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Los Tres Amigos

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63 NE Carefree Ln, Waukee, IA 50263-9642
+1 515-987-0393
11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is an excellent sit down Mexican Restaurant. It is easily handicap accessible which is important to us. The food is excellent, especially if you try the specials rather than the combination dinners. I especially like a dish named after the place the Los Tres Amigo's dish. It is excellent and both in quality and quantity. I always have plenty... More 

Thank Roger E
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good..nice atmosphere. Quite.will go back..Naucho order is small..to share. Has full bar. Small.

Thank Google U
Des Moines, Iowa
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

When I moved to the area 10 months ago, I ate here once, and the food and service were good. Since then, I have repeatedly been disappointed for lunch and for dinner. The food is bland. The chips have a rancid taste. I was assured the chips are cooked fresh each day; the oil however, might not be fresh each... More 

Thank tin_horn
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

A quick decision to grab a bite before our weekly grocery trip turned out to be a pleasant surprise at Los Tre Amigos tucked away in the corner of a small strip mall in Waukee. Our first surprise was the tasteful decor and clean atmosphere. We were seated and served a large basket of crispy tortilla chips and nicely seasoned... More 

Thank William H
Waukee, Iowa
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Went here for lunch. Decent prices for lunch. Food was average to a little above. Wife loved margherita. I enjoyed the taco salad. Definitely worth a try.

Thank John B
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Fresh chips and good, tasty salsa. Kids get cheese quesadillas and love them. Enchiladas are good, and chimichangas are crispy and tasty.

Thank Sockdrawer
West Des Moines
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I get dragged here by family gatherings. Not a spectacular pace, decor blah, seats are hard, tables wobbly etc. Good for large groups. Food Blah.

Thank Alyse C
Van Meter, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

My husband ordered a meal for me. Received very quickly, very organized & friendly staff. Paid for food & brought to me. The food was still steaming. It was hot & cooked just like I was there eating. Thanks!

Thank Vipchief
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Went there for dinner on Sunday evening and the place was pretty full with families with lots of kids under ten. We waited over ten minutes for the first waiter to stop by our table and about 25 minutes for our food after we ordered. So if you in a hurry, you might want to try a different Mexican place.... More 

Thank hiracheta@gmail.com
Urbandale, Iowa
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

$2 margaritas and salsa that actually has flavor! We should have ordered a specialty as the basics a r a bit bland. we will go back as the service is friendly and it is close by and a fain the margaritas are good!

Thank Diana R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 NE Carefree Ln, Waukee, IA 50263-9642
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waukee
  • Phone Number: +1 515-987-0393

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