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Arturo's Restaurant

Go straight past the border checkpoint, Nuevo Progreso, Mexico
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“flan” (5 reviews)
“quail” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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Go straight past the border checkpoint, Nuevo Progreso, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Travel to cross the border to eat it at this restaurant it has the best service the best margaritas and the best food that you can eat anywhere I always have the quail in the Cornish hen they are awesome the guacamole is to die...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and I along with two other couples had lunch at Arturo's during a day in the border town. We had never tried this place before and upon the advice of others we decided to try it. Upon entering the restaurant is very clean...More

Thank FishfinderOntario6
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place! Old world charm. Strong margaritas and fabulous food! You won't find a better place Sparkling clean. Attentive waiters. Fabulous menu. Shrimp,mixed plattersntacos. All great!! Gaurd in parking lot. Give him a tip! Leave your car for shopping .

Thank nancy e
Reviewed 2 April 2017

White tablecloths and waiters in white shirts and waistcoats and cumberbunds. Lunch time is Happy hour and you buy one mexican drink and get a second one free. They have a $6.99 lunch menu and then the full menu too. We have eaten here at...More

Thank CathyDArizona
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've been coming to Arturo's since I was a child and Arturo's was practically the only building in town. First lobster, I ever had was here about 40 years ago. So many good memories and meals here over the years, until last week. Granted we...More

Thank 1junebug
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had lunch here for St Patrick Day. Food was great as usual and service was outstanding. To top off the lunch, we had the Baked Alaskan. It was worth it just to watch them build it.

Thank fjmAustin
Reviewed 6 February 2017

we've been going here for 30 years. the food is great. try the fried shrimp and anything mexican. their mexican plate is awesome and wash it down with a cuba libre.

Thank smatthews8473
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Been here several times with friends from our neighborhood in Texas. Good food and great margs in a clean restaurant. We'll be back next year.

Thank AirstreamR
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had high hopes that this respected restaurant would have had better than average food, and maybe something unique. What I got was luke warm food, that was no better than Taco Cabana in Houston. I thought the cost (1 diner) was high also. $16...More

Thank onestepmore
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Food not so good. Went there twice and didn't care for it at all. Wait staff not very friendly & the meat was tough.

Thank John F. V
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Debora S
7 April 2017|
Response from conchster33 |
Dress code? In Mexico? No. Prices are very reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Go straight past the border checkpoint, Nuevo Progreso, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Tamaulipas  >  Nuevo Progreso
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