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El El Frijoles

41 Caterpillar Hill Road, Sargentville, Sedgwick, ME 04673
207 359 2486
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: El El Frijoles, Mexican Food is a California-Style Taqueria in a converted barn in the woods. We serve delicious mexican food made from the freshest, local and organic ingredients, in a fantastic family-friendly environment.
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: El El Frijoles, Mexican Food is a California-Style Taqueria in a converted barn in the woods. We serve delicious mexican food made from the freshest, local and organic ingredients, in a fantastic family-friendly environment.
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English first
Hermosa Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Farm fresh fruits and veggies in the salsa, salads, horchatas, and lobster and crab tacos worth taking the day off vegetarianism for. It's not fancy, it's just really, really good. And the people are really, really nice and totally dedicated to making amazing food. This is my favorite restaurant in Maine. Eat here.

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Good food and great ambience. Picnic tables and BYOB. Sandbox and swingset for the kids. This place doesn't pretend to be anything but a place that offers great food. A great place!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We go to Deer Island often and part of the reason is because of this place. The food is amazingly fresh, they use responsibly sourced ingredients and well the people are just so darned nice! Spicy lobster tacos in homemade corn tortillas yum!!! Thanks for doing what you guys do!

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Sedgwick, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We are so lucky to have this amazing Mexican restaurant right around the corner from us run by a wonderful couple who make everything from scratch. Fresh & locally purchased products used which one knows with every bite.

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Shanghai, China
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We loved this name and saw the high reviews on yelp and trip advisor. It lived up to the hype! I think my favorite part was the atmosphere, it's super colorful, lots of gardens with their own veggies, and a great lean to for eating under with light strings. The service was also incredibly friendly (you order at a counter).... More

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Storrs, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I bought my first Agua Fresca at an El El Frijole's farmers market a few summers ago and have yet to get enough of their fresh fruit taste! The people who own this restaurant are the kindest; they are so passionate about their job and it shows in their product. The vegetable of the day always makes for a delicious... More

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

What a great place! We stopped in by chance and found a gem. Super friendly owners and delicious homemade food. All 3 of us decided to try the spicy lobster tacos - yum! And gluten free on top of handmade. We ate outside under the sunny sky. Very family friendly and welcoming. Will bring our guests this summer for sure!!!

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Blue Hill, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

One weekend a month during the winter, Michelle prepares a five course, fixed price dinner for 12, usually Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The food is always interesting and excellent, and the conversation around a communal table with regulars and newcomers worth the trip. The most recent dinner was outstanding, topped off by a panna cotta to die for. Get in... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

As one suspects from the name of this place, it's informal and fun. Good Tex-Mex. The only drawbacks are its seasonality (it probably makes sense from a business volume viewpoint, so I shouldn't call it a drawback) and the lack of table service- you belly up, order, wait, then carry your grub to your table. either in the kitchen or... More

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Ellsworth, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The owners are passionate about what they do and we had a great time getting to know them and enjoying the food they made for us. A couple of things to be aware of is that they don't have an indoor bathroom. You have to use a porta potty that's on the other side of the parking lot. Also seating... More

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