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“The food is not the same Mexican food you find in the US Midwest.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of La Bamba Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

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La Bamba Mexican Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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181 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“The food is not the same Mexican food you find in the US Midwest.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

We ate around 6:30 on a Friday night so it was busy. The service was a bit slow but nothing to complain about. The food was good but different from what we get in the Midwest. ( I prefer my meat ground rather than shreaded)The portions were large. It was the least expensive meal we had all week. I felt we got good value. The atmosphere is family friendly,

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Thank Parkinghog
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“good food, large portions and affordable, wrong name”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

Please note this restaurant is La Bamba which might lead to some miscommunications. You may need to check some other review sites as well. I have eaten here over several years while on vacations to Kauai. It remains one of the best values for portions and taste on the island and the take-out service is a great idea for those of us staying in condos and when they are swamped, like on Fridays when the mall is open late. Sometimes the service is slower in this family run place because everything is made fresh to order. They have also improved the atmosphere with fresh paint and wall decor in the last year. This Hispanic family knows well how to make good Mexican food and does not confuse it with Southwestern or Tex/Mex.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Cindy F
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Owners need a trip to Arizona and Texas”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2012

This was one of the worst excuses for Mexican Food I have ever had no matter where I have been in the world.The service was good and a great beer selection but they really need to go get educated on real Mexican Food.

Visited June 2012
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Thank onlymyview
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Agoura Hills, CA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good food - slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

I've had lunch and dinner at this restaurant and I always enjoy the food. Personnel are very friendly but the service is slow. Recently went for lunch and again the food was good but it took almost 30 minutes to get served. Having to rush a meal at that point to get back to work wasn't what I had in mind.

Visited May 2012
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Thank BigD19
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Lihue, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best authentic mexican restaurant on the island!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2012

This is my favorite mexican place to eat! They have great food, large portions, and affordable prices. My favorites are the chimichanga bamba, nachos, and veggie burrito. Honestly, everything on the menu is good so you cant go wrong here!

  • Visited May 2012
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1 Thank mason808
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