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Criollo Latin Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
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16 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5230
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So many places attempt to mix unusual ingredients with little success but Criollo nails it. Taste and flavor combos I have never experienced before but definitely want to again.

Thank Bill H
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had dinner here on a Thursday night, and I was glad I did. The place was sort of packed, but we got a table pretty quickly. Our waiter was nice enough to let us know that there were about 20 minutes remaining for happy hour, so we could still order discounted drinks. I went with a classic margarita, and... More 

Thank Doug C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent modern decor and well dressed waitstaff made us feel like a better than average Mexican food place. Novel descriptions for food offerings but the guacamole was a disappointment. Waiter did not refill drinks. Salsa and food were above average but missed the cilantro that usually makes the meal great. Not overly pricey and food was delivered quickly after ordering.... More 

Thank valpo1125
Flagstaff, Arizona
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor is beautiful though it does not match the fact it is a Latin restaurant. This restaurant hasn't been open very long and every light fixture above every table is completely coated in dust including the ceiling fans. Just gross. Service is excellent the food came out in less than 10 minutes and was hot and fresh. Pork belly... More 

Thank Beth D
Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting menu, right price points, dishes were the right size for us (neither too large nor too small). Service was first rate, fun room, and colorful crowd. One of the best restaurants we encountered on our vacation around the Southwest.

Thank TC415
El Cajon, California
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing through Flagstaff and this was our first visit to this restaurant. We were intrigued by the latin kitchen theme. I ordered the salmon tostada and was disappointed. The dish was far from what you would expect with a traditional tostada-- which is not a problem. However, overall, I found this dish lacked flavor. The base of the... More 

Thank Jwahl52
Coronado, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Criollo. The food is always interesting; however, the wait is terrible. Two tables were seated fifteen minutes after us and got their food faster than we did. Restaurant was half full. Our waiter said the chili and Cuban sandwich took a long time . . . go figure. Again, great food, interesting flavors and... More 

Thank Lori W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So pleased we chose to go here, the restaurant was packed. Even though it was a week night but they fitted us in. The waiter suggested a delicious calamari appetizer and our chosen main courses of shrimp and a blue cheese and buffalo burger with sweet potato fries were equally good. All washed down with specialty beers AND under $60.00... More 

Thank Maxscho
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drive from Arkansas to Los Angeles once or twice a year. We try to arrive in Flagstaff at meal time so we can eat at Criollo's. The food is that good. The service was excellent, and the patio was an added delight. But it's really the food that makes this a memorable stop. The Peruvian fish stew is delectable.... More 

Thank JujuPatty
Westminster, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at Criollo while visiting Flagstaff. The location is great, right in the middle of downtown. The ambiance of the restaurant was excellent. We were lucky to get the table at the front window. The menu was very interesting and featured many locally sourced ingredients. The wines were delicious. Our server was professional and pleasant.

Thank Singapore_Carla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5230
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
  • Phone Number: 9287740541

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