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“Service was soooo slow... Very inconsistent”
Review of Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

The place didn't seem packed, but it literally took my friend 30 minutes to get a beer. Food really took forever and on top of that it wasn't very tasty. I will say the atmosphere is quite good and it is a good environment for a larger eat together.

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Thank mutinyluv
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Slow, disorganized service. Long wait for food and then quality was poor.! Product on salad/soup bar was at room temperature just waiting to make someone ill.

I drive past it several times a day and thought it would be nice to try... I WAS WRONG. Waste of money. We'll never go back.

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Thank Stuart H
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

We hit up the Vallartas near Veterans 24. They had just come into an old wood burning pizza spot. 1) they never retrofitted the restaurant for their needs 2) Poor staffing 3) Dirty 4) Bar not stocked 5) Dirty bathrooms (paint on floor, toilet, and toilet paper rolll (if you aren't going to paint it right - why would your food be good?) 6) Poor excuse for Mexican Food - Sysco delivered 7) Poor service and lack of proper customer service training.

This isn't real mexican food! It's oily, bland, and smothered with ingredients that don't even allow you to taste the food. I had the Fajitas which was an OVERSIZED portion (meaning over half of the food gets thrown OUT - which is bad Quality Assurance in my mind), smothered in OIL (no cooking skills), served with a side of canned refried beans, shredded iceberg lettuce and Sysco quality shredded cheese.

Tampa, your getting ripped off and your not even eating 'real' food (SYSCO blows) This food sucks - your better off getting some Old El Paso Taco Shells and doing it up at home with way better ingredients for FAR LESS money.

Oh and the Margaritas were weak.

LAME.

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Thank sfactor503
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

I love Mexican food and go to the Vallartas on 56th street in Temple Terrace (east of Tampa Florida and near Busch Gardens) frequently. They have good food and good prices.

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Thank TampaMom005
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Reviewed December 15, 2011

My wife and I have frequented Vallartas for about a year now and we LOVE it!! We always sit out on the bar/patio area and receive the best service from either of the two male bartenders. The food is delicious, offering a wide variety of mexican delights, but it comes out fast so only order if you're ready to eat within ten minutes. The prices are very affordable and the atmosphere is low-key and welcoming. I would recommend the Grande Burrito Maravilla, packed with chicken, steak, pork and toppings galore; make sure you bring an appetite

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Thank Jorge L
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