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“Our local favorite”

Cinco DE Mayo Restaurant
Ranked #40 of 94 Restaurants in Yorktown
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

We keep going back and are always pleased. I live the sizzling fajitas and the tasty Texas Margarita!

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Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Daily lunch buffet, drinks are slim pickings, and food is decent. The Texas Jumbo (dirty water) is amazing! Careful proceed with caution. Staff is great!

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Thank TOW2HTO
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

We tried to eat here on 3 separate occasions, trying a different meal each time. (So 6 different meals off the menu total between the 2 of us). I am from the southwest, and have had good (real) Mexican food. The food here is HORRIBLE. Our local friends swear by it... but they are all from Virginia.... :)

However, their beer specials and prices are good. Now when we must go to meet friends, we only vow to drink there. It is a friendly atmosphere, so it is perfect to hang out with a group. But if you are looking for quality, authentic Mexican food, this isn't it.

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Thank mavpixy
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

my wife and I lived a stones throw from this place about ten plus years ago and we've been back several times since then. Their lunch buffet is great - with homemade guacamole!! As for those who reviewed it earlier - how hot would you expect food on a buffet to be? There are a few different hot sauces available to spice it up how spicy you like it. Never eaten here except for lunch and never a complaint from either of us. Last visited Friday last week - our son who is now in the Navy loves Mexican food and once he spiced it up he was fine... this is the guy who likes wasabi straight up on sushi.... so in short what I am saying is that the food is as spicy as you make it when you get the buffet...they can't please everyone so they give you the hot sauces to add your zip... used to be family owned too when we lived here... not sure now. The staff is always friendly and attentive and usually it's one of the owners at the register asking you if everything was alright.

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Reviewed March 4, 2012

We're regulars here, and so you can infer we like it. Don't let the humble storefront fool you. This is a place with lots of repeat business...and for good reason.

Cinco De Mayo is vastly superior to the nearby Mexican competitors, particularly the one with several restaurants in the Tidewater area. The food is individually prepared (no freezer/mass produced fare). Even with some modest (recent) price increases, it is still a great value.

Service is super speedy, yet you can stick around if you'd like.

Be sure to get the pico de gallo...very, very fresh and much better than salsa.

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Thank FJVLS
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