About Mezcal Tequila Cantina - Worcester
Worcester, MA 01608
Now in a new location, Mezcal pioneered the flavors of the Southwest to Worcester. Blending traditional Mexican plates with the colors and flavors of the increasingly popular Southwestern U.S. cuisine, Mezcal has been a hit since day one. Add in made to order guacamole, an unrivaled tequila list and outdoor seating to make the decision that much easier. Mezcal’s exceptional service, warm hospitality and amazing value make it a choice worth considering again and again. Mezcal Tequila Cantina is part of Niche Hospitality Group.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily 11:00am to 4:00pm, Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 2:00pm
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Mezcal Tequila Cantina - Worcester Ratings and Reviews
Good had lots of flavor. It is definitel ...
Good had lots of flavor. It is definitely different than other restaurants around. My reason for 3 star on food was actually the Margaritas. They were very weak and too sour. I'm not asking for a strong margarita but I am not sure there was much tequila at all. I had heard good things about their margaritas and was disappointed.
Housed in a bunker-like building with co ...
Housed in a bunker-like building with cold concrete floors and limited decor, this place offers the worst of corporate-style tex-mex with no effort at authenticity or even taste. The frat-house servers seem to speak from a script, so unpersonable and unspontaneous are they.
I was really unhappy to have wasted my money at this lousy place.
The house guacamole was good, as usual. ...
The house guacamole was good, as usual. I had the duck breast however and it was served lukewarm. My friend had the fajitas and they were not sizzling hot as you might expect. Service was warm and friendly though! Probably will not return. Try The Fix, also of the Niche Group -- much better!
The menu has changed significantly since ...
The menu has changed significantly since my last visit and I am really disappointed with the new choices, I enjoyed their old cuisine. The tropical guacamole while still on the menu was anything but, it had no fruit just a couple cashews thrown in, and the margaritas were way too sour, and gave the entire table heartburn and acid reflux.
Big change to the menu left us pondering ...
Big change to the menu left us pondering why they changed at all. It was perfect before. Nachos weren't the same. They were overlooked and lacked much of the toppings. The guacamole amount was much smaller, especially for our table of 6. This WAS my favorite restaurant.
Have been to Mezcal in Worcester multipl ...
Have been to Mezcal in Worcester multiple times over the last few years. I moved out of the area recently and returned only to be disappointed to see they changed their menu. Used to love the deal for an appetizer, guac, and two entrees, but this is no longer offered. Also disappointed to see many changes in the menu to some of my favorite entrees including steak chimichanga and duck quesadilla. I droved an hour to come to mezcal, but will stay closer to home next time.
This is nowhere near the ambiance and gr ...
This is nowhere near the ambiance and great food that used to be served at the Shrewsbury st location. They just changed the menu, and it was poor. Food was very sweet and very spicy. Steak fajitas were flavorless, steak was poor quality, and very little steak for $18. More like a college hangout than a unique Mexican restaurant that they used to be. Very loud and cold. Guacamole is still good. Stick with that and margaritas. I will not go back.
Reasonably priced Mexican restaurant acr ...
Reasonably priced Mexican restaurant across from the DCU Center. Parking garage is right there as well. Ultimately it's quite convenient. The guacamole was fabulous! We received our starters right away. Our server was polite and very efficient. Not sure why but even though we arrived between 6:15 and 6:25 (and mentioned we were attending the 8:00 show and wanted to depart by 7:40 or so) we received our main entrees at precisely 7:40. That was unfortunate. We ate in 10 minutes and departed. Will try it again though.
This restaurant had a great reputation a ...
This restaurant had a great reputation at its old address; since moving to the new location, the food quality (no specials, for example) has declined. My Fajitas were a pan of vegetables together overcooked with pieces of chicken thrown in; the beef in a friend's Fajitas had freezer burn. However, a salad, ordered by another friend was quite good.
Good moderately seasoned Mexican food an ...
Good moderately seasoned Mexican food and friendly staff, but the experience was spoiled by the deafening noise level. That was a compound of absurdly loud background music, stone and exposed metal surfaces and guests who talked at their own near shriek level to override the swells of chaos and cacophony. Sadly this spoiled an otherwise probably better than average kitchen's attempts.
My wife and I were going to see a band p ...
My wife and I were going to see a band play down the street and we wanted to have dinner close to where we were going. We like mexican cuisine and thought we would give it a try. They had free valet service which was a nice start to the evening! We had made reservations and our table was ready right away. The service ws exceptional. The waiter was at out table within a minute of us being seated and we ordered drinks which came quickly as well. We had the dinner for two which had a nice variety to choice from and that came quickly as well. Our waiter and the manager of the restaurant came by out table and ask us if we were enjoying the food.........we did! All-in-all, we had a terrific dinner experience.
Food was very good. The waitstaff was v ...
Food was very good. The waitstaff was very nice. There was a miscommunication between the wait staff so half way through our visit, we no longer had a waiter. Our new waiter was very apologetic and didn't charge us for dessert.
While it wasn't the best experience, we are willing to give it another chance.
The staff at Mezcal were amazing! We wer ...
The staff at Mezcal were amazing! We were there during flooding and the staff was working non-stop to do their best to accommodate diners. Because of flooding, the kitchen had to close but all staff kept calm and did their best to make sure customers were well taken care of. They definitely did their best in a bad situation.
The menu is extensive with countless Mar ...
The menu is extensive with countless Margarita and Tequila options. The food is great and a very fair value. The only negative??? The NOISE!!!! When this place is busy, forget having a quiet conversation, You will have to speak up to be heard!! Several times the waiter came to the table and I had to do my best lip reading to follow what he was saying. But in spite of the roar, we come back over an over. We strategically aim to get here during the earlier part of Dinner hour. In this way, at we can hear one another for part of our meal .
Service and staff were excellent! Eggpla ...
Service and staff were excellent! Eggplant appetizer was quite good, but burritos were smothered in the same overwhelming smoky sause, fillings (steak and chicken) were ok, but lacked pretty much anything else that defines a burrito!
I suppose it was a nouvelle take on Mexican food, but not what we were looking for.
Tried nothing else do can't comment, but not even remotely authentic Mexican fare
There was a very nice warm atmosphere. ...
There was a very nice warm atmosphere. We explained to the waitress that we didn't have a lot of time as we were going to a concert. We ordered guacamole which I would highly recommend it was extremely fresh and tasty and came with great chips. We all had different main courses which were all very tasty. Our waitress was very friendly with our drinks and food coming quickly as we had asked. We look forward to returning.
It's easy to find Mexican food---not so ...
It's easy to find Mexican food---not so easy to find good Mexican food. Mezcal provided it. The tequila selection was incredible and it helped that our waiter was quite knowledgeable about the range that was available. The food was well-conceived and executed, featuring traditional Mexican fare and innovative twists. Parking was easy and free and the location is right off of RT290 so it's not hard to find.
Went for my birthday. Asked to space out ...
Went for my birthday. Asked to space out our meals from appetizers, and they still came out when we didn't even finish our apps yet. So annoying. I wish we could just eat apps first, have 15-20 minutes break and then receive entrees.
The food is very good, especially the Me ...
The food is very good, especially the Mediterranean guacamole, and the mai tai margaritas were delicious, but for some reason I always forget how unusually LOUD this place is. Don't go here expecting to be able to hear your dining companions...and your voice may be hoarse from yell-talking across the table. It's fun, yes, but the music is SO loud.
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