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“Just Dinner”

La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #36 of 900 Restaurants in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For the best Southeastern Mexican zest, your first and only stop must be La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant. Since 1994, we have been serving up a Fiesta, with exciting and delicious menu items that are sure to enchant and fascinate our guests. Currently with 16 locations in Georgia, one in Dothan, Alabama and one in Greenville, South Carolina. We are a great place to go for ardent lovers of the Mexican Cuisine.Our Chef and staff welcome our new and returning guests by preparing authentic Mexican entrees such as succulent enchiladas, juicy and tender fajitas, quesadillas, burritos and nachos all cooked to perfection and served in a beautiful atmosphere just like in sunny Mexico.It is also our pleasure to now offer you our fantastic Catering Service. Our wonderful personnel will create an entertaining Latin Fiesta in your home or office. Whatever the occasion, our authentic Mexican favorites are always crowd pleasures and we serve it up in a festive style to spice up your event.It is always a Fiesta at La Parrilla!
Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Just Dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014

Great place centrally located next to hotels with competitive prices. Menu has a broad selection of traditional Mexican dishes and the service was attentive. Salsa and chips are free! Beer is very cold.

Visited May 2014
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Fairfax, VA
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80 reviews
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“Go there. Go there soon.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is truly fine Mexican for a large-scale, mid-priced chain.

We've been twice, each time with another family. First time was just amazing. This last time was good, but not in the amazing category.

Drinks are phenomenal. I've only had the Ultimate Margarita, but it's something special.

Food is rich and flavorful. Service was a tad spotty this last time around. Our server was very friendly and tried to be helpful, but seemed forgetful and several times, people in our party got their orders mixed up, or couldn't get special items (like extra hot sauce) brought upon request. On our first visit, our waiter went into the back and brought us some extra-hot salsa which was just amazing. This time, another server brought very hot salsa with our chips that a couple of our party couldn't eat, then delivered a much milder version to the table mid-meal. That was a little odd.

It always seems busy at dinner time and around town it seems to have a very high reputation.

I'd definitely go back.

  • Visited March 2014
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Anderson, South Carolina
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76 reviews
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“Average for this type of restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2014

The food was average. You do get a good serving of velvetta type cheese. Service was average, but I did notice the larger tables received better service.

  • Visited March 2014
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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“Best Mexican food in the Upstate..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

My wife and I have dined at dozens of different mexican restaurants in the upstate. La Parrilla is now, in our opinion, the Best of the Best. We were tired of the cookie cutter menus featured in other restaurants. Although La Parrilla does have a few 'combination' meals, the bulk of the menu is uniquely prepared plates. One of us has ordered the tilapia and shrimp every visit. We can't help ourselves.. Five stars...

  • Visited February 2014
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Richland, WA
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45 reviews
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“It was okay....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014

The food was okay... I must admit I've had better Mexican food. They seemed to cover everything in a funny tasting "Velvetta"-ish cheese sauce? At least my enchiladas were swimming in it... not the usual red sauce. At least there is a plus for this restaurant, the Margaritas were good!

Visited November 2013
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