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Festival Mexican Restaurant

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631 S Duquesne Rd, Joplin, MO 64801-1536
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

After seeing reviews I was excited to eat here but found out nothing to spectacular. Prices and food portions are good. Not a bad place to eat just had higher expectations. I would eat here again so don't get me wrong.

1 Thank Chad T
Freeman, Missouri, United States
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

If you like Mexican food, do not pass this place up. Have tried something different each time and have never been disappointed.

Thank Laurie O
Laredo, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

It's not fancy nor is it a shack, but it does have great food and a very good price. Plenty of parking in front and back. Has a small bar with a few sports tv's. The Menu is about 3 pages and has all meat groups represented .. Good tortilla chip and salsa upon seating and tge sweet tea, let's... More 

Thank David D
Joplin, Missouri
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188 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Festival is a bit off the beaten path, but it is well worth driving a few blocks to get to sample the food here. The large seating area means that any sized group can find a place to sit quickly. If you like thin, crispy corn chips, you will love the ones they serve at Festival. The service was quick,... More 

Thank grandma80401
Afton, Oklahoma
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190 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We stumbled on this by accident on a recent visit to Joplin. Very good selection and server was so helpful and nice. I enjoyed the small quesadilla with queso and Tom had enchiladas, both very good.

Thank k_branTulsa_Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Went here because of reviews....1 dish of the 5 was good...if this is the best Joplin has to offer, I'm glad we didnt try the lower rated ones! Will NOT return.

Thank Okiegeek
Laredo, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Love the prices and the food is great ... Always busy in the evening and I have been multi times. Small average decor but it's all about the food.

Thank David D
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is a great Mexican restaurant. The food is very fresh and some of the items on the menu are not the usual heavy Tex-Mex fare. But, it all tastes delicious. They are generous with portions, chips and salsa. The family who owns it and the people who work there are very professional AND very friendly. They can remember my... More 

2 Thank bisongwen
Southwest Missouri, United States
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Took my wife here for dinner this evening, it looked very simple however the food was great and the service was prompt. We will definitely be back.

Thank MaxTTF
Lavaca, Arkansas
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014

We took my mother there for her birthday. Her choice. We were very pleased with the voice. The food was excellent, the margaritas were great. The server was just so so but that did not change our opinion. You will not be disappointed. Reasonably priced.

Thank Jane Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 S Duquesne Rd, Joplin, MO 64801-1536
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: 206-0704

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