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West Encanto BLVD, Phoenix, AZ
+1 602-272-5584
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
17 Nov 2016
“I really don't understand the appeal of this place!”
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10:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
West Encanto BLVD, Phoenix, AZ
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We purchased several trays of a variety of their dishes and it is such a great way to feed a crowd! Authentic and absolutely delicious, their chimichangas are a must try!!

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Garcia’s is located inside a shopping mall. I had dinner here with some friends. The food was just average. They had a jumbo margarita special for $3.99 but it was not the greatest. I would prefer to pay a bit more for a good quality...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I am sorry for this review, but feel it has to posted. My family and I have enjoyed this restaurant for over 35 years, since it's original smaller location further south on 35th Ave. The food use to be awesome authentic home cooked southwest Mexican...More

2  Thank MANNY R
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Original garcias was highly recommended to me so I had high expectations when my entire family went there recently. My mom is in a wheelchair so I pulled intro the first handicap spot I saw when my brother came running over and told me I...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Very Authentic Food, great atmosphere, good lunch specials. Good pricing, and excellent guacamole!! Lunch is a good time to go, but gets very busy, so get there early!

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

After a long day of shopping it was great to come across Garcias. We enjoyed the food the margaritas and the atmosphere. Wait staff was friendly food was tasty and drinks were cold. I go back again.

1  Thank Loomin8
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

This place was a great find. Nice atmosphere but nothing fancy. Family run business with a focus on great service. The carnitas are slow cooked for 24 hours and are a MUST have. Salsa is good but needs a little kick. I will be back...More

Thank Mark Q
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We had a terrible server who disappeared for long lengths of time, brought the wrong food, brought the wrong drinks, and generally was a hot mess. The food was disappointing while the seafood enchilada was quite nice the chicken and beef dishes were woefully under-seasoned....More

2  Thank John W
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Food and service is always good at this family owned restaurant . Tacos and burritos are consistently good.

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Tried the green chili chimi, have not had this in ages. Was very, very good. Not disappointed at all, portions were large, prices average.

Thank CloudPurpose
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Encanto BLVD, Phoenix, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-272-5584
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