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Nando's Mexican Cafe

6715 E McDowell Rd, Southside of building. Do not use main entrance to restaurant., Mesa, AZ 85215-1706
+1 480-830-8181
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pollo rico” (16 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (28 reviews)
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6715 E McDowell Rd, Southside of building. Do not use main entrance to restaurant., Mesa, AZ 85215-1706
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sat at the bar and service wasn't bad, but one bartender (short guy) was running like crazy - taller/darker one - not so much! Chips and salsa were wonderful, house margarita was OK, chicken enchiladas were great. Overall experience was positive. I'll return.

Thank joanek10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warning: sooo good you can't help but return several times. Great chips and salsa and they keep them coming. Super seafood enchiladas but my favorite so far is the pollo Rico, the chicken is shredded and so tender. Go early or you'll have to wait....More

Thank Sheree V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great, large portions and I've never had a bad experience here! I love the Pollo Rico, all white meat chicken is a plus for me!

Thank AZLaci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town visiting family and came here for lunch. The food was better than good - not outstanding, but definitely good, and there was plenty of it. The prices were reasonable and the service was fantastic. We will definitely go back on our...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Came here because I wanted some Mexican food and it was good. I must say the Queso needs to have spicy Chirzo in it would make it so good. The tacos were exceptional. The margaritas were very good with lots of options. Would spot here...More

Thank Sjwiden
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I'll throw another positive review your way.... too many people saying "bland" and "average". I found the service to be very attentive, in spite of there being a rather large demand for seating while I was there. The pollo rico was great, and I cannot...More

Thank Wake4Rest
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The food is always really good at Nando’s, but tonight I had to write due to the service. Carmen was awesome, going way above and beyond. She even gave our son a toy and he totally loved it. Quite possibly the best restaurant experience we’ve...More

Thank scottaz28
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The Mexican food is ok. A little over priced for the food you get. It's your average Mexican food. Kind of like Garcia's, South of the Border. The food is that taste.

Thank Vel S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nandos seems to cover everything in melted cheese. The flavors on most things I've tried are bland. So if you like bland mexican food covered in cheese, you'll like Nando's.

Thank GilbertCustomer
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We've gone to the main restaurant for years. A couple years ago we found this little side entrance to their breakfast restaurant. Fabulous Mexican breakfast foods. Great service. Most recently by a server named Cay. Super selection, even for a vegetarian.

Thank TristanJade
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Stephen Y
22 July 2017|
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Response from Westerner222 | Reviewed this property |
Dont know - a quick email to them should settle it
Rocks 55
2 May 2016|
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Response from barkinbarb | Reviewed this property |
Normal hours I believe. 11:00 to 2:00
Rocks 55
2 May 2016|
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Response from Scott C | Reviewed this property |
11 am until 9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6715 E McDowell Rd, Southside of building. Do not use main entrance to restaurant., Mesa, AZ 85215-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-830-8181
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