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Plaza Mexico Restaurant Bar And Grill

140 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2721
+1 252-354-2800
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2721
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is sort of a go-to because of vegetarian choices that work for some of our crew. Food is never really bad, and never really great. Presentation is often sloppy, and service is hit-or-miss.

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While most Mexican restaurants in this area serve all the same Americanized Mexican food this Plaza Mexico is a fine example of that tradition. So, if you like that kind of restaurant, Plaza Mexico does it well. I have been there quite a few times...More

Thank Brad West W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So here is my review. We came here because all the reviews on yelp seemed to be good. We also had a gift card to restaurant.com to here. We arrived at 6:40 and were sat immediately. It took about 10 minutes for someone to get...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is super busy. The owner fixed a margarita...one of the better ones I have had in a while. Great tasty food. Service is slow but they were super busy and I was in no rush.

Thank explorer_too
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A shot of tequila, Dos Equis on tap and fish tacos - what's not to like? We visited on a Monday night around 5:30. The service was on point, the ambiance festive, and the dinners both tasty and generous. The Veggie Quesadilla and Fish Tacos...More

Thank troutsfarm
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We have been here many time over the years and they seem to have gone downhill. We were here back in Feb. and it was not the best experience. We tried it again and are not impressed. The service was very slow, only about 6...More

Thank Adak C
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Obviously not well prepared for Labor Day weekend. We had 4 different waiters during our visit. Food was good as usual. Service and timing was not good. Willing to give them the benefit of the doubt for a busy Labor Day

Thank jamesarthurk2017
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I am from the Midwest where there is a lot of authentic Mexican food and I gotta say this is the best Mexican I have had since moving to the east coast 9 years ago. Really good quality and huge portions. Get the burrito Kinverlin...More

Thank rmc81714
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I have eaten at several Mexican restaurants throughout the USA. This by far was one of the best I had ever eaten at. Their menu is extensive, the quality of the food was outstanding as was the service.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Other restaurants wait time was fairly long, so we decided to look for another place to eat. We really did not want Mexican, but rounded the corner and stopped in at Plaza Mexico. Worst mistake ever. I don't mind paying for great food, but to...More

Thank christinan474
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maryam c
June 17, 2016|
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Response from Negril_Rob | Reviewed this property |
I don't know of any restaurants in Emerald Isle; however the Ice House in Swansboro does allow dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2721
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 252-354-2800
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