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Armadillo Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$, Mexican,
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
+1 845-339-1550
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajita steak” (6 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed dining here for the past 15 years. The previous manager decided to retire and in her place is another great manager who has kept the menu, service, ambiance and delicious food the same! We will definitely return and I always order the...More

Thank Lynn R
990merleb, P.R. at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your awesome review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All around delish! Delicious drinks, delicious chips/salsa, delicious dinner! I had the fish tacos and wow! Have I told you how delicious everything was??? Must visit when in town!

Thank 802kateq
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This place is a little a way from the other restaurant. I was hoping for average food but I must admit the food was very good. We had the steak fajitas and chili con carne. Both were excellent. If I happen to be up in...More

Thank B8405VTrobg
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived on Labor Day weekend Sunday evening around 8:15 will refuse service told the kitchen was closed, when the sign clearly stated open till 10 This was unacceptable and I will ever go back againMore

Thank Alan J
990merleb, G.M. at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Would you be so kind as to let me know where there was a sign that said 10pm ? We normally close by 9pm and do our final seating at 8:30 on Sundays and we have never, ever (in 32 years) stayed open on a...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This place will always be my favorite frozen margaritas. They are to die for! As well as the food! So many different flavors in all of their dishes and the steak is always spot on! So yummy! My favorite!

Thank alyssalong23
990merleb, Everything at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words and great review! Merle

Reviewed 30 August 2018

We had a group of ten meet here for dinner the other night and the vibe was so relaxed, fun and chill. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. Large portions and very tasty. Still the best Mexican in the Hudson Valley

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is a great place. My husband and I shared sangria (excellent), pork medalions in a fantastic sauce over asparagus and mashed potatoes with a mango salsa on top (one of the best meals this summer!) and the enchiladas del mar - delicious. I loved...More

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Try to go at least once a month. Food is always done to perfection. Merle the owner, is a delight. Jim the bartender is extremely pleasant and accommodating. Everything about the atmosphere is upbeat and positive. Prices are reasonable, parking a little challenging but worth...More

Thank Gumbychally
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Usually great food , in the past always great tasting food,for some Reason this visit wasn't up to par. Maybe because it was a Thursday or different cook ? Hope in the future goes back to terrific.

Thank MDP601
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Good location and nice patio seating. Food was just ok, but the chips and salsa were really good. Our server was friendly and offered suggestions.

Thank 2Live2TravelNow
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20 November 2016|
Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a chef, but I've worked in restaurants. In my experience, restaurants like to protect their work product, including recipes. I'm sure you can find a good recipe online. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 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 - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-339-1550
  • E-mail
Modern Mexican featuring both traditional and innovative Fresh, made on premise food (even the chips and salsas). Grilled seafood and fajita steaks plus shrimp stuffed jalapenos are specialties. Burritos are filled with flavorful ingredients. A good selection of both Vegetarian and Vegan items available plus gluten free options. Over 30 years of serving great food and margaritas. We are small, friendly and delicious. Outdoor bluestone awning covered flower filled patio is seasonal and dog friendly.
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