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Boca Fiesta

$$ - $$$Mexican,
232 SE 1st St, Gainesville, FL
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“burrito” (15 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
232 SE 1st St, Gainesville, FL
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place has it all. from exotic meats-buffalo, alligator, bison, to regular pork chicken beef and tvp. taco tues a real friendly way to have a nite out on the town in downtown gville next door to the famous hippodrome theatre. the 2 dollar tacos,...More

Thank hennarintz
Reviewed 27 August 2017

One of my favorite places to eat Mexican when I am down in Gainesville! Make sure to go on Tequila Tuesday!

Thank 384zack
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Breakfast burrito with mostly bread, rubbery eggs, miniscule amount of bacon and way too much pico de gallo, particularly since I asked for none. Refills on coffee never arrived. Hosts were flummoxed at a large group and unable to be flexible or cope. Given seating...More

Thank Dusty G
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Pretty straight-up Tex Mex menu, (tacos, burritos, chips 'n' salsa, etc.) but very fresh and vibrant flavors. What makes it fun is the atmosphere (part hipster hangout, part art gallery de la Muerte, part friends-getting-together-to-celebrate-their-latest-triumph). Drinks are excellent - definitely one of the better margaritas...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This funky little downtown gem goes beyond a typical taco and offers many varieties with super fresh ingredients. No skimping on the drinks, even the house marg is flavorfuland well mixed. Don't forget the chips and queso!

Thank shellsmedina
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went there after a long day, didn't expect much, but OMG were we pleasantly surprised... Very good food, the bartender makes some awesome drinks, and our server was Bobby the most friendliest and helpful person ever (even though we went there at midnight)..

Thank badboy1228
Reviewed 3 November 2016

All meals are freshly made, not out of "the box" like many restaurants these days. Cocktails are all yummy. Servers are all pleasant, BUT Be prepared to wait to get in, wait to get your order but then be completely satisfied once everything arrives. The...More

Thank ckadams2015
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant, with a patio. Mexican menu. I had a beef burrito. It was huge and I ate only half. Very tasty. Vegan and gluten-free items.

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. 3 of us sat inside and it was comfortable. Food was good, not fantastic. Reason for the poor rating is the service. Waiter couldn't care less about helping us. Spent most of the time talking with the...More

Thank tomn3
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Quick visit to Gainesville and limited choices on a Monday at 9pm led us back to an old favorite. Boca Fiesta didn't disappoint. Great cheap drinks and awesome food! Our server was super helpful and friendly. Chimichanga and burrito were filling and tasted super.

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.33 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 SE 1st St, Gainesville, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
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