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4736 Wyandotte St. E, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1H7, Canada
+1 519-945-2688
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15:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Harrow, Ontario, Canada
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed Palenque. The food was great, the staff was exceptionally friendly and the Margarita's where plentiful. Best flaming cheese I have had this side of the border. Make sure you make a reservation, this place is small and very busy.

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Thank Henry B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This place is amazing. Not sure what I like better - the fantastic guac, or the delicious lime margaritas. Everything is made from scratch and authentic - nothing preserved. Healthy choices and not a lot of grease - you taste the authentic food. You get a lot of food for the money, and remember - everything is made fresh. Some... More 

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1 Thank lreaume
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164 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We went for my niece's birthday at her suggestion. We arrived a few minutes early, and it was good we did. There is no on site parking, just whatever you can find on the road nearby... not great. The prices were moderate, and the helpings were large, but the food was average at best. There are other similar restaurants in... More 

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Thank andrewbW737BY
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Mexican food here in Windsor. As we usually go to Mexican town restaurant in the United States. The food here was good but the portions were small and the prices were high. Chips and salsa do come to your table but don't believe they are home made an don't compare it to Mexican town. Margaritas by... More 

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Thank Greg B
Windsor, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We ordered the chimichanga meal, enchilada meal, and a soft taco and rice, all of which came out to $40. So we figured for this price, it had better be good. Wow, were we disappointed. The rice was bland and tasted like It was cooked with a chicken buillion cube. The beans were bland, slightly hard and not retried beans... More 

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Thank reeses17
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have driven by this restaurant many times and never thought to go in. A friend suggested it and I was pleasantly surprised. It is small but they do take reservations. I would suggest this is you are going later In the evening. The veggie burrito was wonderful and there were a few other choices for the vegetarians. The chimi... More 

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1 Thank Sandra A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Food is great! Service is great! Prices are great! The owners are great! When I first went to this restaurant a few years back, I could instantly tell it was a gem as you could see that all the patrons were regulars. Clearly the food would be great and it sure was!

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2 Thank Angelo D
Windsor, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We have been semi-regulars at Palenque for the last year - once a month. The food has been consistently very good. The menu offers classic Mexican favourites with an authentic, home-cooked flare. We have ordered the nightly specials frequently. The fresh ingredients, preparation care and presentation shine.

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1 Thank FredandHolly
Detroit, Michigan
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I went here for a later supper with a friend, it was an odd atmosphere. While everyone seemed to be having a good time, the service was exceptionally, infuriatingly slow. It literally took 45 minutes to get more salsa for our chips and our food still wasn't out. Perhaps it was an odd night, don't know. I was amazed at... More 

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Thank Robbie R
Simi Valley, California
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My first visit. The food was exceptional. Pre-meal chips and salsa. Chips were warm. I had the carne asana plate. Comes with guacamole and rice and beans. Also had a patron margarita. It was reasonable in price and the food was plentiful. Service was excellent and attentive. I would recommend a few amenities to add ambience. Placemats, and I felt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4736 Wyandotte St. E, Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-945-2688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?