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Prickly Pear

637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
+1 704-799-0875
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“guacamole” (34 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Not your typical Tex-Mex restaurant. This place is a cut above. The food is thoughtful and equisitlely prepared. I have eaten here many times and was never disappointed with the experience. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Dsegletes
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Victor was our server, but I am certain every employee helped us, simply outstanding. Three of us had the enchiladas, which were fantastic, though ask for more of the delicious salsa and smother them. Our other diner had the shrimp, steak and chicken fajitas, which...More

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is a Modern Mexican Restaurant and the food is very good. I purchased a groupon for dinner when I had company visit and they wanted mexican type cuisine and we were very happy with the food and service. The guacamole table-side was a very...More

Thank NCgirl222
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We had lunch there last week. It's billed as "modern Mexican" and I guess it is. Dishes are creative. It seems they try too hard to make their dishes "wow" but they fall short on that goal. I had a steak something or other, but...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went to the Prickly Pear restaurant in Mooresville to have lunch. I ordered a Tamarindo Chicken Salad. The salad came with a hair in it. I showed the hair to the waiter, but he didn't seem very worried about it. He just asked me...More

Thank Anapscrizzo
ThePricklyPear, Owner at Prickly Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Ana, It is ultimately the responsibility of the restaurant for a hair being on your plate. And as I told you in both my Face Book response and email response, all of our kitchen staff uses hair restraints. As far as your salad was concerned,...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Food is very good, as is the ambiance and the service. If you can sit on the patio overlooking the water it is even better. I like the gaucamole they make tableside.

Thank Myltonj
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere and the quality of the food. The staff is very friendly. We all thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. All the expected staples were there - Rice & beans, chips and salsa, excellent steak.

Thank Gingerbreadjoe
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My nephew raved about this placed so we finally went with him! We sat outside with a beautiful view of Lake Norman. We had the special which was bacon wrapped shrimp in a chipotle cream sauce over rice and pico de gallo! The food was...More

Thank Janelle K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times and I keep trying to like it, but I just can't. The service here is really poor. And the food is just OK. I feel like they try to be ultra fancy but it misses the mark. It's really...More

Thank mangojuice4u
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food was really good ~ Salmon enchilada was very tasty and the staff was very attentive and nice

Thank Funadventures2do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 637 Williamson Rd, Mooresville, NC 28117-8104
    (Harbor Point Village)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mooresville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-799-0875
  • E-mail
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