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The Whole Enchilada

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Southwestern, Fast food
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745 N Federal Hwy, 8000 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-2732
+1 954-306-6218
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you need a quick TexMex fix, this is your spot. The food doesn't disappoint and is one of the best values in Lauderdale. The food is made to order and comes out hot and fast. My "go-to" spot for a quick bite. Consistently good!

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Thank Gary C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Fun little location just north of downtown. First time for us, we were looking for fish tacos in a casual setting and this place hit the spot. The roasted tomato salsa is amazing!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Coral Springs, Florida
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2,484 reviews
1,328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 721 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Whole Enchilada has locations in Oakland and Plantation which I have not visited. The Ft Lauderdale location was once a gas station the decor has improved maybe the vibe. Its Mexican fast food you order and pay at the bar. They have a salad bar, which we both had, Susan had Bob's burrito ( vegetarian ), she gave it... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend this place and it is not because of the food but because of the disgusting treatment by one female staff member. The food was not exceptional but decent for the price range, the cocktails according to members in my group were so so. The place itself is open and airy with huge garage door style windows that... More 

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Thank naz2468
Weston, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A converted gas station now serving solid burritos, tacos and salads. Not a lot of parking, order at the bar and they bring your food, quick service, nice salsa bar and worth the visit.

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Thank drajhansa4
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Shared a burrito with a friend and it was okay. Average burrito, average price. You order and pay at the counter. They have a salsa bar which was fun to try but I didn't try anything amazing. There is outdoor seating but it is near the road. Good for take away.

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Thank katie W
Alexandria, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ate here twice in one week on our vacation in Hollywood, FL. We loved this place! Yummy tacos and burritos and FRESH GUAC!! We have put this on our list of restaurants to come back to when we visit South FL again!!

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Thank Caitlin B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

First, I would have given them 4-stars, except for they have their music playing so loud that the order taker couldn't hear our order and we had to raise our voices, just trying to talk to each other, while sitting next to each other. We both had headaches by the time that we finished eating. As for the rest, the... More 

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miami, fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great little place located in front of the Parker Playhouse to get a bite before the concert. The place is not large but they do have outdoor seating. The place used to be a gas station that has been converted. The food is ordered at the counter & delivered to your table. We ordered the Mahi Mahi burrito that was... More 

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Clayton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Good value particularly the daily specials. You order at the counter and they bring your meal to your table. Good selection of salsas and they have unique self service soft drinks dispenser that has maybe more than 20 selections with free re-fills. They also have outdoor shaded eating.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Southwestern, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 745 N Federal Hwy, 8000 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-306-6218
Description
The Whole Enchilada, conceptualized by two local brothers with a taste for tacos and a hankering for hot sauce have been spicing up South Florida one tortilla at a time.
Offering a unique blend of "classic with a twist" menu favorites enjoyed amongst a hip and trendy atmosphere promises a fun and friendly dining experience for customers and connoisseurs alike.

We specialize in serving fresh Mexican food & home made salsas with a fast casual dining experience including delivery, full catering & event rental space!

We have a full liquor bar featuring delicious cocktails especially the margaritas!
We proudly offer live entertainment Tuesday-Saturday evenings for happy hour and extended late nights at our Plantation location.

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