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1503 Highway 14 Rochester, MN 55904-5190, Rochester, MN
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have visited here each time we come to Rochester and really enjoyed the food. But this time the prices had gone up significantly, the food was stale, not as authentic as in the past. Probably won't be back. Not worth sitdown prices when served small stale portions on paper plates with plastic silver ware.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I've eaten here a few times and the food has always been good. It is as good as you can find in Rochester. The service is very good and the people who work their are nice. A bit away from downtown Rochester but not a long drive - maybe 7 minutes from Mayo? It's nothing to write home about but... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Menu price for pozole(soup) is $6.99.I was charged $16.99 I get inflation but be honest and let your customers in on the prices por favor

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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230 reviews 230 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Everyone is very helpful and friendly. Steak Taco had over cooked steak and dry. Portions were good, but a little pricey for a fast food restaurant that uses Styrofoam plates and plastic forks.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have been to this joint Several times in the last few years. Food is not bad (I didn't say it is exceptional either) but they keep raising the prices by 50% to 60%. I probably wouldn't go there again.... I don't want to pay $14-$15 per item for a whole in the wall place that serves foods in Styrofoam... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The brothers do a great job of keeping the food authentic though they are far from the border. Best salsa bar. Period. The seven fish soup, fish tacos, deviled shrimp, veg. fajitas, three milk cake, fried ice cream, well we don't eat meat but have tried every other fish or vegetarian dish and we liked them all. If I have... More 

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Eyota, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I love the tortas - al pastor - salsa bar is great, you can try a few or them all. Best Mexican food in Rochester!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

They charged us more than what is stated on the menu. When we asked why, they said that they changed their pricing, but didn't change the menus yet.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I don't know who wrote the previous reviews, but they don't know authentic, Mexican food. I have eaten at many, many more truly authentic places. It was ok, but nothing great. Any authentic place should make their own tortillas. The salsas were tasteless. The food is served on styrofoam....that cheapness is found in the food as well. If this is... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If I had not read the recommendations on trip advisor, this is probably not a place I would have found or tried. We were looking for good Mexican food, so looked it up and decided to give it a try. It is a little out of the way, and a restaurant you would not find if you were not looking... More 

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Additional Information about El Carambas

Address: 1503 Highway 14 Rochester, MN 55904-5190, Rochester, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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