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La Quetzalteca

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103 N Dupont Blvd, Smyrna, DE 19977-1545
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Newark,DE
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Do not waste your time, money or stomach here. Food is terrible, service is horrible and cleanliness is something not even considered by them.

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Thank drdab4c
Smyrna, Delaware
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The food is authentic. The owner usually doubles as the server. This is fine for slow times but if several families come in, he can get overwhelmed. Overall, the food is good and very fairly priced.

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Thank Kristina C
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I've dined here 3 times and once for take-out and each time I am left satisfied. Have I had better Mexican food? Yes, but this food is pretty good also. It's usually pretty desolate...when my daughter and I arrived tonight it was completely empty (except for the owner's kids running around). My semi-frozen strawberry margarita ($5.25) was tasty (although I... More 

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Thank Kia M
Delaware
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

What a shame. This is the only Mexican restaurant in a 25 mile stretch...lost opportunity. Plenty of flies and a damp and poor air circulation. The food is less than average. The chicken in the fajitas tasted like it was going bad. The waiters were nice but the manager acts like he does not care. You will have no trouble... More 

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Thank Layla1962
Delaware
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75 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went for a late lunch on a Monday afternoon. There was only one other couple in the restaurant. We ordered the Burrito Supreme to split. It was delicious. Also the homemade chips and salsa was excellent. It was a little expensive but reasonable. We will be back but will look for something better.

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Smyrna, Delaware
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

OK, if you love to drink, the margaritas are good. I've had better (in San Antonio, Texas), but heck, this is Smyrna, Delaware! :-) The food is better than Chipotle, but is average or just above that. If you are hungry, want Mexican, and live in Smyrna, this is the place to go.

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Thank 2patricial
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

I love the beef chimichangas here and it tends to be what I always order. On my last visit, I decided to try their margaritas, and they were excellent. We split two different flavors between us. The banana margarita is by far my favorite, and it is not a flavor that I've found at any other restaurants.

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Thank ShellCanCook
Smyrna, Delaware
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Standard Mexican fare, the Mariachi band was interesting one night. I wouldn't drive a distance for it, but being in a town filled with pizza shops, it's a nice change.

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Thank Rick R
Smyrna, Delaware
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

I have been here several times and I will NEVER order the tacos again the meat was not cooked and completely ruined my appetite. The place could use a good cleaning. The other food other than the tacos has always been very good. The service could be a little better too. More on top of things. One thing I do... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Experienced the best "homemade" Mexican food in the area. We've tried them all and this is the best. All the other Mexican restaurants taste like they are made from frozen food. The restaurants are noisy, this one quite pleasant. They have three restaurants, one in Millsboro, one in Georgetown, and this one in Smyrna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Dupont Blvd, Smyrna, DE 19977-1545
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Smyrna

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?