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Fuego Cantina - CLOSED

1101 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2611
+1 205-933-1544
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible33%
20 Oct 2016
“Last taco tuesday literall”
9 Oct 2016
“Bad food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1101 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2611
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Always make a point of stopping in during business trip and i am so very sad to announce they are closed and out of business. A true loss to Five Points, their margaritas and outdoor patio will be missed

1  Thank Laurahutchinson
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Tacos were soggy and had a sour taste. Salsa was watered down and made the Chips soggy. Just bad food.

Thank paulz28
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have only eaten here two times. The food was fine, but the service was disappointing. It is ideally located with a very cool outdoor eating area. Beer was cold and salsa was good!

Thank 779beth
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We liked the food and the margaritas so we came back multiple times. Note that they serve a special $2 margarita on Thursday evenings (after 7), but it's not nearly as good as their regular margaritas. I recommend the happy hour (3-7) margarita ($3.50), a...More

Thank FabInSeattle
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were staying at a nearby hotel while a relative was in the hospital. Coming back from the hospital late one evening we needed some food and walked down to Fuego. We had a very nice student nurse as our server. She was super. The...More

Thank Mavmed
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Nice area, nice atmosphere. Thought there would be more people there. Only table when we arrived at 12:30 on a Sunday. Only 2 other tables arrived before we departed at 2:30. Bloody Mary good and food was ok. Server was nice and professional but noticed...More

1  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Did not read the reviews on this place before stopping in. Guess I should have glanced at them before visiting. Place is located in nice five points of downtown Birmingham. Greeted by friendly host and seated promptly. Hardly anyone was there except 2 or 3...More

1  Thank rjcvg
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Very different Mexican food. It was fun to sit outside at 5 points. Many flavors of margaritas from which to choose. Only the house comes frozen. The guacamole as the best I have ever eaten. Super cool servers. We enjoyed a house margarita pitcher, the...More

Thank Chickelbuck
Reviewed 27 April 2016

My husband and I walked to Fuego Cantina from UAB's Dental school. It was only a few blocks (uphill!), and we liked the look of the restaurant. We read other reviews which said that it was good food at a good price. We both ordered...More

1  Thank Pamela955
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Decent food at good price. Friendly staff. Change of owners and attitude is really working. I will be coming back on next trip to Birmingham.

Thank Mike T
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2611 (Formerly La Mesa Grill & Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-933-1544
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