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Armadillo Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$, Mexican,
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
+1 845-339-1550
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually great food , in the past always great tasting food,for some Reason this visit wasn't up to par. Maybe because it was a Thursday or different cook ? Hope in the future goes back to terrific.

Thank MDP601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location and nice patio seating. Food was just ok, but the chips and salsa were really good. Our server was friendly and offered suggestions.

Thank 2Live2TravelNow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live just outside Kingston and try to eat at the Armadillo at often as we can. There is an abundance of fresh ingredients, very generous portions, and excellent margaritas! The shrimp burrito is my absolute favorite meal. The atmosphere is comfortable and quaint; just...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This was our least favorite place we ate while visiting Kingston for 5 days. It was hard to find parking. The service was not very good. It wasn’t very busy. The food was ok but kind of expensive for this type of food.

Thank MiMerryTravels
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfect. Food delicious, service extremly nice and profesional. I felt like I know this people since forever.

Thank Patrycja L
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We love the good and the fabulous margaritas! It's really a great comfortable place- inside or in the spring and summer on the patio! Many specials! Everything we've had there is delicious!!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed January 22, 2018

true fun, interesting decor. Great South American food, with focus on Mexican. Great out door seating in Summer

Thank Chet-Man42
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Just happened to search this place and stop while driving thru. It was by far one of the better Mexican restaurants I’ve been to. Nice smaller menu with great ingredients! Wish we lived closer this would be a regular for us.

1  Thank Angela L
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Margaritas are amazing,try the fish tacos the best I've ever had ,host is awesome waitstaff is awesome

Thank AVA327
990merleb, Owner at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Many thinks for your terrific review. We are so happy that you enjoyed!

Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks were wonderful. Fish Tacos, Pork Medallions, Chicken & Beef Enchiladas, Burtitos, Fajitas; were all delicious! We had a diner with severe Peanut allergies at our table. Both the hostess and the chef assured us that her meal and dessert would be Peanut...More

Thank Lsq14
990merleb, Owner at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure to serve you and help make sure the choices were made with care and concern.

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November 19, 2016|
Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a chef, but I've worked in restaurants. In my experience, restaurants like to protect their work product, including recipes. I'm sure you can find a good recipe online. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-339-1550
  • E-mail
Modern Mexican featuring both traditional and innovative Fresh, made on premise food (even the chips and salsas). Grilled seafood and fajita steaks plus shrimp stuffed jalapenos are specialties. Burritos are filled with flavorful ingredients. A good selection of both Vegetarian and Vegan items available plus gluten free options. Over 30 years of serving great food and margaritas. We are small, friendly and delicious. Outdoor bluestone awning covered flower filled patio is seasonal and dog friendly.
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