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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

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7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 39, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
+1 919-846-5478
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I give it 4 stars because overall it is good but not great. I have been going since the original opened. LOVE LOVE LOVED it, very authentic, delicious, and they had on the menu a Mystery Taco, which was wonderful. That is gone, along with the value. Very busy, great atmosphere, but loud and so overpriced.

Thank Samanthemofthesun
raleigh, north carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Favorite place! Food is great and atmosphere is awesome. Authentic food with fresh flavors! The wait staff is excellent.

Thank timangelalex
Mercer, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We may have found the best Mexican style restaurant east of the Mississippi. Found the brand on TripAdvisor and then looked for one convenient to our hotel. (There are six.) Had some trouble finding it from the parking area since the sign was not prominent. Unique entrance, unique decor. Had about a 15 minute wait while having margaritas. Short menu,... More 

Thank Vivienned04
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love mexican food and we LOVE gonza!! Some of the best in the area! The margaritas are great and so are the tacos. We've been multiple times and never had a bad experience!

Thank Ljfreiberg
Reading, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting gtheWake Forest area in search of a retirement home the Realtor recommended this Restaurant at a place called the The Factory. Service was prompted and courteous but the food abbismal. We ordered a Chicken Tortilla Soup which was thinking how size and overly sweet, the Chicken Chilaquiles, again overly sweet signs green tomatillo sauce that was de void... More 

Thank Felix M
Clayton, North Carolina
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I had read a review on Gonza's and found this place exceeded any expectation that I had. It is a fusion of several Hispanic cultures, but I just say it is the Best Mexican food I have eaten anywhere in the Raleigh area, tacos are fresh, quesadillas are outstanding. Salsa is made fresh and very good. Margaritas are full of... More 

Thank Ed P
Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I have eaten here a number of times and always stop in for lunch when in Raleigh. Parking during lunch can be tricky but I have always found a reasonable location. The food is good without being to filling or to much. The staff are always wonderful and willing to make whatever changes you require. Food is tasty and hot.... More 

Thank 459leec
Durham, North Carolina
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went here with friends after seeing Spamalot in downtown Raleigh. This was my first visit and I loved it. More upscale and quirky than your standard Mexican restaurant. Friendly staff and food was delicious.

Thank Z8554KFlisah
Raleigh, North Carolina
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I went there with my daughter and granddaughters and it was really rather fun. The service was very good...efficient but not too much interruption. The beans and rice had a different flavor and the texture was very creamy. I had a fajita with chicken and it was quite yum!

Thank windsorsmom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I went in here while I was out of town on business. The Mahi tacos were incredible. There was a fun atmosphere. The service was quick and efficient.

Thank beachbum1887

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 39, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-846-5478
Come experience the best Mexican restaurant in Raleigh.

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