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Buen Apetito

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
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meals, features


Chicken Flautas
Three flour tortillas stuffed w/ seasoned chicken, rolled tightly, deep fried & sprinkled w/ grated cheese, lettuce & tomatoes. Served w/ guacamole & sour cream
Small $6.00
Large $7.95
Corn tortilla chips topped w/ your choice of seasoned beef, chicken or chorizo, layered w/ beans, cheese, tomatoes, onions, cilantro & lettuce
Two flour tortillas filled w/ melted cheese & your choice of chicken, beef, chorizo or guacamole
Small $5.75
Large $6.75
Veggie Nachos
Deep fried corn tortilla chips topped w/ black beans, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, cilantro & cheese
Veggie Quesadillas
Three flour tortillas filled w/ melted cheese, lettuce, tomato & onion, served w/ rice
Potato Flautes
Four flour tortillas stuffed w/ seasoned mashed potatoes, deep fried & topped w/ lettuce, tomatoes & cheese. Served w/ guacamole & sour cream
Veggie Fajitas
Grilled onion, zucchini, red & green pepper, & summer squash topped w/ cheese. Served w/ rice, black beans & your choice corn or flour tortillas
$1.50 each
Black Beans, Refries Beans, Rice, Red Cabbage Salad, or 3 Tortillas
Small $3.50
Large $4.50
Cuervo Gold
Strawberry, Coconut or Mango
A refreshing blend of pineapple juice, banana & melon liquros, rum & cream
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Corona, Corona Lite, Tecate, Negra Modello, Dos Equis
Bud, Bud Lite, Michelob Lite, Coors Lite
Dos Equis
Coffee, Tea (Hot or Iced) Sodas, Flavored Bottled Ice Tea
Fruit Juice & Non Alcoholic Sangria
Wrapped in a large homemade flour tortilla & served w/ rice
Burrito Grande
Stuffed w/ refried beans, cheese, lettuce, tomato, cilantro & your choice of shredded beef, seasoned chicken, chorizo or adobada (pork in red sauce_
Fajita Burrito
Stuffed w/ beans, cheese & either chicken or steak grilled w/ peppers & onions
Pulled Pork Burrito
House smoked pork w/ black beans, shredde cheese, tomatoes, onions cilantro & lime juice
Grilled Chicken Mango Burrito
Stuffed w/ scallions & seasoned chicken grileld w/ mango, & finished w/ a creamy curry spread
Meat $+1.00
Two deep fried corn tortillas, layered w/ beans, cheese, onion, cilantro, tomatoes & lettuce. Served w/ guacamole
Pulled Pork Tostadas
Two deep fried corn tortillas, layered w/ black beans, cheese, onion, cilantro, tomatoes, lettuce & our house smoked pulled pork. Served w/ our homemade chipotle barbecue sauce
A traditional vanilla & caramel custard
Mexican Baked Chocolate
A rich chocolate dessert w/ a mousse - like center, crisp top, served warm w/ vanilla ice cream
Served w/ rice & refried beans
Chile Rellenos
Three poblano peppers stuffed w/ your choce of cheese or beef, baked & topped w/ entomatada sauce
Chimi - Changa
A chicken or beef burrito deep fried to a golden brown. Served w/ sour cream & guacamole
Mini Chimis Combo (3)
Chorizo, chicken & beed (no substitutions). Served w/ jalapeno sour cream dip
Three flour tortillas filled w/ melted cheese
Flour Quesadilla Grande
Choice of‏ chorizo, chicken, beef, pork or veggie. Served w/ guacamole
Seasoned skirt steak or chicken grilled w/ red & green peppers & onions. Topped w/ cheese & served w/ your choice of corn or flour tortillas
Three corn tortillas filled w/ your choice of chicken, cheese, bean or beef & topped w/ a mild tomato based sauce, cheese, cilantro & onions
Three corn tortillas filled w/ your choice of chicken, cheese, beef or beans. Topped w/ a red chilli sauce, cheese, onion & cilantro
Enchiladas Verde
Same as‏ above but w/ a creamy tomatillo sauce
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All reviews chicken burrito guac pulled pork rice and beans nachos mexican food rail road ketchup based south of the border portions are huge movie theater awesome margaritas red sauce a late lunch waterville area fresh ingredients
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Simple Mexican food. Great for a quick meal or a longer dining experience. Wait staff are friendly and I love their atmosphere as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Anna P
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We always eat here when we go to Maine in the spring. Great service, excellent food, consistent atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank HeidiRacht
Reviewed 24 October 2018

She has often raved about this place from years past experience. Her favorite restaurant for Mexican. They recently returned and when dining there a waitress dumped a drink down his back. Realizing mistakes can be made they completed dining, but no attempt was made for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had the best meal of our trip so far in Maine. Who knew Waterville Maine would have great Mexican food. Their red sauce and guac were outstanding. Our waitress Jill was great and added to the delightful dining experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Penny_7110
Reviewed 6 August 2018

the burrito a dog couldn't chew it, my wife dish the rice was like mush they use smoke chipotle sause for ranchero sause . the whole time it feels like you being rushed to eat your meal so they can fill the seat with another...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank pancho0682
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Don't be fooled by chains and locations - if you want Mexican in the Waterville area, go to Buen Apetito. You won't regret it!

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Blloyd1433
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I love Mexican food and Buen Apetito by far is the best Mexican restaurant I have ever eaten at. The decor is charming and tastefully appointed with hand painted accents and comfortable booths and tables. The bar is perfect for a margarita before dinner or...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank sfuller1965
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Food and drinks were great. We were made to feel bad for being 10/15 mins late but after that everything was fine. Great sized Portions and well mixed cocktails :)

Date of visit: May 2018
3  Thank Andrew1771
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted something from South of the Border for a late lunch after visiting a Waterville record shop for Record Store Day, and we found this place. Prices very reasonable, and the nachos we'd heard about were unbelievable. We ordered the "small" plate ($10). It...More

Date of visit: April 2018
3  Thank John C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Have been here several times and enjoyed it every time. Wonderful food and they make a fantastic Margarita.

Date of visit: November 2017
3  Thank Patricia B
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