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Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine, Medford, NJ

Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine

4.8
4.8
313 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Try our fresh food! We have the best food around and an atmosphere to match.
Try us and you’ll be convinced! Our recipes are authentic and time-tested and our ingredients are always fresh.

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2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Mexican

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tue–Sat 11:00 am–3:30 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (609) 257-3459

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Medford

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking available!

  • Additional

    BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 313 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

    Mexican

  • New Jersey Suburbs

    Best Value

  • New Jersey Suburbs

    Fit for Foodies

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food is always excellent here.
  2. LE

    LenE

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Fantastic food as always at this Medford staple!!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was incredible!
  4. JS

    JohnS

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    My wife and I went here for the first time, great Mexican food.
  5. C

    Corey

    Philadelphia

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on October 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great. Our table was ready when we arrived. The service was outstanding, and the portions were delicious and filling.
  6. BS

    BillS

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very fresh Service was wonderful Recommend to friends
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this place! The food was amazing. And BYOB!! Birria tacos were to die for 10000/10. Will be coming back.
  8. S

    Suzie

    Philadelphia

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service are excellent!
  9. VR

    ValerieR

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best Mexican food around! So lucky to live around the corner!
  10. C

    Cljj

    Philadelphia

    71 reviews

    5.0

    71 reviews

    Dined on August 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had an enjoyable birthday dinner here, with excellent authentic Mexican food beautifully presented by a kind and efficient waitstaff. Highly recommend!
  11. RP

    RoselleP

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    So fresh and delicious. We had the guacamole and shrimp ceviche. We also had the short ribs and brisket tacos which were absolutely to die for. I’m not a big Mexican food fan but I will be back here over and over again!
  12. CL

    ClaireL

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant. Yesterday we went for the Restaurant Week menu and it was one of the best meals of my life. This is a hidden gem, and it never disappoints!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was absolutely incredible, very generous portions, great friendly service, very average pricing.
  14. MC

    MeganC

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Not many choices for kids, which is on us. Food was ok, not great. It’s byob and they charge $6 for sour Margherita mix/juice that is not good. I would pay $6 for a margarita with actual alcohol. The corn was awesome, the plantains were good but the tacos were average to sub par. Our kids like the horchata and is probably the only thing we would go back for.
  15. w

    wmhenry

    New York Area

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cielito Lindo is our "go to" place for Mexican Cuisine in central Jersey. The food is fantastic, the value is great, and the service is always excellent (we are always pleased to have Lorena serve us!). You can't go wrong at this wonderful family run restaurant!
  16. LB

    LeonardB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best hidden gem in south Jersey great Mexican restaurant.👍👍👍
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious and so fresh!
  18. S

    Snake

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious dinner with great service in cheerful atmosphere.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome, very authentic and HEALTHY Mexican cuisine!!! Very happy, friendly waitstaff! Will definitely be back!
  20. J

    Jerseydiner

    Philadelphia

    63 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely wonderful food We both had fish entrees and the fish was fresh and perfectly cooked. Delicious guacamole! A complimentary appetizer of homemade chips covered in Mole and Cohorst cheese A very extensive menu! We will be back soon!
  21. PS

    PandS

    Philadelphia

    30 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Overall food was good. But unfortunately it appears they only had two people working here. Those two people seemed a bit confused and service was extremely slow. Took almost 45 minutes to bring our entrées. And then 20 minutes later they brought out my soup along with other sides. They were very pleasant and we’re trying their best and without being too harsh their past was not all that well. They look like they had been doing it a while but seemed very confused and overwhelmed at the same time. Don’t know if I just caught them on a bad night but not so sure I will be returning here.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is always very good here!
  23. P

    Paul

    Philadelphia

    36 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The birria is to die for!!! Order it and make yourself very happy! We will be back for another date night
  24. ST

    ShainaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was wonderful!! Highly recommend
  25. KR

    KimR

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    1.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    We were excited to try this place and unfortunately were extremely disappointed. Ordered fajitas - it doesn’t come with tortillas - you have to ask. They came and were corn tortillas. Also didn’t come with sour cream, guacamole or pico. Asked for those sides and was charged extra for all 3. The chicken was thin and hard and dry. The cost definitely wasn’t worth any meal we ordered. Not likely to return and will not recommend.
  26. EB

    ElizabethB

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent dinner! They are vegan friendly as well, just ask.
  27. F

    Foodlovers729

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Unfortunately server was very rude. Food was not great. Portions however were a very good size. I would not recommend.
  28. PW

    PWNJ

    Philadelphia

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brought my sons and they loved it.
  29. w

    wmhenry

    New York Area

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is a jewel of a restaurant! The food is inventive and fun, and always fresh. Plus - the service is excellent! We always hope that Lorena will be our server! You can't go wrong at Cielito Lindo . . .
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great environment, great people
  31. D

    Dave

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This has become my favorite Mexican Restaurant in South Jersey.

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022Thank you for the warm words Dave! Looking forward to seeing you again soon 🙂

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family appeal. Was very very good

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022Thanks for the review! Hope to have you again soon.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food5service1ambience5
    The wanted to refuse the reservation outside when we only eat outdoors and it was my moms birthday

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022We are sorry that the service was not great for your dining experience! Our front staff's initial unaccommodating manner goes against our philosophy of putting our customers first. We realize that we need to provide more detailed instructions to our staff on what to do in these situations. We hope that you will give us a chance to demonstrate our improved service in the near future!

  34. S

    Sally

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Fish tacos were amazing! Crispy fish, just the right amount of cabbage and sauce on warm corn tortillas. Leonardo was an attentive waiter and stopped to check on us often. Reasonable prices-the best Mexican restaurant consistently in the area.

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022Thank you for the review Sally! We are happy that you had a positive dining experience and will make sure to let Leonardo know that you enjoyed his service.

  35. JP

    JasonP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding as always. Authentic and unique dishes you won’t find at many places.

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022Thank you so much for the kind words Jason! We hope to see you again soon 🙂

  36. h

    hateit

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1
    wouldn't come back. small portions and overpriced food, no alcohol, extremely loud, bad service

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022We are extremely sorry that you had a negative dining experience with us! We highly appreciate your patronage and feedback. Unfortunately, we are unable to change our prices too much as they reflect market prices but we will make sure to be more conscious about our restaurant's noise level and focus on refining our service via increased and improved training for our front staff.

  37. L

    Lisa6796

    Seattle

    19 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    There was no mention of a special menu for Cinco de Mayo when I booked. We had little kids that would not eat any of the food offered. When I asked about a kids menu we were told that what was on the special menu was what was offered. So my kids ate $5 sides of rice. Entrees were $18 each with no sides, so add $5 for rice on those as well. Too pricey for the food offered. My fish tacos were bland and on the wrong kind of tortilla than I ordered.

    Cielito Lindo Mexican CuisineResponded on May 25, 2022We apologize for the lack of transparency about the special Cinco de Mayo menu! In the future, we will make sure that our special menus for holidays are clearly conveyed on OpenTable. Moreover, we are sorry that your server was unaccommodating when you asked to be provided with a kids menu. We strive to put our customers' needs first and will instruct our staff to be accommodating when faced with similar situations. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will give us another chance soon!

  38. ME

    MiltonE

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    The waiter took very long to bring our soup. My meal was almost cold.
  39. IL

    jILLw

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    Food was cold. Didn’t taste good. Service as terrible.
  40. PW

    PWNJ

    Philadelphia

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Super nice.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (609) 257-3459.

Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine is rated 4.8 stars by 313 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Cielito Lindo Mexican Cuisine

185 Route 70, Medford, NJ 08055

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Medford

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tue–Sat 11:00 am–3:30 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Mexican

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking available!

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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