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“Authenticity is Bueno!”

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Plata's Mexican Food
Ranked #44 of 104 Restaurants in Barstow
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Barstow, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Authenticity is Bueno!”
Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten at all of the Platas in town. Have been patron since mama first started. Proud to have them on town. They don't compete with anyone cause they have their own taste & style. Es muy Bueno!!

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Vicenza, Italy
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Good Food, Good Price”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

I've eaten breakfast here a few times when in Barstow. It is good food for a good price. It isn't fancy, but offers good home style cooking, and the set up allows you to see into the kitchen which I like when I'm eating a hole in the wall kind of places so I can see its cleanliness with my own eyes.

  • Visited December 2012
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Barstow, California, United States
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Mexican food done sloppy.”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

These chain of restaurants are family owned by different members of the family. Each one is unique but they all seem to have a very authentic home cooked, layed back feeling? Nothing very fancy but it does taste good. Fills the belly.

Visited December 2012
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Norman, Oklahoma
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119 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Always good. Even has menudo”
Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Always a good place for lunch. Good food at good prices and well air conditioned.
Enough to make up for being in barstow to start with.

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Chandler, Arizona
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181 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“A great find: Mexican home cooking in the high desert of California”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

I didn't think I would ever give 5 stars to a Mexican restaurant, but this place deserves it! As a senior citizen I can say I have eaten at many many Mexican restaurant over the years but the food here was "out of this world", in quality, flavor, appearance and taste. They make their own chips which were light and airy with a wonderful crunch and the salsa was 6 star. All fresh ingredients. This is a family operation in existence for 37 years and the attractive young lady behind the counter said she was 3rd generation and that they had 3 other branches around town. I ate a green chili burrito that had to have a pound of meat in it, juicy, tasty, a delight on the palate. My wife had a carne assada burrito with potatoes added, equally wonderful and heavy with fresh ingredients. A side of refried beans was amazingly flavorful, never tasted beans that good before. We plan to stop by there again on our way home Labor Day weekend and try some of their other dishes.

  • Visited August 2012
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