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Armadillo Bar & Grill

££ - £££, Mexican,
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
+1 845-339-1550
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajita steak” (6 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (2 reviews)
“queso” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Everyone at the restaurant is super nice. This is not Mexican food but more Tex-mex with some American items on the menu. The dinner items are a bit pricey. $19 for a steak chimichanga with rice and refried beans. They do give you large portions...More

Thank wperruna
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a feel good spot that has really high quality fresh food. The drinks are the real deal...the Armadillo doesn't cheat it's customers when it comes to portions...everything is plentiful...including the fun we have when we dine here!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I cannot wait to go back. Food was so good, so obviously fresh and made to order. This was a very tasty experience indeed. The drinks were generous and frozen margaritas came in many mouth watering flavors.

Thank Harvey1945
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The place is small, has outdoor seating, pet friendly (call ahead). Food is fantastic, fresh and well prepared. Staff is friendly, and very helpful with selections.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Mexican cuisine at the Armadillo is famous, and rightly so. The Margaritas are top-notch and the perfect accompaniment to everything on the menu. The service is excellent, and the wait staff friendly.

Thank ChannahAbraham
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I will start this by saying the food is great and comes out quickly. The portions are large, the drinks are not watered down, and the flavor is perfect. With that being said I am going to really go to town on the owner of...More

4  Thank suvracer82
Merle B, Manager at Armadillo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

As a restaurant worker we try hard to make sure that All customers have a good experience. We have many families with children who are welcome. To be fair to all incolved there is always two versions of a story. Possibly customers at another table...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great staff, fabulous food, great drinks, fun place and decent prices make this our go to SW food restaurant in Kingston. By far our favorites are the tuna special and the shrimp stuffed jalapeños which I have as a meal sometimes. The green and red...More

Thank Douglas N
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very nice small clean and colorful. The portion size is LARGE. From the moment you enter you can smell the great flavors that you are going to enjoy!

Thank georgegL2031FV
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Margarita Thursdays Is the best at this colorful establishment. Me and my family went here for a birthday celebration. It was very nice specials. The jalapeño popper was awsome and I ordered a second round. The corn was delicious and the guacamole was a thin...More

Thank Yani H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love love love the armidillo food is always amazing. Love sitting out on the porch area in the spring and summer.

Thank cprimo69
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19 November 2016|
Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a chef, but I've worked in restaurants. In my experience, restaurants like to protect their work product, including recipes. I'm sure you can find a good recipe online. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Bar, Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Abeel St, Kingston, NY 12401-6009
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-339-1550
  • E-mail
Modern Mexican featuring both traditional and innovative Fresh, made on premise food (even the chips and salsas). Grilled seafood and fajita steaks plus shrimp stuffed jalapenos are specialties. Burritos are filled with flavorful ingredients. A good selection of both Vegetarian and Vegan items available plus gluten free options. Over 30 years of serving great food and margaritas. We are small, friendly and delicious. Outdoor bluestone awning covered flower filled patio is seasonal and dog friendly.
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