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South of The Border Mexican

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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322 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4528
(757) 565-4848
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Denville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food, drinks and service were fantastic! An overall great meal and can not wait to return. My wife and I had a very nice meal.

Thank U6746ZKroberth
Williamsburg, Virginia
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165 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love chili rellano and they have good ones here. I come for lunch and they still give you a large chili plus adequate sides of beans , rice and a salad with the combination plate. Worth your money and quick and fast, fresh. hot and good.

Thank ki0ki
Williamsburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many good meal choices. We are regulars. Santa Fe chicken salad, tacos with grilled beef or pork and enchiladas are fav's. Verde sauce is tart. Service is efficient and friendly. Can be busy at noon and weekendsn

Thank PaprikaT
Pittsville, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican food!! Good service. Would recommend it to others. Nice prices also. Enjoyed the free chips with salsa and bean dip.

Thank Vicky J
Brooksville, Florida
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy with the dining experience. .. The food was very good and the service was quite attentive. .. We even asked for the A/C to be turned warmer and they addressed the temp immediately. ... I had the steak burrito (meat had been nicely marinated ) my wife had enchalidas Verdes. ... We are from out west and were... More 

Thank russ3950
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We loved the food here. A gem of a find. Really reasonable prices. Great guacamole. The waiting staff lacked charm. Not particularly unfriendly, smiled if you smiled at them but food was just put in front of you. Missing tortillas for my fajitas? No apology just went and got them and handed me them without saying a word. Same when... More 

Thank Darbo1969
Winston Salem
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Food was very good and the prices were of what you would expect at a Mexican restaurant averaging 8 to $9 a plate

Thank mplumley
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Came down to visit Williamsburg this restaurant was recommended to us the food was okay but the service was terrible I don't understand why people at these establishments act like they're doing you a favor I by waiting on you we are the customers paying their salaries I guess they don't understand that definitely would not recommend this book and... More 

Thank thome1957
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Terrible food, terrible service! I told the manager that the food and service was not good. His response ... I'm not to worried about it. Won't come back again, food was simply nasty, inedible!

Thank Kevin D
Columbia, South Carolina
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306 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

The food was greasy. My husband's steak dish was greasy and tough. He loves Mexican but was unable to eat his meal. I ordered a vegetable dish. I expected a variety of vegetables, but it was almost all onions and tomatoes. It was also greasy. We will avoid this chain in the future.

Thank mersmom2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4528
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: (757) 565-4848

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