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Juanita's Mexican Kitchen - CLOSED

600 Court St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1640
+1 315-478-2185
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good11%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible31%
10 Feb 2013
“Tasty take on Mexican, but not the most authentic”
11 Dec 2012
“First time there”
Restaurant Hours Closed
600 Court St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1640
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

We like Juanita's because the food hits the spot when you're in the mood for basic Mexican and the service is typically very fast. However, the food is most certainly not authentic Mexican. For example, a combo plate comes with a small shredded lettuce salad...More

Thank CMTravelers
Reviewed 11 December 2012

I went to Juanita’s for a private event on a Monday evening when they were normally closed and we had the back room to ourselves. There was about 25 of us or so and since we were the only ones there, everything was hot and...More

Thank DKTravel2
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We were hesitant after reading reviews but this old favorite from court street days was good! Our server was fantastic and both of our meals, specials of the day, were great! Leftovers will be lunch tomorrow.

Thank JRA98
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Food was poorly prepared and not authentic Mexican. Service was slow even though the place was empty

Thank ninjas2
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We've been coming to this restaurant for years, since it was on Court St., and unfortunately we all agree that the food has been slowly going down hill over the years. It's just not the same, and to be honest, there is better.

Thank mberga25
Reviewed 4 August 2012

What can you say about Mexican food that is worse than Old El Paso? Tasteless, unimaginative, salty. Juanita's is not even close to authentic. Queso blanco (the usual Mexican cheese) is not used in their dishes thereby negating any chance at authenticity. Tacos like a...More

Thank roccoz18
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Last time I ate at Juanita's, it was about 5pm, and they had run out of vegetables. Really? So we ordered the cheese quesadillas, which were overcooked. My friend likes their chocolate cake.

Thank lem1eu10
Reviewed 23 June 2012

The food was quite quite bland, not very Mexican or evan Tex-Mex. Service was uninspired. I'll not be going back...

Thank James G D
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Best Mexican Restaurant in Syracuse, not too spicy with large portions of food.

Thank lucy p
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This is by far the most disgusting food ive ever had. Soggy and greasy, no real flavor. Will never go back!

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  • Address: 600 Court St, Syracuse, NY 13208-1640
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-478-2185
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