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“Great patio! Good food.”
Review of Amigos Cantina

Amigos Cantina
Ranked #21 of 61 Restaurants in Kirkwood
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Saint Louis, Missouri
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80 reviews
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“Great patio! Good food.”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Wonderful patio in the back of the restaurant for outdoor dining! You'll start with chips and salsa - average on both counts. Chips are slightly thick and more crunchy than crispy, but still tasty with the salsa. They have been voted "best margarita" but this isn't a rank I would agree with - unless you like tequila with a squeeze of lime juice, they are too strong! Food came out quickly. Our table enjoyed a quesadilla, stuffed poblano and fish tacos. The food was hot, fresh and with nice presentation. Flavors were good - very enjoyable meal but certainly not the best Mexican food I've ever had. Staff was very friendly and offered excellent service. Give it a try - you will enjoy, especially if looking for a relaxed place to dine outside!

  • Visited July 2014
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Pacific, Missouri
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Great Tex Mex in Kirkwood”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Don't let the store front fool you. This place is huge inside and has a pretty large outside patio around back. We dined on the patio for lunch and were promptly greeted and waited on. Both the chips and salsa were fresh and the salsa has a little bite to it. We took advantage of the luncheon specials for $8.99 which includes a soft drink. The Portobello quesadilla with cheese was huge and very tasty. Not the "usual" Tex Mex fast food. The fajita tacos came with individual tortillas and a side order of corn pepper melody. Again, everything was really good and showed some creativity by the chef, although I personally did not like the corn melody being cold. The wait staff were very friendly and efficient and the patio was very quaint. We're looking forward to a return visit soon. So reasonable too.

  • Visited June 2014
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

There were four of us that dined here for a business dinner. The food was excellent ,and everyone was so full we could not get dessert. The staff was nice and cheeked on us regularly. We will return in the future when we are in Kirkwood.

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Rolla, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“South of the Boarder in St. Louis”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Stepping into this Mexican Restaurant was like stepping into Mexico. The staff were friendly and worked as a team, the food was exceptional, the Margarita's were tasty, and the outside deck was festive. We enjoyed the beef, chicken, and pork enchiladas and plenty of chips and salsa. There's fun to be had here!

  • Visited April 2014
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“Great margaritas, average food”
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

The margaritas make up for the average tex-mex food here. They are excellent! It's not your typical "El ...." food, so I was excited for something different. But every time, it's just sorta bland and "eh." They do have an awesome deck/patio out back with fans that's relaxing.

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