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All 20 Cave City Restaurants

El Mazatlan

105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
270-773-7448
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Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Cave City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Baton rouge
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Ok, after driving 700 miles, it was indeed refreshing to stop here for supper before checking into our hotel. So my expectations were not that high but they have certainly been exceeded. Good service, good food, good margaritas. The salsa could be kicked up a notch. I neglected to write down the name of the menu item but there is... More

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Couldn't believe we found a Mexican restaurant in Kentucky. Restaurant is clean, but very loud. The ladies room had a speaker in there and it was louder then in the restaurant itself. I personally thought the food was bland. I had a #10 combo. 2 tacos, rice and beans. Chips and salsa were good. Dinner was so so to me.... More

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a great meal our first night in Cave City at El Mazatlan. It also was nice to have a margarita. Cave city was a dry town but for some reason El Mazatlan can service alcohol. Rest service also.

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Hamilton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Did I expect to get fantastic authentic Mexican food in Cave City, Kentucky? Of course I didn't. This is some of the best Mexican food I have ever had with wonderful service and a nice atmosphere.

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My title says it all. The food was great and the staff was fast and friendly. It was a great place to eat.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had a terrific meal yesterday, and we were so happy we had to come back tonight after a full day at Mammoth Cave. Both meals were excellent. The service was swift, pleasant and correct in all ways. The carnitas, in two versions, was some of the best pork we have ever had. They don't use a lot of hot... More

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Greer, SC
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Cave City is small so there isn't a lot of variety in restaurants, but boy, is this one a gem. The corn tortillas are superb and nothing is overdone (overly cheesy, etc.). I had the vegetarian enchiladas and they were magnificent, especially the mushroom selection. Such a wonderfully rich, authentic wild mushroom flavor (the others were spinach, beans, and potato).... More

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Taylors, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The service is fast, delicious, and a bargain. I have rarely seen the service staff move and assist with such a fervor. Check the table for a 10% off coupon scan.

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Selma, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The service was good, but the food was kind of bland. My chicken quesadilla didn't seem to have much seasoning, and the tortilla was really greasy, as though it had been fried rather than grilled. My husband got an enchilada, and had similar experience. Just not very spicy.

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Miami
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Practice your lingua with real life speakers! Drink up, go outside, the only things missing are either the dinosaurs or the mariachi band👺

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Additional Information about El Mazatlan

Address: 105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
Phone Number: 270-773-7448
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
Cuisine: Mexican

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