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Cielito Lindo Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

4702 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3138
+1 804-233-3022
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
26 Sep 2014
“Unbelievably bad service”
19 Aug 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
4702 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3138
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

My wife and I were visiting family members in Richmond and we all went to this place based on reported past good experiences. We didn't see anyone to seat us so we just sat down at a table. After about 5 minutes someone (who turned...More

Thank Donald G
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I always ate there until there was a dead roach in my cheese. I left there throwing up all over the place!!

1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 5 August 2014

A group of six of us were looking for a late evening dinner spot in Richmond. Someone suggested Cielito Lindo, a small, neighborhood-style Mexican restaurant in Richmond's Forest Hill area. We were very happy with the choice. We were welcomed warmly and with drinks ordered,...More

2  Thank orleanjim
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Convenient, decent food and margaritas. Small place so it can get busy, especially with people from the neighborhoods nearby.

1  Thank deeds13
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Cielito Lindo has become a regular spot for me loved by family and friends. The food is great and always consistent. The happy hour drinks are a wonderful deal, and they even have brunch on the weekends with a fabulous breakfast burrito. They offer free...More

2  Thank Krista R
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I tried this restaurant about 2 weeks ago located in the Westover Hills area of South Richmond.This was was my first time and I was very disappointed. I ordered the fajitas(shrimp,chicken,and beef). It smelled very good when brought to the table, but everything was downhill...More

Thank Aubrey T
Reviewed 12 August 2012

First of all, keep your eyes open when you approach this place. I've been here several times, but I still passed it by when I went about a week ago. It's a small place with a modest sign out front. I don't go here often,...More

2  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I have been here several times as I do not live in Richmond but come once a year or so (last time was 2 years ago). Cielito Lindo never fails. Regardless of when I go there, a table is always free. The Margaritas are tops,...More

3  Thank TeeBow
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Friendly service, tasteful Mexican menu using quality ingredients.

2  Thank papaperegrin0
Reviewed 11 June 2011

Moving from AZ to Richmond Va is a cultural experience! We have been seriously deprived of our Mexican food fix for almost a year, until we stumbled upon this tiny gem. Tucked away in a mostly residential area, not even part of a strip mall,...More

1  Thank nigel'smom
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  • Address: 4702 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225-3138
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-233-3022
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