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Amigos Cantina

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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120 W Jefferson Ave, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-4008
+1 314-821-0877
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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452 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner on a weekday night to try Amigo's. The place was just moderately busy on a weekday evening. They serve a variety of Mexican dishes. We sampled the shrimp tacos and the Lime Shrimp entree. Both were delicious. They also serve margaritas by the glass. A little pricey but not exorbitant. Service was warm and friendly... More 

Thank JimSTL1021
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Had dinner here on a Monday night. Place was hopping with lots of families. Service was good, but I had to refill my own water glass. Had excellent fish tacos. My friend had the shrimp tacos. We both were very happy with our choice. Chips were crisp and salty, the guacamole was just OK in my book. Salsa was good.... More 

Thank RoyalsfanChicago
Omaha, Nebraska
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The service was very great and the atmosphere was great. The food was ok. Mexican food is my favorite and coming from California I'm a tough critic of authentic Mexican food. The food was fresh but lacked flavor. I will try it again next time I'm town.

Thank Tami L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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320 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 582 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It's a pity, too. The food is pretty good, and the margs are, too, but... everything about this place just screams, "We don't care what you want, this is how we do things here!!" They then seem to just go down the list of things they WON'T do for you... NO reservations accepted. NO split plates. NO substitutions on menu... More 

2 Thank Bob D
St Charles,Missouri
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304 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It is the sign of a good Mexican restaurant to have authentic options as well healthy modern selections. This one certainly offers these options. The steak fajitas were served with black beans and rice and the avocado slices were a nice inclusion to the generous portion of meat. There are both fried fish and grilled fish soft taco options served... More 

Thank sattelite10
St. Louis Missouri
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch at Amigos Cantina. The empanadas were great and the margaritas were heavenly. We will come back and bring a designated driver with us!

Thank julesmom97
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Quality food prepared in traditional Mexican style. This is not your run of the mill Mexican! Great Margaritas. Unusual dishes that are all well prepared. Can get crowded on weekend nights.

Thank Barb332
Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This has become our favorite place for southwestern/Mexican cuisine. The food is very good, prices $$-$$$. The kitchen closes before the bar so you can stay for drinks after dinner. Seating is on hard back chairs or benches, not great but the food more than makes up for it.

1 Thank Dave M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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352 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We went here on a very hot day intending to have a very cold Margarita on Margarita Monday's. I have to say the Margarita, we were both very disappointed with. Too much ice and not much Margarita for $6. In addition, not very flavorful. Never ordering it again there. However, our food was good. We had a chicken burrito each.... More 

Thank Deana M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The staff is nice, the iced tea is good. Salsa is very mild, but the chips are good. We had the pork and found it to be very dry and tasteless. The cheese sauce tasted like reconstituted cheese. Neither of us liked what we ordered and we won't be back.

2 Thank Charlie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Jefferson Ave, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Kirkwood
  • Phone Number: +1 314-821-0877

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?