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La Margarita Express

515 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3731
+1 503-371-7960
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pupusas” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“bean dip” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
515 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3731
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a cooking class and sampled various dishes. Food was great. The margaritas options were varied and delicious.

Thank Curt v V
Reviewed 4 October 2017

La Margarita Express offers a great selection of delicious Mexican food and it's conveniently located in downtown, convenient for lunch or dinner if you work downtown or while shopping; but worth a special trip, too.

Thank lyonsaw47
Reviewed 7 September 2017

this is in a good location if shopping down town salem it is close to the salem center, banks and all downtown salem business

Thank David H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good food. Close to downtown so meet friends for lunch. Fair pricing. Outside seating in the summer.

Thank 2015Ruby
Reviewed 14 March 2017

WOnderful drinks and food. My friends and I always get a lot for the money and have great service. Thank you!!!

Thank stacyberkey
Reviewed 14 March 2017

La Margarita Express has the very best tasting Mexican food ever. We've tried many others in the area.

Thank Taxeesdad
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I love tamales and the Salvadorean style are very good. The filling is tasty and I would definitely order them again. The masa is creamy and flavorful. Mexican style tamales have a masa texture that is more coarse...not saying that is a bad thing...just different....More

Thank Mahoo95
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a large group of people( 30), ages 4 to 70. The service was quick and friendly. I had not eatting here before and they explained what everything was. The price was reasonable for the amount of food. I will go back next time...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Honestly not a big fan of Mexican food, but when the urge hits me. This is the place. Good tasting food and always great service. Best in Salem.

Thank Unknown322
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Few weekends ago I was in a meeting downtown and had just a few minutes for lunch. I started walking and so as not to waste any time I just crossed where the lights were green and in that way came to La Margarita Express....More

Thank Agatha B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3731
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-371-7960
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