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Marimba Mexican Restaurant

2059 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065-8115
+1 502-647-1990
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
15 Aug 2018
“Basic and Good Mexican Food”
23 Dec 2017
“Great outdoor eating deck”
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2059 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065-8115
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frequent Marimba's quite often and it is always awesome. The food is great. I have tried most everything on the menu with the exception of a few and it's all be wonderful. The portions are big. If you go away hungry it's your fault....More

Thank 406maryy
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Let me begin by saying .. Love the owner but get some new help!! The service was horrible , u could tell she wanted to get back to sitting down.After food was served she never once came back and asked if i needed a refill...More

Thank Lilybug1975
Reviewed 22 September 2018

To celebrate my recent birthday - my son (age 16) and I - finally did something we had been talking about for a few years - we walked from one end of Shelbyville to the other - having ONE taco each - at every Mexican/Guatemalan/Taco...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

After a ten hour drive and a time zone change we were just hungry and ready for some reasonably priced Mexican food. Marimba hit the spot. Inexpensive but good margaritas set the tone as we split a Mexican Sampler (taco, relleno, tamale, enchilada and chalupa...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The service is fast and friendly. Food is typical Mexican menu. On a sunny day, this is the place to go - they have a huge outdoor deck overlooking a beautiful lawn with trees. Part of the deck is covered, for those avoiding the direct...More

Thank christigillbaunach
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

They were able to accommodate a large group given short notice, which was nice. The buffet has fajitas, enchilada, quesadillas, a taco bar, grilled chicken, queso, various salsas, mole sauce, rice, beans, fruit salad, and other selections. We enjoyed it.

Thank rwilliams2911
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is an excellent place to meet during the summer with a large patio. The food is typical american Mexican and consistent, and the service is good, Great margaritas!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican in Shelbyville. Say hi to Carlos or Mario. Ask for a top shelf margarita. The food is fast & fresh.

Thank ricknation
Reviewed 26 July 2016

You will find this a short drive from I-64 in Shelbyville, Kentucky. You will not be disappointed with the dining experience.

Thank captbob757
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Biggest issue I have with this restaurant is the poor food safety practices I see here. The buffet is hardly ever at proper temperatures, all food is not covered by proper sneeze guards. It is rather popular with some people, and they offer good drinks,...More

2  Thank MRbluegill
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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2059 Midland Trl, Shelbyville, KY 40065-8115
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-647-1990
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