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Maria Bonita

#17 of 166 Restaurants in Orem
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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171 W 800 N, Orem, UT 84057-3815
+1 801-426-9328
11:00 - 09:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Lindon, Utah
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been twice now and both times waited forever to get my food. Tonight we waited over an hour. We just about left. Don't know if I'll go back. Food is good but service is lacking. They also need a better waiting area.

Thank Shawn S
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting family and we decided to go for Mexican. Maria Bonita was highly rated so we decided to try it out. We beat the dinner rush because people were lined up outside the door on a Saturday evening. We really enjoyed the complimentary chips and salsa. Service was good and we each received a hug with our order.... More 

Thank Boltmom
Saratoga Springs, Utah
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Go hungry and leave happy! HIGHLY RECOMMEND. This place is the best Mexican Food in Utah County. We frequent this place on a weekly basis. Only problem is that the word is out and they are starting to get busy with longer wait times. Their location does not have great parking but that does not stop us, park in the... More 

Thank Dwight G
Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

So we used to come here every now and then, mostly because it wasn't usually busy and there is this great waitress who calls everyone "princess" - but the service was ridiculously slow, and there are better Mexican places in the area, so we stopped going. But last week we decided to give it another shot. And I'm sorry we... More 

1 Thank WorldTravellinGal
Heber City, Utah
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217 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped in here for lunch on a recommendation and we were very pleased. This is a small mexican restaurant located in a strip mall on 800 N and State Street in Orem. There are plenty of tables inside and they have a couple of tables outside if the weather is good. They have a very large menu and the food... More 

Thank balanceok
Level Contributor
4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We tried this place based on positive reviews. Service was excellent, but the food was awful. My beef burrito was 90% flour tortilla and 10% mixture of salsa, cilantro and a few nodules of ground beef. I ate very little of the flour tortilla and piled it up on my plate at the end. It was almost the same size... More 

Thank Paul G
Lehi, Utah
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have eaten at many Mexican restaurants throughout my life in Mexico,on ships, in hotels and anywhere else in the US. I have most times been satisfied somewhat with what I ordered, but not like Maria Bonita Restaurant in Orem. I love seafood growing up in Hawaii and familiar with many ethnic dishes. I however never have liked eating mussels... More 

1 Thank EKahaialii
Level Contributor
85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food at Maria Bonita is so delicious. It's an awesome Mexican restaurant that has very tasty food. Service is pretty good, but not excellent. But everyone there obviously cares about the delicious food. They have standard Mexican sit down food, but they also have a few specialty items like "Caldo of the 7 Seas." They remodeled a few years... More 

1 Thank Joseph D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food at Maria Bonita is great. They did bring the wrong plate 2x but once right it was good. Service and even more importantly management is terrible. Disrespected and treated poorly. Will never return.

1 Thank Cherie O
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating here and what a surprise! It's a small space but decorated cute and lots of choices on the menu for something for everyone. We ordered the flautas and fajitas for lunch. I have to include a picture cause the size of these three flautas was unbelievable!!! Larger than my arm served on a huge... More 

Thank KellyLems

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 W 800 N, Orem, UT 84057-3815
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: +1 801-426-9328

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