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East LA

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Mexican, Bar, Pub
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508 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4906
+1 201-798-0052
11:00 - 12:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 12:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 12:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:30 - 01:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality at affordable prices. Small bar area with smallish dining area and decent Mexican food. What's not to like?

Thank James P
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

...depending on your definition of a good margarita. Tastes good and isn't super expensive. You'll need a few (think they limit you at 3) to enjoy the food. Which screamed processed, prepackaged, and bland. Tabletops are too small, menu's too large / long and could use a deep cleaning / updating.

Thank Eryca M
Cranford, NJ
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207 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I stopped in for lunch with a co-worker since we were in the area. The place was empty except for one table outside which was surprising because it's Hoboken during prime lunch time. Definitely more of a bar feel than a restaurant. They place chips and salsa down at the table while you review the menu. That's always a nice... More 

Thank Melonie S
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I went for my best friends birthday the margaritas were really good. I liked how many flavors they had. I would definitely go back.

Thank Ally B
Jersey City, New Jersey
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The food and drinks awesome and the guy making the drinks very nice.If you visit Hoboken New Jersey you must stop by and have some drinks/food.

Thank Toya W
Preston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Dirty, noisy with poor food. We dined late Sunday night. Surprised to be placed next to groups with very young kids. The kids were OK but parents seemed to be involved in a kind of shouting contest for who could be loudest. Felt very uncomfortable. Bathroom was disgusting. I had chicken fajitas which featured cremated meat on top of greasy... More 

Thank robatleyland2016
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

OMGGGGGG THIS FOOD IS SO AMAZING. I always hear about this place, but never been. The food portions are so big. The prices are very very reasonable and the drink and mm mm delicious....... The only issue is the parking, very hard but once you find it East LA is well worth it

Thank Jai J
Yonkers, New York
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

went there for drinks with friends. frozen margaritas were amazing (loved the sangria). chips and guac hit the spot. didn't try the food (next time). nice atmosphere.

Thank Steven L
New Jersey
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131 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I came with my sister who has dined here before and was very pleased with her choice to come back. The menu is packed with every thing you would want and crave and the portions are huge. I was able to get a whole second meal out of it. As crowded as it gets on a Saturday night, our food... More 

Thank trvlgirl1217
Tokyo, Japan
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Enchiladas? It was okay. Tastes not good not bad. Margarita? Okay. but I didn't tried frozen one... might be better? Waiter service? Yep, they were friendly. However, the place was Noisy, smelly. I could see dirty garbage box and floor while i was eating their Mexican. I SERIOUSLY recommend you to have a dinner "outside".

Thank julina-g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:30 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-4906
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: +1 201-798-0052

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