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Cuquita's Restaurant

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1957 Northwest Hwy, Garland, TX 75041-4835
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Allen, Texas
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I had a nice lunch of Guiso de Res, full of flavor and filling. The handmade tortillas were a nice touch. Lunch including tip was $10.50.

Thank HarveyOfAllen
Jackson, Wisconsin
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I am unsure why this place doesn't have better reviews. Authentic Mexican food at good prices. The BEST re-fried beans that I've ever had. Margaritas were a little weak. Salsa was great. My enchiladas were great and my husband said his tacos were fantastic. Our waitress had some slight trouble with English so communication was a little hard. We did... More 

Thank Fencelover
Rowlett, Texas
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117 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

My family gathers here often just to meet up for lunch, or with a big group on the nights they have mariachis. We're usually always attended to politely and friendly. I have a favorite plate (higado encebollado [liver]) and although it's always too spicy, I love it every time! Their tortillas are made in house and they bring some out... More 

Thank moniluvsdean
Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I became a fan of Cuquitas in 1999 when I first moved to Dallas. They were located on Henderson with what I considered the next best thing to mama's cooking. Unfortunately after losing their lease they moved to a really bad location on Lake June Rd and the quality of the Cuquitas brand began to suffer. That location closed down.... More 

1 Thank Jay S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Cuquita'sused to be the best place in town. But as it open more restaurants, the food as well as the service went down hill. As a loyal customer I kept going, finding excuses as to why the food didn't taste the same. Today, was the last straw. I ate my milanesa cold. Not only was my food cold, but my... More 

Thank Maricela R
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128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

I enjoyed lunch at the Garland location. The restaurant was very clean, the staff was friendly, the service was great and the food was really tasty! It seems more authentic Mexican to me than Tex-Mex......which I found refreshing. I would definitely recommend and will be back!

Thank Randy W
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

Cuquita's is always great! We love the the fresh corn tortillas and real Mexican food. I usually get breakfast for dinner. We have been coming to Cuquita's for over 15 years.

Thank Sue V
Rowlett, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Service is pitifully slow! The watery salsa is the worst. Don't bother ordering a margarita! We finally walked out because we still hadn't received our food 45 min later.

Thank jmlawyer
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

The restaurant is very popular. We were there on Mother's Day and the wait was nearly and hour at 2 in the afternoon. They brought warm corn tortillas that combined the texture of flour with the taste of corn. Next time I think I will just order those. The margaritas were tasty and powerful and the re fried beans were... More 

Thank dallastraveler03
Dallas, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

I love mexican food, but NOT this mexican food. Bland tasting and unappealing meal housed in an ugly building. My 2 guests had the same opinion about their dinners. The chips were crisp and just salty enough, but the accompanying sauce(?) was NO salsa. Don't waste your calories on inferior mexican food.

Thank tesla s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1957 Northwest Hwy, Garland, TX 75041-4835
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Garland
We'd never heard of Cuquita's but found it while looking for a place to lunch. Research revealed this is one of three locations in the Dallas area. The chain is highly rated by Texas Monthly magazine. We found the food and service excellent.

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