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1009 Granite Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-2013
+1 502-348-4404
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usually a call in order for us to go when we have a craving for really good Mexican food. Kids are always asking for this when they come back to town.

Thank Dee V
Bardstown, Kentucky
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We eat either here or there sister store and the food is good fast service great drinks fun atmosphere

Thank Laura F
Louisville, Ky.
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216 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

A friend and I have eaten there three or four times in the last couple of years. The first time was absolutely A-ONE. The food was well prepared and very good. They had as good a margarita as I have ever had. Then is we stopped by a few times over the years it was as though in slow motion... More 

Thank Hopsaregood
San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This has to be the worst Mexican food I have had the displeasure to eat! The food was Luke warm and the Chili Colorado was very salty. My wife had the Chicken Enchiladas and her comment about her meal was that she could have gotten a better Enchilada dinner from the frozen section at the grocery store. The salsa appeared... More 

Thank Originaldemonseed
Conway, South Carolina
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176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The chili relenos were very good, the fajitas were also. Very quick service and wait staff was very attentive.

Thank hntrdn
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Simply put, awesome food. Huge servings. Great Margaritas and great service! They even made fresh burritos out of our leftovers so we could eat while traveling.

Thank Doug J
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is my go-to place when I crave Mexican food. I have never had a bad experience here. ever. The food is always just right. the owner and staff are very friendly and ready to please. The owner is very involved and goes around talking to people and shaking hands. Great atmosphere. Everyone I know loves it.

Thank RNRFarm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

One of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to. The food is very good and you definitely get your moneys worth. The staff is also very friendly and helpful.

Thank Melissa P
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I can not say how awful this place was! I ordered my food and 1 hour later it came to me cold. I asked for the white cheese dipping sauce but could not eat it as it looked like some guy ejaculated in it before serving! Dirty and bad service. Will never go back.

Thank Critic B
Alva, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very attractive but the food was just okay and the service was weak. Management is clearly not good here. I will not be going back.

Thank Jon V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 Granite Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-4404

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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?