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Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

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4502 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-5420
+1 813-879-4096
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have good margaritas, good beer selection, extensive menu selections, good food, reasonably priced.

Thank Jim H
Concord, North Carolina
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It was SO cold in there! We sat right next to the fountain so water splashed on the floor and my pants. The chips were cold and sauce didnt have any flavor. I got a beef quesadilla and taco and my hubby got a chicken quesadilla and steak soft taco. THOSE were good. The waitress had a little personality (... More 

Thank Anne H
Tampa, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Don't be fooled by the lackluster exterior. The interior atmosphere is colorful, clean, and quaint. The food is excellent. Never had a bad meal here. My only complaints are the drinks are nothing special and the tortilla chips aren't always hot. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Jaret G
Ellicott City, Maryland
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231 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Found this place on google looking for a close by Mexican place. It's a little worn inside, but clean. A lot of the table and seats have seen better days, but the service was fast and the food was good. Pricing was affordable. If I lived in the area I would be back. Although it looks a little dumpy from... More 

Thank SigEpGov
Tampa, United States
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Christmas Eve I was out with visiting family looking for a place to eat. Cruising down Hillsborough Avenue everything was closed until we spotted the lights on at the Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant! We were all very hungry and had soft tacos with yellow rice and beans! Fresh and delicious! The restaurant has a family-homey feel with bright tiles and a... More 

Thank James A W
Grosse Ile, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We were looking for authentic Mexican. We really really hate chains, service was great. Reasonably priced. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Likestotravel0920
Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I love Mexican food, and my family and I have eaten in this particular Mexican restaurant several times before with no issues. However, the last time I was there will be my last time forever. I ordered a Chimichanga and my son ordered a Chile Relleno. Everything was fine until I had about an 2 inches left to eat of... More 

1 Thank Liz R
Spring Hill, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We ate with friends who had been to Guadalajara a previous time. They had raved about it and so they took us there late on a rainy Saturday afternoon. We immediately felt welcomed. The young waitress was very helpful, and gave us great service. She started us off with complimentary chips and salsa as we read the extensive menu. We... More 

Thank haferhouse
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The service was fine and the food was served timely. They provide only 1 FREE basket of chips, which are served cold and taste store bought. Lunch specials are 8.99 with rice and beans. I had a nice chicken enchilada and a Sope, Fried corn cup filled with beans and your choice of meat. I thought it was very bland.

1 Thank dippyduckRichmond
Palm Harbor, Florida
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We had different Enchiladas, chicken and Queso and they were all very good. My grandson had Nachos and it was a large portion and very good also. A lot of offerings on the menu and you can order complete dinners or single servings. Yes, It is not a very fancy restaurant, but the food was good and reasonably priced. Our... More 

Thank Judyb19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4502 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-5420
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-4096

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