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El Mexicano

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1102 E Admiral Doyle Dr, Ste 17, New Iberia, LA 70560-6310
337-365-7272
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our Favorite Local mexican restaurant

We go here once a week minimum... we love the people who own it and the food never disappoints... i almost always get the 'G' combo on the menu...my wife gets the enchiladas verdes... never disappoints!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
RobHalph
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We go here once a week minimum... we love the people who own it and the food never disappoints... i almost always get the 'G' combo on the menu...my wife gets the enchiladas verdes... never disappoints!

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Saint Martinville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

They definitely have the best Mexican food in New Iberia. Their dishes seem to be a little more traditional and not all the same ingredients loaded with sourcream and cheddar cheese. I got the lunch fajitas and it was more than I could ever possibly eat and less than $10 too. Everything here screams "Fresh" at you, even the chips... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Love love love el Mexicano! Their food is so flavorful! Haven't found anything that I do not like yet! The staff is very friendly.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I don't agree with the so-so reviews of El Mexicano: It's my favorite Mexican restaurant and the by which I judge all others. Yes, it's in a strip mall and the atmosphere is average, but it's the food that's important, and I find it excellent. I recommend especially the tamale, which is not the type you might be expecting, but... More 

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Not the best but it will help curb your Mexican urge.

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Lydia,LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Went eat with friends that had already eaten there..This was my first time & I have to say..it was really good & there's plenty of lunch specials to choose from..There was so much food, some of us had to get a to-go box to take the leftovers home. I would recommend this restaurant..

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

The food is average, but the prices are good so business is good. I prefer other local haunts.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

The salsa is really good. The margaritas are HUGE! The entire staff is Mexican and are really nice. I get the same meal each time I go, which is the "old Mexican steak" it is awesome!!

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Address: 1102 E Admiral Doyle Dr, Ste 17, New Iberia, LA 70560-6310
Phone Number: 337-365-7272
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Iberia
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 1102 E Admiral Doyle Dr, Ste 17, New Iberia, LA 70560-6310
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Iberia
  • Phone Number: 337-365-7272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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