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Acitron Cocina Mexicana
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Ranked #4 of 116 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 14 - US$ 19
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Medford St
Transit: Massachusetts Ave @ Medford St (350, 77, 79) Medford St @ Mass Ave (350, 80) Massachusetts Ave @ Broadway (350, 77, 79)
Description: Acitron Cocina Mexicana, located in lively Arlington center, combines the simplicity of authentic family recipes with fresh, high-quality ingredients to bring diners unparalleled, delectable Mexican cuisine. With a focus on fusing authentic Mexican flavors and classic sauces with local produce, meats and seafood, we are committed to building each dish from scratch to create delicious, healthy fare for our customers. The bar boasts mouthwatering drinks such as margaritas, mojitos and classic tequila cocktails infused with fresh fruit. Our desserts are made in house and include flan, tres leches and warm chocolate tamales with a scoop of Mexican vanilla ice cream.
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Thank you Tripadvisor reviews! Based on the high score, we had dinner here this evening and absolutely loved it. Full disclosure, we went at 5:00, which in our mind was the perfect time to go as the restaurant was just starting to fill up. We found everything we ordered to be imaginative and exceptional. The flavors are fresh, unique, and truly memorable. From the homemade tortillas to the citrus infused margheritas, everything was pitch perfect. Highly recommend the corn, Mexican Crepes, Mole Chicken, Steak Fajitas. Enjoy!

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Fare was very good here, but be forewarned, this packed and lively dining room is not a date night atmosphere! That being said, the staff did a very good job trying to tuck us away at a side table for more private conversation as requested in our reservation. This was our first visit, so we shared several things to sample their offerings - especially recommend the batter-fried avocado and chicken tostada appetizers. Waitress was friendly and perfectly on top of things for us.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Callisto S
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food and service and drinks. Most of the staff has been there since opening which is always a good sign.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Micheleandpasquale
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Acitron used to be one of the best real Mexican (not Tex/Mex) offerings in the Boston area. Food has lost some of its flavor –not to mention a taste of blandness… Service is irregular and attendants should be reminded that they can smile without suffering any harm. Don't bother with reservations because when you get there on time, you will have to wait another 45 minutes.

Take your business elsewhere –there are other good, friendlier, and diverse options in the Arlington Center neighborhood. Also, reasonable prices and friendlier service. All of which make it possible to conduct your business lunch or dinner more successfully.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Rafael R
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Seems odd how most of the best Mexican spots in Boston area are long gone.
My wife and tried this last night and wish we had known about it before!
The selections are varied and it was hard to decide which to pass up. The food was great. I had Verde a la Babs, my wife the fish tacos. Both were great. The pomegranate margarita was extremely good. Waitress was very friendly and helpful. Restaurant has a nice vibe. Very fast service. Will definitely be back even though it is not close.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Thank John G
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