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1503 Highway 14 Rochester, MN 55904-5190, Rochester, MN
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English first
Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
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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224 reviews 224 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a very popular Mexican place with the locals. They provide excellent service and really good food. I like the tacos burritos and walking tacos, but have heard the Tortas are really good too. This is one of our Friday night regular spots and we'll be back.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our favorite! Great food, service and value for the budget minded. We know the food will always be great, every time, month after month, year after year. My husband and I love the place. So do my coworkers, We eat there often. El Carambas is a Rochester, MN treasure for sure, with genuine Mexican food, not another chain restaurant with... 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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