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“Lacks good service!!the food is pretty average”
Review of Guadalajara

Guadalajara
Ranked #405 of 1,171 Restaurants in San Juan
Description: Only 2min from Plaza, enjoy our delicious creative mexican cuisine, homemade ice-cream desserts, and our exceptionally fresh margaritas.
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Description: Only 2min from Plaza, enjoy our delicious creative mexican cuisine, homemade ice-cream desserts, and our exceptionally fresh margaritas.
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited this Restaurant at least 4 times;recently 2 days ago..The food, presentation wise is excellent however it lacks good authentic mexican flavor (That includes the cochinita pibil and al pastor...the mahi-mahi is pretty good). The service has been horrible every single time.. even with two waiters attending our table it has been too much wait between drinks or even asking for the simplest thing such as spicy sauce...the only best thing about this place are the Margarita's, very flavorful..

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ivonne f
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dee r, Owner at Guadalajara, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Absolutely heartbreaking!
I'm so sorry that you have found our service lacking these last 4 visits. I'm definitely going to handle that situation!

I have to clear something up, though. We are not an authentic Mexican restaurant. We have never tried to be. Our recipes are inspired by Mexican food, but feature Spanish cooking methods, Peruvian products, Puerto Rican products, and a lot of our Executive Chef's imagination. We respect authentic Mexican dishes, (I personally grew up on it) and we feel that we honor it in the creative, high-quality, tasteful way we serve it. We just like to be a little different; its kind of our thing.

Also, thanks for the margarita comment; they are pretty awesome!

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter took me there to lunch. She told me it was excellent and she was right
Had the enchiladas verdes. Excellent!
Everything feels fresh. We will be back!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Eva A
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dee r, Owner at Guadalajara, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Yay!
Thank youuuuuu!!!

It IS all fresh! Thank you for noticing!

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Omg! We went for my birthday celebration! We had a great time and excellent margaritas! We tried the "flautas of chorizo" and the tacos of "pibil, mahi mahi, lomo and carnitas de pato"! Awesome flavors!! We love it!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Redflowergirl
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dee r, Owner at Guadalajara, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Oooooooh!

I just love that you tried so many different tacos! Thank you so much!

Happy super-belated birthday, girl!
'Hope to see you back here real soon!

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is much larger than we expected. Service was very prompt and courteous. Food was very good and the margaritas were excellent. Parking is convenient right in front of entry.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Jose V
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Best ceviche tacos ever... match them with ensalada de granos and black beans... and top it with a Corona Extra. Flawless evening, either at the bar or at any of the comfortable seating areas. SERVICE is excellent + the owner is always around!

Date of visit: November 2016
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Thank EduardoArroyo
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