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800 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2023
+1 919-682-4197
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been to this location (and others) many times from 2000 to 2016, and the quality has been consistent through all those years. Portions are large, and the food is authentic. Parking can be a little tricky, even though there's a lot a few steps away. I was visiting Raleigh in March, but I had to go back to THIS... More 

Thank Tom Z
Berkeley, California
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The giant drinks were the perfect remedy to the blast furnace feel outside, and they kept getting stronger and stronger! The food was good - basic Mexican fare and worth the price. One of us ordered the rellenjos...three of the biggest chiles ever, and really tasty. If you like rellenjos but feel jipped when you get a tiny chile in... More 

Thank Booger62
Beirut, Lebanon
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168 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We went there a three of us and we ordered food. The food is delicious and the portions are really big that none of us finished her dish. The people are nice and the prices are well priced. It is a good place to visit for Mexican food, midrange.

Thank nouhad1324
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went with my mom. I had chilaquiles with steak) and a mojito (their Wednesday drink special. I was really impressed with the flavor of the chilaquiles but especially the steak, it was awesome! Would highly recommend due to its great atmosphere, wonderful food and friendly service.

Thank Jenwhatup
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

When you walk in the restaurant is colorfully decorated. Several bullfighter photos on the walls. Mexican music plays and the service is very friendly. The menu is diverse with excellent prices. Food was great. I would definitely return.

Thank WrtravlCor
Homerville, Georgia
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

had lunch here while waiting for an appointment at noon. my wife and i love mexican food (we are from el paso tx) hard to find good mexican food out here. wife ordered chile verde and i had menudo. both were outstanding. also the salsa was seasoned just right. service was on point and fast. would eat here in a... More 

Thank Eugene B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

I know that this place is in a great location, and it is large enough for there to not be any waiting for lunch, but the food is simply not good. The rice, in particular, was not edible. The chicken taco had very tough meat in it. The meat taco was edible, but in both cases the place is using... More 

Thank King D
Vestal, New York
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I had the pork carnitas and while they were pretty good, the pork was rather fatty and cut in chunks rather that pulled. That said, it was still good. Service was fine, price was reasonable and the chips and salsa were tasty.

Thank Michael P
Durham, North Carolina
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211 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

I had a very pleasant lunch today with a friend at Torrero’s. We got there around 11:10, and were seated in a booth. The interior is cool. It’s busy and bright and fun. It was especially nice on such a gray and rainy day. My friend ordered the Taco Salad Jalisco. It was a traditional taco salad served on a... More 

Thank Dgtl1
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

The service is good and so are the Margaritas. The food leaves a lot to be desired. The chicken is tough and the seafood is not fresh. The chips taste more like fritos, too thick. We have been to this restaurant several times but there are many other restaurants that deserve our business.

Thank LaNelle T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2023
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-4197

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