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“Friendly Staff and Great Margaritas”
Review of Q'bole

Ranked #33 of 277 Restaurants in Folsom
Price range: US$0 - US$25
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I have been here on several occasions with family and with friends. It's a great place to hang out and grab some margaritas. The meals are just OK but the appetizers are tasty and the margaritas do not disappoint. I appreciate that the staff remember my family, friends and I. Alfredo is especially friendly! Grab a top shelf when you are there. It's a little more expensive but really worth the extra couple bucks.

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Thank Tammy A
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

I've reviewed Q'Bole before, but we keep going back because it's really the very best Mexican restaurant in the entire Sacramento Valley. We always take our out of town visitors here, and it's never disappointed anyone. The service is always outstanding, and the food is absolutely top notch and a full level above anyone else's in the entire Sacramento metropolitan area. It's worth the drive from anywhere around.

We started with strawberry and peach margaritas ($7.00) and some Q'Bole house margaritas ($7.25) along with some guacamole, which is much too bland as served, so put some of the really good salsa in it and stir. Umm, that's much better. Then we tried a couple of two item combination plates ($11.55), which of course come with the delicious refried beans with a ton of hot melted cheese on them, and the very tasty rice that I can't get enough of. It's a perfect combination of flavors, and it's much better tasting than 99% of all of the Mexican restaurants I've ever eaten in. And that's saying a lot!

If you really want quality Mexican food, served by those who really know how to serve you, then you'll love Q'Bole as much as we do. There's plenty of TV screens around the room, and there's a wrap around patio that is perfect in good weather. There's only two minor things to say that aren't completely positive: the menu is small print on brown paper, and it's extremely difficult to read unless you have 20/20 low light vision. So bring your reading glasses, especially at night. The restaurant is also a little difficult to find if you're not very familiar with the area around Old Town Folsom. Look for Karen's Bakery on the corner across from the new multi-level parking garage, and go down that street. It's next to Performance Bicycle. We highly recommend it!

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Thank porsche74s
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

My friend and I enjoyed our food, which was quite a bit better than most American Mexican restaurants. Very nice decor and over the top friendly service. We were there at 1:30 p.m. on a weekday and we were the only customers. Our server told us that we'd missed the crowd. Double good - we missed the bustle, and that the restaurant is popular.

The chips and salsa were great. Non-greasy, full flavor corn chips and one of the best salsa I've tasted. It had a great, not overly spiced kick.

We both ordered the Mole Enchilada and they were a taste delight. The mole sauce had a nice hint of sweetness. It could have been a tad more spicy for my taste, but there is hot sauce to use. The black beans were soft yet firm with an unusual bacon flavor. The rice tasted almost like it was infused with smoky corn and sweet basil. Really different. I had sour cream on the side but my friend said that it was fresh and tasty.

The prices are reasonable for the quality. The whole enchilada dish was filling, but I thought that the enchilada itself could have been somewhat larger.

Our server was friendly and had obviously tasted every dish offered. We really liked his favorite that we had ordered.

I recommend this eatery. It's across the street from historic Sutter Street, closer to the River.

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Thank ougeekgirl
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Nice atmosphere, great patio/deck near the river and Old Town. Food and margaritas were good, service excellent.

Thank zimagrrl
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

$2 beers and chips and salsa!! One of the best in town. Fun place on the outskirts of downtown Folsom. Within walking distance to all the fun places on Sutter St.

Thank Marino C
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