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El Jarrito Mexican Grill

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1304 Lamy Ln, Monroe, LA 71201-3730
318-325-7339
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
EXCELLENT!!! A FUN PLACE TO EAT!!!

The service is the best ive ever seen. You are seated FAST. Drinks FAST. And they dont like to let you wait. It is decorated nice and the menu is HUGE!!!! Plenty to pick from but anything you pick is gonna be awesome. A hidden gem for sure. It should have a higher rating!!! Great margaritas!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
KDP2009
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Crossett, Arkansas
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Crossett, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The service is the best ive ever seen. You are seated FAST. Drinks FAST. And they dont like to let you wait. It is decorated nice and the menu is HUGE!!!! Plenty to pick from but anything you pick is gonna be awesome. A hidden gem for sure. It should have a higher rating!!! Great margaritas!

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Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Mexican is my favorite food and I loved El Jarrito! Fresh guacamole made at our table - can't beat that. Large portions cooked just right. I had the chicken flautas and they were excellent. We enjoyed our leftovers the next day :). The service was good and the over-the-top decor makes for a festive environment. I will visit again the... More 

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

When I first pulled up I wasn't sure if they were even open. On a Saturday night at 8:45 p.m you would think more than two cars would be in the parking lot. I had to walk in to make sure they were open while my family stayed in the car, no signs or times on the door to let... More 

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Louisiana
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360 reviews 360 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

El Jarrito's is a fun place to eat. The décor is really decorated Mexican style and the food is very good. The service is good and friendly and the prices are reasonable. They have a variety of choices on the menu to choose. I would highly recommend El Jarrito's for good Mexican food..

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Batesville, Arkansas
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250 reviews 250 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Service was a little slow at first. Table was dirty. Waitor was nice. Food was decent but not amazing. Nothing against these people, they were kind. But it really was just average food like you'd get in any mexican restaurant. Bill came out to 70 bucks for 4 of us.

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is the best Mexican food I have had in a long time. The service was great and it's located in a very convenient area close to work. Absolutely LOVE their chips and salsa. Their Chimichangas are delicious. Love this place!!

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I stopped in April 25 2014 while traveling through and man oh man we wished we never did! Indescribably horrible food from the beef enchilada which was covered with a red sauce that tasted like the liquid out of a can of spaghettios, the limp chalupa oozing with watery bean spread to the nauseating cheese sauce that... More 

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Calhoun, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband and I love Mexican food. Since going to the El Jarrito Mexican Grill we decided immediately that this place is our new "go to" place. Everything we have had is delicious and the service has been impeccable.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I absolutly love the Mixed Fajitas here! The people are friendly and after you have gone a few times, they remember you and also know what you would like. Sometimes there can be a language barrier, but what Mexican restaurants dont have this? Love this place!

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Brighton
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15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

They even make traditional "Queso Fundido" at this restaurant, although I had to request that it be made with chorizo sausag; the menu offers a choice of chicken or beef. I've been there twice now and had the Queso both times, though I understand that the Fajitas are also outstanding. Fresh salsa and chips come with the meal. Enjoy!

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Address: 1304 Lamy Ln, Monroe, LA 71201-3730
Phone Number: 318-325-7339
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 1304 Lamy Ln, Monroe, LA 71201-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 318-325-7339

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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