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Mexican
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations

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4.0 miles from Wisconsin State Capitol
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Reviewed July 13, 2021 via mobile

Tacos and burrito were terrible. Tortillas were not fresh. Chips and salsa was good but the rest of the food was terrible. This used to be a good place but it has gone way downhill!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 18, 2021

I’m giving this one star because the chips and salsa were good. We had tacos - horrible!! Completely store bought. Plus there was glass in the parking lot that I didn’t see and got a flat. Owner gave us attitude! We are visiting Madison -...I would highly recommend staying away and saving your $$.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed January 13, 2021

Pedro's used to be a favorite- with the girls for margaritas, with the family for a good, quick meal, and the nacho bar was to die for - the best beans and nacho cheese in town. Now, it's just sad. The nightmare parking lot is...almost always empty, very dark and the pot holes are now craters! The inside is so run down, literally nothing has changed in there since the 80s! Very dirty and the lady's bathroom is disgusting. The food quality had gone so far downhill we won't be back. It's really a shame- I mean, I love a good dive bar but Pedro's is now just gross.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

Lets start with the good parts of this location. The food was good. I had a steak fajita and the meat was really good. It had some really good flavor. My wife had a chicken burrito that she said tasted good. She liked the sauce...that was on it. The chips and salsa were also good. Oh, and they make the tortilla shells at a station in front of you so you know they are fresh. It does appear that they take the food portion of the restaurant serious. The service was decent, food came out quickly, and everything from that end was fine. Now to the bad and the ugly. The place needs a major update. From the carpet, to the decor, to the dark/dank bathrooms. The parking lot even needs some work as well when you approach the front door. You just get the sense that this place really needs some TLC. Based on the fact that we were there at a lunch hour and only a couple tables were full makes me wonder if the locals avoid this place. It just needs some help to make this location attractive again. Overall the food is good but you have to get over the very dated decor of the place. I am not saying change what they are known for in regards to look but take that and make it look like it is not 30 years old.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

If I could give it a -10 I would. This used to be our girls night go to but the quality of everything has gone terribly down hill. Terrible service and bad food quality. Used to be good but now not so much.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Service, food, and drinks were all excellent. The Cinco combination platter had a little bit of everything and all of it was tasty!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

I have been here before for drinks and ot was okay. This is the first time I came to eat and was extremely disappointed. The soda glasses were dirty with something floating in my drink (both our drinks were replaced). I ordered rice only as...my side and got rice and beans. That was taken back and replaced. My friend ordered shredded beef in his meal and got ground beef. The manager was great and made it right, but none of these slips should have happened to start with. I gave 2 stars because of the manager making it right. Otherwise, this is a 1 star review.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Went here with family for our Daughter's 21rst Birthday. What a mistake that was. For some reason the main dining room was closed so we ended up getting seated in the bar. Waiter looked shell-shocked and acted like he couldn't handle the 2 tables he...was assigned. The meal and the service was a total disaster. We will never go here again based on this visit. I don't know how they are still in business.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

We went here for our Grand Daughter's B-Day and were very disappointed in the service and food. When we received the food the sizzling fajitas were not hot and the re-fried beans were like a blob on the plate. We told the waiter that it...was her B-Day and nothing was done. She ordered a Margarita and he did not ask for ID. I spoke with the owner and told him about our experience and he said he would talk to the waiter and send us a gift card. It's been 2 weeks and no gift card. I would not advise anyone to waste their time going here for a so called meal.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

A group of ladies and I stopped in after work. I decided to order food to take home for the family. Having started a tab the food order was added to the tab and closed out before leaving. Once home I reviewed my receipt and...suspected that I was overcharged but was not given a breakdown of the charges. I sent an email the following day to request a breakdown and got a response quickly that my request was being researched and would get a response. Now 10 days later and one follow up email I am still waiting. The food was really sub par for being so expensive! Just please beware!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pedro's Mexican Restaurante

Yes, Pedro's Mexican Restaurante offers takeout services.

Pedro's Mexican Restaurante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3