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Nelly's Mexican Food

$$ - $$$Mexican,
4506 SE US Highway 169, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2529
+1 816-233-8646
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
10 Mar 2018
“Nice little Mexican diner”
18 Aug 2017
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4506 SE US Highway 169, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2529
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Very good and large portions. Not the best I've had, but would eat here again if passing through again. Good chimichungas. Very good value.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Was hungry for mexican food and hadn't been here for awhile, should have kept driving! Not sure if it was normal or they were having problems but walking in there was a overwhelming stink of sewer and some type of air freshener trying to cover...More

Thank shrekor
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The service was good, but the food did not live up to expectations, The flavours did not combine well, with some odd after tastes. The portions were average, but overall the food did not represent good value for money. I have had much better for...More

Thank ryhopeans
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We arrived 10 minutes to closing. We were welcomed warmly and was not rushed to finish our meals. Prices are reasonable, food is good with generous servings. Free chips and salsa with your meal.

Thank madmb65
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The servers were all very welcoming and helpful. The Mexican food was reasonable and very tasty. We were there after the lunch hour and they were still on their toes and giving us great service.

Thank DonnaLWhittaker
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Road trip to St. Joseph on a Sunday, found Nelly's on our GPS, we were only less than a mile away. In a tiny strip mall surrounded by a mini mart and gas station. Wait staff of one lady was very kind and professional. We...More

Thank gettingold422
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed at nearby motel during snowstorm. Walked over to this place. Was pleasantly surprised. Food was good, hot, and filling. Chips and salsa delicious too. Thank you!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I think this is St. Joseph's most authentic Mexican restaurant. I believe that everything is made from scratch. The tortillas are light and delicate. The table salsa has FLAVOR. My favorite, the pork burrito with green chili sauce, is huge, The pork is so tender;...More

Thank Shirleylwm
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The food was delicious, and I ordered it on the spot as carry-out and had almost no wait. The staff was very friendly too.

Thank MMattR
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped by because we had never been there before. There was one other table of people in the restaurant. Salsa was tomato sauce with onions in it. No flavor. We ordered and then had to wait 30 minutes for our food.We had to flag down...More

Thank rdbailey79
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Mexican, Southwestern
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4506 SE US Highway 169, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-233-8646
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