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Autentica Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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9 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1148
+1 413-315-6474
09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 09:00 - 09:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It's all about the chile and it comes from Hatch. New Mexico. Hector, the owner, has created a little jewel. Not sure how he keeps it going since most people think it's Mexican. It's not! It's Spanish, from the US, before there was a Mexico.

Thank John B
Westfield, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had been here in the past and it was OK. So now it was a slow, rainy Wednesday night and there were six people total in the restaurant. There was only one employee in the place and he was rude, abrupt and indifferent to the fact that we were there. We sat for a full twenty minutes without even... More 

Thank Munrovius
McLean, VA
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171 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our group of 10 people very much enjoyed lunch here. Several of us come from the Southwest and the owner/chef is from Albuquerque. Good to the last tortilla!!!

Thank hanusa2
Enfield, Connecticut
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I had the pork burrito it was ok. nothing to brag about. But the chips were VERY burnt and the salsa wasn't salsa...it was juice of some sort...

Thank Ralph G
Granby, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

At the shop, we order a few times a month. Great food and quick service. Friendly people. A nice family business.

Thank George R
Acton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

My husband and I happened upon this restaurant last weekend. Since it billed itself as a New Mexican restaurant and we use to live in New Mexico, we thought we should try it. New Mexican cooking is different that "Mexican" or "TexMex". It involves wonderful flavorful and slightly spicy chile sauces. We found out from the owner/chef that he uses... More 

Thank Mel G
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

My family and I went there for lunch on a Saturday afternoon, there were 7 of us total. The server came over and was extremely awkward. He asked if we wanted drinks and we said water all the way around. It took 10 minutes to get the drinks and the place was empty. After that, he disappeared and the owner... More 

Thank awimer
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

First off the food was beyond bland. The owner, Hector ranted about the chile. Allegedly it os homemade with chillies directly from new Mexico, however I've had a more flavorful meal at taco bell for a fraction of the price. This restaurant is a perfect demonstration of the point i habitually make. Just because a restaurant is a so called... More 

1 Thank Jameshagen97
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

Autentica is a small, friendly place with a small, friendly menu. But maybe we just happened to be there on a bad day or ordered the wrong things. The food was bland, not at all what you expect from a Mexican place, despite the dryed out salsa bar additions. The (friendly) service took forever, and one person in our group... More 

2 Thank Fingerlakes_Express
Western Mass
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

The food was okay. The price was very reasonable. It's a small place with small seating in an odd tight arrangement. It was night time and the staff (mostly the guy cooking) was a bit odd (loud bizarre conversations). The food is billed as authentic New Mexican style. So not Taco Bell. It's in some college shops so they probably... More 

Thank Nohonative

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  South Hadley
  • Phone Number: +1 413-315-6474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?