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Mexican, Southwestern
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Table Service

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4.7 miles from Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

Order with some co workers from Grub Hub. Half of our order was missing. Call the driver he said he didn't have it. Call the restaurant several times and no one answered. Had to go to restaurant to get the rest of our food as...we where starving. They had part of my order sitting on the counter and stated that the driver forgot it. It wasn't even bagged so really they didn't give it to the driver. They put up a fuss at first but did end up giving me all my missing items. From what I understand this is not the first time they have messed up an order from our office. The lady at the restaurant told me I just need to come pick up my orders. Basic run of the mill cheap Mexican food. Nothing special.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 30, 2019

Arrived about 1 PM, on a Saturday. Many tables were open, but also many tables needed to be cleared/ cleaned. The staff seemed to be in short supply, as we had to get the attention of the hostess/ register attendant to clear a table. She...cleared a table for us, and we were seated. Friends arrived, and we became a party of four. Had to get the hostess/ register attendant, again, so that we could order our meals. After a lengthy time interval, three of the four meals arrived at our table. Unfortunately, one of the three orders was incorrect. After another lengthy time interval, the corrected meal was provided, as was the fourth meal. The food was good. I had the El Pancho Villa [with chile con carne and burrito]. Very good! Note: the chile con carne is very spicy! Noted the following about our visit: - The staff seemed to be short-handed, as the hostess was also working as the register attendant and a waitress. And, the cook and dishwasher were doubling as a waiters. Note: the waitress and waiters were servicing customers both inside and outside [covered area adjacent to the building] the restaurant. - Incorrect meal orders were provided to a few other customers. - The hostess/ register attendant/ waitress did not seem well-suited for any of her functions, on this day. She seemed to have trouble at the register, and prioritizing requirements for servicing customers. The food was good, and we might visit this establishment again.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, specials run from around $6.50 to 8.50 and include the full spectrum of standard Mexican fair. Mexican and American beers are 2 for $5 after 2pm. Food is better than most of the chain outfits, but average for decent Mexican restaurants....They got extra star for great service and ample portions. Ambience is quaint and functional. Will be back, better than most around here for the price point.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

Very disappointing. Two hard tacos with stale shells and burrito soaking in juice. The first time was good but the next 2 times went down hill. I probably will go somewhere else next time I crave Mexican.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

Hola is our go to restaurant when we have a craving for Mexican food. The food is really good, plentiful and the prices can’t be beat. The only downside is I think they don’t have a license for liquor. They do serve margaritas but if...you ask for a shot of tequila it’s not available. Not to worry though their margaritas aren’t that good but their beer is ice cold. Note: their salsa is mild if you want to kick it up ask for mas picante por favor. Mix the two, the picante salsa will bring tears to your eyes.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Very good Mexican Food. Probably been there two dozen times. Service sometimes a little slow but food is good and a lot of it. Parking is good. Love the Enchiladas

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I try the guacamole almost every I go that has it and can’t find any that’s better then at Hola. I always get the California burrito or carnitas and have never been disappointed. Service is quick friendly. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Just passing through town and craved Mexican food. Excellent chips and salsa. Tasted very fresh. Enchiladas supreme was delicious! Highly recommend this place!!

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Old fashion but awesome. Love the nachos. Happy Hour is awesome and the drinks too. Price is good too.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Came here for lunch for the first time and was very pleasantly surprised. There had been at least two other Mexican restaurants in this building, neither one of which was all that good, which was why they're not here. A co-worker and I came here...for lunch and the lunch specials featured lots of food, good prices, and FAST FAST service. They also have free tortilla chips and salsa. And, unlike any other place I've been to, they give you extra small bowls of salsa so you don't have to worry about DOUBLE DIPPING! The chips are home made and not super salty, like bagged chips. We had barely begun to dip into the chips when our entree's arrived. I ordered a Puerto Vallarta, which was a burrito, enchilada , and soft taco (sub for hard shell), minus tomatoes and onions, so they had to prep it special. It was all good and done right. My co-worker ordered a dish with an enchilada, taco, beans and rice. Both dishes were $7 and change and neither of us finished. I've been eating Mexican (well, Tex-Mex) for almost 50 years and this was a great experience. Check out the menu on line.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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