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El Camino Real Mexican Rest

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885 Pennsylvania Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7193
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average food, convenient to Hampton Inn

Right across the street from the Hampton Inn, so convenience was a big plus. The food was average Mexican and service was the same. Price was middle of the road, too. Nice place to eat if you're staying nearby and don't want to drive, but I probably wouldn't go there otherwise.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Linda H
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Mid South
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Mid South
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Right across the street from the Hampton Inn, so convenience was a big plus. The food was average Mexican and service was the same. Price was middle of the road, too. Nice place to eat if you're staying nearby and don't want to drive, but I probably wouldn't go there otherwise.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My family of four decided to eat here while vacationing in Bardstown. It looked a bit worn on the outside, but once inside, the service was very friendly, taking us immediately to a table. The food was fantastic, and served a very short time after ordering. Everybody devoured their food! The waiter was very pleasant, visiting the table when appropriate.... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The food was average. I asked for a substitution on my meal and that was done without any problem. The service and timeliness of my meal being served was excellent. Also the bar service was great. However, the food was just average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Best Mexican food and drinks in town! Great daily specials! Owner, Roy does a great job making you feel welcome and glad you there!

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London, Kentucky
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Its really good Mexican food with a friendly staff! I love it. Its obvious from the cars in the parking lot, a lot of other folks do too.

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Poughkeepsie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Since we were at the Hampton Inn - we asked the staff where to eat close by. We chose El Camino and were definitely surprised. Friendly, family atmosphere. More than generous portions of well prepared dishes, very reasonably priced and they make an awesome hot sauce!

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Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed at the Hampton Inn next door. The food was quick, delicious, and they had a family friendly atmosphere.

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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Go here about once a month. Food is delivered hot and tasty. Salsa is weak and thin but hot. Mixed Fahitas very good but steak could be more tender. Some servers English needs work.

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Springfield, KY
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Food okay, nothing special simply a run of the mill Mexican food, margarita was nothing more than a sweet pre-mixed drink, the music in the bar area was to loud and our server was horrible. Also did not care at all for the bald headed and bearded Muslim looking on the manager(?). He pulled up a chair to a booth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Recently visited while on business in the area. Service was good, food was ok, nothing special that would make me want to return? Maybe it was just what I ordered? Chicken and Mexican sausage. Just not much flavor.

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Additional Information about El Camino Real Mexican Rest

Address: 885 Pennsylvania Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone Number: (502) 349-7193
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 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 - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 885 Pennsylvania Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: (502) 349-7193

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 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 - 10:30 pm

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