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Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant

Bay View
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2317 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
+1 414-482-2269
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sturtevant, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time at the restaurant and it won't be our last. I found the service to be exceptional and very attentive. The food was prepared to my expectations, I had a burrito and it was delicious. The serving plates are large and the food accommodates the plates. Street parking was available at the time we ate. We will make a... More 

Thank mic397hael
Milwaukee, WI
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap, but you get a good dose of grease. Nothing outstanding. Not terrible. Probably, with selection of Mex restaurants in MKE, will pass on returning.

Thank painfree1
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

If your looking for some good Mexican food GTO is the spot to go! Hey that rhymed 😜 they were very nice and the food tasted like someone's grandma was in the back getting down in the kitchen!! The strawberry margarita was pretty good but I would have preferred Jose or another type of tequila in it. The outside doesn't... More 

Thank Scilla S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Great food, good price. Love the huaraches and the margheritas on the rocks. Restaurant is cozy and relaxing.

Thank Erin H
Winnetka, Illinois
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We went for a late lunch today as we have driven by many times, and stopped spur of the moment. Parking is very sparse, but we snagged a space. The interior is cute but nothing special. The staff was nice and they were very casual and polite. You can tell they all pitch in together. We both had Chile Rellanjos,... More 

Thank luxchicago2016
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

Three of us met for a early dinner. the service was pretty good but the food was just ok. Nothing was good enough for a return trip

Thank Brad B
Greendale, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We meet some friends here for a Sunday lunch every 6 to 8 months and have never been disappointed. Their menu is massive so be prepared to peruse it. Portions are extremely large with tasty beans and rice. There are usually 5 of us altogether and everyone has their favorite. Seems as though we always order the same thing because... More 

Thank Anna Marie L
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

It's a small place but they have great food. We drive in from Waukesha about once a week. I love the tacos! And the tostadas are excellent!

Thank Marnie D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Went here recently and was pleasantly surprised. The place is small and quaint . The service was excellent, starting with Chips and a tasty fresh salsa. The house margarita was adequate for the low price. ALL of the food being served looked excellent and of great portions. Our party of three tried the Chicken Enchiladas ( Excellent), The Beef Burrito... More 

Thank Jeff M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We eat here often and will always go back when we are looking for good Mexican food on a budget. They have a item that is a tray of 6 or 7 types of meat served right on the grill. EXCELLENT. The other items are great too. The drinks are strong but cheap and 1 margarita for $5 will definitely... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2317 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Bay View
  • Neighborhood: Bay View
  • Phone Number: +1 414-482-2269

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