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Gonza Tacos y Tequila

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
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7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
+1 919-846-5478
17:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Clayton, North Carolina
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read a review on Gonza's and found this place exceeded any expectation that I had. It is a fusion of several Hispanic cultures, but I just say it is the Best Mexican food I have eaten anywhere in the Raleigh area, tacos are fresh, quesadillas are outstanding. Salsa is made fresh and very good. Margaritas are full of... More 

Thank Ed P
Columbia, South Carolina
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here a number of times and always stop in for lunch when in Raleigh. Parking during lunch can be tricky but I have always found a reasonable location. The food is good without being to filling or to much. The staff are always wonderful and willing to make whatever changes you require. Food is tasty and hot.... More 

Thank 459leec
Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends after seeing Spamalot in downtown Raleigh. This was my first visit and I loved it. More upscale and quirky than your standard Mexican restaurant. Friendly staff and food was delicious.

Thank Z8554KFlisah
Raleigh, North Carolina
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my daughter and granddaughters and it was really rather fun. The service was very good...efficient but not too much interruption. The beans and rice had a different flavor and the texture was very creamy. I had a fajita with chicken and it was quite yum!

Thank windsorsmom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in here while I was out of town on business. The Mahi tacos were incredible. There was a fun atmosphere. The service was quick and efficient.

Thank beachbum1887
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tacos and great, fun atmosphere! Mahi tacos especially and the refried beans very good also - good smokey flavor. Service was very prompt, polite and thorough.

Thank gwcola
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good mexican food in a fun noisy place. Great menu, my favorite is the "Mexican Flag." Three tortillas with chicken, beef and beans under juicy cheese toppings.

Thank Jgreene1
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance of this place is wonderful although it can be a bit noisy at times...the food is well prepared and very flavorful with a good selection... we almost always get the fish tacos though...Great selection of top shelf tequilas at a reasonable price, and the owner Gonza is usually walking around making sure the guests are being taken care... More 

Thank Ricostephens
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really Loved the meal. Tasty and delicious taco with sides. Awesome margaritas!!! Check this place out!

Thank Christine V
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mexican food is the best in Raleigh. At the same time they also entertain. Great food in a fun atmosphere.

Thank flytarheel

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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, Southwestern, Latin, South American, Central American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7713-39 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-846-5478
Come experience the best Mexican restaurant in Raleigh.

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