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“Late night Perfection!”

San Felipe Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #28 of 93 Restaurants in Southport
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Imagine this scenario: A hungry family of six waits too late to get dinner. They desperately search for any place (that's not fast food) that is still open and not $$$. They scour Oak Island then began the journey into Southport and find.... San Felipe Mexican Restaurant.. 5 minutes until close... sigh..

BUT.. they said come on in! They then served us an amazing Mexican meal. We were extremely grateful that they stayed open for us, a party of six just as they were about to close. The waiters were very gracious and even played with our kids a bit. The food came out fast (of course) but was absolutely amazing. I even ordered off menu and requested Chile Colorado, my favorite dish, and found the food portion to be very generous and the flavor was magnificent. The kids ordered a mixture of chicken, fries, rice, and quesadilla's (as kids often do) and my oldest daughter and wife both had magnificent chicken/shrimp dishes. The restaurant was priced like any other Mexican Restaurant you find across America without a pricey beach markup. It was a great meal.

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Thank BigFamLittleCar
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Quality seems to be taking a hit here. I used to enjoy the Chimichangas, which were deep fried in a light, flaky, pastry crust. I ordered some last night and they were more like a wrap, a chewy, unpleasant flour tortilla stuffed with canned chicken and some sort of strong vinegary sauce. Was not very happy and will seek out a Mexican restaurant that still fixes them right.

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Thank dodgeguy
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Always can get a good meal here. Food was tasty and the service was good. The food taste authentic. Expect to pay about $10 a person.

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

Have been here many times and have never had a bad meal. The menu is extensive and can accomodate large groups.

Thank Gary K
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The service was incredibly fast. The chips and salsa were hot, both in temperature and spice. The chimichanga (lunch version) was adequate but I've had better. They did allow substitutions, which many restaurants will not. But I think the best part of this restaurant experience was my service. It was fast, polite, not overbearing. The server was attentive and respectful. Attentiveness is something very hard to find today in a restaurant. The food is definitely a three, but the service kicked it up to a four. I certainly hope you are lucky enough to have the same service when eating at this restaurant.

Thank LadyCritic
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