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Papagãyo

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
D Street - West Broadway, Boston
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  • Don't forget it is Thanksgiving Day today. You may want to call to confirm this place is open.
  • Zuleika U.
    "Best Ronarita's try these!"(4 Tips)
    Jeannette L.
    "... prepared guacamole and tequila flights make for an amazing time out with friends...."(4 Tips)
    Caroline W.
    "Margaritas are fantastic and the fish taco seasoning is delicious."(19 Tips)
    SYESTO _.
    "fresh guacamole prepared table-side"(3 Tips)
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  • Sara S.
    Sara SigelAugust 10
    Coronaritas, fresh guac, and fish tacos give you the true Papagayo experience. Best for groups 👌
  • Leena A.
    Leena AlKadiJanuary 3
    Food was average
  • Yousif D.
    Yousif DNovember 18, 2016
    Amazing and tasty authentic Mexican dishes. Def I'll come back soon
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenSeptember 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Tacos at the bar are deliciousness! Try the fish and shortrib tacos…
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PiresJuly 29, 2016
    GUAC!!!! Enough said.
  • Lydia G.
    Lydia GardApril 23, 2016
    The queso fundido is incredible!
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SMarch 9, 2016
    Nice spot in seaport. Good margarita and guacamole
  • Brendan O.
    Brendan O'NeilMarch 8, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Cheap food & drinks 👍
  • Terence C.
    Terence ChanFebruary 20, 2016
    Good service. Good chips and guac. Got the short rib quesadilla. 3.5/5
  • C B.
    C BaileyNovember 17, 2015
    Awesome chicken quesadilla and guac!
  • Adam D.
    Adam DOctober 30, 2015
    Great quac & calamari
  • Brent G.
    Brent GatewoodOctober 24, 2015
    Queso, chips & salsa and the house Margarita
  • Foodiespr
    FoodiesprAugust 4, 2015
    The burrito was good but feels heavy, salsa taste weird but the guacamole was phenomenal
  • Jeannette L.
    Jeannette L.June 23, 2015
    Table-side prepared guacamole and tequila flights make for an amazing time out with friends. Great ambiance here, too!
  • Lia M.
    Lia MoreggiJune 15, 2015
    Tasty drinks. Get the fish tacos
  • Tri X.
    Tri XieFebruary 28, 2015
    The GUACAMOLE 😃
  • Michael R.
    Michael RieglerJanuary 22, 2015
    Fish tacos, best I ever had!
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PapastamelosDecember 29, 2014
    Not the best mexican food in boston but the ronaritas and ambience are plenty. Fish tacos are elegant and delicious.
  • Caroline W.
    Caroline WhiteDecember 14, 2014
    Margaritas are fantastic and the fish taco seasoning is delicious. Definitely recommend as an authentic mexican spot in Boston.
  • Diana R.
    Diana Ruiz OlveraDecember 6, 2014
    Make sure you try the fish or veggie street tacos!
  • Ryan M.
    Ryan McMorrowOctober 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Margaritas are strong and in charge. Food is good, reasonably priced.
  • Laurel D.
    Laurel DesrosierOctober 20, 2014
    Amazing service, amazing food, awesome decor, and delicious drinks. Margaritas are big and sangria is delicious--for $45 got about 8 glasses of sangria out of a pitcher.
  • Natalia P.
    Natalia PflegerSeptember 29, 2014
    Cocktails, salads, appetizers.
  • Thas S.
    Thas SethSeptember 27, 2014
    Salsa mania
  • Jonathan
    JonathanAugust 23, 2014
    Cheapish mexican. Better atmosphere than the one in downtown crossing!
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a Rona Rita ($12) which is a small Corona beer engulfed in a house margarita. Unique, refreshing and pretty awesome!
  • Chris M.
    Chris MetzAugust 13, 2014
    They make the guacamole right in front of you to order! Delicious!
  • Adam S.
    Adam SigelAugust 12, 2014
    I don't really like margaritas or guacamole but I get both every time I come here. SO good.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HerrmannAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great fish tacos
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CMay 27, 2014
    Get the Rona Rita.
  • runner d.
    runner dFebruary 22, 2014
    Side of black beans (veg) was delicious and tostada (aka taco salad) included chopped veggies like carrots and broccoli. But the service was poor and the place has a cavernous chain-restaurant vibe.
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChowFebruary 12, 2014
    1) Tacos de Atun. 2) Fish tacos. 3) Fresh guac prepared by your table. 4) Tequila tequila tequila
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenNovember 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    That big cup in the tequila flight stand is for limes
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenNovember 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The fish tacos here are excellent! Order with a tequila flight for full effect :-)
  • Mark S.
    Mark SauterNovember 23, 2013
    Great bar scene. Very reasonable prices for the area.
  • Sofia R.
    Sofia RasytėNovember 21, 2013
    Best guacamole I've ever had, fantastic fish tacos and a great atmosphere
  • Meg
    MegNovember 8, 2013
    The BEST margaritas...but they don't use sour mix, just alcohol and fruit juices so beware!
  • Cameron R.
    Cameron RyanSeptember 27, 2013
    The guacamole is made table side! Its so good!! The churros are amazing!!
  • Adam B.
    Adam B.August 31, 2013
    Great guac and v.strong drinks but the rest of the food is just poorly spiced Mexican food with no creativity or pizzazz and the service is r-u-d-e as h-e-l-l!!
  • Marina R.
    Marina RyazanskayaJuly 28, 2013
    Their guacamole and sangria are the best I've ever had so far
  • Jace C.
    Jace ColeJuly 14, 2013
    Awesome table side made guacamole
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJuly 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the grilled oysters — they're Island Creeks!
  • Lisa
    LisaJune 20, 2013
    Table side guacamole. That is all.
  • Delyn S.
    Delyn SimonsJune 4, 2013
    Best Tequila Display Evar.
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff PMay 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Guacamole - Have to order it spicy so you get jalepeños. Made at the table. Delicious.
  • Vincent C.
    Vincent ChaoMay 7, 2013
    Fresh made-at-the-table guacamole is awesome. As are the fish tacos.
  • Brittany D.
    Brittany DelaneyApril 17, 2013
    Strawberry jalapeño margarita is out of this world! Undoubtedly the best 'rita in town.
  • Becky C.
    Becky CurranMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    They have the best guacamole!
  • Greg M.
    Greg MaierMarch 5, 2013
    Fish tacos are a must! Flan is amazing too!
  • Ryan T.
    Ryan TaylorFebruary 11, 2013
    They made Guacamole right in front of us to our taste!
  • Andrea
    AndreaFebruary 8, 2013
    Killer margs and fresh homemade guac made table side? Yes please.
  • Erica
    EricaJanuary 12, 2013
    No seriously. This is the best. guac. ever.
  • Peter M.
    Peter MacdonaldDecember 27, 2012
    Guacamole made at your table... Wow
  • Scott R.
    Scott ReillyDecember 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    You need to be in your late 20s early 30s or escorted by someone who is the hang here
  • Taylor C.
    Taylor ChenevertNovember 24, 2012
    Service is slow but the food is amazing!!! Get the fish tacos!
  • BostonKate
    BostonKateNovember 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Join the Tequila club! Order the guac- it's the best in the city
  • Rue La La
    Rue La LaSeptember 5, 2012
    Nothing beats this Mexican spot in Fort Point - their margaritas are some of the best we've had. Make sure to sign up for their Tequila Club, as the prizes get bigger with the more varieties you try.
  • Sara F.
    Sara FlemingSeptember 1, 2012
    Try the guacamole (made at your table), and the strawberry jalapeño margaritas. Beware the super-wobbly bar tables!
  • Taylor M.
    Taylor MurphyAugust 8, 2012
    try the guacamole. EXTRA spicy!
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MaynardAugust 6, 2012
    I requested a special extra hot sauce and OMG this might be the best Mexican meal I have ever eaten. This is HOT sauce and the food and margarita are fantastic!!!
  • Jay J.
    Jay JapraJune 29, 2012
    2 things: ronaritas and tequila sno cones....
  • Zuleika U.
    Zuleika UribeJune 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Ronarita's try these!
  • SYESTO _.
    SYESTO _May 29, 2012
    Go with the fresh guacamole prepared table-side and the fresh Mexican beers on tap.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzMay 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the table-side guacamole. It's awesome!
  • Sharmeen I.
    Sharmeen IslamApril 9, 2012
    The chili dusted calamari is AMAZING!
  • Bryan R.
    Bryan RoyMarch 31, 2012
    Best Mexican in Boston
  • Susan S.
    Susan SherwinMarch 18, 2012
    Finally - Boston gets Mexican right! Great mix between urban modern and casual.
  • Michael C.
    Michael ConnollyMarch 9, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Hottest Host Staff by far!
  • Deann M.
    Deann MarinMarch 8, 2012
    Excellent margaritas and food. Good prices too.
  • Caitlin
    CaitlinMarch 2, 2012
    Fish tacos are delish!
  • Kate W.
    Kate WardropJanuary 31, 2012
    Try the RonaRita, a margarita with an upside down Corona in it!
  • Boston Phoenix
    Boston PhoenixJanuary 18, 2012
    They've got a gazillion tequilas, to start with. Some dishes that stood out for our critic were the tableside ceviche, the fish tacos, and the side-dish black beans and platanos.
  • Jenny N.
    Jenny NDecember 29, 2011
    Get the guacamole --made fresh tableside! Entourage margarita is super strong
  • christianne
    christianneDecember 10, 2011
    Save your appetite for an equally expensive place in the South End. Not worth the trouble....at all
  • SurfSET Fitness
    SurfSET FitnessNovember 19, 2011
    a Coconut Margarita....what more could you ask for??
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren A.November 4, 2011
    Best made to order guacamole....tableside!!
  • Erick W.
    Erick WeberOctober 25, 2011
    Grab a reservation or risk waiting.
  • Julie R.
    Julie RedardOctober 3, 2011
    Loved the house margarita!_
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistSeptember 20, 2011
    Where else can you find Tequila Snow Cones? They're available in Pineapple, Prickly Pear, or Watermelon, and come in fours - like the Plastics in Mean Girls, but friendlier. Read more
  • AskMen
    AskMenSeptember 15, 2011
    At this Fort Point Mexican restaurant, you can drink your way through Mexico with tequila flights that help you taste three styles of tequila from one brand side by side. Read more
  • Allen R.
    Allen R.September 15, 2011
    Guacamole prepared tableside and chili-dusted calamari are must-haves. Service was great at lunchtime.
  • Erick W.
    Erick WeberAugust 23, 2011
    Grab a reservation to save the lengthy waits.
  • Eric H.
    Eric HonJuly 25, 2011
    Went for Sunday brunch: food was delicious, service was friendly and attentive, drinks were fantastic. Will definitely visit again and recommend highly!
  • Calvin C.
    Calvin ChanJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm not a fan of guac, but it's insanely good here; easily the best I've ever had. Get it spicy!
  • Thomas
    ThomasJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Rona-Ritas Rule! If you're not up to go for the whole rainbow of flavors, I suggest mango.
  • Kel K.
    Kel KellyJune 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I don't care where in the world you have traveled -- the grilled corn on the cob will be the best you have ever had.
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FMay 24, 2011
    Margs are big and strong! Busy at happy hour even on a tuesday!
  • Brad U.
    Brad UnglertMay 16, 2011
    Muchaka Meat!!!!
  • Brad U.
    Brad UnglertMay 16, 2011
    Sour cream girl is wrong. It's only $1.50
  • Justin M.
    Justin MartiniMay 15, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Mariachi band during brunch is amazing!
  • Greg L.
    Greg LekarczykApril 3, 2011
    Guac is bangin!!!
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityMarch 15, 2011
    With a staggering 141 tequilas, Papagayo will turn you into an aficionado while immersing you in an atmosphere of bright reds, oranges and greens. (They only get more vibrant after a few rounds).
  • Ally G.
    Ally GrossMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing food and drink selection....def get the guac!!
  • Thao N.
    Thao NguyenMarch 13, 2011
    Watermelon habenero margarita is worth trying if you're in the mood for a kickin'!
  • Brad D.
    Brad DalbeckFebruary 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing tequila selection!!!
  • Joyce E.
    Joyce ElvenJanuary 31, 2011
    Love mango? Tequila? Basil? Try the "Bango!"
  • Ronda B.
    Ronda Billings MorraJanuary 29, 2011
    The Carne Asada is devine! Get the guacamole. They make it fresh tableside. Drinks are fantastic too.
  • Jodie M.
    Jodie McmenaminJanuary 10, 2011
    Tacos al tuna are amazing and the guacamole
  • Katie H.
    Katie HauserDecember 28, 2010
    Bring your own sour cream. $3.00 a side, yikes!
  • Katie H.
    Katie HauserDecember 7, 2010
    Freshly made guac is a winner and the burritos are the real deal. The prices can't be beat and the food tops other local favorites like cactus club and salsas.
  • Diane K.
    Diane KaplanNovember 24, 2010
    Yummy food, great music, and EXCEPTIONAL service
  • pappas
    pappasNovember 20, 2010
    Patron silver rocks two limes and a splash of cran and an order of the grilled corn. Salude
  • adam f.
    adam fullertonNovember 10, 2010
    "grab a date or a few desperadoes and head into this space, which looks like how a Mexican Willy Wonka would envision a fully stocked tequila bar" - Urban Daddy
  • Curt W.
    Curt WoodwardOctober 25, 2012
    Stale-ass tortilla chips.
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