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“Terrible,terrible wait”
Review of Chiquito - Swindon

Chiquito - Swindon
Ranked #198 of 449 Restaurants in Swindon
Price range: US$13 - US$33
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: 'South of the border' passion is always served up at Chiquito. A menu of bold Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine is prepared however the diner likes it. Burritos, sizzling fajitas and tacos can all be customised for vegetarians or those wanting more spice. A kids menu, games and entertainment add to the family-friendly vibe, and there is a great range of exciting cocktails, mocktails, wines and tequilas.
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Visited with family for a special occasion.The restaurant had undergone a makeover and looked very good.
Could only book an early evening reservation as none others available.Were seated , and waited, and waited ,eventually waitress arrived and we ordered.
Another hour and we had to ask where the starters were, which miraculously appeared 5 mins after asking.Only problem was they missed one of the orders so everyone was finished before the last order appeared.
Well we waited another hour and spoke to manager and eventually the main meals appeared.Now the meals themselves are ok quality , and we had no complaints about them, it's the time taken to get them.
Eventually we finished the meal, and had another wait to get the bill before the manager adjusted it for the time we had waited.
The restaurant looks good. It's a pity there is something wrong either with the ordering system or the preparing of the meals, as we noticed we were not the only ones complaining .
Overall it was a poor night and will make us think again before we consider eating here.

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1  Thank mogre
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Amazing atmosphere. Food was awesome. Service was first class. Thanks Abi for your amazing service. Will see you all soon

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1  Thank Paulowenprice
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

We visited on a busy Saturday night and were happy to see lots of new changes inside! The restaurant looks lovely, it needed TLC before. We were seated quickly and received free popcorn and a beaming waitress, Abby. She recommended one of the new cocktails and it tasted like a alcoholic twister lolly, was great. The food was lovely and reasonably priced and nothing was too much trouble for Abby, she really made our night. Will definitely recommend. Thanks again Chiquitos!

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Thank SallyJohnsonnn
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Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

As the only Mexican in swindon, this needs to seriously get better otherwise it will end up closing down. The food tastes SO cheap, enchiladas were £11.00. £11.00!! And it was a wrap that was about as long as a small baguette, cut in half and served with an enormous portion of nasty chips. Really greasy and really overpriced. Crap restaurant as the tables are dirty and stained, the drinks are like £4 each and the walls behind some of the booths have food splattered up them. Just so poor in this day in age. I hope it gets closed and I hope something better takes it place

1  Thank SJT23
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Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. We arrived fairly late but that was no problem here. The food was fantastic and a great environment. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Thank hbrooks90
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