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“It is what it is” 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 Amigos
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
North Carolina
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“It is what it is”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

always very busy with lots of commotion. Factory feel. wait staff felt disinterested. notice a lot of staff hung out where the host couldn't see them

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Will NEVER return”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

Have been to their new location once before and thought things had improved significantly since their move however my experience Saturday proved otherwise. After being seated and requesting water the waiter brought a glass which had a dead fly floating around in it. Appalled I called the waiter over and he expressed shock but brought another glass of water. To my amazement there was a dead BUG in that glass. Now thoroughly disgusted and sickened (thank goodness I hadn't drunk from either glass) we immediately left the table. We informed the manager who seemed more concerned about getting us out of earshot from any other customers. Needless to say I will never return to this restaurant as all cleanliness credibility is shot!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank ponygirl359
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A very nice local Mexican restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

My wife and I had dinner here while stopping in Elizabeth City on our tour down the Carolina coast. It was convenient from US17 and also to the town itself. New building. Very conventional Mexican menu. Very good top shelf margaritas. I really enjoyed the enchiladas rancheras with pork.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Larry G
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Big Disappointment!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

After hearing so many good things about this place, we were looking forward to a good Mexican meal on a Saturday night. The noise around 7pm was unbelievable. Talking with our two guests was clse to impossible. My Carne Asada featured a Rib-Eye steak that was large but nickel-thin with about one-third inedible grisle and fat. The refried beans were delicious but so scant I rationed myself in finishing them. Service was erratic. Everyone else had similar problems with their entrees. Margaritas were fine -- that's the best I can say about this very disappointing experience.

If you must go, try the Combination Platters. A good, safe choice but very mundane.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank GoodFoodie1
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Grandy, North Carolina
Level Contributor
70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yum! Wonderful Mexican and nice atmosphere at new location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

delicious Mexican food and great experience! love that they now make fresh tableside guacamole too :)

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Janice F
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