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El Sarape

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5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
(781) 843-8005
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Looks questionable but is quite good

My boyfriend think's this place is the best mexican restaurant ever, I however, think it's just good. They have delicious, pretty authentic, meals. I am vegetarian and they don't have many options for me there. So I find myself getting the same thing every time so there's a lack of variety.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Egosselin
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My boyfriend think's this place is the best mexican restaurant ever, I however, think it's just good. They have delicious, pretty authentic, meals. I am vegetarian and they don't have many options for me there. So I find myself getting the same thing every time so there's a lack of variety.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

They say they cook Mexican food but including the rice is box rice, taste of the food awful,, drinks terrible and price expensive,I don't care to expend my money in restaurant,but when I go out for a dinner I expect someone else cook for me,not eat microwave or sit food and no taste,please learn to cook, and that's not Mexican... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Consistently good Mexican food. Service can be a bit slow when it is busy. Many great choices on the menu from the bean soup to shrimp with salsa.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

El Sarape is more of a spanich foor restaurant than it is a Mexican Restaurant. The atmosphere is nice and the staff are friendly.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The host/waiter is great he seats you right away and gets drink right over. You cant stop eating the nacho chips but the salsa is a little too watery for me. I am pretty sure all the orders are made to order because it is not uncommon for you to have to wait quite a while for your order to... More 

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Rockland, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The 1st time we went we were excited but the 2nd time was even better cause it wasn't a holiday and we weren't as rushed and the food was even better

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

i was recently there with friends and they loved the food. The service was good, parking at times can be tough. El Sarape is a fun place to go.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

6 of us went here with no reservation of the early side of this past Saturday night. Enjoyed the live music, the company, the service and the food. The place was packed between our snow storms. I notice questions about the service and it was perfect, sweet and fun. I have always found the menu consistently good and flavorful. We... More 

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boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Sorry, but I have never had bad service here! Maybe because I have been coming here for 26 years! Great food great people my favorite place to go for excellent Mexican food! Don't judge a place by their awning !

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have gone to El Sarape for over 10 years and it serves the best Mexican food on the South Shore. Service and price have been weak points we have overlooked in the past, but on this particular night we were very disappointed. We brought our children, who are older and have also been many times. As soon as we... More 

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Additional Information about El Sarape

Address: 5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
Phone Number: (781) 843-8005
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: (781) 843-8005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?