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Prickly Pear

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
+1 704-799-0875
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (32 reviews)
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to the Prickly Pear restaurant in Mooresville to have lunch. I ordered a Tamarindo Chicken Salad. The salad came with a hair in it. I showed the hair to the waiter, but he didn't seem very worried about it. He just asked me...More

Thank Anapscrizzo
ThePricklyPear, Owner at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Ana, It is ultimately the responsibility of the restaurant for a hair being on your plate. And as I told you in both my Face Book response and email response, all of our kitchen staff uses hair restraints. As far as your salad was concerned,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Food is very good, as is the ambiance and the service. If you can sit on the patio overlooking the water it is even better. I like the gaucamole they make tableside.

Thank Myltonj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere and the quality of the food. The staff is very friendly. We all thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. All the expected staples were there - Rice & beans, chips and salsa, excellent steak.

Thank Gingerbreadjoe
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My nephew raved about this placed so we finally went with him! We sat outside with a beautiful view of Lake Norman. We had the special which was bacon wrapped shrimp in a chipotle cream sauce over rice and pico de gallo! The food was...More

Thank Janelle K
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times and I keep trying to like it, but I just can't. The service here is really poor. And the food is just OK. I feel like they try to be ultra fancy but it misses the mark. It's really...More

Thank mangojuice4u
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The food was really good ~ Salmon enchilada was very tasty and the staff was very attentive and nice

Thank Funadventures2do
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Not your usual Mexican restaurant but a more modern interpretation on classic dishes. Reasonable prices and a broad selection of tacos, salads, burritos, fajitas and a few main dishes. Service is friendly and attentive. Chips and salsa included. Well worth a visit by car or...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Restaurant staff very nice! We went on a Saturday night and didn't wait long for an outside table. View was beautiful - worth the 40 min drive from South Charlotte. Menu was interesting - something for everyone. We tried the Manchamanteles and the Osso Bucco,...More

Thank BuoyFamilyUSA
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Lively place and nice people but the service was slow then we didn't get utensils. They were out of avocados so we couldn't get Gaucamole which is one of my favorite things. The waiter didn't describe the dish very well and I didn't like it...More

Thank Angela V
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful modern Mexican food with a special view of Lake Norman. Creative dishes come your way but make sure you don't order just the entrée because the portions are on the small side.

Thank LiliT0URS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
    (Harbor Point Village)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mooresville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-799-0875
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