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Garcias-Mexican-Restaurant

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410 E 4th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1217
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Elmira, New York
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236 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

your basic Mexican restaurant menu with chips and salsa to start. Somewhat nicer than most due to tasty food, quick friendly service. A popular local chain.

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Thank JohnandJaneS
Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We spotted this place while driving around Watkins Glen. Since we like Mexican food we decided to stop in. Service was great, the salsa that came with the chips was really good. Food was also good, way too much, took about half home! Drinks are available, just not on the menu. Would stop in again!

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Thank 2854retiree
Burdett, New York
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123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant close last fall. ANother Mexican (American style) place took over the building. Do your self a favor and drive to Old Mexico in Ithaca for a good meal.

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Thank KestrelHaven
York, Pennsylvania
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156 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I liked this restaurant for many reasons. Food, service, cost and ambiance everything was superb. we are vegetarians so they customized the food for us. We ate fried ice-creams over there for the first time..it was lovely..

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Thank anuag
Endwell, New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

It was just ok here, bland food, wait staff not really friendly. Drive 30 minutes north to Penn Yan and go to La Cocina.

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Thank Isleboat
Watkins Glen, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very good food! Excellent service & very authentic! We were a group of 12 that just stopped in and they accepted us with open arms and the service and food was outstanding.

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Thank cherip21
Waldorf
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342 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We saw this place on trip advisor and wanted Mexican for dinner. Located on a main drag leaving town toward the East side of Seneca Lake. Easy to miss! Food was served fast and was very good. Large portions and fair pricing.

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Thank Fran F
East Coast
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Very good Tex-Mex at a great price point. Visited at lunch and truly enjoyed my chile relleno. House margarita was way above average (and no skimping on alcohol), though chips weren't so great and the salsa was downright bland and disappointing. Hey this ain't Texas, so I'll forgive them for that (assuming they have adjusted for northern palates?). Appreciated that... More 

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Thank sati09
Rochester, New York
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I have gone here plenty of times and never had a bad meal . I love the cheese enchiladas and the spanish rice with beans. The tortilla chips and salsa are always wonderful.

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Thank dumont17
New York City, New York
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Had read the reviews and was excited to go. However, was very disappointed. The food was not great and even the chips were so so. Our waitress was nice, but I really did not enjoy dinner. The outside patio is a nice place for a drink though.

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Thank Valerie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 E 4th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen

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