The Charlotte Observer featured the Concord location of El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant and three TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes. Five Yelpers give the Monroe location of El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant an average of three stars and seven Citysearchers give it an average of five stars.
Feeding the discerning palates of the local community for more than 25 years, Great Wall of China South earns its longtime success with a sweet and savory smorgasbord of meat and vegetarian dishes. Inside the eatery, grandiose fish tanks and candles emit a soft glow on tables, from which plated Chinese fare wafts its spiced decadence and helps customers make decisions from the extensive menu offerings. Culling tastes from land and sea, chefs top pepper steak with onions, dunk chicken in sauces such as teriyaki, and marry dishes of shrimp and broccoli under the watch of their proud parents. Lavish Sunday lunch buffets line up the eatery's popular dishes in a sampling of eats that give guests ideas for what to order on their next visit.
Within Studio Movie Grill's expansive auditoriums, towering screens enrapture audiences seated in plush leather recliners and at dining tables. As the familiar celebrity faces in blockbuster and cult-classic features deliver Oscar-worthy lines, sneakily quiet waiters deliver meals from a full menu decorated with more than 100 items, including gourmet pizzas, smoked ribs, and cocktails infused with the spirit of Daniel Day-Lewis. Bartenders at the lobby bar dole out glasses of premium liquors, wines, and draft beer before and after shows.
At both Charlotte locations, 1900 Mexican Grill's chefs grill up chicken for sizzling fajitas, prepare jumbo burritos, and craft classic Mexican dishes. The kitchen also prepares specialty entrees such as pan-seared snapper in an olive-and-tomato salsa, which diners can pair with a refreshing margarita.
Monterrey’s chef, born in the restaurant’s namesake city, populates a menu with traditional Mexican dishes such as chilis poblanos, five kinds of fajitas, and seafood. In the sizzling fajitas ($9.95+), strips of steak or chicken roll up into flour tortillas as soft as a mattress stuffed with daydreams, and chihuahua cheese melts inside two deep-fried poblano peppers ($9.95). Delight taste buds with seafaring dishes such as the camarones al chipotle, where shrimp mingles with vegetables in a creamy chipotle sauce ($12.95), or tackle 10 inches of soft tortilla with chicken or steak, rice, bell peppers, and surfer jargon in the Super California burger ($11.95). Although not covered by this deal, the cantina pours carafes of homemade sangria alongside lime and peach margaritas ($9.50/half pitcher).
Grilling up a menu of delicious southwestern-style cuisine, Phat inflates bellies with large servings of stomach fuel. Burritos ($5.56–$6.95) come with a choice of charbroiled protein filling, including chicken, fish, and steak, as well as heaps of rice, beans, cheese, and veggies. For variety, Phat Burrito also serves up tacos ($2.55–$3), quesadillas ($5.56–$6.95), and tortilla salads ($6.70–$6.95). Thirsty patrons can secure a soft drink and devour their meals in the restaurant's festive interior or—when the warm weather comes out of hibernation—on the picnic-style patio. This Groupon is also valid for carryout orders, accommodating customers who prefer dining at home.