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El Braceros

50 Chelsa Drive, Madisonville, KY
270-821-5221
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Ranked #11 of 60 restaurants in Madisonville
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We used to eat here weekly, but found that often the food was not hot. Especially the rice and beans would be stone cold. Stopped by today for lunch with the guys to see if it had improved. We were promptly seated and our orders taken as soon as we were ready. They do have a good salsa served with... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A mainstay---hit this place at least once weekly and am rarely disappointed. They rush to deliver excellent service drink, food, and condiment wise! If there's a birthday in your party Don't miss celebrating(and telling them @ it) here!!! ; )

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Sometimes the service is slow. Once I waited for 15 minutes on my lunch break for service and only got drinks and chips, got up and left and went to Taco Johns and it was just as good. Do have to say I love the La Gavioda (i don't know if I spelled that right). Only once have I had... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The food is good here. But, the employees are terrible. We were seated for twenty minutes before we got a drink order. He came over and said "drink." Then kept looked at his watch three times before everyone ordered them. Rude! We got them and were eating our chips and salsa for another twenty minutes before he came to take... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Salsa is great...cheese dip also. Food...most I've tried were very good...no bad meals there for sure. The servers are great and friendly. Seldom do they ever let your drink get low. Been going once or twice a week for many years. Hector is a good guy too. Very nice to me, but the others are also.

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I LOVE this place! The food is always great, service is wonderful, and you can beat the 2 for 1 beers! I go as often as I can!

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Yorktown, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I go here on my way through Madisonville about once a year. It's always the same. Very good to excellent Mexican cooking. Good friendly service. Reasonable (though a bit loud) surroundings. Overall, one of my favorite Mexican restaurants anywhere.

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Richmond, VA
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43 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We took a trip down memory lane to Madisonville, KY recently and was surprised that they have a couple of chain restaurants and a couple of Mexican ones as well - we drove by them both and one was completely empty at 3:30 on a Sunday afternoon and this one had quite a few cars in the parking lot so... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The only thing better than a margarita at El Braceros is 2 margaritas at El Braceros ;) I like my fajitas Casi Quemada

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Grants Pass, Or
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48 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Both Doris & myself along with other friends used to go quite frequently, however over the past few months have really seen it slide on their quality of meals and preparation the way they used to be. We at one time considered this restaurant one of the better choices here in Madisonville. They really need to go back to their... More

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