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Grace's Tex-Mex

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1170 North County Road 45, Owatonna, MN 55060
(507) 451-1908
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11:00 am - 7:45 pm
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Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cindy's Nachos were worth the trip!

We saw on a news feature that Cindy's Nachos were the "Best Nachos in Minnesota", so we did a day trip from Rochester to shop at Cabela's and lunch at Grace's. Trying the Cindy Nachos was worth the trip and we enjoyed our main entrée- a burrito and a chimichanga. The food is fresh, simple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Anjanette B
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Owatonna
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

There portions ate amazing and the food is amazingly authentic the best Mexican food around burritos ate amazing

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Thank Janice Z
Excelsior, Minnesota
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121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A few months back we saw on WCCO that Graces was voted "Best Nachos in MN" so we waited for the "buzz" to die down and picked last Saturday for the 1 1/2 drive to check out, Graces. Got there around 1:30 and the place was "Jammin". We started with the Cindy's Nachos and enjoyed reading her families story written... More 

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Thank Lu P
Rochester, Minnesota
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We saw on a news feature that Cindy's Nachos were the "Best Nachos in Minnesota", so we did a day trip from Rochester to shop at Cabela's and lunch at Grace's. Trying the Cindy Nachos was worth the trip and we enjoyed our main entrée- a burrito and a chimichanga. The food is fresh, simple, reasonably priced, and a filling... More 

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Thank Anjanette B
Northfield, Minnesota
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Grace's can be a little hard to find, but once you are there you will enjoy some terrific Tex-Mex in a cosy, comfy atmosphere. You become a member of the family. Do not miss Cindy's Nachos, but everything is delicious.

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Thank George C
Owatonna, Minnesota
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Owatonna people always knew they have the best Nachos with the Cindy Nachos, now there is an award for it. We ate there a few nights ago with our sons and had 2 orders of Cindy Nachos, along with our meals. 4 Different meals and all were great tasting as well, as a few took some home to enjoy the... More 

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Thank Carl W
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

We needed a snack and a break from driving so stopped in after hearing TV review. Nothing special. Pretty bland food, small dining room. Looks like a local hang out at 3:30 on a Friday afternoon. I wouldn't go back.

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Thank Nancy C
Owatonna
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

All though this isn't a very big place, it serves up really good food. Plus the service is fast. The Cindy nachos are big draw, but the taco burrito is our favorite. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank ekhomme
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Grace's has been an Owatonna favorite for many years. It's known for the huge burritos & 'Cindy's Nachos'. We've made three visits within the past month. The food was very good each time. The dining room is clean though it's an odd little place. Give Grace's a try; I bet you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Dave K
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Went their with my spouse for lunch ordered "Cindy nachos" they weren't more then tortilla chips with cheese it was bad.....food has gone down in quality many better options out there

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Thank metalboi
Owatonna
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Yummy food; huge portions; tiny dining room. A great small-town "dive" that everyone treasures. The Cindy nachos are must-haves at the restaurant and at the Steele County Fair.

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Thank Brenda D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1170 North County Road 45, Owatonna, MN 55060
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Owatonna
  • Phone Number: (507) 451-1908

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:45 pm

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