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Pablos Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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310 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-2721
+1 319-277-8226
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Dover, NH
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137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going here for a lunch break, I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of food I received - the steak quesadilla was filled with tender streak, lots of cheese, and the number of sides to choose from was astounding, from mild to very hot.

Thank Scott W
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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225 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ordered a buritto - it arrived quickly and was hot - nice quick , simple place to eat at or take out

Thank Grover74
Cedar Falls, IA
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Pablos probably makes other things, but the only reason I go there is for the burritos. They're made fresh at the counter, in front of you. The workers heat up the tortilla, and then begin adding in whatever ingredients you want. These include steak, pork, chicken, beans, rice, various salsas, etc. I think they must pack a couple of pounds... More 

Thank re34646
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

try out their huge selection of salsa! my favorite is the corn salsa. friendly service and a wholesome meal with an affordable price. not to mention the fresh ingredients too! =)

Thank Alicia K
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Ok, let me start by saying that the owner is wonderful! The staff are helpful and kind (sometimes my children are picky or unsure and the staff is patient and helpful). The portions are huge and nobody ever leaves hungry. I usually cannot finish mine, so I make 2 meals out of it. The cost is comparable with other burrito... More 

Thank Deborah A
Dubuque, Iowa
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Pablos is a lot like Pancheros or Chipotle, but locally owned. A burrito is good for two meals they're so big!

Thank Jim H
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hands down my favorite place to eat! Fresh ingredients, and friendly staff! Best place to grab dinner

Thank Molly B
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Went here for lunch and split a quesadilla with my husband. I was a bit unsure since I was pretty hungry, but it turned out to be the perfect amount of food. The quesadillas are BIG! It was so tasty and made fresh with fresh ingredients. This is not a fancy place, but the food is great quality!

Thank Ruby F
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Read the other reviews, so we gave it a try. Zero ambiance, or, as my review title says, reminiscent of a college town eatery. You walk up to the bar, order your food, get it and pay, find a table. A tiny bit grungy...long ago when I was a student we didn't care much as long as the food, portions,... More 

Thank hellfisher
Fort Dodge
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My daughter and I go here all of the time. We love the authentic Mexican Food. There is outdoor seating if you prefer. The wait staff is very friendly and helpful

Thank Cheryl T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-2721
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-277-8226

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?