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English first
Cullman, Alabama
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

First i want to say the young lady that waited on us was awesome. Not her fault food was unedible. Five of us went during lunch. The adults have ate there in the past and good food. One adult and two children got sick after eating there. Stomach cramps and diarrhea. Food greasy. Cheese dip weird. Beans looked like alpo... More 

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Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The food is unlike any other Mexican place I have tried in every place I've been! They are one of a kind!! I recommend this as a must try if you are visiting or live in the area!!

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Hazel Green, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The food is good. Been in Huntsville for years. The buffet is priced well. You leave waddling out the door, you are so full.

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Good basic Mexican food and the best refried beans anywhere! A staple in Huntsville since the 1960s!

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

El Palacio has been in the same location, with the same great food for over 40 (forty) years. duh.... it way good A Huntsville ICON

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Top Contributor
361 reviews 361 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Have been dining at El Palacio for over 20 years and still enjoy very much. They used to have a Wednesday night all you can eat buffet that was a family tradition our us. They no longer have that and it just broke our heart. The lunch buffet is a one trip only but it's awesome. I think their refried... More 

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HSV, AL
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

usually only go at lunch for the buffet and get the same thing. rice,beans,beef enchilada,chili relleno. the relleno is wonderful. loaded with cheese and yummy. not like the authentic which i dont like. the beans are even extra yummy. no doubt this probably wouldnt be good to eat all the time because it's "heavy" food- even looks fattening and kinda... More 

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near Birmingham AL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Nothing, anywhere in Bama, compares to the wonderful food at El Palacio! The decor and ambience is something out of the sixties, and the food... well it is true TEX MEX (not authentic Mex but much better). Every time I am in the area my car just naturally turns into the parking lot...

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Laceys Spring, Alabama, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We arrived an hour before closing time. Food was terrible, tasted like it had been reheated. The waitress told us the bar was closed. What bar??? We just wanted a beer. No smiles, no happy people. Just crankiness and bad service. Kind of expensive too.

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Alabama, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

El Palacios is by far our favorite Mexican restaurant! The yellow cheese dip is so good and the enchiladas, beans and rice are all good. Love the quacamole salads (ask them to add shredded cheese though). I have been going there since I was a kid. They really need to remodel the building some and add better bathrooms. Even better... More 

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Additional Information about El Palacio

Address: Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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