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Los Molcajetes

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211 Liberty Square, Norwalk, CT
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Tue 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Description: Fabulous local Mexican restaurant. Great food freshly prepared, and a...
Fabulous local Mexican restaurant. Great food freshly prepared, and a truly Mexican crowd.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
authentic home style Mexican food

Authentic high quality homestyle Mexican food. Not a lot of phony "ambience"" but clean unpretentious and family friendly. The food is among the very best I've had anywhere north of the border. We have become regulars and just love it. The prices for this quality make it bargain of a hidden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Wilton, Connecticut
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Wilton, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Authentic high quality homestyle Mexican food. Not a lot of phony "ambience"" but clean unpretentious and family friendly. The food is among the very best I've had anywhere north of the border. We have become regulars and just love it. The prices for this quality make it bargain of a hidden gem. Sunday Carnitas and chile rellenos are among our... More 

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Stamford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Just left this little surprise with my kids and husband. It's not much to look at from the outside, but man...it is full of flavor, delicious food and friendly service. Fresh homemade chips and great salsa are served while waiting for your meal. Delicious! I had the Bistec Mexicanos and was really happy I did. Steak was pounded flat and... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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273 reviews 273 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

East Norwalk is blessed with a number of very good, authentic and inexpensive Mexican restaurants, this among the newest. Nothing fancy inside, but an extensive menu of the usual fare at very cheap prices. The salsa they bring with chips is incredibly hot as are a number of the dishes. Maybe too hot. The tacos were a bit dry but... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We very much liked the authentic style mexican food, and the margaritas were very good. But the service was extremely slow. There were 6 in our group. The drinks came 2 at a time, spread out by about 20 minutes. We all had frozen margaritas. It seemed there were only 2 people working that night.

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Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We decided to stop by on a Sunday afternoon after church. This place won't win any awards for ambiance if you are looking for a fine dining establishment - dated with banners and signage from beer companies. What you do get though is great food. Don't come here if you are expecting taco bell - do come if you want... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My husband and I ate there last night and had a really great meal for the price. We shared a rice with mixed seafood, a shrimp taco, a sope and a quesadilla plus 2 drinks for $35. Everything was really fresh and tasty. The salsas (all four of them they gave us) were really great. If you are looking for... More 

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Naples, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I found this place late one night looking for something to eat.. Everything else was closed sot it was slim pickings.. Drove past then came back... Glad I did the food is really good.. The chips come with 4 different kinds of salsa on my they are all very good, but my favorite is the guacamole salsa... Oh My God... More 

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BRATTLEBORO
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

We were thinking about Mexican food for lunch and based on the reviews we saw, we decided to give this lace a try. 46 seats and not much in the way of atmosphere but the food...outstanding! You start off with a variety (4) of salsas, all fresh and with different levels of heat. My wife had tacos-one beef and one... More 

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Rowayton, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Total gem. Full of Mexican families. Beautifully and freshly made LOCAL food. Embarrassingly cheap. I go there every 10-14 days. Start with the drinks menu...order a Casuela if you dare (a huge terracotta bowl....yes bowl...of 3 spirits, fruit and naranja). Or a Cantarito (similar but smaller). Or Horchata for the non-drinkers. Or for the adventurous beer drinkers order Micheladas (just... More 

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South Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

For a small place off the beaten path, you will be thrilled. I have been here several times and always loved the food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 Liberty Square, Norwalk, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Fabulous local Mexican restaurant. Great food freshly prepared, and a truly Mexican crowd.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?