Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

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$30 and under
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Mexican

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At Mariachi Mexican Restaurant, you will find the great Mexican restaurant that you have been looking for, from standard burritos, tacos and fajitas to chiles rellenos, ceviches, and enchiladas. We use only the freshest ingredients to bring the cuisine of Mexico straight to Metuchen, NJ. Our restaurant features many colorful murals and a comfortable seating area, just to make sure you enjoy your time with us and get a taste of our culture as well as our food!
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S
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location and great food all delicious . Happy we found this place. Ismael was awesome as a server. We’ll be back.

LS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table side Guacamole AMAZING. Tacos, set of 3 you will not go hungry and so fresh!! We go there often, more reviews to come. BYOB and they will make sangria if you bring the wine

AA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience2

We went to Mariachi restaurant in Metuchen last weekend for a family lunch. The food was quite good and the prices reasonable, the reason I would go there again. Since the weather was not great, and there were very few other customers in the restaurant. Still, the service was quite poor. We literally had to go and call the server to come take our orders. Maybe this was an exception, but certainly detracted from our experience.

d
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and wonderful service

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and excellent service!

J
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent and the food was delicious with table side freshly made guacamole, we will for sure go back!

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A bit expensive but food was good

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Server was unpleasant

KB
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, very attentive. Food was outstanding. Definitely will be returning!!

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great for big groups, especially on a weeknight! Plus for being BYOB! Beautiful decor & the general consensus was that we enjoyed our food. The chips & salsa & the Fiesta Platter of nachos were the big raves! :) Also really enjoyed the Peach sorbet! Servers are a bit timid, but they are nice. Will probably return :)

B
New York Area
64 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We haven’t dined here in several years. Thought we’d give it a try again. Service was good and restaurant is gaily decorated. Mixed results with the meal. Tilapia was flavorful. Chicken mole not as good. The sauce was ok bit the thinly pounded chicken was over cooked /dry.

RA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food was excellent! Would definitely go back. Brought a warm bottle of Sangria from liquor stop next door. They put it in a pitcher of ice with diced up fruit...what great customer service! I saw the table next to us with Margarita’s ....u bring the tequila and they’ll do the rest 👍🏻!!! That’s awesome!

MC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

there was only one person to answer the phone, seat people and serve and make the guacamole. the meat in all the tacos was very old and hard. It had to be left over from the day before and then microwaved. it is such a shame. we used to like the place but will not return.

WS
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, nice people, good atmosphere and decor, highly recommend.

KB
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent meal. The service provided suggestions and explained everything clearly.

AB
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

I like the ambiance of this restaurant and staffs were all smiling. The food arrived just about time and came very very hot and the plate as well. It tends to be my food becomes dry, looks like it stayed in the oven for awhile. I ordered “Combination” with chorizo as my choice of meat. I find it very salty. I thought its only my food but when I tasted my partner’s food, which was beef, it tasted salty as well. But I don’t mind to come back and try their other food.

IP
Houston
132 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I will return! Loved the entire experience. delicious food, atmosphere, on the spot service and positive vibes.

MD
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Although the atmosphere was fun, the initial service was slow. The food arrived cold and the quality was mediocre at best.

NS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We found this restaurant a couple months ago and i introduced it to my friends last night. We had a wonderful meal. Its byob but it just needs a little planning.

JJ
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I love the place but I suggest early dining bc of parking!!!!

SA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Food was ok, not horrible but not really great either. Service was slow and unimpressive.

MC
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Disappointing. Was expecting celebrating with family having a few margaritas but place doesn’t serve liquor. Prices were high for the type of food choices.

A
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with quick service!

NS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On a whim we decided to go for an early dinner. When we walked in we were quite surprised by how well the place was decorated -- a getaway feel for dinner. Menu selection was excellent and all 3 of us enjoyed our meal. No alcohol..but we will byob next time we go. Thank you for a great meal.

C
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Made a reservation and they were totally unable to manage it. There was no front person to help with taking names or managing wait times. The food was mediocre at best. Two of the four meals came out incorrectly
Definitely do not recommend

IM
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great birthday dinner!

G
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Really nice Mexican restaurant, with outstanding decor. My In-laws were impressed with both the decor and the food. They are very critical of where they eat so the lack of complaints made my dining experience at this restaurant a blessing. The food is delicious although in my opinion, the portions are small. Overall the ambience, decor, service, and menu prices when combined made our dinning experience memorable. Definitely will dine again at Mariachi Mexican Restaurant.

OT
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was really good. But when I ordered a vegetarian taco the waiter said "why". I thought that was very inconsiderate.

GR
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very good food in a friendly atmosphere. On the expensive side but on occasions, worth it.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2017
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The staff was very courteous and accommodating. The food was delicious and the portions were huge. The prices were reasonable.

N
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was looking for a restaurant for lunch before a show at the Forum Theater. I found this restaurant on Open Table and I was so pleasantly surprised. The food was absolutely delicious. It was so wonderful that I ordered mariscada ( which you typically do not find in a Mexican Restaurant) as a take-out to bring home to my husband who loved it!