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Maracas cocina mexicana

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East Dallas
Mexican, Southwestern
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2914 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226
+1 214-748-7140
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2012

Average Tex-Mex, at best. Good live entertainment and nightly specials.

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Dallas, TX
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

Food is pretty good, but don't plan on having a serious conversation while you eat. The noise level is pretty high from the band and most of the tables are big parties celebrating. As long as you are prepared for that it is a pretty plesant experience.

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Ennis, Texas
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140 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

I used to love the Greene Pasta, and ordered it every time, but it has gotten a bit bland, so now I try the more traditional Tex-mex items, like chicken enchiladas. On Tuesdays, entrees are half price, so you can't lose-- go. On Sunday night, the salsa band is hot, so why not have fun dancing? This is a fun... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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94 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2011

Tried Monica's for the first time lastweek and really liked it. Heard great thing from friends about this place and saw it featured on the Travel Channel and thought I'd give it a go. The menu is sizeable and has so much to choose from. I chose the Mexican lasagna and it was fabulous. The $3 margaritas are great too.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1,818 reviews
1,091 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 512 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2011

Great no outstanding drink specials for brunch with a limit of 3 at the discount price, but thats ok. Food is always great here, service is always good. I could not recommend this place enough. Friday and Saturday night are a great time here when the band is playing. I recommend the pumpkin ravoli's too.

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Thank wick1979
Austin, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2010

Monica's Aca Y Alla is well worth the visit into the intriguing area of Deep Ellum. Their tortilla chips are warm and taste freshly fried, their salsa is delicious - always a good indication of how the dinner is going to go. Thursdays are all day happy hour, which includes half price drinks and lots of half price food options.... More 

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Dallas
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295 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2009

Dined here with the boyfriend last weekend. It was a first visit for me and likely won't be the last. Salsa was excellent and white queso was to die for. We decided to try something new. I had the Mexican Lasagna --- Really nice flavors! He had the Stuffed Chicken which came with a potato casserole type thing and fresh... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2009

good food love the area just fun

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2009

This place is always packed and loud which made the dinner unenjoyable. I went once, I'll never go back.

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Dallas, Texas
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145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2008

The only thing that I like here is the White Queso and the White Queso Enchilladas. Otherwise, the music is too loud and I'm pretty young. The service is ok and the food I can pass on.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2914 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > East Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: East Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-748-7140

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