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Ernesto's Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

401 Bres Ave, Monroe, LA 71201-5901
318-323-3309
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Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 4, 2013
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12 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Sterlington, Louisiana
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We used to eat here on a regular basis. The food was awesome then. It has been taken over by Iranian's and what do they know about Mexican food? Absolutely nothing. The food is horrible, the service is horrible. This restauraunt is an old house that has been renovated, not recently either. It is very unclean.. I can't imagine what... More

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West Monroe, Louisiana
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Ernesto's has been a mainstay in Monroe for a very long time. My family went there recently, and it was not good at all.

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Boone, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My wife loves this place. I have just never been impressed. The food is not bad but just ok. My impression is that they try to make Mexican fancy.

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El Dorado, Arkansas
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Twenty years ago, or even five, I would have given Ernesto's five stars. Apparently there has been a change in management / ownership. Our last three trips have been terrible. Would not have gone back after the first bad experience except they used to be so good that we kept giving them the benefit of the doubt. We will not... More

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Eudora, Arkansas
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Not your everyday TexMex type food- Very cozy and the food is great! Margaritas good too!

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Disgusting is the only word I can come up with. Over the last year or so the quality of the food has changed a great deal, it is almost inedible. The restaurant itself is disgustingly filthy, tables, walls, floors, utensils, virtually everything in the building is spotted with food, grime and dirt. I can't imagine what the kitchen looks like,... More

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Monroe, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

My cheese enchiladas arrived very quickly - only with cold, congealed cheese in the middle. This isn't the worst Mexican restaurant in Monroe, but it's not very good.

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Louisiana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2010

The salsa is amazing. The food is very good, just not authentic mexican food. It's very reasonably priced and you get your plate filled.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

My guy and I ate here for his birthday dinner. The price was very reasonable and the servings sizes were unbelievably large. Very good for the money. I have certain food allergies and they worked with me to make a meal I could eat that was positively to die for! I HIGHLY recommend this restaurant if you are in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

good guacamole

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