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“Gone down hill”
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LEX MEX
Ranked #30 of 37 Restaurants in Ship Bottom
Cuisines: Mexican
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Gone down hill”
Reviewed June 21, 2011

I have been coming to LexMex for about 7 years now and it has gotten worse and worse every year. My last visit my burrito was soaking wet and had nothing but filler in it. I would have said something to the owner but she conveniently disappeared when we approached her. She must have seen the looks of disgust on our faces. As much as it saddens me we will never go back, it was a good run but the declining quality has finally driven us away. We will miss it.

  • Visited May 2011
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Tasty Mexican; cute decor”
Reviewed October 23, 2010

This little place is in a strip mall on a busy road. But don't let that stop you. The food is very good. We did take out but when we picked it up, the inside was a pleasant surprise. Very cute. Next time, I would stay for my meal. Great tortilla chips!

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Thank Ripsters
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Stratford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Love the Lex”
Reviewed August 16, 2010

Stopped in on our way out for dinner (we were staying at Drifting Sands) but since it was a BYOB and didn't have anything with us we kept going. After stopping at a few restaurants and not liking the attitudes of their hostess (it was around 9:00pm) we decided to stop at the liquor stop and head back to the LEX MEX. So glad we did!!! The staff was great and the food even better. We had the seafood and surf n turf burritos and LOVED them. The salsa was very fresh and not just red liquid. We enjoyed it so much that we went back the next day for lunch.

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Thank FrankieBlue05
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great salsa, very fresh. Good food...”
Reviewed July 11, 2010

Great salsa, very fresh. Good food generous servings.

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Thank SignsEHT
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nyc
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“fresh fresh fresh”
Reviewed November 1, 2009

went to lex mex this summer with freinds and had a great yellowfin burrito.the others had the seafood burrito and the veg.quesadilla.they loved it.no offense to the other reviewer who couldnt beleive how bad it was but try somthing besides beef tacos and nachos(lame).youd be surprised what you will find trying somthing besides your basic mex that you can get in your high school cafeteria.loved the atmosphere also.

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Thank johnkryp
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