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Guadalajara Authentic Mexican Restaurant

#55 of 337 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2600 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2491
(717) 751-0394
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Washington Crossing
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a difference a year makes. The tableside guacamole is still really, really good. But my chicken enchiladas were lackluster and dry. The bathroom was disgusting. I know they share that with the hotel, but they should have some say as to how it is kept. The service was great. But overall it was disappointing. I meant to take a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went because of the great reviews... whaaaa??? We stood up front for five minutes before any of the 7 employees who passed by acknowledged us. And that was just by a young girl who didn't speak but handed us a clipboard with a blank piece of paper. We assumed what to do and wrote our name. She walked away.... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

A group of friends, their kids, and our family went to Guadalajara for dinner just before Christmas. Overall, it was a mixed bag: the best guacamole we've ever had but less-than-friendly service and less-than-memorable food. (An exception: my husband got street tacos, which he loved -- we will go back just so that he can have those again, because we... More 

1 Thank YorkTravelGirl
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I've been here several times and have enjoyed it every single time. The food is outstanding, but the last time I was there, I'd been on the road for quite some time and needed to use the little boy's room. Finding it, even after getting directions was confusing. You feel like you're exiting the restaurant and visiting the bank behind... More 

2 Thank RetiredMxMan
Voorhees, New Jersey
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wow. You never have to ask if the guac is fresh. They make it for your right at the table. One person is assigned this task and roams table to table. Either to see if you would like some or to fulfill your order. The one avocado mixture with the chips for the table was more than enough for one... More 

2 Thank BuckCRNA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The service combined with the very tasty food makes this a great stop for Tex-Mex food. The table-side guacamole is some of the best around.

2 Thank Mike M
Georgetown, Kentucky, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My family was visiting the area and my son has gotten several Cinco De Mayo shirts from this restaurant from his aunt and uncle so we had to try it out. The restaurant is attached to a less than stellar hotel/motel but don't let that fool you, it's great. They make guacamole table side! The street tacos were fantastic and... More 

3 Thank Trahnel M
York, Pennsylvania
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243 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nestled in the Quality Inn in East York is a very unassuming Mexican restaurant. After you sit down a lady instantly shows up with a cart and ask you if you want guacamole. She will make it for you on the spot, $5 for one avocado and $9 for two, and you can choose what she puts in it. It... More 

3 Thank stevendale
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Fantastic Mexican food. You have to get the Tableside Guacamole; it is by far the most incredible guac you will ever taste. Bring a buck or two cash to tip the lady who makes it. I always get the chimichangas, my husband loves to try different stuff and always get a chile reline, and my son loves the quesadillas (and... More 

4 Thank sggriff
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

You could travel to Mexico or Peru and not get as good as here. Good food and charming decor/chairs.

3 Thank chk2002

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2491
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: (717) 751-0394

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