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20 McLean Rd, Brevard, NC 28712-9491
+1 828-966-4554
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Brevard, North Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We love this place. The atmosphere is casual but pretty and the food is excellent! It's always fresh and delicious. The menu has a great variety and they have vegetarian and gluten free options. The service is fast and friendly. We keep coming back!

1 Thank MelissaKTupelo_MS
Sebastian, Florida
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Last night my husband and I dined at Quixote. We drive by it on a daily basis but noted it is tucked back from Broad Street so you don't notice it until you've already passed it. However, there is a traffic light at the intersection of McLean Rd and Broad Street. Just take a quick left at McLean and drive... More 

1 Thank irishdancer2
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Huachinango Carranza was terrific for two of us, especially the cucumber relish. Mole sauce was authentic on shredded chicken - delicious. Tamarindera chicken was moist and the sauce was sweet with a little bite. Topped off with attentive, friendly service.

Thank Chad770229
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I wish I would have read the comments before we stopped in. I would have been less surprised about the not-so-typical dishes that you normally find. I do wish the salsa and chips had been complimentary. When dining with small children it makes the wait for dinner easier. But the food was good and filling.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
York, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I was more than disappointed in the food after all of the outstanding reviews. The food was luke-warm at best and I can't be sure the entire plate wasn't pulled out of cold storage and microwaved. The service was excellent and the staff was attentive.

Thank Minitrains
Brevarrd, NC
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Although the sign says Mexican Cuisine, this is not your usual Mexican place of chips and red salsa. The food is incredible and reasonably priced. The staff and owner are wonderful. Whenever we have an occasion to celebrate we take the whole family there. Usually though we just enjoy a great lunch in a very enjoyable atmosphere!

Thank Keith K
Madison, Alabama
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was my wife's birthday dinner and her favorite is Mexican. This one is located on a hill and parking is a bit challenging for older folks. First Mexican restaurant we have ever been to that did not offer chips and salsa. The prices were high enough for them to afford it I think. Decor was nice and the food... More 

Thank Stanley W
Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Victor and friends made us feel at home and served us the best Mexican meal we've ever experienced - Guadalajara style. The salsas were fresh and flavorful, nothing was overly salty. The wine and local beer list were reasonable and perfectly matched.

Thank MrMike66
Brevard, North Carolina
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have been to any number of "Mexican" restaurants primarily in the Phoenix, AZ area but also here in Brevard as well. We finally found a Mexican restaurant where the quotation marks weren't necessary. Normally, the first thing you see in a "Mexican" restaurant are the nacho chips and salsa. Not at Quixote. We were met by the manager, Victor... More 

1 Thank BigO8479
Brevard, North Carolina
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Many gourmets count Mexican among the world's great cuisines but you'd never know it based on what usually passes for Mexican food this far north of the border. If you've never had good home-style Mexican food, you have a treat waiting for you at Quixote. The setting is rustic with raw wood walls, wood-paneled menus, lit stars hanging from the... More 

1 Thank SeaLord-1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 McLean Rd, Brevard, NC 28712-9491
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Brevard
  • Phone Number: +1 828-966-4554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?