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“Not Your Standard Mexican Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Flaco's Cocina

Flaco's Cocina
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Wildwood, Missouri
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Not Your Standard Mexican Place”
Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

Dinner for 6 on a Friday night; small little neighborhood place with great homemade chips & salsa. Margaritas were tasty and the entrees were all delicious. The Lobster Empanadas were wonderful! We can't wait to go back again!

Visited December 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Overpriced ”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

The food is mediocre at best. Their ultimate margarita is a blend of to much sweet and sour masked with tequila. The guacamole lacks flavor. I had the papas tacos which was suppose to have queso but was lacking that. The taco was also lacking flavor. The Spanish rice was cold and my wife's soup also lacked flavor. If your looking for overpriced poor quality food, this is your place.

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Thank ST051674
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Moberly, Missouri
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“AMAZING Tacos!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is excellent. The seafood tacos are wonderful. They have two corn tortillas per taco, and are stuffed to overflowing with delicious seafood like crawfish, lobster, and scallops. The bottomless salsas are also great! The green one is excellent, and the chips are warm and perfectly crunchy. On a previous visit I had the lobster rolls and they were also amazing.

My daughter ordered the child's cheese quesadilla, and it was more than enough food for her. The cheese was nearly an inch thick!

The bathrooms were also clean.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank bookitybee
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St. Louis
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A reliable and reasonably priced neighborhood restaurant”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is an innovative Mexican restaurant and bar with reliably good food at reasonable prices. We've eaten there often, and it can be recommended for families, friends, and solo diners as well as couples. I particularly like the paella, ceviche, and lobster quesadillas.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank WTTSt_Louis
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Fabulous lobster quesadillas!”
Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Went to Flaco's on a recommendation from a friend who knew the area. Not disappointed! Endless chips and salsa and the lobster quesadillas can't be beat. Margaritas were perfect - I had the blood orange one. Will go back next time we go to a Cardinals game.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank cwaddle
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