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“USUALLY BAD HABIT, NEVER GO BACK!!!!”
Review of Casa Garcia

Casa Garcia
Ranked #104 of 531 Restaurants in Metairie
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 3, 2012

watch your bill before and after to pay, they never giving me the correct change!!!!
if your bill is 67.07 with any change , you will pay 68. they keep the change, without say you anything!!!!!
i understand if they do not have change and they let me know. but i had eating in there several times and this is "usually habit". i am tired of this action, that is disrespect and offensive!!!
never go back!!!

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Thank Nitza C
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

This is head and shoulders above other local Mexican restaurants. This is where you go for Mexican food to impress a date, enjoy a meal with family and friends, celebrate an anniversary or achivement, or simply indulge in quality. An extensive menu, good cooking, good service, a full bar, and a nice ambiance all combine for a memorable experience.

Everything I have ever tried on the menu is good. As soon as you are seated, they serve you free chips with a spicy bean dip and a smoky salsa, both very delicious. The salads are good, the soups are good, and the ceviche is impressive. My favorite entree is the shrimp a la diabla (see Tip #1 at bottom). The grilled fish tacos are good, and they offer lots of combination plates that might be a good choice for your first time dining here or - like when I want some variety I get the El Zacatecas combo plate with chile rellenos, beef enchilada, chicken fajita taco, and beef taco, with avocado and all the trimmings.

Servings are large, and if you indulge in chips and any sort of appetizer, soup, or starter salad, you will not be able to finish your entree. Prices are reasonable, especially considering the quality and quantity of servings.

TIP #1 - The spice level of this dish varies from "hot" to "extremely hot" but can be adjusted to your individual tastes. Let your waiter know your preference.

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1  Thank StCharlesLA
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Reviewed March 29, 2012

This place is hidden in the middle of a strip mall, but don't let that dissuade you. Service was quick and the food was tasty. I got a Mexican sampler that had an amazing tamale, taquitos, and tacos. The maragarita was tasty and they definitely didn't scrimp on the alcohol. For dessert (the best part), my husband and I split chocolate enchiladas! They were deep fried, filled with bananas, covered with chocolate sauce, and featured several scoops of vanilla ice cream.

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2  Thank foxegurl266
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Reviewed February 15, 2012

The food was great tasting and the portions were way too large for us to eat it all.

Service was fast, great and the food was hot.

2  Thank jaxgus
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

After returning to NOLA from Texas, it was hard to find good TexMex. Casa Garcia is by far the BEST of the Best in its category. Great food, great owners, great staff.

2  Thank backtalk
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