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Buenavista Mexican Cantina

3045 Mountain Cove Blvd SE, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763-7202
+1 256-533-9890
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
3045 Mountain Cove Blvd SE, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763-7202
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a must visit. Great food - the Chicken Tortilla Soup is out of this world. Hint: Put all the ingredients int he bowl at the same time - WOW!!! Happy hour margaritas are very reasonable! Eat on the patio if the weather...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Excellent location in Hampton Cove or Owen's crossloads in transit from Huntsville to Lake Guntersville. Best deal is the enchilada 4 in one combo with one beef, one chicken, one cheese, and one bean enchilada with rice and beans for $11. More than enough for...More

Thank jeff_in_bama
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This has been a popular local restaurant for years. The quality of food, but especially service, is steadily declining. Staff is inattentive and management unconcerned. Don’t fall for the gimmick specials.

Thank jtm517
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I’m kind of picky about where I eat Mexican food but Buenavista has worked its way into the rotation. I’ve eaten here a couple times lately and it was very good both times. They usually have a food special and a drink special each day...More

Thank Anthony-Mary C
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The $12 burrito that I ordered was supposed to have steak, potatoes and mushrooms. There might have been a single sliced mushroom and a sliced FRENCH FRY inside (you can't make this up). It was cooked in some type of bottled sauce or seasoning and...More

Thank khg16
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We loved the decorations and the music.. The food arrived quickly and was very good. We all ordered something different and were pleased with our choices. The service wasn't very attentive, but it was lunch so maybe they were just extra busy. Will definitely stop...More

Thank Foster22
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We visited the Buenavista restaurant for lunch recently. We arrived around 11:30 and were quickly seated in a booth. The decorations and atmosphere in the restaurant is upscale from what we've experienced in other Mexican restaurants. The complimentary chips and salsa were promptly delivered to...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

It was very fresh and hot. They do good at plating the dishes when coming out. It was very delicious.

Thank AmandaFreemon26
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Buenavista is not my favorite Mexican in town, but it is definitely the best in the Cove. Seating is usually quick. Staff are always friendly, helpful, and fast. Good prices. I almost always get the Burrito Con Papas- absolutely delicious! I'm not a fan of...More

Thank dawgmc
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here. The service is fast and the staff is pleasant. We never have any problems.

Thank armywife1000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3045 Mountain Cove Blvd SE, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763-7202
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Owens Cross Roads
  • Phone Number: +1 256-533-9890
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