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The Mexican Connection

5630 W Main St, Ste 6, Dothan, AL 36305-9414
+1 334-793-2496
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
21 May 2017
“Bad food, rude service from the manager/owner”
22 Mar 2017
“Manager cares nothing about her customers”
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5630 W Main St, Ste 6, Dothan, AL 36305-9414
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Took my children to eat there last Saturday. I ordered the beef in my fajitas to be cooked medium, what I got was a dry, vastly over cooked substance similar to what leather probably tastes like. Then after our meal, an older blonde haired woman...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Food was terrible and when waitrss checked with the manager I was told she just laughed. Keep away from this place. There are other restaurants in town that actually care about their customers.

2  Thank Phil A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

When we finally figured out that the Mexican Connection was a restaurant and not a Mexican grocery type store ( after 2 years of passing it daily) we ventured out to try it. Very busy on a Friday night with a line outside waiting for...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great salsa and service. Been going here for lunch at least 15 years. It's not overly priced and if your in the southeast Alabama area this is your place.

Thank Wurlitzer420
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The Mexican connection is a classic landmark in Dothan. It was our hang out in high school and we take our teenagers with us now. It is not typical or authentic Mexican, but is special in its own way. It is good food and the...More

1  Thank aleahd2016
Jim K, Owner at The Mexican Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thanks for taking the time to tell Trip Advisor how much we mean to you! It's so cool to hear how long you've enjoyed coming to our place for your favorite tortillas, desserts, and good times in general. We'll always be your special place, and...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The food isn't good enough to charge for extra chips or extra salsa. If you want extra chips, that'll be $1. If you want more salsa, that'll be another $1. Want guacamole? Here comes this brown gelatinous sludge mildly resembling something that used to be...More

2  Thank Richard S
Jim K, Owner at The Mexican Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

It's a shame to hear you were disappointed in your meal, but we must assure you that everything is prepared fresh for the lowest price possible. We love this community, so we only want to serve the best possible seafood and produce in our menu...More

Reviewed 11 February 2016

Food is ok, servers are lacking people skills. And beware, if you ask for extra chips and salsa, you will be charged for it and the server will not tell you that!

2  Thank mawmawt
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I had read so many reviews about the authentic Mexican food here, we had to give it a shot. A shot in the dark I should say. We arrived pre-dinner rush and were met at the door by a very young man in shorts, no...More

1  Thank franklinmilford
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Okay, I will admit I am a total food snob sometimes and for whatever reason, after living in Texas and Florida, I had little to no hope for a "Mexican" restaurant in the middle of Alabama, but this was the pick of a local friend...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This place has great food but the last couple of times we were there it was HOT...we asked if the air could be turned down and they said that it was already cool. When we got ready to leave and asked for a cup to...More

1  Thank Jim T
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5630 W Main St, Ste 6, Dothan, AL 36305-9414
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: +1 334-793-2496
The Mexican Connection specializes in great handmade Mexican food. Our recipes are prepared fresh daily using only the highest quality ingredients. We serve our own, unique chips and handmade salsa. You won't find them anywhere else. Join us for our specials like Taco Tuesday, Wednesday club, and Margarita Madness.
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