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Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1940 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203-8234
+1 480-844-0023
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bean dip” (23 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
“pollo fundido” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1940 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203-8234
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For years my wife and I went to the same Mexican restaurant in Mesa; it was good in the past but after a few less than good experiences, we were willing to experiment. My company provides Eats credits, so these became our ticket to experiment,...More

Thank 994shawnj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful lunch at Garcia's Mexican Restaruant. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The food was simply exceptional. The portions were huge and the service was very good. We had never been to Mesa before, but we really liked it. We look forward...More

Thank MontanaSplash
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of four with two out-of-town guests/family, and the wait was about 25 minutes. This was not a problem when wanting good food. The wait in the bar went well. It took an excessively longtime to get our meals once ordered, perhaps...More

Thank Everett S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to Garcia's but will return soon. Went with 3 other couples for happy hour drinks and meals. Service and food were excellent. Great value and you can sit outside on the patio.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried Garcia's for the first time & we enjoyed it. The food & drinks were good & the service was fine. Nice menu. Best fried ice cream ever!

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

So like most, I like reviews that are straight to the point, so here we go.... 1. “Greeted” by the hostess that was unfriendly and more interested in having a personal conversation with her coworkers than actually doing her job. 2. Server had no class,...More

1  Thank Steph M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

FOOD: The food selection and preparation: GREAT SERVICE: My wife and I were quickly seated and then waited...and waited for the server. When he arrived, we ordered our drinks and waited. We placed our orders and the food was served within 10 minutes...excellent! We could...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is the first time that we had oversalted chips and tortila shell. I have been going there becaise they havm't been highly salting them but this time you could feel the salt. Usually the service is great this time I told the waiter about...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The tortilla chips were thin, crispy and fresh. The bean dip and salsa were good. The taco salad was a little odd. Some kind of lettuce leaves (not romaine and not iceberg)lined the taco and the lettuce in the salad was either big chunks or...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This was a nice surprise. Great margarita selection, the Chile rellenos had a nice bite to them, and our server was spot on. Reasonably priced.

Thank traveljunky88
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1940 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203-8234
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-844-0023
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