Myrtle Beach Dining Spotlight: Mexico Lindo Restaurant Review

If you know me at all, you know I’m a sucker for good Mexican cuisine.

Fancy sit-down, quick-service counter ordering, delivery (yes, it exists), I don’t care. I love it all.

For whatever reason, though, I’d gone a few years between trips to Mexico Lindo. I can’t really explain it other than a lack of proximity during chow time. But considering where most of our golfers are parking for days on end, it hit me that anyone like me might just like to know more.

Mexico Lindo, set smack dab in the middle of Myrtle Beach city limits on Kings Highway, was a bit of a last-minute choice for a six-person, post-work trek. I’m going to mention first that it was 8:30 p.m. on a Friday night, with their standard closing time being 10 p.m.

We finally walked out the door at 10:30 without so much as a peep from staff to hustle along. It went a long way, and it was an exclamation point on an excellent round of meals.

Within minutes of sitting down, we had a couple bowls of cheese dip, four baskets of chips, multiple salsa options, three Margaronas (look into it, it’s a life saver) and a couple beers. We hadn’t so much as finished any of that when the bulk of our orders started arriving.

Working around the table, the group went with ground beef tacos and rice, the vegetable ACP (rice, topped with queso and veggies), a sizable bean burrito, a couple quesadillas (one chicken, one shrimp) and, yes, even a plain old order of nachos.

That guy never grew up, but whatever.

The food might as well have evaporated, because the six of us adults who’d all had a pretty long day destroyed everything on those plates in a matter of minutes. I mention that not only to describe how good everything was, but because we then hung around and talked for another 90 minutes or so while multiple staff members catered to every need and chatted us up about anything and everything.

We weren’t the only patrons dining at the start, but when we finally left, it was all about us.

The employees didn’t know us, but it didn’t matter.

Even if the food had not been top-notch, their attitudes would have carried plenty of weight. It’s pretty easy to see why Mexico Lindo is creeping up on 30 years of business.

Address: 2801 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
Phone: 843.626.4566
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