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Puerto Nuevo Mexican Restaurant

187 Watauga Village Dr, Boone, NC 28607-5039
+1 828-262-3807
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
187 Watauga Village Dr, Boone, NC 28607-5039
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted a margarita and figured the best bet for a decent one was a Mexican restaurant. Started out with a medium, ended up with the biggest one...think gold fish bowl...it was good if just a bit sweet. Service was freindly, fast. Food was better than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank luvgoing
Reviewed 25 October 2018

What a menu! Everything under the Mexican sun. Husband had tacos el pastor and I had the steak tacos. Very tasty and ... authentic .... compared to what we had in Mexico. I think the home-made guacamole had Cilantro in it, which is not everyone's...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joanwilder95
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Very good Mexican food. Easy to mix and match menu items. Nice folks. Great service. Will return soon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Loved our waiter Jose, because he was helpful and very efficient. He recommended we check out the salsa bar, which had about 6 delicious choices. Jose then filled our chips up for us We had the Monday fajita specials, which were delicious. Jose did a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cjkines1
Reviewed 15 September 2018

good Mexican food at reasonable prices, good friendly service although place could be cleaner; many Hispanics frequent the restaurant...a good sign

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank heartburn3
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

First visit, well priced wine and beer, many food choices and Jenny our server was outstanding. We were there on their oyster night, but we did not eat oysters. They seemed very popular. We just wanted to relax, have a drink, talk and then enjoy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank queeni_traveler
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Free oysters on Tuesdays. Waiter told us that there is an $8.50 minimum to get free oysters. Wait, there is a sign in from of us that states FREE. Waiter asked us to leave our table so he can serve a family waiting for a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank danceinwater
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Puerto Nuevo on a quick trip to Boone. We normally eat Mexican food 2-3 times a week at restaurants, and make a lot of foods with a Mexican touch at home as well. This place was up there with some...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anna P
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is a converted buffer style restaurant which was large. This visit was for Lunch and the chicken fajita was the size of a dinner portion. Very good. Ice tea was freshly brewed which important to us. Service was excellent. I like the hot bean...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bsorge
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Rude waitress, refused fresh guacamole salad ( thats what I call it) even though the table beside and behind us got it. Never checked on, just horrible, sour Cream looked like a stick of butter!!! Never again, and the margarita ( my gosh) horrible!!!! Steer...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Watauga Village Dr, Boone, NC 28607-5039
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-262-3807
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