Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine

4.6
234 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Try our fresh food! We have the best food around and an atmosphere to match.
Try us and you’ll be convinced! Our recipes are authentic and time-tested and our ingredients are always fresh.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 234 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Service was great. So friendly. My chicken in my entree just didn’t taste right, almost like it was freezer burned and a bit chewy.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The food was fresh but had no flavor at all. A little seasoning would definitely help the taste.

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vipBirthdaygirl
Philadelphia
36 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are always pleased with this restaurant- it was busy and perfect to celebrate a special occasion. We sat outside even though Open Table indicated it was “unavailable “.
The server had great suggestions and the food was fantastic!

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Phillygirl
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So accommodating to our dietary issues. Food is always fresh and excellent. Thank you, Cielito Lindo!

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vipwmhenry
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this little Mexican jewel in Medford and will use any opportunity when in NJ to have dinner there. We particularly appreciate our waitress, Lorena, for her friendliness and great service each time we are there.

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RichardO
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food really nice people. Hope they are around a long time.

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vipmyfriendangela
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

The service was slow but our waiter was super nice …
Food would have been enjoyable I am sure but with all of flys on the window by our table it was hard to be in the mood to eat.
The waiter closed the blind to hide them but it was too late…
We had already lost our appetite….
Hopefully they can get the window fixed and solve the fly problem…

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food. Attentive staff. An excellent experience overall.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Overpriced and no flavor. Went with two other people and we were all disappointed.

JM
JoyceM
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Authentic Mexican food. Can't wait to go back and try some more dishes.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great meal, as usual. The specials are always great and combine Mexican ingredients in a very creative way. Never disappointed when we dine here, which is quite often.

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vipPegK
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent authentic food! Server very knowledgeable!

SJ
vipSteveJ
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great authentic Mexican style food. The lava bowls are unbelievable

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

EXCELLENT! this place is a GEM. I am so glad we went and tried the sampler and then a variety of tacos. Wow. It has been sooo long since I’ve had really authentic, fresh, delicious food like this. BYOB is a plus, and service was EXCELLENT from our sweet server, Leo. We will absolutely be back!

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RichC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and authentic. Not just another Mexican restaurant. Staff was very friendly and attentive.

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LYDIA
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent along with the ambiance of a Mexican restaurant. Enjoyed the Tacos, flavorful but not enough filling inside them

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vipMichaelS
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Just fair food. Nothing particularly stood out. Casual atmosphere

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

They have a great little outdoor seating area. Wonderfpeople. Very nice peolple.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food is authentic and delicious. Great spot and BYOB. Service got a little slow towards the end as the restaurant got busier, but I understand we are still coming out of a pandemic and know that places are short staffed right now. Will definitely be back.

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vipLarry
Philadelphia
103 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was our second visit here and it had been a few years. Still just as good. They added a very nice outdoor seating area with Edison lights, heaters, and festive adornment. I had the carne asada, a very generous portion of each ingredient. My son had the same and we both enjoyed them. The empanada appetizer was excellent, fried crispy and hot. The sizzling cheese and tortilla appetizer was the hit of the meal. A gooey blend of cheeses was shared by four of us.

Service was excellent. We made an Open Table reservation just a half hour before and were graciously seated outdoors. Soon after, the place was packed. The outdoor seating was quiet as it was set back a ways from the road.

Great place for a treat, a date, and BYOB.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a wonderful time the food was excellent and the service was great they did a fantastic job!

SM
SusanneM
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The starters, nachos and guacamole, were to die for, the entrées, and enchiladas - were ok , the vegetables fajitas had no sour cream or guacamole- but once we asked for it they were added
We had a reservation for 7 PM, and it took at least half an hour to get the starters, but that’s not a problem, as I’m happy that the restaurant had good traffic. Overall a great experience and really good starters,We will definitely try this restaurant again and order some different entrées

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Amar
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great and server was incredibly friendly. Will visit again.

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AndreaK
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing, not to mention the food. It was authentic delicious Mexican food. Do not pass up the dessert! Bring your own tequila the margarita mix they provide is homemade!

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vipMonicaF
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great authentic Mexican food! Always try the specials, they never disappoint.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Busy Cinco De Mayo, it the

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vipCindyEmmel
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time here and they certainly lived up to their reputation! Delicious, traditional food. The Chicken Tinga appetizer was amazing! My husband had the allusive Birra tacos...outstanding! Great service, great food! Cannot wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was good but not as flavorful as I expected. Wait staff was very nice and friendly. Prices were good and about $40 for 2. Open table didn’t list as BYOB so wasn’t sure when going but grabbed drinks on the way. Again, it was good but to us more on the bland side. Not sure if will be going back again.

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NicoleD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Hidden Gem. Awesome service, amazing food, I think I found my new fave place to eat.

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vipjel49
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Mexican food, very authentic. Great service and atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience2

We got seated right away but then proceeded to wait 20 minutes for anyone to come over and get us drinks or take our order. Then we waited 45 minutes for our food. We wanted soups and apps to come first but they brought all the food out at once. That was really disappointing as no one wants to have all of their food come out at once. It was delicious but very unhappy with the lack of customer service.

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vipkena
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

This is a great place and very authentic.l. Some of the dishes seem to need more flavor. Our server seemed new an unsure of procedures and policies. since it’s BOB we should have been offered ice for our beer.. our drinks were never refilled . the empanadas were delicious!! but it seemed odd that our main dish being tacos took forever.. I would like to be able to mix and match which tacos I choose. We were told after placing our orders test we could only select one type of meat. A few tweets and this place is 5 star!!

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vipbandpsadventures
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Best Ceviche Ever! The ceviche was very well balanced with just the right amount of lime and fresh cilantro.

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BethD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place! Fresh food. Will definitely try deck next time

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vipDavefromMedford
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A neighborhood GEM! Awesome Mexican cuisine - their tortilla soup is the best I've ever had, don't miss it. Love the fact that you can bring your own tequila and add it to the generous virgin margarita they provide. Also love the chips/dips they bring as a starter - watch out for that orange stuff it will set you on fire :) Terrific service, terrific place - get here!

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Kristi
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We will 10/10 be coming back. We ordered the empanadas, fish taco (grilled), horchata and the chicken and beef quesadillas. All of these were amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and tequila demo at the end was everything!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is great every time. Everything we’ve tried on their menu has been a superior version of that dish. Any complaints about this place are most likely fake a$$ “foodie” nitpicking. Delicious.

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emarvelus
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's our second time here. It's authentic and delightful. We got the nachos, tortilla soup, carne asada tacos, and fish tacos. Everything was fantastic. The service was solid. Can't wait to come back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A truly outstanding meal. The restaurant is very nondescript, in a small strip mall. However, the quality of the food is excellent. The menu is not your typical Tex Mex, but showcases the best of Mexican cuisine. The service is very good, also. The specials are always unique, well made and delicious. We keep coming back and enjoy our meals every time.

FAQs

Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (609) 257-3459.

Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine is rated 4.6 stars by 234 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.