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Armando's Mexican Cuisine

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4242 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209-2113
+1 313-554-0666
10:30 - 02:00
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Sun 10:30 - 02:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 00:00
Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 04:00
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and ambience. I love the California burrito with Carne asada, as it is probably the most authentic burrito to the others I've had in SoCal.

Thank lazynugz
Farmington, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

is worn out just like the rest of the area. There was a time when the line wrapped around the block at many of these establishments. That is long gone. WHY ? The days of reasonable even great prices for food and drink are gone. They charge the same as the Burbs. The places are run down . I took... More 

Thank LouisGreen
Westland, Michigan
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Normally I would give Armando's a five, but our last visit was terribly disappointing. We had the worst service from a waitperson I've ever had. She completely forgot about us, and 30 minutes after we had finished our meal, we finally asked a busboy if he could send the waitress over with our bill! While we enjoyed the food, it... More 

Thank nardecaj
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298 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since the early 1900's. The lunch buffet is amazing. I eat the mexican beef until I am unable to walk. I no longer will eat at any buttets as i am am a sea cow now. A toco or fajita is plenty to satisfy me.

Thank Randy F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Yeah, the location is in a jank part of town and I actually got jumped on Cinco de Mayo by some hardcore Mexican racist thugs for being white some years back but the food is very good and I never let that deter me from going back. The fajitas are absolutely outstanding, too good to try to describe. You must... More 

1 Thank Alex J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

One of the Best Authentic Mexican Restaurant I've ever been Too. This place is not much to look at but the place is Clean, the FOOD is Good and Fresh. We ate outside on their outdoor deck. Service was fast and attentive.The Black Bean Dip is to Die 4... The Margaritas are great here too as long as your specific... More 

2 Thank Sexydreaaa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ran into an old friend, Downtown. Stop at Armando's for a drink. Ended up eating and drinking because everything was so Good. Service was great and a great place to practice my Spanish.

1 Thank Rita D
Lake Orion, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch with family on a Saturday afternoon was satisfying for all. We were seated at once and served chips and 2 salsas - hot and medium, shortly after. Had to request more chips since we went through the first batch in short time. The seafood and tilapia tacos (a là carte) were tasty and fresh. Everyone else ordered something different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I've always loved Amando's cuisine . But never realized exactly how much until I moved away . It's true what about , you don't miss something until it's gone . After leaving Detroit and living in other states . You soon start to find out what Authentic foods really taste like ( and don't ) . When you order them... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A Mexican restaurant without spanish-speaking waiters is quite disappointing. Que lastima! Food is too americanized, not worth it.

Thank Pablo A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4242 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-554-0666

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