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Tia Helitas

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G4070 S Saginaw St, Burton, MI 48529-1653
+1 810-742-5525
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Englewood, Florida
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55 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for REAL homemade taste....like grandma made, but very disappointed. We were a party of 10, but most ordered small dishes. The food was lacking flavor in general and most of the dishes came out just warm. Most of the dishes looked like it was warmed up in the microwave. It was St Paddys day but not many tables....ordered... More 

Thank LWeiss1988
Flushing, Michigan
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217 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch because we happened to be in the neighborhood. We've been here before, but not in a long time. First off, the chips and salsa are an extra charge. They appear to both be house made, and the chips are thicker than what you usually find, and sprinkled with a seasoned salt. The salsa was not chunky,... More 

Thank Frederick B
Level Contributor
86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. From the outside of the building it looks run down. On the inside it is also pretty dated and looks like it could use an update. The food was really good though. Their chips were awesome! House made with a great seasoning salt on them. Their guacamole was also pretty good too.... More 

Thank Funtwin1
Grand Blanc, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, excellence service and very decent prices. You will not be disappointed! They offer many choices & have great drink specials as well.

Thank blondie1124
Flint, Michigan
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128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived approximately 8 o'clock on a Saturday night and the restaurant was packed. So I suggest you making reservations in advance so you don't have to wait 30 minutes, or you can sit at the bar as we did. The food was delicious, the service was good, and really there's never any complaints with this place....we've been going here... More 

Thank You_Know555
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is my husband's favorite restaurant. We dine here quite often. Food is always good. Not too happy to pay for chips and salsa, but they are always fresh and warm. However, the staff has changed. We were having a streak of bad luck with service. But with our last visit, it seemed to be back to its regular good... More 

Thank cemommster
Grand Blanc, Michigan
Level Contributor
38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband and I had not been here to eat in a while, but we loved it! The food was great, the waitress was on top of everything! We truly appreciate good service; it makes us want to return sooner! The only gripe that we have, is that Tia Hellita's charges extra for their chips and salsa. Any Mexican restaurant... More 

Thank rvmoore7
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been to Tia Helita's before with better experiences. However, on our most recent trip the restaurant was dirty and my food was cold. Don't order the seafood burrito. It was more like seafood salad wrapped in a tortilla. Their chips used to be better too. :(

Thank kjoyo
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Wife and I went here and got a stuffed burrito and a quesadilla. Both were horrible. The only way I can think to describe the chicken is.... if you boiled a chicken breast and then stuck it in a food processor. As far as the burrito goes. I will just say to stay away. I guess it's the same for... More 

1 Thank Dale B
Grand Blanc, Mi
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324 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Warm and friendly atmosphere and great tasting food. Good selection and reasonable prices. Super friendly wait staff and fast service. you will not be disappointed

2 Thank DanandSharon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G4070 S Saginaw St, Burton, MI 48529-1653
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Burton
  • Phone Number: +1 810-742-5525

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