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Tequila Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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125 4th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9638
+1 319-656-3133
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you are in the Kalona area and love Mexican food, this is a must stop. Excellent food and service is the best.

Thank N5909YClindab
Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We really enjoyed our recent visit to Tequila Grill! Although we enjoy our regular Iowa City options; it was nice to take a short drive and try something different! It has a very relaxed atmosphere, great service and wonderful food.

Thank yodfam17
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome meal and it was very authentic. Our food was delicious and it's very affordable. Perfect for us as we weren't looking for anything fancy, we just wanted good food.

Thank Mayela Z
Marion, Iowa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very simple little small town restaurant. The food was excellent and the prices were competitive for this type of fare. Don't miss it if you travel or live in this area.

Thank danmoore_11
Coralville, Iowa
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

When we walked in we waited a few minutes to be seated. Employees walked right by us without acknowledging us and we finally stopped one to ask if we just sat ourselves. He didn't speak English, but gestured that we could sit. I grabbed some menus and we went out to the patio. We waited at least 15 minutes with... More 

Thank faithpark02
Danville, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this restaurant a few months ago and have looked forward to eating here. Ugh it was not worth the hour drive back to dine here!! The taco was good that's it. Our larger dinners were both bad, the salsa was salty and heavy with lime flavor. The carpet is tired and it's not very clean overall. The service... More 

Thank kjhoewing
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a motorcycle ride heading back south from Iowa City. Restaurant was clean and service was quick. Food was good and prices where very good. Would have no issues going back again.

Thank M O
Homestead, Iowa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. About 4 tables seated. We waited 10 minutes before anyone came to seat us. Had to wait another 10 or more for drink order then finally chips came. More time to wait for ordering. When I ordered I asked for side of lettuce and cheese, they told me no. I can only get Pico with my tacos.... More 

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Petersburg, Illinois
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The three of us like Mexican food so we stopped there for lunch while traveling. Two of us had a Taco Salad and the other had a Grilled Steak Taco. We were all pleased! This was a late lunch as we entered the restaurant around 1:30 pm. They probably had a large lunch crowd as the place was quite messy.... More 

Thank EWL60
Keota, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We love TG! If you leave hungry, it's your own fault! The food is very good - the staff attentive, even though their English is thin. Good margaritas, and I especially love the chicken Super Burrito. There is always enough left for lunch the next day I even get it 'to-go' on my way through town from Iowa City to... More 

Thank Colleen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 4th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9638
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Kalona
  • Phone Number: +1 319-656-3133

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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?