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Hot Tomatos Mexican Restaurant

Downtown Fort Lauderdale
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401 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2210
+1 954-525-6394
09:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

The service is extremely slow for a Mexican restaurant. Cashier is rude and rarely smiles. Waited 20 minutes for one chicken taco on my lunch break. This place needs to be replaced with Chipotle.

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Plantation, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I work in the area and we go to Hot Tomatos approximately once a week. There has only been a few times that everyone in the group has received their meal, there is always one person who has to go up and ask after the group has started eating. The food is delicious however the service needs work. When they... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

I found a dime in my taco this afternoon. I barely received an apology. There was no offer to do anything for me, I had to ask for my money back. Unfortunately, the woman preparing the food only spoke Spanish so I couldn't understand what she was saying but the Manager said, "there is no money where the food is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

I had two business lunches here during a recent trip to Fort Lauderdale. This is more of a carry out place, but there are a few tables if you want to eat in. The salad was better than the burrito.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

I saw the cook use her gloved hand to pound raw hamburger meat and proceeded to work on another order with the same gloved hand. She did not change gloves after shaping the hamburger. She used the same glove to pick up toppings to make other orders.

Thank Watchmitravel
South Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

Had the Mexican breakfast. Great job. Price is great also. Wish I had known about it before. Now have to try the lunch menu. They just need to serve coffee

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2007

Chimichunga ole

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale>  > Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-525-6394
Hot Tomatos is a quick and casual Mexican restaurant using the freshest ingredients. We have a wide variety of Mexican dishes and even offer breakfast. To make Hot Tomatos Mexican restaurant even more convenient we offer free delivery. At Hot Tomatos, you’ll find plenty of spice on the menu and a fresh attitude throughout the restaurant. With a unique approach to Mexican Food, we’re one of the leading fresh Mexican chains on the West Coast. We never use microwaves, can openers or lard. And we don’t add MSG. Our superior taste starts with fresh, quality ingredients, including fresh tomatos, avocados, lettuce, bell peppers, onions, a squeeze of lime and more. We grill boneless, skinless, all-white-meat chicken, tender steak, big succulent shrimp and flavorfull grilled fish. Hot Tomatos, keeping life fresh!

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