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“Good, inexpensive, authentic Mexican food.”
Review of Tienda Los Gemelos

Tienda Los Gemelos
Ranked #177 of 1,054 Restaurants in Madison
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Was a little hard to find as it is tucked in the corner of a small strip mall bordered by a Chinese restaurant and the AmericInn. Well worth the trip however. At first glance it looks like a tiny storefront but as you go near the back, it opens up to a relatively large dining area. Extensive menu and the tacos are cheap. $2.50 for one taco I believe. The chorizo was excellent. Some kick to it but not overwhelmingly so. The guac was nice and thick. Only complaint was the complimentary chips and salsa. The chips were a tad stale and barely crispy while the salsa lacked flavor. We'll still go back though.

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Thank Jesse C
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were close to this restaurant and liked the reviews so we stopped in.Parking is tight.Go through the grocery area to get to the restaurant.A large dining area and a T.V. The menu is a good size. Fast friendly service. Great food.the tacos were Mexican style and lots of meat.Gordita was the same.The quesadia's we're great and like no other I have ever seen!!!My picked son ate 2 and raved about them the whole time.A hidden gem.

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

You enter and go to the back for the restaurant. You can choose your drink from the cooler in the store and bring it into the restaurant. I got a torta asada, needed more spices but I used the salsa on the table. My daughter got the tacos dorados, which were fabulous. Large portions and inexpensive. Wait staff was sort of disorganized but all in all a great experience. I will go back.

Thank doozerkitty
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I can’t resist the quesadillas here, which are not anything like what you may think of as quesadillas, But I just had a steaming bowl of posole for Saturday lunch.... wow!

Thank bmk4922
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Tucked alongside a well-stocked Mexican grocery is the best Mexican restaurant on the west side, maybe even all of Madison. The service is friendly and fast, the food is authentic and flavorful, the prices are very reasonable and the atmoshere is lively with conversations and people having fun. You can even stop at the coolers on your way in to the restaurant and pick out whatever beverage you want. Big selection of soft drinks and beer. The chips/salsa are fresh and comlimentary. The enchiladas with salsa roja are the best I've ever had with the sauce almost having the consistency of a mole; the chiles used give such a depth of flavor, all served with sliced avocados, lettuce, tomato and queso fresco over the top. The green salsa is flavorful and full of tomatillo flavor, just the right amount of heat. The decor could use a little attention but don't let that stop you from checking it out.

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Thank Whixergirl
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