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Plaza Jalisco

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Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA
+1 360-709-0287
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Plaza is one of my favorite restaurants to visit in the Tumwater area. Good foods, Lots of food and fresh!

Thank Richard M
Olympia, Washington
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2016

The food was anything but Mexican. Not much flavor and not Mexican ingredients. I have eaten Mexican food across the country and in Mexico. Don't bother. Rameriz is almost across the street and it has much better food. Sorry guys, you miss the boat!

Thank Eilene258
Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2015

I came here to meet a couple friends and it was nearly empty. My food was not good, I am not even sure it is what I ordered. One of my friends ordered beef enchiladas and got chicken. Even though the restaurant was nearly empty, the waitstaff was not attentive. When we finally got our check, they took off with... More 

Thank samorris77
Lacey, Washington
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Went there last year after a game. They were out of alot of items on the menu and what they did have was really bad. Would NEVER go there again. We were a party of 8 and no one was happy.

Thank MargieJW
Poulsbo, Washington
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stopped here for dinner. My wife had Arroz con Pollo and liked it more than most versions she gets. I had Arroz con Mariscos with Shrimp and also liked it more than most versions I get. We will be back.

Thank BillJoyce2014
Seattle, Washington
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338 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2015

While the food is OK the wait staff are very good. Good for cheap eats in a relaxed atmosphere. Not bad but not fabulous.

Thank The2TravelingFools
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

I recently had dinner here and enjoyed it very much. The waitstaff had me laughing, the service was quick, and the drinks were delightful. I ordered a fajita burrito that was monstrous. It could have easier been portioned into three meals, so there was a great deal to bring home. I found the proportions of beef, pepper, onion and rice... More 

Thank Pat T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The place was totally empty, staff was not great, I ordered vegetarian fajitas and I got a hot plate of burned mixed veggies like you'd but in the freezer section at the grocery store (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, lima beans, corn, & peas) and it came with white tortillas, clearly from a package purchased at the store. No authenticity whatsoever. Not... More 

Thank Airin S
Olympia, Washington
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2015

Typical Mexican fair, but very well done. This is a favorite lunch spot for the many state office workers in the area. It can be busy during lunch time, but I've never had to wait to get a table. The food is good and prices reasonable. Unless you want 100% authentic, you won't be disappointed.

Thank yoda98513
Puget Sound in Washington
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148 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great chips and salsa if you enjoy salsa with all the goodies. Not too hot not too mild. Beans are good. Rice is fine. Seafood dishes are okay. Carne asada is delicious.

Thank Lynette F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tumwater
  • Phone Number: +1 360-709-0287
on Capitol Boulevard near Trosper Street Exit, next to Best Western

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