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Vel's Amigo's Ltd

1226 37th St, Fort Madison, IA 52627-3315
+1 319-372-7058
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good12%
  • Average33%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“soft shell” (4 reviews)
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1226 37th St, Fort Madison, IA 52627-3315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t believe this place is even open. First you have to pay for chips to go with the extremely bland tomato purée that I think might have been salsa. I have no idea. This is the first time I’ve ever had green peas in...More

Thank nursekendra1994
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Amigos has the best Mexican food in the area , the food is great and the service is outstanding and the place is very clean. Recommended and you should give it a try.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Best Mexican restaurant in the Ft Madison area, the food is great and the service is good. The taco, fajitas and enchiladas are very good.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My nephew and his mom used to live here in town and love Amigos. So, of course we had to eat there for old time sake. My favorite appetizer are the soft shell fried chips and Salsa. The Entees are even better.

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Vel's in Fort Madison is a long standing Mexican restoront been here for decades pulls patronage from all around always good quality freindly servers

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food always same one reason like this place Mexican food and American. Staff is amazing most been there for years. Has bar also.

Thank ggandjoe
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The best Mexican restaurant in this area, people come from all over to eat Mexican food here. We go here a lot because the food is the best.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The first place I had to go when visiting FM in over fifteen years and it's just as amazing as I remember! The cheese enchiladas are the best I've ever had 😋

Thank britstaats
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Amigos is a go-to place for many of my friends and me. The authentic nature of the food is a major force of this restaurant. The soft shell tacos and flour chips are the main reason that I go there on regular visits. It is...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Very different from the typical Mexican. The premises look like a bar converted to a large restaurant with a bar. An old dive, but very busy - always a good sign. Seat yourself, free salsa but you order your chips, flour or corn. The chips...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1226 37th St, Fort Madison, IA 52627-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 319-372-7058
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