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Armando's Mexican Cuisine

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4242 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209-2113
+1 313-554-0666
10:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:30 - 02:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 00:00
Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 04:00
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270 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here since the early 1900's. The lunch buffet is amazing. I eat the mexican beef until I am unable to walk. I no longer will eat at any buttets as i am am a sea cow now. A toco or fajita is plenty to satisfy me.

Thank Randy F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Yeah, the location is in a jank part of town and I actually got jumped on Cinco de Mayo by some hardcore Mexican racist thugs for being white some years back but the food is very good and I never let that deter me from going back. The fajitas are absolutely outstanding, too good to try to describe. You must... More 

1 Thank Alex J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the Best Authentic Mexican Restaurant I've ever been Too. This place is not much to look at but the place is Clean, the FOOD is Good and Fresh. We ate outside on their outdoor deck. Service was fast and attentive.The Black Bean Dip is to Die 4... The Margaritas are great here too as long as your specific... More 

2 Thank Sexydreaaa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ran into an old friend, Downtown. Stop at Armando's for a drink. Ended up eating and drinking because everything was so Good. Service was great and a great place to practice my Spanish.

1 Thank Rita D
Lake Orion, Michigan
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch with family on a Saturday afternoon was satisfying for all. We were seated at once and served chips and 2 salsas - hot and medium, shortly after. Had to request more chips since we went through the first batch in short time. The seafood and tilapia tacos (a là carte) were tasty and fresh. Everyone else ordered something different... More 

1 Thank serenity201143
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I've always loved Amando's cuisine . But never realized exactly how much until I moved away . It's true what about , you don't miss something until it's gone . After leaving Detroit and living in other states . You soon start to find out what Authentic foods really taste like ( and don't ) . When you order them... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A Mexican restaurant without spanish-speaking waiters is quite disappointing. Que lastima! Food is too americanized, not worth it.

Thank Pablo A
Novi, Michigan
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It is in downtown Detroit... It is quite a bit of drive for people from suburbs.. They are not many good Mexican restaurants here so we decided to take this drive... Food was okay.. Nothing mind blowing... When we asked for green sauce for my tacos , They refused since it was meant for specific dish... Strange place... Waitress was... More 

Thank Balaji I
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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166 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We ate at Armando's on Saturday night. All four of us loved our food, as well as at the atmosphere on the patio. Our waitress was fantastic, she was so nice and accommodating. We were thrilled with the pace of the meal and the whole karma of the restaurant. My husband forgot his phone on the table. We called about... More 

1 Thank LEllen12
Detroit, Michigan
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179 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

this is an excellent restaurant to dine in or have catering from an excellent selection of Mexican fare. Prepared well and fresh ingredients

Thank slpluigi

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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
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 04:00
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4242 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-554-0666

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