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“its ok”
Review of Picantes

Picantes
Ranked #128 of 590 Restaurants in Lubbock
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Lubbock, Texas
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215 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 766 helpful votes
“its ok”
Reviewed February 29, 2012

most of the best mexican restaurants in Tx have fresh food. this place serves frozen food. the salsa is ok, rice and beans ok. lacks the old world charm of an old mexican restaurant

Visited January 2012
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Falls Church
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Mexican food like my Abuela used to make!”
Reviewed January 6, 2012

This is not The place to go for fancy dining or gourmet foo-foo food. If you want great Mexican food and lots of it for no muncho dinero---this is the place to go!!! The carne al pastor tacos are finger-licking good. The gorditas come in breakfast varieties (eggs, potatoes and lots of bacon optional cheese) or you can have them stuffed with barbacoa or also carne al pastor, yummmy! Their sopas(soups) seem expensive on the menu until they bring you out a huge bowl full of seafood or beef or chicken depending on which you order, with warm tortillas (corn or flour). The basics are all excellent, enchiladas, burritos, carne guisada, tacos or chiles rellenos. Make sure to ask for the potatoes instead of the rice, you will be glad you did, papitas like Mama made for breakfast! Grab a Mexican praline to take home with you, you won't have room for it after you eat all that great food!

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“Fajita meat perfectly seasoned.”
Reviewed November 18, 2011

Fajitas were great. Good place to get authentic food.

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Hole in a Wall”
Reviewed September 5, 2011

Great food. Burritos are the best here. And there white queso is great.

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Texas
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“Food is Great!”
Reviewed August 20, 2011

The food here is great and you can BYOB.. Only real drawback is, about closing time - they will sweep you away or stack your chair on the table if you get up. They really want to get out of there at 9pm.

  • Visited August 2011
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