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Alvarez Mexican Foods

1431 8th Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221-1319
+1 941-729-2232
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“mole sauce” (5 reviews)
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1431 8th Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221-1319
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As always not disappointed. The Mole sauce is the best anywhere. Almost always get the #7. Great combo.

Thank Floridagirl1440
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to try it on a whim after driving by several times. The interior is old but gives an authentic feel. Wait staff is very friendly! The tamale and enchilada were terrific -- very moist. My husband's fajitas were also delicious, he said. The portion...More

Thank Mtstarnes
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. The food was very good. Definitely freshly made! I had the create your own combo and my husband had the mole enchiladas and he thought they were very good too!

1  Thank misand
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Order anything! you won't be disappointed! Only place I know in Florida to get authentic mole sauce! YUMM! !

1  Thank Dee Hill M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The chips were small, greasy and cooked in lard. The salsa tasted and looked like it came from a jar. The meal was overly salted and all you could taste was the lard. This place was a bit disappointing, will not return.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was one of the best mexican restaurants I've ever been. The food is really authentic, tasty and absolutely delicious. The service was kind of slow, but that was ok, because the food was really good.

1  Thank Fernanda R
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were so hoping to find a Mexican restaurant with authentic food. We were sadly disappointed in this place. It was also very disconcerting to find a burnt kitchen match buried under the basket of chips brought to our table. Sure won't be returning here

Thank Nannie22
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I love the food here and the homemade salsa is delicious. The staff is always pleasant. The dqecor could use improvement, however. It is dark and gloomy inside . It could use some better lighting and fresh paint.

Thank lottiewebster
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Service was horrible salsa was like water. $4.50 for taco that is crazy two tacos for $8.99 I asked for a limes they gave you lemons. Never came back to the table -Check on drinks. I would not ever go back there even if I...More

1  Thank koradora85
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I've not eaten here for a few years. But today we went to Alvarez Resturant for lunch. Service was excellent. Salsa and choir brought to out table at N/C. We each ordered Burito Grande. With rice and beans. Great Food. Going back Soon

Thank 940asr
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 8th Ave West, Palmetto, FL 34221-1319
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-729-2232
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