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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
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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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Lancaster PA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

While on vacation we had heard good things about this restaurant so we drove there for lunch. Not easy to spot so we turned around and found it tucked behind a bright yellow house. The "restaurant" is actually in a large shed/barn with four small round tables and nine metal chairs, in a small area before the serving bar where... More

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Blue Hill, Maine
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Even though this is one of the most popular places to eat on the Peninsula, don't believe the hype! There are other places...so go there. (For the rest still reading, the food is awesome and the vibe is superb. Please stop recommending this place to your friends/acquaintances that write whiny reviews about how they "know Mexican food", their unfulfilled bathroom... More

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Natitingou, Benin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I really don't like this place. I know they try hard but I've spent too much time in Mexico and the southwest of the U.S. to pretend to like food that is frankly a little gross. The tortillas are jam-packed with rice and beans that is somewhat tasteless and the meat is wedged in somewhere but nothing like as spicy... More

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Delicious. Leftovers hold great in the fridge. Owners are super nice. The salad with homemade dressing was especially great.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have been going here for the last few summers and my taste buds are much better than my thought waves. Took me a few weeks to get the joke, but only a few seconds to realize what exceptional food Michelle and Michael were producing. The ingredients could not be fresher and give new meaning to the whole local food... More

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Brooksville, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Something for everyone. We had delicious enchiladas. It is a good thing that they have some things not too spicy but they could make some a bit spicier for folks who like this. Nice folks who are owners are the cooks and they do a great job and are very personable.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We loved El El Frijoles. The lobster burrito was great and so was the crab quesadilla. It could have been a bit spicier, but I like spicy! The tables and screened area are adorable. There's a little slide to keep the kids occupied, too. One suggestion would be to open up a window to take orders so that the inside... More

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Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We've tried to like El El's for years, but every time I go, I'm left feeling....blah, bland....I could've made a tastier burrito at home, even with the salsa bar. Maybe they are trying to accommodate non-spicers and figure adding salsa will satisfy people who like flavor. But when the food isn't seasoned in the cooking process, it just feels flat,... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped here while doing field work (from UMaine) since I'd been hearing so much about it. Line was out the door when we got there, but they did get all the food orders out quickly. Here are some thoughts: - PLEASE get salsa verde in your salsa bar! - Jalapenos in the burritos would be awesome - The meat is... More

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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95 reviews 95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Of the restaurants we visited in the Deer Isle area, El El Frijoles was one of our favorites. Housed in a converted barn, this is more of a take out establishment as there are only nine seats inside and a separate screened dining area outside as well as picnic tables. You order your food at the counter and pick it... More

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Additional Information about El El Frijoles

Address: 41 Caterpillar Hill Road, Sargentville, Sedgwick, ME 04673
Phone Number: (207) 359-2486
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Sedgwick  >  Sargentville
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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