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Fajitas & 'Ritas

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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25 West St, Boston, MA 02111-1213
+1 617-426-1222
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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worthing
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been here whilst waiting for our flight. The food was out and out the best food we've had in Boston! So sad we saw this place on our last day! I had burrito and hubby had fajitas. The place is decorated so cool too! I could eat here every day!

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Thank tudorfan22
KResendes, Public Relations Manager at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for reviewing Fajitas & ‘Ritas. We’re happy to hear you were able to enjoy a meal with us before returning home. We hope to see you again next time you’re in the area :). -Kristine and the Fajitas & ‘Ritas Team More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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247 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had no problem getting seated on a Saturday around 2pm for a group of 8. I don't believe they take reservations unless it's a group of 10 or more. They have a very small lot next to the restaurant but I would suggest parking in the Boston Common underground lot. This seemed more safe and secure with a nice... More 

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Thank AshleeB21
KResendes, Public Relations Manager at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Hi Ashlee, Thanks for leaving us such a kind review! We're happy to hear you and your friends enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again next time you’re in the area! -Kristine and the Fajitas & ‘Ritas Team More 

Stewarton Ayrshire
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Just back in the Godfrey Hotel in Boston after a very tasty meal of steak fajitas round the corner at the above. Decor is

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

One of my favourite places I ate at in Boston. Had two meals there during my short stay because I enjoyed the food so much. I had the chicken salad which came in an edible crusty bowl, and fajita with chicken. The meals were the most affordable compared to other restaurants I visited.

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Thank ReykjavikBikeTours
KResendes, Public Relations Manager at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for visiting Fajitas & ‘Ritas! We loved hearing that you enjoyed yourself so much you came back a second time during your trip to Boston. We hope to see you next time you’re in town! -Kristine and the Fajitas & ‘Ritas Team More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Best Mexican Restaurant in Boston! I get the Nachos every time Ive ever been here they are the best nachos I have had anywhere in the world! They put plenty of toppings on them which is perfect! The Margaritas are the cheapest and best in the city! Great for an inexpensive dinner out at a central location.

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Thank Jon B
KResendes, Public Relations Manager at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Hi Jon, Thanks for being a frequent visitor of Fajitas & ‘Ritas! We’re happy to hear you love the nachos and ‘ritas so much. Your kind words are appreciated. See you around soon! -Kristine and the Fajitas & ‘Ritas Team More 

Easthampton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The food was decent, menu was reasonably priced (especially for downtown Boston!), and overall our experience was a pleasant one. Some of the food (the salsa especially) was a little one-dimensional. Chips were good and fajita portions were generous, but could have done with a bit of additional seasoning/flavor. Margaritas were well made/strong, even for just the basic house drink.... More 

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Thank nmhammond
Delmar, New York
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for drinks before dinner. Our waiter took our order and then came back saying the kegs were broken and they did not have any beer on tap- something he should have told us before we even ordered.

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Thank delmartian88
BKFofFandR, Owner at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Delmartian88, Sorry, the night you were in we had two of six of our draft lines not working. I apologize that was not properly communicated to you. The lines that were down was temporary and quickly remedied. Brad More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had an early evening meal here. The food was fresh - we had quesadillas and tortillas, and it was one of the few restaurants we found that could do a real vegetarian meal. Staff were friendly and helpful and we were not rushed, even though this restaurant gets very busy in the evenings.

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Thank Deborah C
KResendes, Public Relations Manager at Fajitas & 'Ritas, responded to this review

Hi Deborah, Thanks for visiting Fajitas & 'Ritas! We're happy to hear you had a great visit. We're always happy to anticipate and accommodate the dietary needs of our guests. We hope to see you again next time you're in town! -Kristine and the Fajitas & 'Ritas Team More 

Callington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Busy Mexican bar and restaurant, very quick and efficient service, Food very tasty and good sized portions. Very cheap for downtown Boston.

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Thank David P
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the restaurant was very crowded with a waiting time of about ten minutes for a table. Not a long wait and worth every minutes as it gave us plenty of time to spy on other diners plates. we settled for a steak fajitas - perfectly cooked and served on a hot sizzle plate, and dr. pepper ribs - sticky, gooey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 West St, Boston, MA 02111-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-1222
Description
Established in 1989, Fajitas & 'Ritas is an award winning, good-vibe, "unabashedly fun" restaurant and bar featuring fresh Texas and barbecue cuisine. Its namesake specialties include a variety of sizzling fajitas and frosty margaritas at Cheap Eats prices. Enjoy generous portions of fresh and healthy food while your relax in this down-to-earth and funky spot...Or... Kick back at the bar and sip some "honest margaritas". In fact, Fajitas & 'Ritas was nominated Best Margaritas in Boston by Citysearch and Best Cheap Drinks by AOL's City Guide. So stop by and eat, drink, party and hang out.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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