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Margarita's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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495 W 17th St, Holland, MI 49423-3442
+1 616-394-3069
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Michigan
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been around awhile. The interior is a bit shabby but the food is great. The beef or chicken flautas are really good and they have the best chips and salsa. Takeout is fast and fresh and they even deliver to local businesses.

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Thank Gemkat13
Manhattan Beach, CA
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They're locally owned so I wanted to give them a few chances - but those chances are gone. I've eaten onsite a couple of times, but usually do take-out. They don't have a liquor license so no beer or margaritas. I'm not holding that against them, but noting it for those who might go there thinking they do. A few... More 

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Thank SkiAdcock
Hamilton, Michigan
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68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Chips are great, tamales are authentic. This is not a chain or commercialized but the real deal. This is no Taco Bell.

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1 Thank MIWingnut
North Muskegon, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I've eaten there a number of times and always had good food. I'm from Chicago and I'm very familiar with good Mexican food and I've never had a bad meal in this place. Sometimes the service could be a little slow but once the food gets there it's always excellent! The best Menudo, tongue and liver prepare Mexican style that... More 

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Thank Jim V
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The complimentary chips were burnt, the chicken fajitas I ordered were the most bland fajitas I've ever had in my life, as were the refried beans. The rice, and the salsa were the only things worth eating. Prices were what you'd expect but just so not worth how terrible the food was.

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Thank I_Rose_S
Holland, Michigan
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

As a Mexican, I have to say that I rarely eat at Mexican restaurants outside Mexico since the taste is not even close (for somebody who was born in Mexico and actually ate Mexican food), because of the ingredients, because it is more tex-mex or cooked to have a more US flavor. Having said that, this restaurant is really good,... More 

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Thank Cesar S
Grand Rapids, MI
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I ordered the chicken enchilada's and they were "just okay". Place could be cleaner in terms of food storage. Chips for the chips and salsa I noticed are kept in a dishpan outside of the kitchen, where anyone can go by and touch, if they'd like. This bothers me...all the food should be in the kitchen until it's served. I... More 

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Thank JanesAddiction
Holland, Michigan
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one of my favorite places. It is very small, but the food is good. Their rice is the best Mexican rice around. We have tried most things on the menu and haven't found anything we don't like. The prices are low too.

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Thank Pam V
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had dinner there on 8/3. food was good and authentic mexican food. The service was slow and the tables were old but if you are looking for something different check this place out. parking is tight.

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Thank PSU-JOHN-S
Holland, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

When I crave comfort food, I head to Margarita's and order the chicken flautas. They are delicious every time. The service is always warm and hospitable. Many people give Margarita's a hard time because it isn't a fancy restaurant, but that's part of its appeal to me. If you want to pay for the atmosphere, go to Boatwerks. If you... More 

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Thank sarahrayok

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 W 17th St, Holland, MI 49423-3442
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-394-3069

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