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“Great food”

Tequila Reef Cantina
Ranked #5 of 387 Restaurants in Angeles City
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, International
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Authentic Mexican Cuisine, BAR-B-Q Ribs, Steaks, Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Filipino Food and Much More!
Santa Monica, California, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

I've been a loyal customer since 2010. There may have been slight changes but it's still great. My all time favorites are the burrito, jalapeno poppers and cajun popcorn shrimp.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Vic O
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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
“Tequila Reef Cantina”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great place to make as your meet and greet.

Many of the Aussies and Kiwis are making this place as their meet and greet place. The service is great, the girls are very pleasant and Chris the owner is a good host.

They have a great range of beverages and meals and they are reasonably priced.

Centrally located, they are in a back street running parralell to the main drag and despite the fact that there are markets, take away stalls all around this is a place, where it is possible to talk without shouting !

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Ashley K
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good little mexican”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

Food is average but service is very good, close to all the bars and action. Sizzling fahitas are superb

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Mtosport
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Escondido, California
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Average food, terrible customer service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

Why are the reviews so high for this place? Have most of the reviewers never been to socal?

Ordered the Suave Mexican Madness which turned out to be a mixture of pork, rice, beans, salsa and green peppers. Chips were served on the side for scooping this mixture.

There was nothing Mexican about the flavor it except that it had beans. Edible. Nothing particular tasty about it though.

10% off with Piatnight discount

Experience went:

Came in and sat at a window seat.

Wait 1 minute.

Waitresses are talking among themselves and don't bother to bring me a menu.

Walk to the bar and take a menu.

Sat down.

No waitress bothers to come up to me to take my order.

After deciding, get up and walk back to the bar to place my order.

Sat down.

Food came.

Ate food.

No water.

Went up to bar to ask for more water.

Finish food.

Waitress still talking among themselves.

No waitress nearby to get my bill.

Went up to pay my bill

As I was turning to leave, bartender Iris asked why I didnt tip.

I complained to her and left.

By the way, I heard other tables complaining about the poor customer service and yet the tip jar was full. Are you guys tipping for bad service or do we blame this one on the tourists?

  • Visited December 2012
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4 Thank David T
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Melbourne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food & service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

I first visited soon after it opened, then did not get back until more than 6 months later and was greeted by my first name, not bad! Anyway I visit Angeles 3 or 4 times per year and it's my diner of choice these days.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank wingnot
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