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Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill

Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
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944 2nd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601-3842 (Formerly Salsarita's Fresh Cantina)
+1 828-304-2485
11:00 - 21:00
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Hickory, North Carolina
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Salsarita's is your typical Mexican fast food. The offerings are usually fresh and the service is good. The restaurant offers a bar as well as typical Mexican food offerings. A good and inexpensive place for families with kids. Friendly, clean and not fancy.

Thank MillerHolman
Hickory, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017

While I was eating my wonderful lunch - I watched the guy that was cleaning the tables - he wiped off the bar, the tables, the top of the trash cans and then trays - all with the same rag and no cleaning fluid - I could not even finish eating my food - I just left it and prayed... More 

Thank Diane M
Hickory, North Carolina
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I like the food here. its set up like a chipolte but offers different choices including shrimp. Alcoholic drinks are available and it has a small bar area. The food is usually consistent but sometimes over cooked from standing too long.

Thank Doreen C
Hickory, North Carolina
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I eat here often with my wife. It is the typical Salsarita's (not fancy), but, the food is really good. We love the very thin corn chips and the price is very reasonable. My wife and I often split the large Burrito and chips and cheese and we feel satisfied. We are not real big eaters.

Thank Lonny M
Hickory, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Salsarita's is an awesome restaurant and bar! The atmosphere is lively, great for friends and family. It has more options than competitors, and a great build your own option. I have been to Salsarita's countless times, and haven't been disappointed. The signature Quesorito is must try! I highly recommend giving Salsarita's a try, trust me you won't be disappointed. ;)

Thank AGH828
Hickory, North Carolina
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Eating healthy is a personal matter of choice. We love this place because it fits into our busy lifestyle. All fresh food choices, made right in their kitchen, we were pleased to see whole grain rice offered with black beans, your choice of meats...gotta try this with the pulled pork...and of course, the Pico de Gallo. As an added treat... More 

Thank Comanchero26
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Made to order, fast and fresh! Plenty of healthy options here. Friendly service. Great place to stop if your in the mood for Mexican food. Quality food at a decent price...no complaints!!

Thank ERcruisingsince2006
Hickory, North Carolina
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Always enjoy fresh, made to order food from Salsarita's! I enjoy eating anywhere that the food is literally put together in front of me. You can pick exactly what you want in your tortilla or bowel to ensure your food is made exactly as you want it. I would definitely recommend!

Thank nctraveler89
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The service is fast and the food is great. I love the pulled pork with black beans and cheese. Everything tastes great, so it is hard to go wrong because you tell them what ingredients to put in your dish.

Thank travelingdude1966
Hickory, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Although the food isn't awful, the way the staff SLOPS it together in front of your eyes is extremely unappealing. It reminds me of a cheap cafeteria. They are a take off on Mo's and pretty much the same thing without the pleasant staff.

Thank foodlover6886

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 944 2nd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601-3842 (Formerly Salsarita's Fresh Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-304-2485
Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill offers burritos, tacos, nachos, salads, as well as our addictive chips with your choice of salsa, guacamole, or queso. It's all made fresh daily!

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