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Pablo's Restaurante & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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3439 Colonnade Pkwy, Ste 1300, Birmingham, AL 35243-3381
+1 205-969-1411
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here last night and the area was hopping and seemed that all the restaurants were busy. We were seated almost immediately and looking back that may have been a sign. The waitress took our drink order and brought them back almost immediately. We were given chips and salsa and then had to wait an inordinate amount of time for... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our group of 7 was quickly seated. Food and drink orders were quickly received. All enjoyed our meals. Our waiter had a phenomenal memory, taking no notes and getting every detail correct on every order. Get theTexas Margharita!

Thank Allyson S
Marana, Arizona
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went to Pablo's with a large group of people. We had the chicken and beef fajitas, refried beans and rice. The chicken was full of gristle and the meat chewy. I will say that the guacamole and salsa was tasty. However, when you have to spit out what you just ate.....well, I think that's a bad sign.

Thank Sarakay53
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Patrons..please ask drink prices., crown apple & cranberry single shot..,$8.95.. That's steep..,considering places in that same area.. I have never paid more than $6.00. Beers reasonable $4.00 food was ok and priced ok., just a heads up!

Thank Roxanne D
Birmingham, Alabama
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great location in the Colonnade. Excellent service, all so friendly. The menu items are large portions and good quality. I love the chicken tortilla soup with rice and avocado! But you really won't go wrong ordering whatever suits your fancy.

Thank me2db
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Seriously. The food was bland! No flavor. The salsa was not too bad but had way too much cilantro and I love cilantro. If you want good Mexican food on 280, Go to Don Pepe! It's awesome. Pelham area, Cozumel Grille and Calera area Zapopan. Won't be back to Pablo's ever.

Thank Roadrunner31470
Birmingham, Alabama
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

If you are looking for good Mexican food, good service and value pricing, then this is the spot. The menu is varied and has a choice of ala carte or dinners. There is also bar service available there. If you have little ones with you who may not want Mexican, the children's menu has Mexican offerings as well as hamburgers... More 

Thank Papadoc529
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We have been patrons of Pablo's for over 6 years. The food is good, don't get me wrong, the street tacos are amazing and the margaritas leave nothing to be desired, but the service and staff are really what make this place shine. Mexican restaurants are a dime a dozen in this area but we won't go anywhere else!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We decided to give Pablo's a try after we left another restaurant in the same parking lot due to bad service and were glad we relocated. Service at Pablo's was friendly, attentive, and efficient. Drinks and chip baskets were refilled before empty and our dinner did not take long to get to the table. We went on a Friday night... More 

Thank dallasannette
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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212 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Pablo's is a popular place for good reason. The Mexican food is very good, service is fast and friendly, and prices are reasonable. Specials are even better. Would recommend it to anyone that enjoys good Mexican meals.

Thank rwellstoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3439 Colonnade Pkwy, Ste 1300, Birmingham, AL 35243-3381
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-969-1411

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?