Armando's Mexican Restaurant


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Beloved Mexican restaurant serves up tortas, steak, and seafood tacos in a welcoming atmosphere

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Promotional value expires Feb 26, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per table. Not valid for lunch buffet. Lunch option available open to 2pm. Dinner options available after 2pm. Must purchase 1 food item. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$22 for dinner for two (up to a $41.65 total value)

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  • Two shared appetizers (up to an $11.75 value each)
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Armando's Mexican Restaurant

It's Friday night at 1 a.m., and all you want in the whole world is a taco. Luckily, Armando's Mexican Restaurant is there, ready to serve you a dish and maybe pour you a margarita nightcap. Though it's open late, Armando's is no sleepy dive—even after midnight, it's typical to see a line of people waiting to snag one of the tile-topped tables. Nearly a half-century after opening—and almost 30 years after the Tigers celebrated their 1984 World Series title there—the restaurant is still one of the city's most beloved. The Huffington Post recently named it as a staple of Detroit's Mexican-food scene. CBS Local praised their signature sizzling fajitas for their juicy marinade, and also declared that Armando's has "one of the best tortas" in Detroit.

Aside from the lauded, eclectic menu—which includes Cuban sandwiches, Spanish steak, and the perennially popular Baja seafood tacos—it's easy to see why the restaurant retains such a following. Warm yellow walls hung with vintage photos give the dining room a homey feel, while a covered patio beckons with colorful flags and twinkling lights. The casual atmosphere invites guests to linger over a peach margarita while watching the game on flat-screen TVs, or to camp out at a table once mariachi players begin to strum a lively tune. Luckily, Armando's makes it hard for anyone to overstay their welcome: they're open until 2 a.m. Sunday–Thursday and until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Customer Reviews

Always great food and good service ...
Anthoney A. · October 29, 2014
Be prepared for good food and a pleasant atmosphere.
Mark S. · April 26, 2014
Good parking lot at rear of bldg. Greeted warmly and seated promptly. The wait staff was top notch, friendly, helpful and attentive. I would dine here again. Much better than what is a very popular Mexican restaurant in the area. The food was ample and very good.
Mary L. · March 20, 2014

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