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“THE VERY BEST!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Casa Alvarez

Casa Alvarez
Ranked #45 of 215 Restaurants in Prescott
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Prescott, Arizona, United States
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“THE VERY BEST!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

Casa Alvarez is with out a doubt the best Mexican restaurant in Prescott. A hidden secret in the Dinner Bell on Gurley. Ben the owner is a great Chef, none better in our eyes, and stomach.. Nothing comes out of this kitchen that is not made from scratch and authentic as you can make it.
Close your eyes. And you can imagine sitting in your Tia's kitchen table, devouring her fabulous homemade cooking.
That is how good this restaurant is.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Prescott, Arizona
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237 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great Place for Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2013

Very tasty authentic mexican here. Atmosphere is basic. If it were Italian, we'd call it a trattoria . . . a family restaurant and great value, kind and prompt service. The menu was comprehensive -- have now dined here several times and never been disappointed.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jeff P
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Prescott, Arizona, United States
1 review
“Our go to mexican restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

been a local for 17 years. whenever my mom is in town she always wants to go here. great food for a great price. love the chips and salsa! huge hot plates with flavorful food. and our servers are always smiling and attentive. I recommend this place to people who are new in town. much less expensive than our downtown Mexican restaurants.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tejana_n
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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179 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Restaurant in Prescott”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Don't let the appearance fool you. The food is excellent. The restaurant is located behind the Dinner Bell on West Gurley and looks a bit shabby. Salsa is homemade and outstanding and the dishes are as good as you will find in Prescott. The staff is very attentive and can help if you need help in ordering. One of our staples for mexican food in town.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank cbrsantafe
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Wellton, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Funky hole in the wall”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

At first glance one has to wonder about the quality of Casa Alvarez as access is via a well used boardwalk alongside a vintage restaurant. Even after determining which door accesses the restaurant and stepping inside, one has trepidations, as the building is very old and shows it. .

At the finish of the meal all trepidations have been removed and the ambiance can be described as charming. The staff is delightful and the owner visits each table at least once to assure satisfaction. The menu is not extensive, but what we had was excellent. My husband had one of the specials and I chose from the menu. The red and green salsas served with the complimentary chips were fresh and delicious.

Whether you are dining with children or just adults, you will enjoy this place. It is well priced and good value.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Candace834
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