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712 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-4040
+1 919-989-6889
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Clayton, NC
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The staff here is excellent, but the food is what you would expect from a Mexican restaurant. I've been here several times since it's convenient, but I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here.

Thank NCGrimbo
North Carolina
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This place rarely seems to have a crowd which is unfortunate because it has great potential. I met a blind date here, which means that the restaurant itself was also a blind date in addition to the man I was meeting. Pros: the decor is very cute, restaurant is spacious, they offer kids-eat-free night, and seem to have a decent... More 

Thank LadiesUsedToVamp
Harrisburg, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Ate here while in Smithfield for the air show in nearby Goldsboro. Good food at a reasonable price. Friendly staff; clean and easy to find.

Thank Ncbuckeye44
Raleigh, North Carolina
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Not a "new-Mexican" place, but comparable to your old stand by. Good food, relatively cheap, good service. Been there a few times for lunch and never disappointed.

Thank William L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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948 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

We ate here after visiting the nearby Ava Gardner Museum. Sanitation at the tables and on the menus was just average. The food was OK, but a bit on the heavy side. The chips were crispy and neither salty nor greasy. That was a plus. The refried beans and rice were average. We had a dish with eggs and boiled... More 

Thank John M
Fayetteville, NC
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

It used to be that I never wanted to travel to Smithfield for shopping or anything else without a stop at Mucho Mexico. I loved eating outside on the front patio, and the food was worth driving an hour for. I had not been in a few years, and I was quite excited to take my daughter there while on... More 

Thank GardeniaTeacup
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

This was by far one of the worst experiences at a restaurant. If you want to call it that. The food was luke warm, poor service and no manager to even voice a complaint to. The floors were covered with food, ripped carpets and ripped seats. Go else where. There are plenty of other Mexican restaurants in the area that... More 

Thank Scf0114
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

We found this place completely by accident, and it looks like a bit of a dive when you first walk in but don't be fooled by the authentic Mexican atmosphere, the food is really tasty and is a really good value. We had chicken and beef fajitas, for about $7 and they were way better, and larger than the fajitas... More 

1 Thank TheKingsBelleville
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2008

We were driving from Fl to MD and did an overnight in Smithfield, NC. We were set on Mexican, and were GPSing to another restaurant, but as we drove by we saw the parking lot was pretty full and gave it a chance. It turned out to be a great decision. There was a full menu of authentic Mexican cuisine,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2008

The staff is usually friendly. Of course, I go there a lot so most of them remember me.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 712 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577-4040
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 919-989-6889

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