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El Mexicano

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166 South Main Street, Willits, CA 95490-3504
(707) 459-5702
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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always friendly service and delicious food

I love this place! Always friendly, prompt service and their shrimp enchiladas are my favorite Mexican dish anywhere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
april_lee10
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Willits, California
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Willits, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love this place! Always friendly, prompt service and their shrimp enchiladas are my favorite Mexican dish anywhere.

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Portland, Oregon
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196 reviews 196 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This little family run restaurant provides great service from friendly and accommodating people. The food ranges from good to great, depending on the selections. I have been here a few times with locals. It is their favorite. If you are in Willits, this would be a good place to try.

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Willits, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I'm local and it's the only restaurant in town where I eat. Consistently good, great variety. Chips and salsa are good and come with your meal.

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San Leandro, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

The shabby interior might make some people want to walk right past this place, but don't miss out on the tasty food and great service inside! The great reviews are well earned. The salsa was really good, the rellenos were absolutely delicious, and the enchiladas were good too. The rice and beans were fantastic! Seriously, some of the best beans... More 

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Tamuning, Guam
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great Mexican food with fast service and ample portions. In fact, portions are large enough that the ala carte menu is sufficient for me; the combination plates would be too much! Food is tasty. Staff is friendly and accommodating. So good, we ate there twice in four days. Will definitely eat there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

There was lots to choose from on the menu. The Super burritos a la carte were fresh and just the right size. Their chips and salsa were also very good.

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minnesota
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95 reviews 95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Restaurant located on main. Service was quick and friendly. Not that hungry so just ordered ala carte but the taco and beans were great. Beer available both on tap and in bottles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I grew up most of my life in Texas. My friends were mostly of Mexican decent. I was exposed to the best Mexican anyone could think of. When I moved to Northern California I missed the authentic Mexican food I was enjoying so much in the past. However, I found it at El Mex. This place is wonderful. The food... More 

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Fort Bragg, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Small, family run resturant, service is good but food is bland.

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Willits, CA
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8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Can't go wrong eating out at El Mex. Good Mexican food. Excellent service. Family owned and managed with love and care. Nicely decorated. Open 6 days a week Monday-Saturday. Lunch and dinner though they have added some breakfast items to their menu. Very dependable place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 166 South Main Street, Willits, CA 95490-3504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Willits
  • Phone Number: (707) 459-5702

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm

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