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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

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41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
559-683-0282
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 121
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    Very good
  • 62
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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Food at Reasonable Prices

This is the Mexican restaurant you should go to with a family. They have ample seating, even when very busy. They accommodate small and large groups. There is a full bar menu, although they do specialize in margaritas! Their bathrooms are updated with tile and kept very clean. The cactus garden is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Colette G
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Irvine, CA
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a very average Mexican restaurant. The service was good and the food came out fast, but it was just OK. The queso was good, the salsa was not.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is the Mexican restaurant you should go to with a family. They have ample seating, even when very busy. They accommodate small and large groups. There is a full bar menu, although they do specialize in margaritas! Their bathrooms are updated with tile and kept very clean. The cactus garden is magnificent! Great place to stop for a good... More 

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Paris, France
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

good Mexican food & drinks at very reasonable prices. Busy place ( this means it is popular ) which could be loud when there are groups & sport programs on TV. Better places for me are in the room with garden view. Big choices read on menu. Quick service.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This place was very busy when we came in. We were greeted and seated at a lovely table with a garden view. The garden is nice. It is a cactus garden and they have a lot of hummingbirds in the garden. It is so much fun to see these little hummingbirds flying around! We got taco chips and salsa right... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Good Mexican food at reasonable prices. Good service and good drinks. Clean and near the town on the way to Yosemite.

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Yosemite National Park, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This place is always great to get a bite to eat if you love Mexican food. The service is always great. The chips are always fresh & the salsa is tasty.

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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Wish I remembered our servers name as she was great, awesome margaritas and good chips and salsa kept coming out. Ordered #93 chicken fajitas - you cannot fault the portion size but very sparse on the chicken, no salsa, 'runny' guacamole and only three wraps to get about 10 wraps of food in....lol Green peppers, onion and rice were very... More 

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Sparks, Nevada, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

For the price, the food was OK. It was a little expensive for the quality. It looks to be popular with the locals and margaritas were flowing! It seemed a little cramped in the building, even though it is quite large. It was loud and hard to enjoy conversation.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Our food was not authentic...same ole Mexican plate with beans and rice. Not much chicken in enchiladas.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place was just okay. The portions were typical Mexican restaurant sized, with 100+ options. However, there wasn't much on the menu under $10. Large combo platters could feed 2 if you were looking for a way to offset costs. I had a chicken and a cheese enchilada. My husband got the large enchilada/taco platter. My brother opted for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: 559-683-0282

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?