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Acitron Cocina Mexicana

473 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
+1 781-777-2839
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Mexican, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
473 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Acitron used to be one of the best real Mexican (not Tex/Mex) offerings in the Boston area. Food has lost some of its flavor –not to mention a taste of blandness… Service is irregular and attendants should be reminded that they can smile without suffering...More

Thank Rafael R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Seems odd how most of the best Mexican spots in Boston area are long gone. My wife and tried this last night and wish we had known about it before! The selections are varied and it was hard to decide which to pass up. The...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, this is the place to go! The food is delicious! The margarita's were excellent! Everything from appetizers to dessert to their customer service was on point! This was my 2nd time here and my husband's 1st! Needless to...More

Thank pmccurdy84
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a lovely spot with entrees and apps that give the diner a chance to escape the taco-burrito-fajita trap.Although they do have some standard fare, the choices are much more varied. Service is impeccable, seating comfortable and not too noisy, though for dinner, the...More

Thank cootmom
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I love this place. The people. The service. The food. We eat here regularly on a Sunday evening, and all of the above are consistently amazing. Queso fundido is blindingly good. Margarita Cadillac knocks it out of the park on taste. The Elote (corn) is...More

Thank RichardE41
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I went for my second dinner at Acitron a few days ago, and again found the food to be great and the entire experience fun and relaxing. I enjoy Mexican food in general, but what I really like about this restaurant is that they have...More

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Guacamole for $10 for a small helping! Rice was flavorful but the pinto beans (they don't offer black beans) were bland and the veggies were mostly pepper strips and onions. The chips were okay (still prefer the chips at Border Café)! My Mexican cheese salad...More

Thank Abee122
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I probably do Sunday brunch here twice a month with my girlfriend. Dinner when we have a chance. Absolutely delicious! My favorite is the huevos divorciados and my girlfriend is in love with their take on huevos rancheros. They really know how to spice things...More

Thank jdhartenstein
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Just delightful and many delicious flavors, perhaps the most creative rrèstateside! There are some more traditional dishes but the range of ways shrimp are used is inspiring. I started with avocado deep fried ins jalapeña batter with a light dipping sauce. I chose a rich...More

Thank janeaustinNY
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Acitron is directly in Arlington MA among many storefronts and restaurants (mostly with ethnic cuisine) in the town. Acitron is definitely a cut above the usual Mexican eateries, packed with patrons the last time we were there---admittedly, on Mother's Day. Suggest a booking ahead of...More

Thank Andrew P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 473 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
    (Medford St)
  • Public Transportation: Massachusetts Ave @ Medford St (350, 77, 79) Medford St @ Mass Ave (350, 80) Massachusetts Ave @ Broadway (350, 77, 79)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-777-2839
  • E-mail
Acitron Cocina Mexicana, located in lively Arlington center, combines the simplicity of authentic family recipes with fresh, high-quality ingredients to bring diners unparalleled, delectable Mexican cuisine. With a focus on fusing authentic Mexican flavors and classic sauces with local produce, meats and seafood, we are committed to building each dish from scratch to create delicious, healthy fare for our customers. The bar boasts mouthwatering drinks such as margaritas, mojitos and classic tequila cocktails infused with fresh fruit. Our desserts are made in house and include flan, tres leches and warm chocolate tamales with a scoop of Mexican vanilla ice cream.
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