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Mexico Viejo

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Mexican, Southwestern
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2131 W Martin Luther King Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72701-6216
+1 479-587-8181
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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335 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flan was home made and wonderful; the salsa was very good; the cheesedip was good. We had the chicken chimichanga lunch special, the specials were still available in early afternoon, and it was very tasty. Good beans and rice; and the chicken with cheese rice dish was very good. Great guac.

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Thank SkipCoys
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place. I have been coming here since college 10 years ago. The margaritas are great. Definitely try the Steven's Special.

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Thank Kim W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Just left this place. Took my son for his Christmas Present. Of course he wanted Fajitas. Who else thinks they should come out steaming so everyone goes "WOW"?. Not even close. So many Green Peppers could hardly find the meat. Also, had to ask 3 times for chesse. The server actually brought cheese dip and charged me. Not to mention... More 

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Thank SHUTUP3
Benton, Arkansas
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is a large, clean restaurant that has good service and great Mexican food. The guacamole is amazing as well as the fajitas. We also had beef chimis that were excellent. The beef was chopped steak, not ground beef and was very savory. This place can easily accommodate large parties. We will definitely eat here again.

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Thank P1285YXamyh
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

There aren't a lot of things I miss about Texas, but good Tex-Mex was one of them. Mexico Viejo fulfills that need. It does look a bit seedy from the outside, but inside it's comfortable and friendly. Good enchiladas are something I always look for in a Mexican restaurant, and they don't disappoint. Another favorite is the chimichanga -- basically... More 

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Thank JaceWhite
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We always eat here when we roll through Fayetteville. The salsa is great! They are usually always busy.

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Thank Keith W
Frontenac, Kansas
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I visited my son who attends the University of Arkansas. He took me to Mexico Viejo to eat and it far exceeded my expectations. This is not a fancy restaurant but has that laid back cozy feel to it. It was packed on a Sunday night which showed how popular this place is. I ordered queso dip and guacamole to... More 

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Thank castawayplease
Reno, Nevada
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

You can choose from a wide range of traditional Mexican dishes. The service was fast and friendly. There was ample seating and staff was able to handle the crowd.

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1 Thank Carlton O
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Everybody was happy with the food, except - ha! - I got the best dish. The chicken fajita quesadillas are terrific. Only negative: The queso is tasty, but too watery.

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1 Thank Pam H
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Traveling and had time just for a taco. Preparation was Tex-Mex, not Mexicano. Place quite busy at mid-afternoon on a Saturday. Much seating capacity in variety of spaces broken but still open.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 W Martin Luther King Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72701-6216
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-587-8181

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