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El Tequila Mexican Restaurant

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951 Faribault Rd, Faribault, MN 55021-6664
507-332-7490
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good Mexican food, with great service!

Really cute place, with nice service for sure. The food is pretty good too, especially for a chain type restaurant, and at reasonable prices. I was in during the day, but I can imagine since there aren't too many choices around, it could be pretty busy at night, so maybe come early!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Bernardo F
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Woodside
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minnesota
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Small restaurant with nice décor, excellent service and fast hot fresh food. Our margaritas were a bit weaker than usual last night but tried the Fajitas Vallarta for the first time for something different and was happy with the meal. This has fish, shrimp,mussels and fajita fixings. Only complaint I would have is it would be nice if they removed... More 

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Woodside
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220 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Really cute place, with nice service for sure. The food is pretty good too, especially for a chain type restaurant, and at reasonable prices. I was in during the day, but I can imagine since there aren't too many choices around, it could be pretty busy at night, so maybe come early!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Every week I would come here for the 3 enhiladas w/ different sauces. Excellent, humble family-owned restaurant with good service and ample portions. If you like Mexican food, this is the real deal. We're moving back to Arizona now and I almost want to ask for the recipe. They also have a restaurant in Northfield in a strip mall. The... More 

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Faribault, MN
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Love this place. It's my favorite Mexican restaurant in the area. Reminds me so much of puerto Vallarta. Authentic looking, decorations and food is awesome. Best margaritas hands down besides the ones I get when I'm vacationing in Mexico. The owner rocks and is always so sweet to us! Best part close to home!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

came across it going through and it was better than mexican food in Chicago. Had to tip the cook. Definitely worth it.

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Austin, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

What a great place, it's small but that gives it more of the family style. Everyone there is wonderfully pleasant and the food was great. And for what they charge for the food, you'll be hard pressed to find abetter Mexican Restaurant.

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Dayton, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Jumped off the highway for a quick lunch at this little spot and was pleasantly surprised by the authenticity of this little place, both the food and the staff. Service was good, fast, and the portions and prices were more than fair.

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Faribault, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Always a welcoming staff. Great food. Family run. We celebrate birthdays there as well as just family nights out. It's a small establishment with wonderful people. The food is very nicely portioned for price. The desserts are very tasty as well.

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Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

(second attempt to post, pic loaded but original review did not). My husband and I ate at El Tequila Mexican Restaurant in Faribault a couple months ago. We are not from "Faribo" but have been trying out some placed here during our drives through. El Tequila is not a large restaurant. It has traditional Mexican decor and many of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

There is a lanquage barrier/problem and if you order something slightly different (maybe something without onions let's say), the customer doesn't know if the waitress speaks English well enough to understand what was said and one never knows if the cooks pay attention to notes on order. The food has been good, but I stopped going there because of the... More 

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Additional Information about El Tequila Mexican Restaurant

Address: 951 Faribault Rd, Faribault, MN 55021-6664
Phone Number: 507-332-7490
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 951 Faribault Rd, Faribault, MN 55021-6664
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: 507-332-7490

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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