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The Dirty Gringo

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109 Main St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-1116
+1 315-713-8151
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Ogdensburg, New York
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dirty Gringo is a few blocks from home. It's a small diner type atmosphere. Super clean. Food is good. There's no wait staff. You order at the register and staff bring it to table a few moments later. Good variety of Mexican choices. I've had the Marley, tacos, Greek tacos. All decent.

Thank Lauriesargent
Ogdensburg, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fish taco special on Friday was cheap and excellent. Good selection of Tex-Mex options. Atmosphere is not its strong point, but good cheap "eats" is. We were there for a take-out order that included a side of guacamole and chips; unfortunately, that side was not in our bag when we got home. Not a big deal, but do check out... More 

Thank JohnCUpstateNY
Jenna M, Owner at The Dirty Gringo, responded to this review

Hi John, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed the Fish Tacos, they are a customer favorite and mine too. I am very sorry you were missing the guacamole and chips from your order, that rarely happens here and I agree, its unfortunate. I must say that I wish you would have called and told us and we would... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food is average, not really Mexican. Attitude of staff is off-putting including the eye-rolls, not particularly welcoming and the hair in the enchilada was just nasty. We fled.

Thank Judith K
Jenna M, Owner at The Dirty Gringo, responded to this review

I must first start by saying how sorry I am that you didn't have a pleasurable dining experience with us. We take great pride in our food, the cleanliness of our restaurant and friendliness of our staff. I am shocked by your review of our restaurant, but I must say I am more shocked that you had this terrible experience... More 

New York
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to stop by The Dirty Gringo based on TA reviews and yet again was treated to a great experience. Loved the walk up ordering and quick service. Our food was ready within a few minutes. The nachos were the perfect balance of chips and toppings. The black bean cakes taste amazingly fresh. The 3 taco option is reasonably priced... More 

Thank barymic
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you're looking for some Mexican, The Dirty Gringo is one of the best places to go. The food is fresh and the menu offers a lot of wonderful choices. I've been to Moe's in Watertown and even Chipotle's in several other locations, and if given the choice, hands down, I'd come to TDG over those chains! The staff is... More 

Thank Keridwynn
Hammond, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The best and freshest Mexican food around. I love all things I have tried there. The queso is the best ever.

Thank rcazziol
Hammond, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I love visiting The Dirty Gringo. The food is always so fresh and flavorful. Nice menu choices and most items are not spicy. Owners are always happy to make adjustments to the menu.

Thank Rhonda C
Lisbon, New York
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I am never disappointed with a visit to the Dirty Gringo. Portion sizes are excellent. We get the queso and cheese every time we go. The only confusion is whether you are supposed to clear your table when finished or if the servers do? Either way not a big deal.

Thank MikeB13658
Chesterville, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The Dirty Gringo has the BEST nachos ever!!!! Huge plates of food, relaxing, low key and fast!! Wewill be back for sure......again!!

Thank Annamarie B
Ogdensburg, New York
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The food is pretty good, though lining up for it--and the bare bones of the place--is depressing. Might as well order and take the food home. Don't think you're going to get authentic Mexico City food here. It's rice and beans and a wrap. Too pricey for what it is.

Thank WorldTraveler1905

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Main St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-1116
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Ogdensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 315-713-8151

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