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“Get the food to go, it's safest”

Daniela's Mexican Bar and Grille
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Acton, MA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Get the food to go, it's safest”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2008

The drinks can be good if you choose carefully. The only decent margarita is the Mercedes -- the others are pretty bad. Avoid the novelty margaritas at all costs.

Try not to look at the cockroaches that live on, under, and behind the cash register.

The service is terrible. They're good to their regulars, but slow as molasses with others. And some of the wait staff are frankly glacial in their movements.

All that aside, the food can be quite good. The stools are uncomfortable, though, so almost always I get their food to go. It also avoids the lousy service problem.

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“thumbs up on the drinks...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2008

thumbs up on the drinks. thumbs down on the food. now called Daniela's Cantina

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“Avoid at all costs!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2008

We swung by on a Sunday for dinner. Our experience there was absolutely horrible. The service was lousy, even though only 3 tables were seated before us. The chips were stale and the out-of-a-bottle salsa also stale. Our two young boys ordered Hot Chocolate and it arrived luke warm with the instant powder stuck to the sides of the mugs. I ordered a beer and the waitress plunked down the bottle and left (i.e. no glass, just the bottle) and it was room temperature. We ordered Fajitas and what arrived was so vile we left the food untouched and simply asked for the bill. My seven year old son summed it up well when he asked, "Dad, is this a zero star restaurant?".

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“Good americanized Mexican meals.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2007

Good americanized Mexican meals.

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“One our favorites. Good...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2007

One our favorites. Good food, they make their own sauces, kid friendly, but parents can get great margaritas too.

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