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El Guapo Mexican Diner

301 2nd Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
(250) 423-9234
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English first
calgary, Alberta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I didn't have very high hopes going into El Guapo for dinner and still came out extremely disappointed. Below are my pros & cons. Pros: - Margaritas were very tasty and not blended which I like - They actually had real Mexican hot sauce, although not on the tables - I got up and grabbed it from the bar. -... More

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Calgary
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Some of the pictures posted are from their old location. They are now in a larger space and yes the other side of the building is a bar at night which is not the nicest thing to look at in the light of day. Ordered the drink special which was mojitos that night, came in a few different flavors and... More

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Calgary
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Frankly, I don't even know where to start with this place. But let's go with the pictures on Tripadvisor which are definitely not from the current incarnation of this restaurant. Now housed next to what appears to be a rave staging area, El Gaupo has none of the decor one would expect in the tackiest of north of the border... More

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I love Mexican, but this was just like bar Mexican. There wasn't anything particularly good about it and I clearly didn't read enough about it because it's definitely more of a bar setting then a restaurant setting. Most likely won't be going back to this place.

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The food was very good and also very affordable. We really enjoyed the place. The kids loved the food, and the portions were good.

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The food was overpriced, under spiced & they put very little alcohol in our drinks. The waitress knew little to nothing about the menu items & specials. This was our first trip to Canada & we were a little disoriented as Americans...they were not helpful at all. This doesn't bode well for a town that survives in tourism. Won't return... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Great experience!! The blonde haired waitress gave great advice on menu. Food was quick, hot ,tasty.

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Moose Jaw
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Best place in Fernie to eat out with kids. Moved to downtown in what used to be the Brickhouse I think.

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

What I like about Fernie is all the great places to go that are different. We really enjoyed the food here and the staff were great!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Came here on recommendation from a local front desk agent. Food was good nothing to write home about but our sever whom was also the owner was not friendly, he took my daughters food away before she was done and it felt like he was rushing us to Finnish

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Additional Information about El Guapo Mexican Diner

Address: 301 2nd Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 423-9234
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
Cuisine: Mexican

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