The Prickly Pear

Mexican Restaurant
637 Williamson Road, Mooresville, NC 28117 637 Williamson Road, Mooresville Directions
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+17047990875
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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Mexican, Californian, Southwestern
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    Closed
    Mon-Thu
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Fri-Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Mexican, Californian, Southwestern
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
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Report | 12 days ago
Everyone we saw there ordered the fajitas, and though I am sure they are wonderful, people should branch out and try some of the other more interesting menu items. We have had nothing that hasn't been wonderful here. Be adventurous!
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Report | 11 days ago
The Prickly Pear is upscale, gourmet Mexican food that has to be tasted to be truly appreciated. We had dinner on their patio, which is right on Lake Norman, and watched the moon come up over the water. It was a warm, clear night to appreciate their beautiful food presentations, excellent service & recommendations, delicious sangria choices & dessert tray. Never a disappointing dinner at Prickly Pear!!
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Report | 12 days ago
Food is outstanding. Servers are friendly and very accommodating. You can't beat sitting outside by the lake on a warm summer evening drinking sangria!
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Report | 12 days ago
Get reservations, sit out by the lake, order the Marbella, tableside Guacomole and the Pineapple Roasted Margaritas.
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Report | 12 days ago
Be prepared for a treat!
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Report | 11 days ago
Simply Excellent! Perfectly seasoned, mouth watering food with excellent service. If you love outdoor dining, the patio is a treat. We will return.
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Report | 13 days ago
Outside is the best watching the lake Allow some time. Service was a slow tonight (5/13/15)
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Report | 13 days ago
Amazing food and service!!
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Report | 12 days ago
Food and service was amazing
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Report | 13 days ago
It is a great place to go for special occasions. it is an upscale Mexican restaurant. the food is delicious and it looks as good as it tastes. The atmosphere is very nice and romantic. Great place to celebrate an anniversary! We will be going back.
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From Our Editors

On Val Panizzut's first visit to his wife’s Mexican hometown, the co-owner of The Prickly Pear vowed he would name his first restaurant after the delicious fruit borne from cacti. Today, the fruition of that fruit-inspired idea offers expansive views of Lake Norman from its generous windows or patio seats, as well a menu of Mexican cuisine. Not content with just offering traditional tacos and burritos, the kitchen crafts modern Mexican dishes that have earned it numerous local press mentions. They pair the usual flavors of cotija cheese, chipotles and cilantro with, for example, fruits such as pear, mango, and pineapple, all in an effort to add savory, piquant, or sweet depth to shrimp dishes and adobo-rubbed chicken. To augment the adventurous atmosphere, live musical acts entertain guests on Thursday and Sunday nights—but they never say in advance exactly where in the restaurant they’ll hide as they play.

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