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“Terrible. If you look for real Mexican food, go somewhere else.”
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Costa Vida
Ranked #322 of 957 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

The place is packed at dinner time. That should imply good food, but sadly after waiting 30 minutes in the slowest moving line ever seen outside of a post office, the food was barely better than Taco Bell's. No where near anything real Mexican ( I should know since I often travel to Mexico). Prices are much higher than at Taco Bell's, so if you want bland pseudo-Mexican food you are overpaying, and if you want good food you are at the wrong place.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was our second trip and both have been great. This is a great mid-range option. Much higher quality than taco fast-food joints. Not as pricey as full-service Mexican. Tuesday is Taco night for $1.50 each. Great value for full, high-quality, made-to-order tacos. The meats are flavorful, juicy and lean. The toppings are plentiful and fresh. we tried the chips and queso and it was awesome. My son said "Who needs Chipotle?" I just wish they would put one in Chandler.

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