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Amigos Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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120 W Jefferson Ave, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-4008
+1 314-821-0877
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always consistently fresh and tasty. Fun atmosphere. Good margaritas. Family friendly environment. Highly recommend if you want a Mexican food experience that is not a chain and is a cut above the standard, small place.

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Thank Kip B
Kirkwood, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

...to their fish tacos and house margaritas. Never had a bad meal. The crowd and waiting line is a testament to the quality food at a good price. And all blessings on their guacamole!

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Thank Grey Irish O
Saint Louis, Missouri
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520 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a weekday night to try Amigo's. The place was just moderately busy on a weekday evening. They serve a variety of Mexican dishes. We sampled the shrimp tacos and the Lime Shrimp entree. Both were delicious. They also serve margaritas by the glass. A little pricey but not exorbitant. Service was warm and friendly... More 

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Thank JimSTL1021
Chicago
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had dinner here on a Monday night. Place was hopping with lots of families. Service was good, but I had to refill my own water glass. Had excellent fish tacos. My friend had the shrimp tacos. We both were very happy with our choice. Chips were crisp and salty, the guacamole was just OK in my book. Salsa was good.... More 

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Thank RoyalsfanChicago
Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The service was very great and the atmosphere was great. The food was ok. Mexican food is my favorite and coming from California I'm a tough critic of authentic Mexican food. The food was fresh but lacked flavor. I will try it again next time I'm town.

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Thank Tami L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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326 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 584 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It's a pity, too. The food is pretty good, and the margs are, too, but... everything about this place just screams, "We don't care what you want, this is how we do things here!!" They then seem to just go down the list of things they WON'T do for you... NO reservations accepted. NO split plates. NO substitutions on menu... More 

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St Charles,Missouri
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318 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It is the sign of a good Mexican restaurant to have authentic options as well healthy modern selections. This one certainly offers these options. The steak fajitas were served with black beans and rice and the avocado slices were a nice inclusion to the generous portion of meat. There are both fried fish and grilled fish soft taco options served... More 

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Thank sattelite10
St. Louis Missouri
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch at Amigos Cantina. The empanadas were great and the margaritas were heavenly. We will come back and bring a designated driver with us!

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Thank julesmom97
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Quality food prepared in traditional Mexican style. This is not your run of the mill Mexican! Great Margaritas. Unusual dishes that are all well prepared. Can get crowded on weekend nights.

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Thank Barb332
Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This has become our favorite place for southwestern/Mexican cuisine. The food is very good, prices $$-$$$. The kitchen closes before the bar so you can stay for drinks after dinner. Seating is on hard back chairs or benches, not great but the food more than makes up for it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Jefferson Ave, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Kirkwood
  • Phone Number: +1 314-821-0877

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