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Acapulco Mexican Restaurant & Bar

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Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
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727 S Polk St, Amarillo, TX 79101-2309
+1 806-373-8889
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Arlington, Texas
Level Contributor
43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is huge. I don't know if they ever fill it up. I've been here a couple of times and it has good food, service and is clean. TVs are in the bar area featuring sporting events. Typical tex-mex food and alcoholic beverages.

Thank GoingFunPlaces
Level Contributor
78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was great . Service was good . Chips and salsa good too. My son had hamburger for 10 dollars it's as big as a dinner plate it huge and tasted great. I had cheese enchiladas it was good . I like the downtown atmosphere. You can dine outside or in.

Thank Bill C
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Last night our party of 30 enjoyed 3°of delicious chips,hot sauce, food and drinks by attentive ,sweet waitresses. Bartender makes delicious drinks; doesn't skimp on the alcohol. Amazing service. In fact, my husband and I are going back tonight! And I'll probably order the same thing. It was that good.

Thank Kimberly H
Elmira, New York
Level Contributor
101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Greasy chips and bland salsa. Chicken fajitas tasted like grilled chicken tossed with some peppers and onions and served on a fajita tray. Came out barely warm. Tortillas were hard and fell apart when folded. Beer was good. Our waitress was obviously new and didn't know the menu. Perhaps not her best day. Very inefficient but imagine that will improve... More 

Thank mbullett
Level Contributor
55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Tonight I had fajita beef nachos and D had Barbacoa plate. Both excellent and plenty of food. Great flavor in both and the meat was perfect. Took the huge Chunk of cheesecake home (hard decision between the chocolate cake). We go at least once a month and NEVER had a bad meal; ever. All different servers but they are all... More 

Thank CecilRM
Naperville, Illinois
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308 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Located across the street from the Marriott, this large established (dated interior design) serves delicious shrimp meals. The complimentary salsa and chips are excellent. The Acapulco Chimichanga (shrimp) is served with refried beans and rice. It's huge and can be shared. The Grilled Shrimp Salad includes about twelve medium size shrimp served in a large spinach shell. The Tacos el... More 

Thank LenEvanston
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Won't be back. Poor service. Got order wrong They had no tea to drink. They run out of salsa for our chips

Thank darrell h
Tulsa, OK
Level Contributor
135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ate here while staying at the hotel across the street, so because it was convenient on a cool rainy night. There were many customers, which made us think the food was good. The service was friendly. The menu was large. We had good food, though the simpler fare seemed better. Tamales are their specialty, but I have had much... More 

Thank Hawaiiantaco
Houston, Texas
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483 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was staying across the street so decided to call in an order. Pretty good food, I had nachos. They were made to order. It was hot and good . The hostesses was very nice. The place was kinda of empty. I would come back.

Thank Ann M
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Arrived in Amarillo hungry and the hotel staff recommended Acapulco for Tex-Mex food. It is a fun environment to be in- evoking a plaza with a fountain and bright open space. The service was speedy- this was a late lunch so there were only a few people there. I happen to like ceviche and ordered it as a tostada. While... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 S Polk St, Amarillo, TX 79101-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-373-8889

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