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Maria's Mexican Kitchen

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17028 Van Buren Blvd, Riverside, CA 92504-5939
+1 951-780-2034
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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I grew up in Woodcrest, haven't been in for years though. 5 of us stopped in for lunch. The food is fantastic, great menu. Plenty of free chips and salsa. The service was excellent. Can't wait to go back!

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Riverside, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lunch specials are a good deal. Service is fast, friendly and accommodating. Soups are very good. Usually go for lunch because we can get in and out quickly. Breakfasts are also good on weekends. No margaritas or would have rated it higher.

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Thank rollo h
Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

When you enter the restaurant you feel like you are in "old Mexico", The average age is around 60+ and the food is authentic, delicious and IF you can describe how or what you want they will make it. It is NOT a sports bar, it is currently my favorite "Mexican" place to eat north of the border.

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Thank Richard G
Riverside, California
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Maria's Mexican Kitchen is right around the corner from us and we go there often. I consider myself a Mexican food connoisseur so I know what I'm talking about when I say best salsa ever! Thinking about it makes my mouth water. I could eat it with a spoon. I could add vodka and drink it! They always give us... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

First time here, but was highly recommended. Not many people there when we arrived but service was still a little slow. By the time we had finished eating the place was starting to fill up. There didn't seem to be enough servers for the number of customers and it took about 20 minutes to get the check and pay. Again,... More 

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Alamosa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Was visiting family for nephew's last high school ballgame. Had been to several restaurants without being too impressed but was totally blown away by how great the food was here. There were 18 of us and we did a little sharing and sampling of different dishes and it was the best Mexican food I have ever eaten. The service was... More 

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Madison, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

We are in the area for a few months & discovered this early on & WHAT a find! The food is phenomenal but what really makes this place so special is the service, especially Celia (sp?) who's the owners sister. She is extremely welcoming & accommodating; we took my elderly parents with special dietary needs & she took care of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17028 Van Buren Blvd, Riverside, CA 92504-5939
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-780-2034

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?