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All reviews burrito chicken beans and rice texas fajitas hampton inn across the street nice selection food was great large portions margaritas exit florida draft
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Reviewed 24 April 2021

Very convenient to 95 Exit 45. Close to many hotels like Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn. Huge menu. Travelers running late can still catch dinner. 11pm closing Friday and Saturday. 10 pm weeknights and 9 Sundays. Huge creative menu. Very fair priced. Great quality

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 11 April 2021

Went with friends. Very eclectic decor. Needs to organized better. Everything needs to have a place. Seems like people bump into stuff and it just stays like that. Some of the electrical outlets at table are missing covers, which made me nervous. Made me wonder...how clean the place was. The food was great and the price was right though!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 25 March 2021

Nice selection of Tex-Mex favorites and authentic cuisine. Lots of food at a very family-friendly price. They also make a good, stiff cocktail. I stopped with my family while traveling to Florida on vacation and will make it a point to stop again on our...return trip.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 13 April 2020

Great place to eat if travelign alone. I set at a hightop table in the causal bar area. The food was great. Lots of side choices. (Not just beans and rice.)

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

Like others have said, this place ticks all the boxes! Very funky decor, Service was exceptional and friendly: we couldn’t believe how quickly our food arrived. Drinks were great: massive drafts and margaritas. Free house made nacho chips to start. My husband had the Texas...fajita and it was a huge portion of mixed meats and veggies topped with massive succulent shrimp. I had burritos which were just stuffed with chicken and ground beef. It was a wonderful meal and I would be a regular if I lived nearby. As we we staying at the Holiday Inn across the street we also got a 10% discount on the food, which was already very reasonably pricedMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2019

Well here's an assault on your eyes and taste buds! The decor is really funky and whilst the staff's limited English was weird their attentiveness was matched only by the quality of the food. In additional the Mexican ales are great and together with the...food excellent valueMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

It was all good, especially the Enchiladas Verde. We liked that we could do takeout and eat in the convenience of our hotel room. The prices were reasonable. It's a good Mexican takeout if you are in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

The food was fresh Authentic Mexican. Our server Elisa was great. Large portions and great prices. Fajita Parrillada for 2. Love the dipping sauces

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

El Arriero has very good food with a wide selection. Their margaritas are great, although they are large and pricey. One of they best Mexican restaurants we have been to.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

Excellent food and interestingly decorated. Staff was very nice and efficient. I had the best taco salad I have ever ordered. Your time will be well worth it!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Yes, El Arriero offers takeaway services.

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El Arriero is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5