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“Great food but weak drinks”
Review of Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill - CLOSED

Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Anton Blvd.
Transit: Located at South Coast Plaza, on the North side of Bristol Street, just east of the 405 freeway.
Description: Our fresh, flavorful and innovative menus showcase the bold and robust flavors of Arizona, California, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. We take traditional ingredients, spices and cooking techniques from around the South to create a taste without borders.
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We go here about once every 2 months.
Food almost always is great at good prices for OC.
The catfish strips are just outstanding and so tasty. then you add the dipping sauce, which is spicy, and you are in heaven.
My wife loves the shrimp.
My so the chicken and Mac cheese/
Only negative are the drinks which in my opinion are weak and watered down. Several times I have had to request the drink to be redone.
Service always nice and fast.

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Thank elridder
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have been here several times. The appetizers, house meals and service are consistently good. Chili Verde, chips and salsa, mushroom quesedilla, etc. have lots of flavor. Upon being seated, fresh, hot cornbread made in a small cast-iron skillet is presented at the table with honey butter. Happy Hour is carried through the weekends. Generous portions are served considering the price point. This restaurant is a great change from other eateries in the mall.

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Thank cookiegirlsuccess
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Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Was in town on business. Settled on restaurant while I was in the mall. Food was good for what seemed like a chain. The street tacos were good and the homemade guacamole was interesting they mix it at the table. Avoid the dumplings. No flavor! But the enchilada was good and the rice and beans were excellent compliment. Not fine dining but had nice meal.

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Thank ajd16
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

This is a cool place to meet after work or shopping at South Coast Plaza. You can fill up on appetizers that are reasonably priced and varied. I liked the catfish, shrimp and ahi. All the food is nice and fresh. It does get crowded.

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Thank GardaGal0912
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

Ate here for lunch while in town for a conference. I really enjoyed my meal, staff was attentive, and had a good local beer. Definitely would return when in town!

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Thank Matt S
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