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El Magey Mexican Restaurant

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8920 Seigen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
225.769.6922
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Mexican Buffet

It's a smallish buffet, but the variety is good. You can also ask for totillas and chips and salsa. They also have a few flavors of ice cream, which is nice. The service is pretty good, and the people are nice. Mostly, it's clean. Overall, good Mexican restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2012
Skyril
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Hinesville, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I had heard from some guys at work that this establishment was worthy of trying. I was not let down. Fresh food, very clean, and friendly service I couldn't ask for much more. They had a really good variety of food to choose from. We ate there for lunch and plan on going back for dinner very soon. Try it... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've been a regular customer at El Magey for over 4 years and have never been disappointed with the food or service. Everything is GREAT! Home cooked food is always fresh and tasty, selection is great and I always leave satisfied. Try the Chile Rellenos and Pork Fajitas.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My 6 year old loves it because he can make his own taco salad, and because they have ice cream and fresh hot sopapillas for dessert. My 10 year old loves the chimichungas. I've tried almost everything on the menu, and it all tastes great. My favorite - I don't even know what it is - it's got pork, onions,... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

After mass, my middle daughter offered to treat us all to lunch at a restaurant. She wanted something reasonably close and inexpensive. El Magey was a good fit. The food was reasonable and good tasting. The buffet selection was really quite good. Flautas, chimichunga, beef, chicken and cheese enchiladas, bbq chicken, grilled steak, pork, and chicken, the usual rice and... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I've been meaning to go to this place for a long time. I've always heard it was good. We went on a Saturday at around 1:30. I thought it might be too late, but the place was full. The food was excellent. It was all hot, which is not always the case at buffets. There was a great selection of... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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221 reviews 221 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The buffet is their big selling point, but like all buffets, once you've been a few times, you've eaten it all. The menu, on the other hand, is far superior -- and they serve freshly-made pupusas.

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Baton Rouge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Look..okay..the rating options don't give you much choice between average and very good and I don't mean to dismiss this friendly and cosy little establishment as just average. However I will say that if you want something non buffet then order off the menu..it's better. If you sometimes prefer to eat out at a quiet and non pretentious chain restaurant... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

It's a smallish buffet, but the variety is good. You can also ask for totillas and chips and salsa. They also have a few flavors of ice cream, which is nice. The service is pretty good, and the people are nice. Mostly, it's clean. Overall, good Mexican restaurant.

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Louisiana
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89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

So authentic that you might want to brush up on your spanish. Buffet but good. I don't like buffet style service but continue to come back.

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Baton Rouge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

My family like this buffet. Lots to choose from so we can all find something we like. Chicken fajitas, bbq chicken, and black beans are my favorite. Good margaritas too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8920 Seigen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: 225.769.6922
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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