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Old Mexico

1177 John Sims Pkwy E, Niceville, FL 32578-2752
+1 850-729-1127
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good13%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible26%
29 May 2017
“Delicious Mexican Food”
3 Oct 2016
“Consistently Good”
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1177 John Sims Pkwy E, Niceville, FL 32578-2752
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Found this place tucked away off the road in a shopping strip. What a find! I walked in at about 7:30pm and the place was nearly empty; just two tables occupied at the time. I barely got seated when the chips and salsa were delivered--loved...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This little restaurant sits tucked away in a strip shopping center so you need to look for it. But you will be rewarded with delicious, cooked-to-order simple fare. We regularly eat here because of the consistency and good value. Warm chips and fresh salsa are...More

Thank Foodandfun_12
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Carnitas Asada. Came out over cooked and to a staff that did not care. The meat was thin and I had to try to cut it with a serrated knife which was difficult. The meat was not fit for consumption . recommend to...More

Thank FWB_Foodie
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Tucked away in small shopping plaza on the South Side of Hwy 20, across from the old K Mart shopping center. Old Mexico offers good food, fast service and a taste of Mexico.

Thank Hrntphxr
Reviewed 12 August 2015

After years of avoiding this restaurant due to a bad experience and some unpleasant stories from locals, my teen sons and I decided to try out their lunch specials one day this summer. We were pleasantly surprised. Everything was good, if average. Nothing really stands...More

Thank Gradresearcher
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The waitress messed up our order, even after I told her in Spanish and English. The food was bad and we found part of a straw hat in our food. The place was almost completely dead. Never going back!

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We have been to several of the OldMexico restaurants in other nearby towns, so when we were driving through Niceville we were excited to stop here. The fact that the restaurant was completely empty should have been a clue, but since it was well after...More

Thank Work&PlayTravler
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I had lunch here with my friend. he wasn't really hungry. so I don't queso dip for the table. The waiter if you call a waiter. Delivered The queso dip With just one plate. I guess I didn't want to wash dishes that day. the...More

Thank Stork65
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Food was ok, Was plain looking for the price (lunch) Service was good. Restaurant was lacking bussiness Cost?? Place was dull for Mexican place.

Thank storks65
Reviewed 27 September 2013

When we go we have really good service and the food is always excellent. I wish they wouldn't bring salsa and chips cause I eat too much. LOL It is a good place to eat/

Thank Dianne N
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  • Address: 1177 John Sims Pkwy E, Niceville, FL 32578-2752
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Niceville
  • Phone Number: +1 850-729-1127
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