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The Dirty Gringo

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109 Main St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-1116
+1 315-713-8151
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11:00 - 20:00
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for lunch today and was presently surprised. I had the Dirty Burrito. It was the best burrito I have ever had. Next time I will get the Marley. You should give this place a try. You will love it!

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Thank TheGrillSmith
Ogdensburg, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I'm not sure of the name of the restaurant, the food is divine! I love the Veggie Burrito, the Bob Marley, and the Chimi. So you get a lot of food. The food is delicious. There is no alcohol, but there is a soda fountain. If paying with credit card and want to leave a tip, you have to... More 

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Thank patriciatrudell
Chittenden, Vermont
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cook Mexican food and have found few restaurants that I would recommend, Here there are some very good items on the menu. Rice and beans are exceptional; had an extra side order it was so good. Never would have expected to find a Mexican restaurant this good in small town Ogdensburg.

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Thank kenl431
Brockville, Canada
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249 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Comfortable informal self serve spot on the west side of Ogdensburg. The staff is friendly and the food is good. I had the steak burrito, my friend had the vegetable one, both were great. The shrimp enchiladas were really good (they were a special of the day) as were the re-fried beans. If you like Mexican food, you'll like this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The apple chimi is amazing and is definitely a flavor explosion...must have if only for dessert. Price was worth the money unlike other deserts elsewhere.

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Prescott, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We discovered this small restaurant about a year ago and are now regulars. Tuesdays are Mexican Pizza special days. Not to be missed! They make their own jalapeno bacon for it which really adds to the flavour. The restaurant is always clean and the food fresh and tasty. It is a lunch destination and closed Sundays and Mondays. Don't expect... More 

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Thank David K
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Dirty Gringo is a roomy dining room - you order at the counter and they bring your food to your table. Menus on the tables as well as the wall so take all the time you need to decide before going to the counter to order. They make everything according to your order, so be sure to specify if... More 

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Thank Corinnellawrence
Ogdensburg, New York
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Dirty Gringo is a few blocks from home. It's a small diner type atmosphere. Super clean. Food is good. There's no wait staff. You order at the register and staff bring it to table a few moments later. Good variety of Mexican choices. I've had the Marley, tacos, Greek tacos. All decent.

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Thank Lauriesargent
Ogdensburg, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fish taco special on Friday was cheap and excellent. Good selection of Tex-Mex options. Atmosphere is not its strong point, but good cheap "eats" is. We were there for a take-out order that included a side of guacamole and chips; unfortunately, that side was not in our bag when we got home. Not a big deal, but do check out... More 

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Thank JohnCUpstateNY
Jenna M, Owner at The Dirty Gringo, responded to this review

Hi John, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed the Fish Tacos, they are a customer favorite and mine too. I am very sorry you were missing the guacamole and chips from your order, that rarely happens here and I agree, its unfortunate. I must say that I wish you would have called and told us and we would... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food is average, not really Mexican. Attitude of staff is off-putting including the eye-rolls, not particularly welcoming and the hair in the enchilada was just nasty. We fled.

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Thank Judith K
Jenna M, Owner at The Dirty Gringo, responded to this review

I must first start by saying how sorry I am that you didn't have a pleasurable dining experience with us. We take great pride in our food, the cleanliness of our restaurant and friendliness of our staff. I am shocked by your review of our restaurant, but I must say I am more shocked that you had this terrible experience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Main St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-1116
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Ogdensburg
  • Phone Number: +1 315-713-8151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?