Nuevo Laredo Cantina

★★★★☆
  • 1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW

    Atlanta, GA 30318

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  • 404-352-9009

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Mon-Thu 11am-10pm ; Fri 11am-11pm ; Sat 11am-11pm ; Sun 12pm - 9:30pm (Reservations for Large Parties Sunday thru Thursdays only)

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pretty good, been eating here since 1990. It used to be better but it's still good.

4
★★★★☆

pretty good, been eating here since 1990. It used to be better but it's still good.

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Killer Diller! get the fish taco lunch special plate... MMMMMGOOD!

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★★★★★

Killer Diller! get the fish taco lunch special plate... MMMMMGOOD!

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This is one of my favorite Tex Mex restaurants in Atlanta. The food is worth the wait! I have had several items on the menu and have never been disappointed. The service is not the best I have ever had, but my glass is never empty, the chip basket always has chips. The servers are not ""chatty"" as the place is always busy. The parking could be better and I wish the wait was shorter. But what drew me to the place was seeing all of the people waiting outside, I knew if people would wait outside in Atlanta with our heat and humidity to eat here, the food must be good. They and the many others that eat here can't be wrong. You've got to try this place!

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★★★★★

This is one of my favorite Tex Mex restaurants in Atlanta. The food is worth the wait! I have had several items on the menu and have never been disappointed. The service is not the best I have ever had, but my glass is never empty, the chip basket always has chips. The servers are not ""chatty"" as the place is always busy. The parking could be better and I wish the wait was shorter. But what drew me to the place was seeing all of the people waiting outside, I knew if people would wait outside in Atlanta with our heat and humidity to eat here, the food must be good. They and the many others that eat here can't be wrong. You've got to try this place!

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first of all- it's a terrible, out of the way location, with very limited parking. second, the service is awful. nobody ever came by to see how our meal was. food was overpriced. the kicker was i never felt so bloated and sick for 2 days after eating there. had beef chile relleno. 25.00 for just my meal. which was chile relleno plus a margarita. yikes!

0
★☆☆☆☆

first of all- it's a terrible, out of the way location, with very limited parking. second, the service is awful. nobody ever came by to see how our meal was. food was overpriced. the kicker was i never felt so bloated and sick for 2 days after eating there. had beef chile relleno. 25.00 for just my meal. which was chile relleno plus a margarita. yikes!

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This restaurant was awesome. The quality of food is outstanding and the wait staff made me laugh. This is a nice place where you can just hang out.

2
★★★★☆

This restaurant was awesome. The quality of food is outstanding and the wait staff made me laugh. This is a nice place where you can just hang out.

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Still on the search for good Mexican, but this place so far has the best I've found, still leaves you searching for better though.\n\nVery laid back atmosphere which is really cool. Drink a beer in the parking lot while you wait.\n\nThe Chicken Enchiladas Suiza are pretty decent, HUGE portions.\n\nFor now this will have to do.

1
★★★☆☆

Still on the search for good Mexican, but this place so far has the best I've found, still leaves you searching for better though.\n\nVery laid back atmosphere which is really cool. Drink a beer in the parking lot while you wait.\n\nThe Chicken Enchiladas Suiza are pretty decent, HUGE portions.\n\nFor now this will have to do.

Pros: Laid Back Atmosphere, decent mexican, good price

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With factories and wholesalers as its neighbors along Chattahoochie Ave, Nueveo Laredo is a worthwhile trek for some authentic border-Mexican grub. Cool, prickly, and cilantro laden salsa go great with the tangy bright green margaritas. Order anything with brisket on the plate and you'll thank me later. Gooey yellow cheese and red sauces accompany most entrees including tacos and enchiladas. Combination plates are available and the portions are generous, people, so order a couple dishes and pass them around the table to sample the menu. The all-Latino staff is mega friendly and patient, but be prepared to split up your large party to avoid a huge wait - especially on the weekends.

2
★★★★☆

With factories and wholesalers as its neighbors along Chattahoochie Ave, Nueveo Laredo is a worthwhile trek for some authentic border-Mexican grub. Cool, prickly, and cilantro laden salsa go great with the tangy bright green margaritas. Order anything with brisket on the plate and you'll thank me later. Gooey yellow cheese and red sauces accompany most entrees including tacos and enchiladas. Combination plates are available and the portions are generous, people, so order a couple dishes and pass them around the table to sample the menu. The all-Latino staff is mega friendly and patient, but be prepared to split up your large party to avoid a huge wait - especially on the weekends.

Pros: Anything with brisket, Great Salsa, Good Margs

Cons: Long waits for bigger parties

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Though it is always a bit too busy, this is an excellent Tex-Mex restaurant. Seating is crowded and the staff is overly busy, but that is part of the fun. The food is fine. This is one of the restaurants I like to return to again and again.

4
★★★★☆

Though it is always a bit too busy, this is an excellent Tex-Mex restaurant. Seating is crowded and the staff is overly busy, but that is part of the fun. The food is fine. This is one of the restaurants I like to return to again and again.

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A group of us (6) went out to lunch from work as we do on a regular basis. Typically we all pay with Credit Card. Nuevo will not allow groups to pay with credit card as they say it takes to much time. In addition, they automatically put a 20% tip on your bill, which is typically what I give for great service. In my opinion, the service is not great and the manager is not customer focused. In addition, there are rules posted all over the place once you walk in, ""no cell phones"", ""no seperate checks""... When I go out eat that last thing I want is rules... Food is very good, but overall experience is average at best.

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★★☆☆☆

A group of us (6) went out to lunch from work as we do on a regular basis. Typically we all pay with Credit Card. Nuevo will not allow groups to pay with credit card as they say it takes to much time. In addition, they automatically put a 20% tip on your bill, which is typically what I give for great service. In my opinion, the service is not great and the manager is not customer focused. In addition, there are rules posted all over the place once you walk in, ""no cell phones"", ""no seperate checks""... When I go out eat that last thing I want is rules... Food is very good, but overall experience is average at best.

Pros: Food is outstanding

Cons: Rules, rules, rules

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I am not a big Mexican fan but this place has the best salmon tacos I have ever had. They are always delicious and always fresh. They also have great salsa and queso. I have been there several times and have always gotten the fish tacos. Even with the crowds, I have always had good service and there are some hot waitresses.

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★★★★★

I am not a big Mexican fan but this place has the best salmon tacos I have ever had. They are always delicious and always fresh. They also have great salsa and queso. I have been there several times and have always gotten the fish tacos. Even with the crowds, I have always had good service and there are some hot waitresses.

Pros: great food and good service

Cons: always too busy

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Great Que so and Margaritas. Service could be better, but the food is authentic and expect to wait a long time since this place is so popular. Their cheese burger is the best in the city.

5
★★★★★

Great Que so and Margaritas. Service could be better, but the food is authentic and expect to wait a long time since this place is so popular. Their cheese burger is the best in the city.

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My friend and I went to this Cantina with high hopes on Saturday afternoon June 30,2009. We love mexican food and had heard about Nueco Laredo through people and websites. We arrived to this small hole in the wall and ate in the lower area. As my friend was finishing her meal behold the biggest R**CH ever. The waiter quickly grabbed the r**ch but our experience was ruined. We talked with the manager and she told us that they have been having a lot of problems and that she would comp our drinks but we ended up paying for the food.....that will be my first and last time there.\r\n\r\n

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★☆☆☆☆

My friend and I went to this Cantina with high hopes on Saturday afternoon June 30,2009. We love mexican food and had heard about Nueco Laredo through people and websites. We arrived to this small hole in the wall and ate in the lower area. As my friend was finishing her meal behold the biggest R**CH ever. The waiter quickly grabbed the r**ch but our experience was ruined. We talked with the manager and she told us that they have been having a lot of problems and that she would comp our drinks but we ended up paying for the food.....that will be my first and last time there.\r\n\r\n

Pros: NON AFTER THE R**CH

Cons: R**CH

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I have never been to a more un-kid friendly mexican restaurant. My husband and I go out to eat 2-3 times a week with our 15 month old daughter and we have never felt more unwelcome at a restaurant. Our daughter is very well behaved, but the servers made it very clear that we were not welcome. For example, my daughter dropped one sealed sugar packet on the floor and the server came running over to pick it up and the guy made a huffing sound. He then got out the sweeper and started sweeping around her high chair...for a closed sugar packet! There was no sugar anywhere! I also felt them hovering for the rest of the meal and they charged us a 20% gratuity. My husband and I normally give at least 25%, but not to this place. We liked Nuevo before we had a kid, but we will never go back now. Awful experiance!!!

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★☆☆☆☆

I have never been to a more un-kid friendly mexican restaurant. My husband and I go out to eat 2-3 times a week with our 15 month old daughter and we have never felt more unwelcome at a restaurant. Our daughter is very well behaved, but the servers made it very clear that we were not welcome. For example, my daughter dropped one sealed sugar packet on the floor and the server came running over to pick it up and the guy made a huffing sound. He then got out the sweeper and started sweeping around her high chair...for a closed sugar packet! There was no sugar anywhere! I also felt them hovering for the rest of the meal and they charged us a 20% gratuity. My husband and I normally give at least 25%, but not to this place. We liked Nuevo before we had a kid, but we will never go back now. Awful experiance!!!

Cons: Not kid friendly & Rude

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My bf and I went to Nuevo Laredo Cantina a couple of weeks ago after a couple prior attempts turned us away due to lengthy waits. My bf had been before and said it was worth it so we tried again - no more than a 20 minute wait. We burned time at the bar where the bartender annoyed the heck out of us by pushing the receipt closer and closer to us after our FIRST round of drinks were ordered as if she wouldn't be paid...mind you, we are waiting for a table. So we get seated and our waitress sat us next to their sink and clean up area which had the fierce smell of bleach which made my eyes tear. We asked to be moved to another table and she literally rolled her eyes. So we relocate, talked, ate, drank, without being checked on, and then waited and waited and waited for our server or a server to attend to us. We wanted another round but got so turned off that we just rathered our check so we could go. Flagged the guy that wipes the tables down and asked for the check and then waited and waited and waited for him or someone to return to collect our money. The food was delicious, but I must say that the service was horrific and I'm in no rush to go back.

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★★☆☆☆

My bf and I went to Nuevo Laredo Cantina a couple of weeks ago after a couple prior attempts turned us away due to lengthy waits. My bf had been before and said it was worth it so we tried again - no more than a 20 minute wait. We burned time at the bar where the bartender annoyed the heck out of us by pushing the receipt closer and closer to us after our FIRST round of drinks were ordered as if she wouldn't be paid...mind you, we are waiting for a table. So we get seated and our waitress sat us next to their sink and clean up area which had the fierce smell of bleach which made my eyes tear. We asked to be moved to another table and she literally rolled her eyes. So we relocate, talked, ate, drank, without being checked on, and then waited and waited and waited for our server or a server to attend to us. We wanted another round but got so turned off that we just rathered our check so we could go. Flagged the guy that wipes the tables down and asked for the check and then waited and waited and waited for him or someone to return to collect our money. The food was delicious, but I must say that the service was horrific and I'm in no rush to go back.

Pros: Fresh, Authentic Mexican; Cool Atmosphere

Cons: Bad Service

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Got two tacos for lunch - $6.48 - and refused to give any kind of salsa for the tacos. They wanted $3.50 for a little salsa. What kind of resturant charges for salsa for tacos ( A GREEDY RESTURANT ).

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★☆☆☆☆

Got two tacos for lunch - $6.48 - and refused to give any kind of salsa for the tacos. They wanted $3.50 for a little salsa. What kind of resturant charges for salsa for tacos ( A GREEDY RESTURANT ).

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I've been going to Nuevo Laredo since college. It is well hidden but man the food is great. My favorite is the tacos de carne asada! So good! Don't miss the Margaritas, too!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Nuevo Laredo since college. It is well hidden but man the food is great. My favorite is the tacos de carne asada! So good! Don't miss the Margaritas, too!

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After years of what seemed like obnoxious hyperbole, I finally went to Nuevo myself to check out the food. I would say that this place is simply great. Is it worth waiting more then 30-40 mins for this food? Nah...most places aren't, but...they have a bar...so why complain?\r\n\r\nFood:\r\n\r\nSalsa--it's great.\r\n\r\nBurritos are fantastic and HUGE and a lot like taqueria burritos--nor your boring combo #7 burrito like you get at Laredo's. But...these nice burritos do indeed come on the combo plates.\r\n\r\nTacos--true taqueria style tacos--two corn tortillas, nice roasted pork or barbacoa (yes that's right) with onions, cilantro and lime.\r\n\r\nEnchilada--very good sauce not too much cheese.\r\n\r\nPico de gallo--dear god it's spicy and it's really good.\r\n\r\nChile con queso--this cheese dip is enough for 4-5 and it's spicy, very spicy and it's great.\r\n\r\nService--like a well oiled machine, these folks pump it out quickly and they do it well.\r\n\r\nIf you dig Texmex places you'll like Nuevo. If you like taquerias you'll like Nuevo b/c they serve many of these same dishes you get at your favorite taquerias. It's the perfect blend of the two. I often think that most great Mexican food is found in the burbs and on Buford highway. One thing you don't find much of in downtown Atlanta is authentic Mexican worth bragging about. There are few great fusion places and even some urban hipster Mexican places that are good, but hardly scratch the surface of their suburban counterparts.\r\n\r\nNuevo is one where all things are reconciled. One thing to note...parking is a mess. And...your average combo is $9.25 at lunch...that might seem high for Mexican food but I assure you, it's 3 times as much food as you would get anywhere else for the same price. This place is great.

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★★★★☆

After years of what seemed like obnoxious hyperbole, I finally went to Nuevo myself to check out the food. I would say that this place is simply great. Is it worth waiting more then 30-40 mins for this food? Nah...most places aren't, but...they have a bar...so why complain?\r\n\r\nFood:\r\n\r\nSalsa--it's great.\r\n\r\nBurritos are fantastic and HUGE and a lot like taqueria burritos--nor your boring combo #7 burrito like you get at Laredo's. But...these nice burritos do indeed come on the combo plates.\r\n\r\nTacos--true taqueria style tacos--two corn tortillas, nice roasted pork or barbacoa (yes that's right) with onions, cilantro and lime.\r\n\r\nEnchilada--very good sauce not too much cheese.\r\n\r\nPico de gallo--dear god it's spicy and it's really good.\r\n\r\nChile con queso--this cheese dip is enough for 4-5 and it's spicy, very spicy and it's great.\r\n\r\nService--like a well oiled machine, these folks pump it out quickly and they do it well.\r\n\r\nIf you dig Texmex places you'll like Nuevo. If you like taquerias you'll like Nuevo b/c they serve many of these same dishes you get at your favorite taquerias. It's the perfect blend of the two. I often think that most great Mexican food is found in the burbs and on Buford highway. One thing you don't find much of in downtown Atlanta is authentic Mexican worth bragging about. There are few great fusion places and even some urban hipster Mexican places that are good, but hardly scratch the surface of their suburban counterparts.\r\n\r\nNuevo is one where all things are reconciled. One thing to note...parking is a mess. And...your average combo is $9.25 at lunch...that might seem high for Mexican food but I assure you, it's 3 times as much food as you would get anywhere else for the same price. This place is great.

Pros: great food, atypical menu, super fast service.

Cons: parking is bad, the waits are a long time.

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Wow! Delicious Food. Fun lively atmosphere. The inside was just ok, but it didn't matter because the food was outstanding. I had their lobster tacos - and I am hooked. I can't wait to go back.\r\n\r\nOh - the guac was great too, except I ate too many chips because I didn't want to waste any of it.\r\n\r\nParking was a challenge and there was a bit of a wait to get seated because it was so busy, but it was well worth it.

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★★★★★

Wow! Delicious Food. Fun lively atmosphere. The inside was just ok, but it didn't matter because the food was outstanding. I had their lobster tacos - and I am hooked. I can't wait to go back.\r\n\r\nOh - the guac was great too, except I ate too many chips because I didn't want to waste any of it.\r\n\r\nParking was a challenge and there was a bit of a wait to get seated because it was so busy, but it was well worth it.

Pros: Food

Cons: Parking, Crowded

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MJ the managaer clearly does not like african americans. She is rude, arrogant and simply not worth my time. I suggest CHANCE the owner find himself another manager. The parking is hideous, the food is below average and managment is not accomodating. I had issue with my meal being SUPER SALTY. MJ who is the manager was PATHETIC. She basically told me there was nothing she could do! So when I told her I was turned off by her extreme attitude she suggested my business was not needed simply becuase I complained about how salty my meal was. I suggest TAQUERIA DEL SOL on Howell mill much much better food and service. MJ you are the worst manager I have ever met in my LIFE. Check your attitdue it needs adjusting. I AM TURNED OFF BY THIS PLACE!

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★☆☆☆☆

MJ the managaer clearly does not like african americans. She is rude, arrogant and simply not worth my time. I suggest CHANCE the owner find himself another manager. The parking is hideous, the food is below average and managment is not accomodating. I had issue with my meal being SUPER SALTY. MJ who is the manager was PATHETIC. She basically told me there was nothing she could do! So when I told her I was turned off by her extreme attitude she suggested my business was not needed simply becuase I complained about how salty my meal was. I suggest TAQUERIA DEL SOL on Howell mill much much better food and service. MJ you are the worst manager I have ever met in my LIFE. Check your attitdue it needs adjusting. I AM TURNED OFF BY THIS PLACE!

Cons: MJ THE MANAGER IS RUDE, SALTY FOOD SERVICE, PEST PROBLEM

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Stood outside in line today for over an hour starting at 11:30a. The ""hostess"" who keeps the list kept telling our party of 4 that we were next. At least 5 more groups of 4 went ahead of us while we were ""next"" on the list. Apparently, although they don't take reservations, but they do have ""manager reservations"" that they put on the top of their list. People were walking in, would go secretly say something to the ""hostess"" and sit within 5 minutes. \r\nI have finally decided to stop going to this place after about 10 times in 7 years. It just isn't worth it. They do not care about their customers at all.

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★☆☆☆☆

Stood outside in line today for over an hour starting at 11:30a. The ""hostess"" who keeps the list kept telling our party of 4 that we were next. At least 5 more groups of 4 went ahead of us while we were ""next"" on the list. Apparently, although they don't take reservations, but they do have ""manager reservations"" that they put on the top of their list. People were walking in, would go secretly say something to the ""hostess"" and sit within 5 minutes. \r\nI have finally decided to stop going to this place after about 10 times in 7 years. It just isn't worth it. They do not care about their customers at all.

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I've been here several times, with co-workers & with my husband...I've yet to order anything that wasn't absolutely yummy!

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★★★★★

I've been here several times, with co-workers & with my husband...I've yet to order anything that wasn't absolutely yummy!

Pros: Yummy food

Cons: parking was a pain

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Brought my mother in the other day for lunch, shes never been. I had been once before and really enjoied it and knew she would too. Mexican is her favorite and she was glad we went. We had a great time. Dont go when you are in a hurry. Youll find that because they are so busy all the time it takes a while for the wait staff to get around to you.\r\n\r\nI love it and now moms a fan too!

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★★★★☆

Brought my mother in the other day for lunch, shes never been. I had been once before and really enjoied it and knew she would too. Mexican is her favorite and she was glad we went. We had a great time. Dont go when you are in a hurry. Youll find that because they are so busy all the time it takes a while for the wait staff to get around to you.\r\n\r\nI love it and now moms a fan too!

Pros: Very good food

Cons: Parking can be a pain and pepsi will have you towed, dont go when youre in a hurry

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I have been to this place 3 times to give them a chance to live up to the hype and I simply do not get it. These 5 star reviews must be written by extended family. The food is absolutely dreadful. The service is even worse. Save your time and your money and find somewhere else to eat. I am sure you could do better just about anywhere else you choose to go.

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★☆☆☆☆

I have been to this place 3 times to give them a chance to live up to the hype and I simply do not get it. These 5 star reviews must be written by extended family. The food is absolutely dreadful. The service is even worse. Save your time and your money and find somewhere else to eat. I am sure you could do better just about anywhere else you choose to go.

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Nuevo Laredo offers a delicious variety of home-cooked authentic Mexican foods and their margeritas are one of the best I've tasted in town. Their prices are reasonable but plan to allot a good few hours to your dinner experience because the wait time can be quite long. A definite play to try out if you like Mexican!

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★★★★☆

Nuevo Laredo offers a delicious variety of home-cooked authentic Mexican foods and their margeritas are one of the best I've tasted in town. Their prices are reasonable but plan to allot a good few hours to your dinner experience because the wait time can be quite long. A definite play to try out if you like Mexican!

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My boyfriend and I have been here many times and we LOVE the food. Salsa is fresh and delicious, the cheese dip with jalapenos is great, and we always share the chicken fajitas. (Just with extra tortillas for two people.) Food is always very consistent, and they offer a lot of variety. Veggies are very fresh. Only down side is the long wait on evenings and weekends, but it is definitely worth it!

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★★★★☆

My boyfriend and I have been here many times and we LOVE the food. Salsa is fresh and delicious, the cheese dip with jalapenos is great, and we always share the chicken fajitas. (Just with extra tortillas for two people.) Food is always very consistent, and they offer a lot of variety. Veggies are very fresh. Only down side is the long wait on evenings and weekends, but it is definitely worth it!

Pros: Absolutely delicious food! Very consistent!

Cons: Long wait, decent service

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Best Margaritas i've tasted. Although this place is somewhat small...and in the middle of nowhere...the food is excelente! The salsa is fresh and the food is traditional and tasty. I highly recommend trying out this place.

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★★★★★

Best Margaritas i've tasted. Although this place is somewhat small...and in the middle of nowhere...the food is excelente! The salsa is fresh and the food is traditional and tasty. I highly recommend trying out this place.

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I am from Texas and I know mexican food. This place is smoking. I absolutely love it. As soon as you come through the door you can feel the family atmosphere. They get you in and out. I always get the queso it is delicious with jalapenos so good. I have tried a varitety of things and everything on the menu is great. You have to try this place you wont be disappointed.

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★★★★★

I am from Texas and I know mexican food. This place is smoking. I absolutely love it. As soon as you come through the door you can feel the family atmosphere. They get you in and out. I always get the queso it is delicious with jalapenos so good. I have tried a varitety of things and everything on the menu is great. You have to try this place you wont be disappointed.

Pros: Cheap deals, great food, and the best Margaritas

Cons: Parking

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What is everyone ordering? Because I've been several times and frankly I don't get it. The food is marginal, the prices are high, and seating is a nightmare. Of all the non-chain Tex-Mex resturants that I've been to, this one would consistantly place last.

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★☆☆☆☆

What is everyone ordering? Because I've been several times and frankly I don't get it. The food is marginal, the prices are high, and seating is a nightmare. Of all the non-chain Tex-Mex resturants that I've been to, this one would consistantly place last.

Pros: Once opon a time, it was one of a small group of resturants open in the area.

Cons: Crowded, small tables, waitress' bumbing into your table, high prices.

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Being a local to northwest Atlanta, my friends and I dine here at least three times a month! The service can be rude and condescending, and the place is ALWAYS packed for dinner (with 1-2 hour waits). I can forgive both of these flaws because their food is consistently fantastic! They have a delicious, fresh house salsa which can be purchased by the pint for parties. My boyfriend always gets the enchiladas a la carte. The corn tortilla isn't too chewy or tough - it is very tender and yummy. I am a huge fan of the Holy Tacos which are grilled flour tortillas stuffed with mashed potatoes, onions, cabbage, and a special green sauce. They are cheap and filling, if a bit greasy. \r\n\r\nGo there at least once, but not at dinner! Try an early or late lunch!

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★★★★☆

Being a local to northwest Atlanta, my friends and I dine here at least three times a month! The service can be rude and condescending, and the place is ALWAYS packed for dinner (with 1-2 hour waits). I can forgive both of these flaws because their food is consistently fantastic! They have a delicious, fresh house salsa which can be purchased by the pint for parties. My boyfriend always gets the enchiladas a la carte. The corn tortilla isn't too chewy or tough - it is very tender and yummy. I am a huge fan of the Holy Tacos which are grilled flour tortillas stuffed with mashed potatoes, onions, cabbage, and a special green sauce. They are cheap and filling, if a bit greasy. \r\n\r\nGo there at least once, but not at dinner! Try an early or late lunch!

Pros: the salsa and the food

Cons: Rude service, very loud, huge waits at dinner

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I might not be able to spell it, but the Tacos Carna Asada are the best on the planet! Love the Fajita Salad and queso. No other Mexican place compares to this one. Absolutely THE BEST. (the non-alchoholic drinks bite - my only complaint).\r\nDon't look for ambiance, great servers or the ""in-crowd"" in this place. It is for true foodies only.

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★★★★★

I might not be able to spell it, but the Tacos Carna Asada are the best on the planet! Love the Fajita Salad and queso. No other Mexican place compares to this one. Absolutely THE BEST. (the non-alchoholic drinks bite - my only complaint).\r\nDon't look for ambiance, great servers or the ""in-crowd"" in this place. It is for true foodies only.

Pros: Best on the planet

Cons: parking, noise (but worth it!)

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I've been here several times and live in the neighborhood. The food is good, and expect a wait for a table, especially at night (any night of the week, but closed Sunday). \r\n\r\nHowever, the staff and management show no appreciation for their customers whatsoever. They treat you as if you should feel priveledged to be eating in their restuarant, after wating 2 hours in the parking lot for a table. They take you for granted due to their overblown reputation, and I will never dine there again.\r\n\r\nMost people eat here because its considered ""cool"" and trendy. Don't buy into the hype. They don't deserve your money.

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★☆☆☆☆

I've been here several times and live in the neighborhood. The food is good, and expect a wait for a table, especially at night (any night of the week, but closed Sunday). \r\n\r\nHowever, the staff and management show no appreciation for their customers whatsoever. They treat you as if you should feel priveledged to be eating in their restuarant, after wating 2 hours in the parking lot for a table. They take you for granted due to their overblown reputation, and I will never dine there again.\r\n\r\nMost people eat here because its considered ""cool"" and trendy. Don't buy into the hype. They don't deserve your money.

Pros: The food is good. Maybe overhyped, but it is good.

Cons: They act is if it's a hassle that you're dining there. Terrible service.

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What can I say.. I love this place. Apart from the long wait & bad parking situation, everything else is amazing. The chips & salsa rocks and I always over order and have to take it home. No worries, cause I will probably finish that leftover that same night as an late snack. I highly recommend this place. Its an experience.

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★★★★★

What can I say.. I love this place. Apart from the long wait & bad parking situation, everything else is amazing. The chips & salsa rocks and I always over order and have to take it home. No worries, cause I will probably finish that leftover that same night as an late snack. I highly recommend this place. Its an experience.

Pros: Food, environment, eye candy

Cons: Waiting time, parking, customer serivce

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The restaurant is definitely off the beaten path but the food is well worth it. The tomatillo slasa rocks! And try the tampiquena steak.

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★★★★★

The restaurant is definitely off the beaten path but the food is well worth it. The tomatillo slasa rocks! And try the tampiquena steak.

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We just moved here from Texas and are thrilled to have discovered this place. The lobster tacos are rich and delicous. I love the huevos rancheros. Great magaritas. They really now how to do Tex-Mex.

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★★★★★

We just moved here from Texas and are thrilled to have discovered this place. The lobster tacos are rich and delicous. I love the huevos rancheros. Great magaritas. They really now how to do Tex-Mex.

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i live close to this place and it's one of my favorite parts of the neighborhood. the menu is large-you can even get lobster tacos, quesadillas, etc. I love the salmon tacos with cheese sauce (fish tacos on the menu) and shrimp enchiladas. plenty of non seafood stuff, those are just my favorites. the place is packed all the time, i recommend going in the middle of the afternoon if you don't want to wait because the waiting area isn't very good- theres only 3 or 4 chairs at the bar and a very small cramped area. you can sit outside if the weather is nice.

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★★★★★

i live close to this place and it's one of my favorite parts of the neighborhood. the menu is large-you can even get lobster tacos, quesadillas, etc. I love the salmon tacos with cheese sauce (fish tacos on the menu) and shrimp enchiladas. plenty of non seafood stuff, those are just my favorites. the place is packed all the time, i recommend going in the middle of the afternoon if you don't want to wait because the waiting area isn't very good- theres only 3 or 4 chairs at the bar and a very small cramped area. you can sit outside if the weather is nice.

Pros: big menu, good food

Cons: long wait

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I dream about these things! They have wilted spinach on them!!!! So freakin good! Worth the wait - which oh yes, you will wait.

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★★★★★

I dream about these things! They have wilted spinach on them!!!! So freakin good! Worth the wait - which oh yes, you will wait.

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Nuevo Laredo is crowded and noisy, but the food is worth it. Being born and raised in Texas, I feel at home at this restraunt. The salsa is amazing and every dish I have tried is unbelievably good. The Mole is delicious as well as the chicken quesadillas- finally someone in Atlanta has learned how to serve it the right way. I recommend this place to anyone looking for some great Tex-Mex!!!

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★★★★☆

Nuevo Laredo is crowded and noisy, but the food is worth it. Being born and raised in Texas, I feel at home at this restraunt. The salsa is amazing and every dish I have tried is unbelievably good. The Mole is delicious as well as the chicken quesadillas- finally someone in Atlanta has learned how to serve it the right way. I recommend this place to anyone looking for some great Tex-Mex!!!

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I have dined at Nuevo Laredo on numerous occasions, and I am still trying to figure out what all the hype is about for a place where there is inadequate seating, non-existent waiting area, average food and overpriced margaritas. The service isn't special, and the entrees all taste the same. One would expect mind-blowing food and drink for a place that doesn't accept reservations and regularly has a wait time of over an hour. The parking lots are no good if you're concerned about door dings.

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★★★☆☆

I have dined at Nuevo Laredo on numerous occasions, and I am still trying to figure out what all the hype is about for a place where there is inadequate seating, non-existent waiting area, average food and overpriced margaritas. The service isn't special, and the entrees all taste the same. One would expect mind-blowing food and drink for a place that doesn't accept reservations and regularly has a wait time of over an hour. The parking lots are no good if you're concerned about door dings.

Pros: Salsa, location

Cons: Service, wait times, everything is just so average

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The best salsa I've ever tasted, fresh and aromatic. Also if you're into seafood, try the lobster quesadilla, it's excellent. The waiters/waitresses could use another crash course in hospitality and there is inadequate seating on the deck while you wait for a table, but at least the chips are free while you wait. The wait for seating is usually in excess of 45 minutes, so don't go hungry!!!!

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★★★★★

The best salsa I've ever tasted, fresh and aromatic. Also if you're into seafood, try the lobster quesadilla, it's excellent. The waiters/waitresses could use another crash course in hospitality and there is inadequate seating on the deck while you wait for a table, but at least the chips are free while you wait. The wait for seating is usually in excess of 45 minutes, so don't go hungry!!!!

Pros: Great Food, Great Salsa, good size portions

Cons: Not the best service, wait for seating, inadequate wait area

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If you want to wait 1 hour in a crowded place to be seated, pay twice for average food (at best) then this is the place for you. The best of it all is the really rude restaurant manager!\n

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★☆☆☆☆

If you want to wait 1 hour in a crowded place to be seated, pay twice for average food (at best) then this is the place for you. The best of it all is the really rude restaurant manager!\n

Pros: Rude Staff, Average food at best, Crowded

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All food is great. Salsa, Guac and cheese dips are all a 10. Cant go wrong with anything on the menu. Servers are friendly and fast.

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★★★★★

All food is great. Salsa, Guac and cheese dips are all a 10. Cant go wrong with anything on the menu. Servers are friendly and fast.

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All I can say was it was worth the 25 min wait. This place has the BEST Mexican food I had ever had! I recommend the Pollo Mole!!! This place is charming, sweet, and worth every penny. CANT GET ENOUGH

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★★★★★

All I can say was it was worth the 25 min wait. This place has the BEST Mexican food I had ever had! I recommend the Pollo Mole!!! This place is charming, sweet, and worth every penny. CANT GET ENOUGH

Pros: Food, Atmosphere, Service

Cons: long wait, parking, small area downtown

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This place is great with great food and good margaritas. The price is also great. There is going to be a wait when you go, so you should excpect it. The place is really small for all of the business they do, however it is part of the charm. Try and get a good table, becasue if you are in the walkway it can be annoying. Those are the only downfalls! Overall it is a great Mexican place that will give you what you are looking for!

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★★★★★

This place is great with great food and good margaritas. The price is also great. There is going to be a wait when you go, so you should excpect it. The place is really small for all of the business they do, however it is part of the charm. Try and get a good table, becasue if you are in the walkway it can be annoying. Those are the only downfalls! Overall it is a great Mexican place that will give you what you are looking for!

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The food was better than your aveage cantina. I had the Chile Relleno. There was more beef and less cheese than I typically enjoy, although it was well prepared. My girlfriend had fajita tacos and they were great. Servings were large and filling.\nThe ambience is a bit hectic and definitely loud... Not a good place for a quiet date or if you are trying to impress someone.\nThe service was trash. The waitress never uttered a word. Never checked on us and never came over until we grabbed one for our check. \nOur waitress rolled her eyes at my girlfriend when she asked for a container to bring her salsa home with the rest of her meal... That ticked me off.\nI wouldn't go back, but I might still recommend it for someone to try out...

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★★★☆☆

The food was better than your aveage cantina. I had the Chile Relleno. There was more beef and less cheese than I typically enjoy, although it was well prepared. My girlfriend had fajita tacos and they were great. Servings were large and filling.\nThe ambience is a bit hectic and definitely loud... Not a good place for a quiet date or if you are trying to impress someone.\nThe service was trash. The waitress never uttered a word. Never checked on us and never came over until we grabbed one for our check. \nOur waitress rolled her eyes at my girlfriend when she asked for a container to bring her salsa home with the rest of her meal... That ticked me off.\nI wouldn't go back, but I might still recommend it for someone to try out...

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This place is a very random place for a restaurant, there is no other around. But, it is very popular and well worth it. Food is great and margaritas are great, what else is needed?

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★★★★★

This place is a very random place for a restaurant, there is no other around. But, it is very popular and well worth it. Food is great and margaritas are great, what else is needed?

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Highly overrated, I was very disappointed after all the reviews I had read on this place. Parking was not a huge deal, we parked across the street. Service was HORRIBLE. I couldn't believe how bad it was. The prices are too high for the amount and quality of food you get. Enchiladas were small and the huge plate was covered in lettuce and rice/beans to make it look like a lot of food. The atmosphere is redneck. I left wondering why I wasted 3 hours eating at a mexican restaurant that had barely mediocre food and terrible service...I will not be back.

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★☆☆☆☆

Highly overrated, I was very disappointed after all the reviews I had read on this place. Parking was not a huge deal, we parked across the street. Service was HORRIBLE. I couldn't believe how bad it was. The prices are too high for the amount and quality of food you get. Enchiladas were small and the huge plate was covered in lettuce and rice/beans to make it look like a lot of food. The atmosphere is redneck. I left wondering why I wasted 3 hours eating at a mexican restaurant that had barely mediocre food and terrible service...I will not be back.

Cons: Service, Pricey, Not much food

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This place is not worth the wait. I was hoping this would finely be a good mexican restuarant in Atlanta, but boy was I let down. If this is great for everyone in Atlanta they might need to do a little traveling.

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★★★☆☆

This place is not worth the wait. I was hoping this would finely be a good mexican restuarant in Atlanta, but boy was I let down. If this is great for everyone in Atlanta they might need to do a little traveling.

Pros: salsa

Cons: food, service

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As a recent Atlanta transplant, I had heard lots about Nuevo Laredo, and every time I drove by the place, it was always hopping. So, my husband and I decided to try it for lunch, and unfortunately, we were sorely disappointed. The meal started out well, with tasty chips, salsa and queso dip, but went downhill from there. My husband's flautas were greasy and topped with salsa (too wet to pick up by hand -- the usual way of serving them), and my cheese enchiladas were full of thick and heavy cheese. I'm a huge cheese fan, but this cheese just didn't taste right. The place was so crowded and noisy that we weren't even able to have a conversation, and I was glad to get out of there. At $25 plus tip for lunch, I would avoid this busy Tex-Mex hangout for an alternate choice.

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★★☆☆☆

As a recent Atlanta transplant, I had heard lots about Nuevo Laredo, and every time I drove by the place, it was always hopping. So, my husband and I decided to try it for lunch, and unfortunately, we were sorely disappointed. The meal started out well, with tasty chips, salsa and queso dip, but went downhill from there. My husband's flautas were greasy and topped with salsa (too wet to pick up by hand -- the usual way of serving them), and my cheese enchiladas were full of thick and heavy cheese. I'm a huge cheese fan, but this cheese just didn't taste right. The place was so crowded and noisy that we weren't even able to have a conversation, and I was glad to get out of there. At $25 plus tip for lunch, I would avoid this busy Tex-Mex hangout for an alternate choice.

Pros: portion sizes

Cons: the food, noisy atmosphere, too few tables

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First off, parking is difficult. When I went, the place was hot, crowded, and required a long wait. BUT, it was worth it - because the chicken enchiladas I had were slammin'! I will be back to this place. The nachos and salsa were good as well. This place is crowded for a reason. If you are not familiar with this side of town, make sure you have good directions as it is located in an out of the way industrial area.

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★★★★★

First off, parking is difficult. When I went, the place was hot, crowded, and required a long wait. BUT, it was worth it - because the chicken enchiladas I had were slammin'! I will be back to this place. The nachos and salsa were good as well. This place is crowded for a reason. If you are not familiar with this side of town, make sure you have good directions as it is located in an out of the way industrial area.

Pros: Tastes Good

Cons: , crowded

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What a wonderful surprise! Delicious Mexican food that is not reminiscent of these fast food type restaurants. The homemade salsa was fresh and very flavorful. The seasonings are carefully blended to complement each dish. We had a sample platter of tacos; Lobster, Chicken Diablo, Salmon and Brisket. Each taco had its own unique flavor; a great change from the many Mexican restaurants whose dishes all tend to taste alike. The Cadillac Margarita was well worth the expense!

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★★★★★

What a wonderful surprise! Delicious Mexican food that is not reminiscent of these fast food type restaurants. The homemade salsa was fresh and very flavorful. The seasonings are carefully blended to complement each dish. We had a sample platter of tacos; Lobster, Chicken Diablo, Salmon and Brisket. Each taco had its own unique flavor; a great change from the many Mexican restaurants whose dishes all tend to taste alike. The Cadillac Margarita was well worth the expense!

Pros: Great Food, Good Parking, Tables Turnover Fast

Cons: , Crowded, Distance

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