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South of The Border Mexican

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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322 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4528
+1 757-565-4848
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch with a family of 5. Good value for the amount of food you receive. My wife is very picky about food and she enjoyed her meal. We have many good Mexican restaurants in NJ and this food was as good as any of them.

2 Thank RpmorSm
Richmond, VA
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135 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Decided to stop in while visiting Williamsburg and so glad we did! It was one of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to in a long time!

Thank diamondgroup
Bethlehem, PA
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My girlfriend and I stopped in here on our first night in Williamsburg. She has already eaten there but I had not. She got a plate of enchiladas and I got the flautas and a taco. She got a gigantic margarita for about eight dollars and I had two glasses of sangria. Both our meals came out quite quickly and... More 

1 Thank Bykcop
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday afternoon. It was not crowded (one other table had people). The server brought us chips and salsa and also a bean/cheese dip, which was very good and a nice touch. We noticed on the menu that they provided this free, but additional chips or dips would be charged $2.25, if I remember the... More 

Thank Rom15_4Hope
Lanexa, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We tried this place yesterday for a quick lunch before attending a community theater play nearby. We did not have high expectations, but we were pleasantly surprised that both meals we ordered were very tasty, and we plan to go back. I had the vegetarian burrito, which was filled with zucchini, mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes, all nicely prepared. My significant... More 

Thank a2gh
Wyandotte, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The atmosphere is a bit different than you might expect, and for a Oklahoman the menu was varied - in a good way. There was value in the prices and portions and the location was great in relationship to our lodgings. They have both a bar and outdoor seating.

Thank CarrieAnnCook
Yorktown, Virginia
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We came at lunchtime and it was only average in comparison to the first visit. The server was not as attentive as our first time. The cheese and bean dip was okay.

Thank joanneelainetanner
Guelph, Canada
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food and service was OK but not worth going back to. The restaurant seem to be more geared to locals.

Thank PD35
Denville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food, drinks and service were fantastic! An overall great meal and can not wait to return. My wife and I had a very nice meal.

Thank U6746ZKroberth
Williamsburg, Virginia
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171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I love chili rellano and they have good ones here. I come for lunch and they still give you a large chili plus adequate sides of beans , rice and a salad with the combination plate. Worth your money and quick and fast, fresh. hot and good.

Thank ki0ki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Second St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4528
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-565-4848

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