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Salena's Mexican Restaurant

302 N Goodman St, At the Village Gate, Rochester, NY 14607-1149
+1 585-256-5980
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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15:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
302 N Goodman St, At the Village Gate, Rochester, NY 14607-1149
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I do not recommend. Bland food. Bad servers. Where do I start? The service here was bad. It took a long time for the waitress to arrive at our table to take our order. The food wait time was long. The nacho chips were funky...More

Thank Alexenjoyinglif... R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Mexican food at a reasonable price. I don't believe that you'll leave hungry. Great bar with good selection of liquor. Good sized menu with plenty of selections. I always go for a triple but end up taking some home. The fresh chips and salsa...More

Thank sprkdude
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Salena's was crowded but we were seated immediately. The feeling is a bit claustrophobic with the tables so close. If there is a large person at a table next to you, getting into your chair is an issue. Waiter was johnny on the spot taking...More

Thank Cherie1971695
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great restaurant, generally friendly servers. We really enjoy the authentic Mexican food; cooked well, great flavor. It is expensive but worth it. Location has character.

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Have been here three times and each time I enjoyed it more and more. Its my son's favorite restaurant. I had the dish called Mexican Flag and enjoyed it. A friend had a stuffed artichoke which sounded weird but she said it was delicious. This...More

Thank Rhonda P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Incredible authentic Mexican. They do not skimp on portion sizes. The food was incredible and atmosphere was fun.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Never had a bad meal at Salena's. Stuffed avocado with beans and rice. Wish had fish tacos which looked great also.

Thank K3657QOjohnr
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I grew up in the west and am familiar with many forms of Mexican cuisine. I certainly would not call what I had, Mexican food. Everything was bland. The highlight of the meal was the freshly made chips - they were great. However the "salsa"...More

Thank dlatch
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Boyfriend and I came here for a last minute date night. Alexis was awesome at accommodating our need when I called to make a reservation. Once seated, Erin was prompted and ready for us. Being our first time, we asked her what she recommended. Awesome...More

Thank Caci D
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night for dinner with party of 8. FaHour long wait turned into a little longer which is fine but it was fairly early 6pm. the place has always had an over packed bar area with fairly slow service and room to...More

Thank Nicholas H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 N Goodman St, At the Village Gate, Rochester, NY 14607-1149
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-256-5980
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