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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

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Sat, 10/31
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Come experience the best Mexican restaurant in Raleigh.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews tacos mexican flag carne chips and salsa mole rice steak pork mexican food fun atmosphere fresh ingredients love this place margaritas spicy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i ordered chicken tacos and 2 margaritas. got charged for queso I never ordered. the waiter wouldn't take it off so whatever it isn't worth causing a scene. I signed for $40 on my card including WHAT I DIDNT ORDER . Check my bank and...yall charged me $75. Bad business. Yall can improve by giving me my money back! also by hiring better wait staff! I will be calling Tuesday at 5 pm! The food was awful anyways. ZERO STARSMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Food decent, service horrible, from start to finish bad service, bad time management, no sense of customer service. After explaining ourselves to someone other than our server she said he’s just bad and we all joke about it.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

Place is awesome. We did a little tri fecta on the tacos with steak, chicken and pork. Great queso and guak.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

If your getting tired of that mediocre standard for Mexican restaurants, which at best tantalize your taste buds with an, "out of the box" flavor, you should visit Gonza's and experience delectable. The dimly lit dining room and colorful lights spread throughout, combined with the...psychedelic calavera decor, really makes for a unique dining experience. Opening at 5 pm, I recommend to get in early as the dining room will fill up within an hour, requiring you to have reservations. This is a neighborhood gem and quite popular with families. A booth along the wall is my preference, the table in the middle of the rear dining room is just a bit hectic, especially when the order carts are delivering entrees to your neighbors. Offering a very precise menu with some excellent and unique entrees, one of my favorites is the Mexican Flag. I decided to try the short rib tacos, as the ingredients intrigued me. Three soft shell tacos, served face up with a side of rice seemed to be an excellent choice. It was immediately apparent this rice was prepared fresh and very flavorful. The tacos were phenomenal, the flavor of each of the fresh ingredients, being very distinct and complimenting each other perfectly in the end. Gonza has taken the time to add quality to everything they do, they serve food by quality vs. quantity and maintain a high level of customer service always. Cheers!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 22, 2019

Went there for a department luncheon. A couple enchiladas for $15.00 ridiculous. Weird atmosphere. Service was good.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2019 via mobile

Great food and such a fun atmosphere! It feels very festive and celebratory! I will definitely be going back again!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

My husband, son and I stopped in for dinner. The restaurant is very cute and authentic. My grilled chicken quesadilla was great. My son had grilled chicken tacos and my husband had the pork, they both enjoyed them very much, Queso and chips were also...very good. House margaritas were awesome. Looking forward to going back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Everything was either over-cooked or underwhelming in flavor. Most horrible mole sauce I’ve ever had! I can see why families go here, lots of noise and stuff to look at. Nothing wrong with that, but food has to be fresh, it’s not here. Go to...Frieda’s on the Patio never to Publix on Kildaire Farm Road.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019

I have never had a bad meal here. My only hypercriticism is less ice in the margaritas. Get the pork belly and scallop tacos, you can thank me later.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

Visited over the Labor Day Holiday and we were pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. Perfect amount of spice on what we ordered and the portions were filling. i got the Chicken Quesadilla and it was amazing. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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