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Marimba Mexican Restaurant

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2059 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065-8115
+1 502-647-1990
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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Mexican in Shelbyville. Say hi to Carlos or Mario. Ask for a top shelf margarita. The food is fast & fresh.

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Thank ricknation
New Castle, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You will find this a short drive from I-64 in Shelbyville, Kentucky. You will not be disappointed with the dining experience.

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Kentucky
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224 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Biggest issue I have with this restaurant is the poor food safety practices I see here. The buffet is hardly ever at proper temperatures, all food is not covered by proper sneeze guards. It is rather popular with some people, and they offer good drinks, and a enjoyable dining room. Food is average at best, but menu is stale. Staff... More 

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

When the weather warms up, there isn't a better local place for Mexican cuisine. Best Margaritas anywhere!

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Thank brentw88
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Marimbas is a great place to go for a awesome margarita or daqiri an just to munch on some chips an salsa.

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Thank Teresa O
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Don't even consider a glass, order the full pitcher of lime Ritas to start !! I salt my chips but the salsa is great like it is. Steak, chicken or mixed fajitas always mAke me happy!! And live music on the deck in the summer is s big plus!!!

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Thank JerriBrigmon
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Good Mexican food with friendly staff. The lunch buffet offered weekdays is an excellent buy. Good variety of menu.

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Thank TomjeneHedden
Shelbyville, KY
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Visit a lunch time M-F and Sunday for the best bargain at the lunch buffet. It's inexpensive and the food is good, traditional Mexican fare

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Thank purplekollegegirl
Seymour, Indiana
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

My wife and I went there to eat for my birthday. The food was very tasty. The portions were very good. The price was very reasonable. The server was very friendly and prompt. All in all I would recommend this restaurant to any one. The only down fall of this restaurant is that it did not offer much of a... More 

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Thank Stephen M
Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Felt like I was in a bunkhouse. Called in an order verified with person picking it teice they still put sour cream on my taco salad. Took it back told manager they took off sour cream tossed it around took a bite of it and found the old wet taco shell in the middle of my taco salad did not... More 

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Thank SHARON R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2059 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065-8115
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-647-1990

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