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Armadillo Bar & Grill

) #11 of 153 Restaurants in Kingston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Seafood
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
+1 845-339-1550
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood
$$ - $$$
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
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Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a nice place. It can get crowded and loud when they are very busy. They have really good service even when busy and great mexican and texmex food options. You can walk to the waterfront.

1  Thank wperruna
Reviewed October 21, 2014

While the Armadillo doesn't look like much from the outside, the food inside is very good and worth a visit if you are craving Mexican cuisine. Portions were generous and food quality was several notches above the fast food level. The prices weren't a bargain,...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed October 18, 2014

I've never had a bad meal. We go at least 1x a month...service, staff & food always excellent! Love the shrimp stuff jalapenos & Margaritas!

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Welovetogohere duringthesummer where you can sit outside and eat.mywife and I both love the fish tacos at theArmadillo. This place really is hopping during the summer months. Good margaritas here as well. I recommend theArmadillo restaurant in Kingston

Thank worldtraveller715
Reviewed September 20, 2014

So glad that Armadillo is improving their customer service. Hoping that since many have realized there are MANY choices in the area, the treatment of customers needed to be improved. Kudos to the owner for stepping back and realizing that customers must come first and...More

Thank foodbuzzer
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Excellent Tex-Mex-fusion-assorted menu, quite good prices and wonderful staff. You can't go wrong with a margarita and the shrimp-stuffed jalapenos, followed by pretty much anything--but one does wish they'd bring back the jalapeno chocolate ice cream they had once. Parking is tricky and they don't...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Fresh and delicious food...I was surprised to find this level of quality dining outside of a major city!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

First time visit and we will be back again! You MUST try the shrimp stuffed jalapenos. I just can't say enough about them. Everything we ordered was great but I think next trip I get a few orders and will not share! Very attentive staff..good...More

Thank Rebecca48443
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Popped into Armadillo's Bar and Grill after a day on the river with the kids. Would have preferred to have sat outside, but there was a short wait for that and we had hungry natives (boys 7 &11). Inside was fun though-- festive atmosphere-- each...More

1  Thank Caren O
Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had been to the place before when I lived in Kingston, and I came here this evening to meet a friend from Albany. The woman who seated us (I think she was the owner) was very friendly and talkative the whole time, but when we...More

2  Thank Martha v
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Can I have the recipe for the stuffed jalapeno shrimp.Is it fried ?What kind of batter
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
Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
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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