If you plan to dine here, find out if there will be live music. The restaurant is way too small for a live band using an amplifier. I literally had to yell at my dinner guest sitting next to me in order to be heard. The loud music ruined our get together and I only get to see this friend once a year.
Great ambiance but the table next to us was very loud.
I have dined here many times and always been one of my favorites, but yesterday I had a horrible experience. Not only did I have to ask another waiter to send ours over to the table, but I found a hair in my shrimp tacos. I asked them to redo the order, which they did. They did comp the tacos, but at this point, I feel more should have been done
We had a work event with 17 people. From the minute we walked in everything went smoothly and everyone really enjoyed themselves, and the FOOD. We will return soon!
Thanks for a great birthday lunch!
The food and service is always wonderful at Cyclone Anaya's, but their live band playing indoors in their smaller Midtown location was a bit much this last time we went. We were screaming at one another the entire meal and I legit woke up hoarse the next day from it. The band was great, but maybe outside where it isn't so overwhelming. No one seemed to be enjoying it....
This was not a good dining experience. The food lacked flavor. The server was not knowledgeable about the menu. She didn't know where fajitas could be found on the menu... The food was expensive especially considering that it simply was not good... Again, this was not a good dining experience and I do not recommend going here.
The taco al carbon was great. I have nothing else to say.
Nice server, but order was wrong, and then corrected order was cold. Quality of the food not as good as Durham location. Restaurant did seem clean. Margaritas chips and salsa above average.
The service was incredible....it was a very special day. Fathers Day and my future son-in law asked for our daughter's hand in marriage! It made for a long special morning...and the waiter never lost patience with us!
I've been here maybe once or twice and I LOVE it!! Would recommend everyone to try it! My server was excellent
The waiter we had was great, but the food was not that great. I had migas and they were not very good. Migas is a simple dish, but these were not good. The outside seating was great. I just wish the food was better to match the great patio dining.
Favorite place to eat and drink
We had a group that used to work together. Our waiter was attentive and patient. It was too much fun!
We were surprised that it wasn't a packed house. It was a nice day and most people were sitting outside. We sat indoors and nearly had the place to ourselves! The drawback was that the service suffered a little. But the food was great!
Great place to have lunch.
I've never had a bad meal here! The service and food are always fantastic!
Went for dinner with a group. Food was ok, service was good but the music was blaring. Not sure if there is some confusion or desire to be a nightclub but if these guys truly want to be a restaurant there is no need to have the music so loud that you had to shout at the person beside you.
Had a great lunch, food was hot and the service was excellent.
Took a group of co-workers here, it was nice short walking distance from our Crowne Plaza hotel downtown. Great little neighborhood that it is in with other good restaurants/shops. We were recommended to go here and it was very good. Great margaritas. We were a group of 10 and the server did a great job with drinks, food, etc. We were in and out in less than 75 minutes, it flew by. Everyone raved about the chips and salsa, some may not have ordered food! Nice atmosphere, a bit loud but its a good accompaniment to the atmosphere not a detraction.
so much fun!! it is an excellent setting for a celebration or night out. Great food, good drinks!! Ambiance is A+
The food was quite good and the atmosphere and service were good as well. Only thing is they cancelled our reservation after we left the restaurant and had to contact open table to get my points. Hope this is not a habit of theirs.
Embarrassed by terrible service for out of town guests. Was sat in back corner where waitstaff just passed us by. After 10-15 minutes had to ask hostess for service. ANOTHER 10-15 minutes went by before server finally showed up. Restaurant was NOT busy enough to neglect tables. Server did not seem interested in timeliness and continuity of service. Asked several times for waters to be refreshed without any return (Poured new individual glasses each time and by the end of the lunch the end of the table had about two dozen empty glasses. Really, just bring a pitcher of water.) Food was slow to show and orders were incomplete (kitchen wasn't keeping up I'm assuming) Was not impressed overall.
I visited this restaurant on 8/6/15 for lunch. I haven't been there for some time because I always remember it being quite loud. It was very busy, and again quite noisy, but another friend had suggested it as it was close to where we all work.
There were three of us and we all had salads. Everyone agreed their salad was good but not great. I'm sure I'll go back again, but it would not be my first choice for catching up with old friends, primarily because of the noise level. The place is obviously popular.
Our server was not the greatest; she tended to disappear for long stretches.
Met with some business partners for dinner. We were able to get some business out of the way just in time to enjoy the delicious food and margaritas. The service was great. Defiantly will repeat soon!
Great place for a group dinner. Service and food were great!
As always, excellet food at Cyclone Anaya's with lots of choices. I frequent the restaurant and try new dishes all the time and have yet to order something I didn't like. Typically the service is very good but yesterday I believe. If you are brining a large group, make reservations ahead of time.
Went for a coworkers birthday lunch. Lots of variety on menu. Five ladies ordered a different plate and all were great. The waiter was always near but not intrusive, we all had full drink glasses before they were empty and removed plates as we finished. Was a little concerned about parking but valet was quick and courteous. Will go again!
Much better than the typical Tex Mex. In addition to the standard, some very creative dishes along with very good service makes this a consistent favorite.
great place to go for a get together. Food is excellent!
terrible service. Didn't take our order for almost an hour, and kept trying to make us buy stuff we didn't want.
Food had strange flavors and when mentioned to the server, he did not seem to care. We enjoyed the bottomless mimosa for Sunday brunch, but the over all serving experience and staff attitudes were a little shocking to my group. One person in our group never even got to order food and had to go else where to eat. This restaurant has a strict dress code that they enforce, yet it is not posted on line about the strick dress code. When I hear a venue say a strick dress code enforced, I would assume that those rules apply to everyone that is dining in the venue and not just certain people they select. Not 1 person of the 7 people at my table left happy, nor did the table right next to us. No manager was visible, maybe this was the problem.
Some colleagues and I chose this restuarant for a birthday celebration. The food was fresh and tasty, the service good, and we generally had just a really good time and celebration.
Will definitely go back for a Happy Hour and savor the Margaritas.
Tasty food, nice atmosphere. Good place to go to on Friday for drinks and good Tex-Mex good. I'll be going back soon.
There was no receptionist present for much of the night which left customers confused (including myself). Also, our waitress had the worst timing and brought us entrees immediately after dropping off our appetizers which left us unable to finish even half of our apps. She would also routinely interrupt my colleagues and I mid conversation instead of saying excuse me or waiting for an opening. Very rude and irritating.