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“Great food”
Review of Mercado's

Mercado's
Ranked #8 of 395 Restaurants in Tyler
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We came to Tyler, TX with family and they wanted to eat here because they've been here before and loved it. The atmosphere is festive and the food is great. HOWEVER, I wouldn't come here on a weekend night. The wait wasn't too terribly bad but it took forever to get our food. At one point, one if our group had to get our waiter to remind about what we needed. That's the only complaint we had though. Extra friendly staff, just won't come here if it's the weekend and we're in Tyler.

Thank javanut1980
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

They are very pricey, but they bring good chips and great salsa to your table, plus you get a free soapapilla and/or ice milk for dessert for no extra charge. The food was pretty good, but it seemed high in price, until we got an appetizer plate, and it was enough for two. When we asked the waitress, she said most things would feed two, so if that is true, it was reasonable.

Thank b_none55
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Arrived with large party of family, Greeted and seated promptly given the large size of our party (15). We ordered a variety of dinners and everyone was happy with their order. Only negative was those who ordered margaritas weren't happy with them. Kids really liked the free soft serve ice cream for dessert. Great fun atmosphere.

Thank Donatthelake2
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

This restaurant always remains busy so be prepared for a wait. Fortunately, those wait times are relatively short as traffic moves in and out of this restaurant quickly.

Menu is comprised of Tex-mex fare. They do have some outstanding choices including the Tortilla Soup, Chile Rellenos, Fajitas (Beef, Chicken and/or Shrimp) and Charro Beans. Prices are reasonable, portions are plentiful and service was great. Meals served with complimentary chips, salsa and corn and/or flour tortillas that are made fresh on premises.

Save room for the complimentary Sopapillas and Soft Serve Ice Cream.

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4  Thank STM0041
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Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Stopped at the restaurant for a late lunch (2:30) and still had a 10 min wait. I had high expectations for the margarita but was disappointed when it tasted like straight mix with little to no tequila in it. The food was okay and the portions were huge - far more than I could possibly eat. Overall, the dining experience was fine but not a must go to.

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Thank Kathy H
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