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Mendoza's Restaurants

101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
+1 419-734-1693
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  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
19 Aug 2017
“Impromptu drop off the ferry, eh ”
1 Jan 2018
“They put your leftover salsa BACK IN THE FRIDGE”
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101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A million things to say, but the most important is this: they put your leftover salsa BACK IN THE FRIDGE. Meaning, your salsa could very well be already dipped in by hundreds of people.

1  Thank vladImpos2019
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoy hole in the wall joints. I had higher expectations. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was nice. I had the chicken chimichanga which was just ok. Wouldn't go out of my way, I thought everything was a bit on the bland side....More

Thank EMG1008
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Dad and I got great service when we stopped here. The food was OK for getting food in the stomach. The only "Authentic" thing about it was the 2 salsas that they make in house, everything else comes out of a GFS box. Not planning...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Being from the area, we have had the tacos before, which are authentic. Those are the only thing good there. The owner was sleeping/playing on her phone when we arrived and seemed upset that we were interrupting her siesta. Anyway we ordered a chimichanga with...More

1  Thank birthdaygirl1979
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Lollie Mendoza is the cook of cooks. I have eaten in her restaurant since it was in a tiny ice cream stand on the east end of town. Whatever you want she will make it for you. Her salsa is still her family secret and...More

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I was so excited upon walking into this place. As a car and food lover the atmosphere had the perfect blend of a gas station being turned into a mexican restaurant complete with gas pumps wearing sombreros and pneumstic hose reals being decorated with flowers....More

Thank Dustin H
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Great authentic cuisine in a unique atmosphere. The food was good and the staff friendly. The staff were so welcoming and attentive. Don't leave without trying dessert, completely worth it.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The burritos were very average and the Margarita very unusual! All in all it was not an exceptional dinner.

Thank jhswar
Reviewed 20 February 2016

These folks that say this stuff is 'authentic Mexican' food must have been on shrooms when they went here. This place sucks bad. I have eaten at 'plenty of real mexican places out in the southwest, and this place ain't it. The mexican places in...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

No frills awesome Mexican food. Meals personally cooked by owner. She makes sure your satisfied. Flavor is excellent. Very casual dining, you need to check this out.

Thank roadking317
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-1693
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