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6630 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
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Ranked #34 of 63 Restaurants in Dawsonville
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Suwanee, Georgia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place needs some work. We walk in and wait to be seated. I noticed a sign taped the the bathroom door that asked patrons not to write on the bathroom walls. That should have been my first sign. I ordered a house margarita on the rocks with salt. When it was brought to my table I noticed a bruised... More 

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Venice, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We live summers in Ellijay and like to see a movie and have dinner occasionally. Last month we ate at El Jinete and except for too many jalapenas, we enjoyed it immensely. Last night we returned to El Campesino, which served smaller portions with similar prices, to El Jinete. We started with the Mexican guacamole. It was served in a... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Just across GA 53 and the Kroger parking lot is a beautiful restaurant called El Campesino. Welcoming inside you are immediately seated, the manager brings over chips and salsa and your waiter delivers the menus and takes the drink order. On tap is Modelo Especial - not many places have that in Georgia. The wife ordered the fish filet and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Had the Steak Ranchero last night. Heavily salted and the texture was off. I found out why when I woke up at 2AM explosively ill. Here it is past noon and I still can't leave the house. Won't go into detail, but I'm dehydrated from all the fluids I'm loosing being sick from the bad steak. UPDATE: I got to... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We just moved to town and love Mexican food. We at at El Sombrero at least once a week. We tried El Campensino hoping it was to be our new place, as it's very close to home. We were not impressed when we sat down to a table and literally were swarmed with flies. Dozens of FLIES all over us... More 

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were really hungry and stopped in to get some food! The service was great, the facility is clean (including the restrooms), and the food was excellent! I ordered a combination meal and my husband ordered something from the "larger meal" section. I don't think that is what it was called, but it wasn't a traditional combo at a Mexican... More 

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We are regulars at this restaurant not only for the atmosphere but for the good down to Mexican food. When you arrive there is little wait time for a seat either at a booth or table. The menu is packed with items including a bargain listing as well as a side menu for lunch time. Having been there several times... More 

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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216 reviews 216 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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Additional Information about El Campesino

Address: 6630 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
Phone Number: 706-216-3036
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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