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El Campesino

6630 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
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Ranked #21 of 61 restaurants in Dawsonville
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Oct 13, 2013
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66% Recommend
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English first
Dawsonville, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We love El Campesino. Of course we go all the time so they know us.The portions are perfect and the food is always fresh. We've been in before and wanted something that didn't appear on the menu. After talking it over with the server, it came out just as we pictured. They are great!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

OK...here is the skinny on Tex-Mex in Dawsonville. There is usually at least 1 good Mexican restaurant in almost every town. Unfortunately it is not El Campesino. Take a look at the entrance as you walk in. The sidewalk is covered with old gum. The lack of cleanliness upon entering the front door tells the story. I really don't even... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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127 reviews 127 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We were on a shopping trip to the Outlet Mall and did not feel like eating at the Mall Food Court. So we drop to this restaurant. The food is pretty decent. The free chips and salsa was very good. The chips were fresh and hot....We ordered the Mexican Guacamole appetizer and we felt it was very bland. Needed salt... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Food was not good, cheap quality meat, made me and my fiance kind of sick, way better experience at El Jine Te across the street. This is not authentic Mexican food.

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St. Augustine FL
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451 reviews 451 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

My wife and I do our best to stop in whenever we are passing through Dawsonville. We stopped in last week for a quick lunch. She likes to order the same thing each time which is the Speed Gonnzales. Come with one taco, an enchilada and beans. I ordered the Fajita Salad (chicken). Both were excellent and the service is... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

This place is my favorite Mexican restaurant. I'm a regular and go once to three times a month. The menu is diverse and includes several authentically Mexican dishes. I highly recommend anything that has the pork in it. It is marinated and delicious and moist. The prices are fair and I always get great service. This is my number 1... More

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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103 reviews 103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

We have three favorite Mex joints-- El Campesino (Dawsonville), El Rio (Cumming) and Las Balsas (Cumming). El Capesino's closest to our house and a favorite spot for Friday night Tex Mex. Food is great, service is excellent-- prices are right in line, too. Super location. Only problem-- finding a place to park sometimes!

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Gainesville, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I eat here frequently and have gotten to know many of the staff by name. The owner regularly circulates to make sure things are as they should be. The food is good and the margaritas are the best around.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Best Mexican in Dawsonville (standard fare). Try their wings, really! Fast and courteous service with great Texas Margaritas.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

About as average a Mexican restaurant as you can get. The margaritas are great though. The food is average but the staff is very friendly. I'll be back at some point. Atmosphere is average at best.

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