Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand
Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand

Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mgmgrand.com/restaurants/hecho-en-vegas.aspx
  • Phone: 7028913200x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Reed Osterholt
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room
  • Private Party Facilities: TBD- AT Later Date
  • Private Party Contact: Group Dining Reservation 7028917433x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tropicana
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet & Self parking available
A word from Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand
Revel in this lively Mexican restaurant presenting authentic Sonoran cuisine by the legendary Flores family that honors culinary tradition and excellence, restaurateurs known for their iconic Arizona outposts El Charro Café and Sir Veza's, the largely gluten-free menu will feature dishes inspired by generations of family recipes with a modernized twist. Located in The District, cantina-style restaurant offers guests a choice between airy, open lounge seating with a prime view of MGM Grand's bustling restaurant row or a seat within a vibrant, multi-colored dining room, both which boast a festive Mexican vibe.

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Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand reviews from OpenTable diners
76 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
76% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (30)fit for foodies (17)special occasion (13)hot spot (11)vibrant bar scene (11)great for lunch (10)late-night find (10)kid-friendly (9)romantic (5)neighborhood gem (4)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We had dinner and drinks here on our way into a show at the MGM. We had really great service - outstanding actually considering the chaos of the night. Food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not Bad, Not Great
    Diane
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Had a late night dinner. Fajitas were good. The table side guacamole tasted sour, not sure what happened there Then ordered the Deep Fried ice cream. Terrible, like rubber. I think it was pre-made and defrosted.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good restaurant
    Angel
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The food and ambiance was great! Ben, or waiter was very efficient! There were four of us and we all were very pleased with our experience. We will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service doesn't match the food
    SMoore
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The food was great, but it should not take 25 minutes to get qua smoke brought out; alongside your main course. It should also not take 15 minutes to come back with a check. The chimichanga and guacamole was good, but significantly overpriced for what you get.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terrible food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food was tasteless, the meat stringy, the drinks were watered down and the service was, at best, so-so.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food BUT Noisy!
    Otowntourists
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    My partner and I especially enjoyed the made on the spot Guacamole! The Enchiladas were good, but not the best we have had in the past. The fried ice cream for dessert was a hit. Our single biggest problem with this restaurant was the noise level. Given that everywhere else you walked/visited in Las Vegas was incredibly noisy, it would have been nice to be able to talk to each other. The noise took the romance out of the occasion!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    HBdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We love Mexican food, and were really looking forward to dining at Hecho En Vegas. Unfortunately, we left feeling disappointed, especially given the prices. The margaritas were very poor, and the food was average at best. The Shrimp Chicharron, however, was a bright spot to the meal - very good! We'll continue to seek out good Mexican food on the Strip, but don't plan to return to Hecho En Vegas.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was very good, the waiter and floor manager were very good. The young lady who seemed to be in charge of the seating was our problem. First we had a reservation made well in advance. We waited to provide her our name. Then several parties were seated and we had to inquire why we were still waiting. Your next was here response. Then several more were seated and we again inquired as to the problem. We were again told we were next. Again several others were seated not to mention her attitude to us was rude, as if we were bothering her. Her name was Jennifer, it was Sat. 6 PM. If her attitude had been different or she had not continue to lie about you are next we would not have had a problem.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous find in Vegas
    owens12
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We normally frequent the steakhouses in Vegas but decided to give Hecho En Vegas a try. It was just great! So fresh and flavorful. The short rib tacos were so good, as was the tableside guac. What really makes this restaurant stand out is the staff. SO friendly..Daniel made us laugh and feel welcome. Just an overall great experience and we will definitely return to Hecho on our next stay at the MGM Grand.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hecho Great!
    Tank777VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Second visit here and had a great dining experience. Menu is just right and the house margaritas are outstanding! There are choices for all. We will be back very relaxing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seated, then No Service At All
    DCAfoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    A short story about an inexcusable customer service experience: We're seated, chips are dropped off, and then nothing for over ten minutes, at which point we just get up and leave. On the way out, I mention to a manager that no one had been by, at which point she pleaded with me to stay, telling me that they actually prided themselves on wonderful service - service that was obviously not evident to any of us that evening. By then, we had lost our taste for Hecho en Vegas, and why risk now being served by someone who had been chided by the manager for not doing their job in the first place? There are so many other excellent Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas - find one of them and pass this one by. You'll be glad you did.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Interesting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    It was a fancier side of Mexican cuisine. All of the dishes were well presented. Food was flavorful. Wife and I went in for her birthday. The flan was incredible. And I don't like flan....
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Solid menu and good food.
    CSK2
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Seated right away to a fairly private table for two. The chips, salsa, and guac seemed fresh and were very good. Shrimp appetizer was excellent and the taco platter included a variety of options from fish to pork and chicken etc. Good menu, wait staff, lighting...overall a nice dining experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok- not worht bragging about
    amazing
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We decided to eat here before watching the Circ show KA- it was ok. The food was pretty average for Mexican and pretty prices $18 for 2 tacos is pretty steep. We ordered the guacamole and that was nice, they actually make it fresh at the table. Other than that, it's not worthh bragging about.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NOT good, sorry!
    AZfoodiefan
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We love Mexican food! I was so happy to learn they had Corona Lite on tap!!!!! LOVED the warm chips and dips!!!!!! Then it went down hill from there...my husband's beef on his Caesar salad was blood red and over seasoned. He ordered medium. My chicken enchiladas were the worst I've had in years. The chicken was totally unseasoned and dry as a bone....no flavor. Don't bother unless you just want chips and cocktails..... Our server was really cute and good, but the food ruined the evening....bummer!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rare bad review
    Shadydeal
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We usually seek out restaurants via friends recommendations or online reviews but decided to try this one on the fly. We will fly no more. Food was edible at best and VERY expensive for Mexican food. Go somewhere else, i.e. Taco Bell
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and atmosphere
    Podman69
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food was fabulous and was reasonably priced. Sit out by the entrance so you can people watch.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    TJ1908
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food was great and the atmosphere was wonderfully. The restaurant wasn't full but the service was slow. Overall good experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    dcpv1
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The BBQ wings were delicious - probably the best item we ate. The rice was mushy and lacked flavor but the beans were pretty tasty. Everything else was just OK nothing overly impressive. Our waiter (Daniel) was completely unfriendly and did not smile even once - he bordered on being rude. He was rushing us which made us feel very uncomfortable. The other wait staff seemed very nice though it's too bad we got stuck with the grumpy old one. The other issue was we found rocks in our food... It was very strange - we were eating the chips and dipping them into the beans and two pebbles almost broke out my tooth. The server refused to assist us with his overly surly attitude, however the manager was apologetic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Mexican in the heart of Vegas
    BrianF66
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Great food, great location. Energetic atmosphere, definitely a must when visiting Vegas.......
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Donnie9
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My review is that a review should NOT have leading answers such as in above - I will not be recommmending Hecho so how must I fill out this section so as to submit my review? Whoever is doing your polling should be replaced!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sherlockhomz
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Service was very good, friendly staff, food was good, not outstanding, price was reasonable
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mexico in Vegas!
    smedy
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Absolutely perfect. Burritos and nachos were supreme,like the shrimp with bacon and the frozen margarita! Fantastic!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Guac
    RosBoss
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    My son called the tableside guac the best he's ever had. We went to see David Copperfield at 7 pm and booked a table for a late dinner after the show. Finding it is not easy - the MGM is an enormous hotel. It's located deep in the area known as The District. But once there our service was great and the food came out very quickly. The house margarita was strong - just what the doctor ordered. This was a great choice.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good solid Tex-Mex food
    luv4allfoodVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    This restaurant makes the Tex-Mex standards with a fresh ingredient approach from Mexican street tacos to a warming Pozole to a outrageously large and decadent half pound Son or an hot dog
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do yourself a favor, order the guac
    KCTB
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Seriously can't tell you how much I enjoyed this place. Food was good, table side guacamole though was awesome. I make guac at home, but never this good. Service was excellent and very attentitive. Do expect to pay a little more than your neighborhood TexMex spot. 2 bar drinks, guacamole, and two entrees with tip set me back $90+.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Mexican food/healthy options
    Rita
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    The food was great! The table side quak was to die for and the margaritas were fresh made with fresh lime.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Poor service, mediocre food. Not worth the miner and quite honestly I've eaten better at Chipotle
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  • Hecho in Fresno
    Hechointhe559
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Our dining experience was great as a party of 7 our first night, we returned for dinner on another night of our stay.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Attentive Staff
    Jojo
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Wow the staff there was amazing. They were informed of our schedule and acting on it promptly. With there help we made our show on time. Great service. Great food. My only regret is not having more time there. We will be going back to enjoy a relaxing meal. Thanks again for your service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Mexican food in Vegas!
    aalva024
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    This was some of the best Mexican food Ive had. The house margaritas were super stromg and delicious. I would definitely reccomend this to anyone who wanted awesome Mexican food and a classy dininf experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mexican on a Mass Scale
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    There is nothing unique about Hecho. Diego's was much better in regard to atmosphere and quality of service and food. We had to wait to order, then waited for our drinks. Chips were the kind out of a bag. The guacamole at the table was good! I was extremely disappointed in the restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DELICIOUS
    Rokki
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    The shrimp and whitefish enchiladas are sublime! The service is friendly and efficient.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • MattVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Hecho was a nice break from the high-pressure, haute dining scene at the Vegas casinos. Casual, but still nicely done!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just right
    Rokki
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Terrific tamales. Good food, tastefully presented. Efficient, cheerful service. What's not to like? We're going back to try the enchiladas tomorrow!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Average Mexican food
    Josbob
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    This successor of Diego promised to have modern style and good quality Mexican food. However, this is not really the case. Very salty salsa. The enchilladas were quite average with also too much salt. The chicken fajitas was better and tasty. Margarita was nothing special. Outdoor seating is in the middle of the hustle and bustle of MGM Grand and is nice. Personnel was not very friendly. After a conversation, it was much better. Expensive too. We miss Isla, which disappeared from TI. Hecho should at least have similar standards.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 40 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 49 reviews are from the Hecho En Vegas - MGM Grand reviews archive.
  • Yummy authenticky Mexican at MGM
    Baldnhungry
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Hecht enVegas was very busy the night I went, so service was a little slow, but waiter's recommendation of the shrimp and chile chiccarone was right on. The tamales were excellent as well. Good, real Mexican food, just slightly Americanized.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Huge portions!
    lvlocal
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Chips and salsa were excellent as were the margaritas. They were expensive, but they did come in a pint glass! :) Over all please with food and service, but it was very loud.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food reservations a miss
    Dineinvegas21
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We made a reservation but still waited for a table as they did not have a table large enough to accommodate our reservation. This was not acceptable so they said we could have a table for five but would need to eat in 45 mins as the area we would be sitting in was set up for a large party. Our reservation was handled poorly. We did end up working it out and had a great time with the waiter and the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service
    SDebruyne
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    I planned a special dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of my team. Our experience was incredible, from the management who stopped by to check in, to our server Leo who took excellent care of us. The food was fantastic. I want to thank everyone at Hecho for making our special occasion one we will all remember.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.