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El Camino Real Mexican Rest

885 Pennsylvania Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7193
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Ranked #31 of 62 restaurants in Bardstown
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 25, 2014
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Spring City, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We ate here because of the proximity to our hotel (Comfort Inn). They had loud music playing so you could not hear the person across from you. The food was acceptable but disappointing. Service was just ok - few waiters and full house. Would not visit again. We had gone there previously (3-4 years ago) and had a good experience.... More

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NW Arkansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband and I ate here since it was close to our hotel, the Hampton Inn. I ordered a taco salad with chicken fajita meat. The tortilla shell was overly brown, the chicken was tender but somewhat tasteless, and it was very soupy with some lettuce, tomato, etc. on top. That was not my idea of a salad. My husband... More

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Suncoast Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

El Camino is a typical Mexican Restaurant. The service and food are very good. Good Margaritas. A walk across the parking lot for the Hampton Inn

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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The hostess, Belem, was very welcoming. I requested a combination not on the menu, and they made it-enchiladas Suizas and enchiladas mole. It was good, but not authentic mexican mole. The margarita was tasty and not overpriced. Overall a pleasant dining experience, and a couple hundred yards from the hotel.

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Minneapolis
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This was a strange place. Our food was very good and the prices were reasonable. However, service was not good and the atmosphere was not comfortable. One of the wait staff had an argument with another staff person, yelling and screaming, and threw a dishtowel. The "hostess" seated people while she was on her cell phone. I would not recommend... More

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San Diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I had dinner at El Camino Real on a Friday night, after I arrived in Bardstown, KY, to start my tour of the famous Bourbon Trail. First off, despite what many reviews state, this is not truly authentic Mexican food, but more closely resembles authentic border food. By that, I mean the dishes are what you'd find to either the... More

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Nazareth, ky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

My grown Daughter & my twin Sister & I ate there early evening for Valentine's Day...They were obviously understaffed...Surely they could have anticipated being busy (though the Main Dining Room was only less than half full...The Bar area had only 1 couple... The food, as usual was very good (not the best there is, but maybe a 7 out of... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Very fast service! Friendly wait staff. I shared a picture of margaritas and had a blast there! Food was excellent.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Great,authentic Mexican food, with great service and huge portions. Frozen margheritas perfect compliment...Fun place to go!

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

If you're looking for authentic this is not the place!

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