, and I love it. Their Tamales are the most authentic, homemade I have tasted at a restaurant. They don't serve alcohol but we didn't miss it. This is my go-to comfort food place.

Thank Marianne M
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

acceptable food. nothing special. I would expect more of a restaurant in a city with a rich Mexican population.

Thank J P
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107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Decided to try a new restaurant and picked this one based on trip advisor reviews. It was as good as it has been rated. Salsa is toward the hot side but is so smooth and packed with flavor. The waitress was extremely helpful in advising on selections. The tamales are good: but only go for 2 as they are so... More 

Thank KIngTV1
Brighton, Michigan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Fiesta Mexicana still has the best Mexican food in the Ann Arbor/ Ypsilanti Area, and possibly in all SE Michigan. If you like chile rellenos, the meat version of this dish is NOT to be missed.

Thank plorandos
Milan, Michigan
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband loves Mexican food so he's not hard to please if it's Mexican fare. I however, am a harder customer if it's Mexican. I think their food is overpriced and not as fresh as I want it to be and is served with so much cheese that the taste of the food is overwhelmed. They have really good salsa... More 

Thank Marsha M
Ypsilanti, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Enchilladas anyway to like them, guacamole and pork in green sauce are my favorites. Friendly atmosphere, quaint decor, good food.

Thank spidermind2015
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

I lived around the corner from this place in collage. It was a burger joint where you could get 25 cent sliders. Then one day it changed to Mexican. Back then I loved the food but I thought it was a bit pricy for my college wallet. When I learned you could BYOB (beer, wine, Rita's) I used some of... More 

Thank Dave W
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I went here for dinner recently, for the first time in over 10 years. The same owner, the same decor, the same vibe, and the same tasty authentic Mexican food cooked lovingly by michelle, the owner. We asked her how long she's been in business. "25 years"--exactly what I thought because I think one of our first... More 

Thank EandMMichigan
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is one of the few excellent and authentic Mexican restaurants in our area. I have never had a bad meal here and I have eaten here many times over the years. The space is intimate and has the atmosphere of a small family restaurant. The home made tamales, guacamole, and chicken in mole are wonderful. The menu does a... More 

Thank lmg1954
Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in because we were on a college orientation visit. The food was awesome, the atmosphere was pleasant and the ladies that took care of us were very friendly. My wife and I eat out frequently and we love finding small places like this. Since our daughter will be going to EMU for the next 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 W Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ypsilanti
  • Phone Number: (734) 482 - 1666

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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?