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Guadalajara Restaurante Mexicano Bar & Grill

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351 W 1st Dr, Decatur, IL 62521-5207
+1 217-423-9724
11:00 - 10:00
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recent visit to this restaurant was our first experience. We met up with relatives for one of their daughters birthday celebration. We were in a party of 12 that ranged from 8 months to 66 years old. The fare was similar to Carlos O'Brians, Carlos O'Kelly's, etc. Much like the two other Carlos restaurants the food is not totally authentic... More 

Thank Northern-WI-charle
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never tried Guadalajara before so last week's lunch was our first visit. The food is very good and the waitstaff is phenomenal! We enjoyed our visit so much we went back this week! They are speedy & cheerful & caring!!!

Thank DoubleK56
West Bend, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everything from the fajitas, burritos and tacos were great tasting and very larger portions. Service was great as well. Will probably never travel that road again but it was a very successful find and a great meal.

Thank jdfisha
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great food, excellent service, and served up fast! One of our favorite Mexican restaurants, not only in Decatur, IL, but other places, too. Wonderful fried ice cream if you have room for dessert!

Thank LuvHist0ry
Decatur, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is our go to place for Mexican fare. I've never been disappointed. Always fresh, clean & served with a smile.

Thank dphiebelle
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Large menu with great tasting food. Reasonable prices for families. Fast service to get you in & out. Open for lunch and dinner.

Thank WANDTVDoug
Decatur, Illinois
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

I was so excited for some good food tonight with my wife and some friends. What a huge dissapointment! This place sure has gone downhill since my last visit a few years ago. The waitress was busy, and I will cut her a little slack, but she was also hard of hearing and kept saying "huh?" While we were ordering.... More 

Thank thermactor
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This place used to best in town but its gone downhill recently. The service is terrible and they almost always mess the order up. They still have good salsa though!!

1 Thank ryan y
Decatur, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

We went on our 5th Anniversary to this restaurant to check out food and we loved it. The food was very delicious. Service was great. Though we didnt like much of ambience there and it looked like very old restaurant.

Thank rajathens
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

In my opinion, one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area! My family and I will be going back again and again. Top notch service along with great tasting food. Finally, someone has done it right!!

Thank Shane W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 W 1st Dr, Decatur, IL 62521-5207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-423-9724
Large Mexican Restaurant in Decatur, Illinois. Phone number for the restaurant is 217-423-9724. I live in Decatur and I am NOT affiliated with this establishment.

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