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“Go for Juan!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Margarita

Cafe Margarita
Ranked #7 of 21 Restaurants in Tombstone
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Recently opened
Lincoln County,NM
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Go for Juan!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2012

I'd heard that Cafe Margarita was terrible. The "reviews" I'd been told were terrible. It was quite nice. My mother is still talking about how good the chicken parm was.

The most important part, though, was that on Friday and Saturday evenings, Juan de Granada is there. He is one of the most gifted guitar players you will ever encounter. I've been following him, going to the various places he has appeared for nearly 17 years. Cafe Margarita is the nicest.

Visited July 2012
Thank thepinkflamingo
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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bad Night”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2012

Maybe they were having a bad night when we visited. First off, the chips were alright but the salsa tasted like bad marinara sauce. I've had a similar tasting sauce in Kansas so maybe that's how some people make it. My husband ordered chicken parmigiana, and said his dish wasn't bad. The waitress had an attitude (with someone else it seemed) but barely slowed down when she walked passed us and slid the plates onto the table. I had ordered a enchilada and taco. The taco meat was alright, but was haphazardly topped with lettuce and a little cheese. The enchilada was extremely bland and covered with a bed of shredded lettuce. The refried beans were gross, for lack of a better word, and were a pale color. The roasted corn wasn't much better. The corn itself was OK but the roasted peppers mixed in with it had a funny, bitter taste. The waitress collected our money but then walked to a table in the back and threw herself into a chair, like she was five years old and throwing a fit. Have to say it was an extremely disappointing meal, and atmosphere, and I will not be returning.

Visited June 2012
3 Thank Caitlyn_TX
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2012

Worth the money and great quiet place for lunch or dinner.
Just off 5th and Toughnut. Wondeful food!

Visited May 2012
1 Thank candaceusa
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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Authentic Mexican Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

I live about twenty minutes away from Tombstone .... One of my favorite get aways is to drive to Tombstone and go shopping and watch the gunfight shows and EAT!!! And one of my Favorite places to go is Cafe Margarita!!! I have never had a bad meal there!! The food is always tasty.. the atmosphere is very relaxing!! The staff has always been friendly and efficient!!! No complaints with this Business!!!! It sit's off the main drag just a bit, but it is well worth finding!!!

  • Visited June 2012
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2 Thank Julie R
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El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wyatt Earp Days”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

Great fine dinning food. Very nice and comfortable. Professional staff Steve does a great job.

Visited May 2012
1 Thank Frank V
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