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“Worst of the worst”
Review of Vista Grande

Vista Grande
Ranked #18 of 103 Restaurants in Osage Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

We've had trouble finding ANY good Mexican food in the Ozarks. Not surprising, I guess. But Vista Grande is not good, even by Ozark standards. The place is not offensive -- it's reasonably clean and the service is OK. But the food itself just has no taste.

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Reviewed April 3, 2012

For a great taste of Mexican cuizine, Vista Grande has it all. Inside and out it reeks of Mexico. While the food is Americanized Mexican, it brings people back time and again because it is great food. Great service and friendly owners and staff make it great all around. Good value for the money, and awsome atmosphere are an added bonus. Go early or you may not get seated for a while because they are very popular with the locals as well as the tourists.

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed April 3, 2012

My husband and I enjoy sitting at the bar and enjoying a margarita or Dos Equis on tap. Munching on chips and queso (beware, they have the worst salsa ever!) Great Fajitas, Spinach Enchiladas and pretty much anything else on the menu is good. Great for a Mexican fix at the Lake.

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Thank LucyPorky
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

The food was great overall. I had the chicken fajitas and expected them to be great. They were average, but my husband got a surf and turf, which was awesome. The steak was a great cut and cooked perfectly.

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Thank Leslie F
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Reviewed February 27, 2012

Rick and I went for a Sunday drive and ended up in Osage Beach, MO, looking for a place to eat a late lunch. A lot of the beach places are closed this time of year so we settled on Vista Grande Mexican Restaurant. It was a nice, clean, and well-appointed place with a friendly wait staff and really good food. The chips were light and fresh, the salsa tasty and our entrees were both really good. It's always nice when you try a place for the first time and it's a hit. Prices are reasonable and there is a large choice. They also have American food for those (I can't understand why) who aren't fond of the Mexican fare. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Linda D
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