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Casa De Oro

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1409 N Elm St, Jefferson, IA 50129-1012
+1 515-386-4877
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Des Moines, Iowa
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618 reviews
568 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a nicely decorated, friendly staffed, reasonably priced place with great tasting food. I understand why they are number one! Just off of highway 30 this restaurant is definitely worth the trip! Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Thank init4keeps
Gladstone, Missouri
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food! I had the tacos (hard) and chips and salsa. The salsa comes with free white cheese dip, too! Salsa has a bit of kick and it was delicious! Some of the best I have had. The tacos were fantastic! The wait staff is fast, courteous and very friendly!

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Thank Tiffany D
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stopped in when passing through and were glad we did. They started us out with salsa, pico and cheese dip. We ordered chicken fajitas and carne asada. Both were delicious. Will go again when in the area.

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Thank erinw470
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Hot tortilla chips and cheese dip is complimentary, Pico is delicious, We both had lunch specials and the bill was under $ 18 with tip!

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Thank Don S
Stratford, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place serves great food. The service is friendly and unlike most Mexican restaurants, you get queso (white) for free with your salsa!

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Thank Deborah B
Jefferson, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

GREAT Mexican food. A full menu and the BEST Margaritas in Greene County, Iowa! Friendly service - they make you feel like you are part of the family. Seating outside during nice weather is available and a full bar too!

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Thank mandd890
Wall Lake, Iowa
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Took my brother out for a later dinner. The staff is very friendly. The portions really are large. My Mexican chicken was tasty. The only problem with my meals and Teresa's fajitas is the preparation. There was more excess liquid than we prefer. I hate to call the food greasy, because it did not taste greasy. As long as the... More 

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Thank Dave B
Milan, Italy
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I used to come here when I was an exchange student in Jefferson and I make sure I come back each time I visit my American family. The main reason is because I LOVE the mints they give when you go pay the check and also all the staff members are incredibly friendly and funny..I think we are friends by... More 

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Thank Rosss93
Jefferson, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Each visit I make to Casa de Oro is great. Their menu is extensive and the portions are huge. I especially like the bacon-wrapped shrimp. It is delicious! I do not care for the beef, but the chicken and seafood are fantastic. They also make a mean margarita!

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Panora, Iowa
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Clean, fresh, friendly, FANTASTIC! We line about 25 mile south, and consistently make special trips here. The margaritas are some of the best. The menu is wide with lots of variety. Very authentic Mexican food. The staff is very friendly, and the service is very prompt. They make their own chips from scratch, and they come with three different sauces.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1409 N Elm St, Jefferson, IA 50129-1012
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 515-386-4877

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?