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Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

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2446 Corning Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1044
+1 607-737-7695
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Is this the only Mexican joint attached to a bowling alley in America? It very well could be, but the beer is ice cold & they have a full bar. They are pretty stingy with the chips & salsa...plan on running out & begging for more. The food is fair to above average, but they give you a lot of... More 

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Thank OilerATC
New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I eat at this restaurant at least once a week and I have never had a bad meal. I've ordered so many things I can't narrow my favorite down to just one. The burrito mucho is huge & good. The chimichangas are awesome. The super nachos are fantastic. The chicken quesadilla's are delicious. Like I said, everything I've tried is... More 

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Thank vski21
Tower City, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican, nice clean environment. Staff was super pleasant and helpful. The menu was extensive.

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Thank j3pup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Garcia's long enough to see to see their other restaurants open and close, but the Elmira location remains. Amazing food and friendly staff. Be sure to try the Carne Asada tacos or Tamales.

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Thank Pokey1028
Hollister, California
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Being from California and a frequent traveler to non-tourist-trap parts of Mexico, I am very picky about my Mexican food and usually avoid it in places like upstate New York. However, after trying Garcia's, I am very impressed. I had the chile relleno which was done just like they make it Puebla, Mexico. The service was good, the portions ample,... More 

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Thank Amy A
Corning, New York
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were there last night just before closing time with a party of 7. They were great! They never made us feel like we had to hurry because they were closing, the food tasted wonderful. The chips and salsa are always very good, the employees are friendly every time and make you feel welcome.. If you are not sure what... More 

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Thank Barbara S
Elmira, New York
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Very nice family owned restaurant. Nothing like a chain restaurant. The food is very good. The staff is very friendly and the prices are very reasonable.

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Elmira Heights, New York
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

This is a great place to go and have a decently priced lunch that fills you up. I've never had anything from here that wasn't delicious. It's always freshly made, never frozen and reheated. The staff is always very welcoming and friendly. The margaritas are fantastic, and not super expensive like some chain restaurants

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1 Thank Jessica D
auburn, ny, United States
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The food is quality fresh cooked food, nothing microwaved or of a fast food nature. Sit down and have a beer with your meal. The selection is varied from taco, burrito, enchilada and tamales to full diners. You will not be disappointing with any choice. We get together for Taco Tuesdays even if we all do not have taco's. The... More 

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Thank Jeffrey M
Elmira, New York
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220 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is my usual Wednesday lunch spot! They have delicious food, great service and it's always fast to get out and back on the road. It is one of my favorite lunch restaurants because they people who work there are just terrific! They usually have my pink lemonade on the table before I ever even walk in the front door!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2446 Corning Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1044
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-737-7695

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