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El Mexicano

701 North Harbor, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Ranked #55 of 72 Restaurants in Fort Bragg
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 3, 2014
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Fort Bragg, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The food is good and has some spice in it. They have a good menu and we think it is the best Mexican food in Fort Bragg.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

When we're in town - we always hit El Mexicano - it's one of our favorite places! Although, the service has changed significantly over the past decade. Warm & friendly smiles aren't the 'norm', but the food's still great & we'll be back!

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Fort Bragg, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Both the Willits & Fort Bragg restaurants have been the same for decades....They are ALWAYS dependable for great food. I like all of it. Their beans are to die for!

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Mendocino, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

One not of importance is that the food is consistently great as well as authentic. They are not reluctant to serve excellent spicy salsa with fresh chips, a great change from getting bland, flavorless salsa with no kick as you find in many restaurants. Their menu partions are fairly generous and the food is always served hot. If you search... More

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FB, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I like to give most of the restaurants a try, and this was one of them. There are about 6 Mexican restaurants in town, and this is my least favorite. Nothing special, would have preferred Taco Bell

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

First off, we enter the restaurant n a waitress sees us as she is taking orders back and forth, passing us several times only to say hi. We finally got tired n seated ourselves even though it was not busy at all with 3 tables busy n no one ordering. We ordered our food which was a super burrito, chili... More

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Saskatchewan, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We loved this little spot. The food was tasty and there were some unique offerings on the menu. I tried the cactus...spicy but good.

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Big Rapids, Michigan
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is an authentic place to eat. Food is tasty, and very reasonably priced. In the harbor area. Definitely recommend for lunch or dinner.

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Minden, Nevada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The food here is very good and the prices are moderate.Always have had a good meal here over the last 20 years. In my opinion, this is the best Mexican reastaurant around. You can't beat the location!

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DeWitt, Michigan, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

It's nice when a Mexican restaurant actually serves authentic Mexican food, and not the water-downed, Tex-Mex that so many Americans are used to now.

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