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Cielito Lindo Mexican Spanish Restaurant

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2750 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5800
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal at Cielito Lindo. The environment is not overly fancy, which was perfect for what we wanted that evening. The food was satisfying and delicious, and we loved the Friday margarita deal! Great service, too.

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Thank minnesotajen
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner after visiting outdoor world as we are always looking for great Mexican food.... and wow did we find it!! There salsa was amazing.... so we're the chicken fajitas! My husband has a burrito which also was very good! The place itself Looked like it's been around for a while and must be as the food is... More 

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Davie, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very happy this location opened here. I know it used to be another Mexican restaurant, not sure how it was. Each time I've eaten here I have always been delighted. Must try it!

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Thank Stephen S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Good food with excellent drinks. The fish was good with the tomato base sauce would have to try some of their other dishes to make a more informed opinion. Margaritas are very good for happy hour and well priced a little more tequila would have been excellent.

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Thank Osie10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This a great Mexican restaurant... Great margaritas.. El Nino is my favorite and awesome food.. The Crab Chimichanga is amazing!!! Loved the food, ambiance, and drinks.. A must to come back again...

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Thank Tania R
Nassau, New Providence Island
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is always a stop for me when in the Fort Lauderdale area. The food is great and the servers are always friendly. Try the carrot soup it is delicious.

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Thank TheaG242
Fort Lauderdale
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119 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have been here 5x. Food is very good for lunch. Mexican Steak Sandwich and the Palomilla is very good. Prices are good and get a great lunch for your buck.

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Thank WilliamH2415
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I'd come here with my husband all the time, after today, never again. The soup was cold, 1 cup of water the whole time. Service is super bad. They brought me someone else's food. They had to make my nachos 4 times & still came out wrong. I had my entire meal & the nachos came after the meal, still... More 

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Thank Bree D
Hector C, Manager at Cielito Lindo Mexican Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review

Hola Bree, it is unfortunate that you did not experience the typical customer service and food quality that we offer at Cielito Lindo Dos every day. Please ask for the manager on duty should you ever have an unsatisfactory time so we can do our best to make it better for you. We strive to have all of our valued... More 

Saugerties, New York
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I have been there several times and it is always a good experience. The people are friendly as soon as you walk in. Plenty of tables and lots of room. Good fish and meat dishes as well as traditional tacos, burritos, etc. Great for family and very kid friendly

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Thank bruce t
Wauconda, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Waiter was friendly and attentive. Chips and salsa were good when the two salsas provided were combined as one was pretty bland and the other had a kick. It's a safe bet if you're looking for a decent Mexican dinner.

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Thank Joanne T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2750 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
Description
Cielito Lindo has their beginning in the spring of 1985 when we opened our first restaurant in Pompano Beach. Then, as now, each dish was faithfully created from favorite recipes passed down from generation to generation and brought with us from Mexico.

Over the years, we have taken great pride in offering our guests fine foods of Mexico prepared and served with dedication to the best of Mexico's traditions. New dishes are constantly bring created and adapted for your enjoyment and dining pleasure. Our popular "Especialidades de la Casa" reflects the high quality long associated with Cielito Lindo Restaurants, and now seafood dishes, "Pescado del Mar," compliment our new Cielito Lindo Restaurants.

Welcome to Cielito Lindo's. Enjoy your visit, and come again soon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?