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) #362 of 726 Restaurants in Birmingham ££ - £££ Mexican
4673 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5033
+1 205-980-8266
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1 week ago
“Varied Mexican menu and reasonably priced”
18 Jan 2017
“Not Fancy But Great Food”
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££ - £££
4673 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5033
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the 280 corridor, there is a traffic light nearby for easy access on and off the highway. Parking is adequate, but sometimes crowded as Eli's and Salvatore's is nearby. The chips are served warm and crisp. Salsa is freshly made there and is...More

Thank Papadoc529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going here! They always have room are nice and quick to bring chips and salsa to the table. The prices are great and portions are perfect! We love IXTAPA!

Thank Sabrina R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My family has eaten here on average 3 or more times a month for the past 20 years. It's not a fancy place, and it does need repairs to some upholstery. No hot water in the bathrooms, but I would not consider the bathrooms or...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were simply driving along and spotted Ixtapa, so we stopped in to eat. The food was very good and to our tastes, authentic Mexican cuisine. On a Sunday early afternoon we had a nice lunch. It was not overly busy, but it was not...More

1  Thank kilr0ywashere
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great dinner and drinks. Smaller restuarant so you don't feel lost in the place and plenty of TVs for watching those SEC football games.

Thank FirebrandFire
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Tea has always been good. Cheese -dip works well for my 16-12 year olds. Food has been very good with a friendly smile.

Thank S S
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Had not visited Ixtapa for a few years. Front of the house shows the restaurant is in decline. Several booths have huge tears in the upholstery. No hot water at sink in men's room. Bathroom and hallway doors very dirty. Light bulbs out in dining...More

1  Thank DEC62
Reviewed 26 January 2015

The food was the worst I've ever had in a Mexican restaurant. The margaritas were nothing more than lime Kool-Aid with MUCH sugar and little alcohol. The service was nominal. The facility is worn and does not appear clean. Run. Pronto.

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The good thing about the place is its food but that is all the staff was not really people friendly and the ambience needs to be reworked. It a good place to pick up your food and eat at home.

Thank abayoka
Reviewed 18 May 2013

My family comes here at least once a week. We love it, one of the best Mexican restaurants in Birmingham. And great service too!

Thank Morgan1616
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  • Address: 4673 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-980-8266
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