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Tequila Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
125 4th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9638
+1 319-656-3133
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (10 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
125 4th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9638
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Went on margarita Thursday. Very busy. Waited over 30 minutes, tables were cleared for several minutes so we asked to be seated. Waiter was very friendly. Fajitas for two were very good

Thank Sibyl M
Reviewed November 4, 2017

They have a huge selection and good value, especially for kids. I have no kids but still good value! Dined with sis on a Sunday for lunch. The place was packed! Standing room only. Food is good and authentic as I lived several years in...More

Thank Leon V. S
Reviewed October 25, 2017

The restaurant was very crowded the evening we were there. The waitress spoke very poor English. The service was slow and it took a long time to get our drinks re-filled. The choices for dining in the area are very limited. We do not recommend...More

Thank JayneDough_10
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after shopping at Stringtown. Don't listen to any negativereviews. There was really friendly service with really good food.

Thank RuebIowa
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We stopped here for lunch with another couple. The waiter was prompt coming to our table and ask what we would like to drink. The drinks arrived promptly followed shortly by the chips and salsa. Two of us ordered the same thing either mushroom or...More

Thank jette1155
Reviewed August 5, 2017

This was the second time we visited this restaurant only this time we brought another couple along. The staff is prompt and friendly. We no more than got seated when we got our chips and salsa. The food arrived in a relatively short time after...More

Thank Retired1939
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Can't believe no one has posted photos of this dive. It has an inviting exterior and has outdoor dining. We scouted it out on our innkeepers recommendation. The dining room was cool and welcoming coming inside. Nice to be out of the 95+ degree heat....More

Thank GinNBerry
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We decided to enjoy yet another evening aeay from cooking at home. Tequila Grill is our usual choice for dine-in and carryout. We like dining outside here but that area was closed on this day. Inside therewas a party of around 30 inside and the...More

Thank J Richard F
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

The positive - food wasn't too bad. Nice outdoor seating area. The negative - very unfriendly staff. Host, waiter, and everyone else seemed unhappy to be there. Several staff including the waiter walked by after we had our food but no one checked if we...More

Thank Todd H
Reviewed January 25, 2017

If you are in the Kalona area and love Mexican food, this is a must stop. Excellent food and service is the best.

Thank N5909YClindab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 4th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9638
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Kalona
  • Phone Number: +1 319-656-3133
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