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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews guacamole burrito tacos beans steak mexican restaurant table side door county prices are reasonable margaritas tableside medium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved everything about this place from the table side freshly prepared guacamole to the awesome steak tacos and the margaritas. Staff is very attentive and all work very hard to make your dining experience a pleasant one. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 20, 2021 via mobile

Carlos and David were AWESOME waiters-very pleasant and attentive. The house Margaritas and shrimp tacos were DIVINE. We’ve been in Door for over 20 years and this was our first stop in- our mistake. Really good vibe. Don’t miss it while you’re in Door!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 12, 2021

Lunch on a weekday What we liked, in no particular order: 1. Plenty of free parking 2. Friendly greeting by host 3. Friendly, attentive, competent waiter 4. Wide variety on the menu 5. Perfectly balanced sweet-tart margarita. I'm a margarita nut. I order this drink...wherever I go and take off points if it's too sweet, too tart, or too expensive. The one I had at OM was perfect in every way. And a nice touch: It comes in three sizes, the amount of which is in ounces and is clearly printed on the menu with the associated cost. Usually I ask how big the largest or smallest is when I'm in a restaurant, and the server can only say "Oh about this big" and uses hand motions as a descriptive. And rarely does a server know the price. OM's info on the menu was refreshing indeed. 6. The dining room is charming, decorated in murals, a predictable Latin theme, but nice. 7. Music is not too loud. 8. Restrooms are clean. 9. Food is delicious. 10. You can get fresh guacamole made at tableside, though we did not order this. 11. Prices are reasonable. What we didn't like: No free WiFi. They have WiFi in the facility but don't give out the password. Ordinarily this isn't a problem for us because we have Verizon LTE. But Verizon didn't work at all at the restaurant. My husband and I missed having the use of our phones during the meal. I like writing my review before I leave the restaurant so the info is fresh in my mind. This wasn't possible with no Internet. Would we return? Oh absolutely yes.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 7, 2021

I have eaten here in the past and was very impressed. This visit not so much. The guacamole at the table had much too much cilantro . The margaritas were bitter and the so called steak was clearly pot roast that was spiced like a...pot roast. The beans were canned and the rice was not rice. I know COVID has struck these restaurants so I may give this one a pass this time but I hope they can clean up their actMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 27, 2021

Communication was the biggest issue our server was not English speaking/ or just brand new to the job. The food was not hot and tasteless. Table side quacmole awful. The worst I ever had. The hot table Salas I requested was the only good thing.... But it wasn’t worth $40.00 plus a 15% tip.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 22, 2021

It's on the outskirts of town so it's less crowded. Quick service, and has many tables. We really liked their guacamole dip. Many menu items to choose from. We ate there twice during our stay and everything we had was good.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 17, 2021

First the food was good, but not what we have been used to. For example, the tacos were soft shell and the cheese was white, not yellow. The Tacos de Brazas were VERY spicy, while the Burrito Supreme was very mild. Prices are reasonable, the...Margaritas are huge (and, again, the flavor was nnot what I was used to -- my husband said that they used more tequila than we're used to.) Service was VERY good, but the place was too noisy for a normal conversation. There is a nice patio, however, but we didn't notice it until we left, or we probably would have sat outside. All in all, although it wasn't great, it certainly wasn't bad, either -- and we will probably be back as Mexican food places in Door County are rare, to say the least.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 9, 2021

We got the fresh guacamole, very yummy!! The medium margaritas were huge! You won’t go home hungry! Good service and didn’t need a reservation to get into the restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 8, 2021 via mobile

We went here after the fish fry place said they had an hour wait. This was the worst Mexican food I have ever eaten. The chicken fajita mix on the taco salad was not cooked as it should have been and was tasteless. It was...sitting in a pool of liquid and there was almost no lettuce. I gave it 2 stars because they took the chicken fajita taco salad off our bill.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 2, 2021

First, I want to say we come here fairly often. The food is amazing and I like the atmosphere. My husband likes Sezon on the other side of town and I like it here: I won. Tonight we came in, sat at the bar and...was basically ignored. After a fairly long wait, we got a bartenders attention (there were only 4 other customers at the bar), we placed our drink and food order at the same time. Food came out with a little to no communication from the bartender. We ate and finished up and waited quite awhile to get the bartenders attention and asked for “to go” containers and no response. The bartender rolled his eyes at our request. After awhile, again, I asked and received the response, “ just a minute”. Finally we received the containers and we asked for the bill—again a delay. The subject of “tip” was addressed. A tip is for service in my mind. A server doesn’t control the quality of food— it has everything to do with the SERVICE and the nice experience of dining at your restaurant. Tonight we got someone who took our order and delivered our food—nothing more. We, too, are in the restaurant business in Door County and when there is no tip, you automatically assume the customer is a jerk. Please reflect on the reason for no tip and don’t automatically assume. please read your reviews. Thank you.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Response from GoldenGirl215 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! And absolutely get the guacamole. It's fabulous!
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5