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El Molino Mexican Restaurant

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214 State St N, Waseca, MN 56093-2931
507-835-4223
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Top notch food and service.

Very good food served by friendly people in a nice environment. Always worth a stop when passing through Waseca.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Ron S
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Lake Crystal, Minnesota
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Lake Crystal, Minnesota
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Very good food served by friendly people in a nice environment. Always worth a stop when passing through Waseca.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

While the atmosphere, service, and value are fine; the food leaves a lot to be desired. I've given the place about 3 different chances over the years, and none of the food has wowed me. The beans are alright, the enchiladas are alright, the burritos are alright, the salsa is alright, and the cheese and spinach quesadilla is just plain... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I've been to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, etc., and am yet to find a Mexican restaurant that compares to El Molino. I currently live in the cities, where there is no shortage of ethnic food, but nothing compares to this hidden gem. The food is always delicious and the service is always great. Anytime I go through Waseca, a stop... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great little restaurant on the historic main street in town. Very accommodating to our large group---did separate checks for us. Food was good---wide variety including burgers. Very clean & inviting atmosphere.

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Waterville, Minnesota
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The first time I ever went to El Molino, the food was a bit salty but the service was outstanding! I've been there twice since then, both times getting the flautas. THEY ARE AMAZING. I crave these now on a regular basis! You have to try them! I've also had El Molino cater for my work twice with Chicken Fajitas... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

During recent trip to Waseca, I ate here twice. Both times the restaurant was very busy, which says a lot about the restaurant. The food was good and service excellent.

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Maryville, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great food and staff!! A must if your in Waseca or close by! Oscar and his team are top notch. Lots of choices on the menu.

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Waseca, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You won't find better Mexican food this side of the border. Great service, amazing food. I prefer the fahitas..

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Kasson, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

One of the best places in the State for true Mexican food. The service is always exceptional and the food is consistently good. Worth the trip to get here. We drive 80 miles to go here.

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Waseca, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food and very friendly staff. I have been for lunch and dinner many many times and it is always good. The cost is reasonable as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 State St N, Waseca, MN 56093-2931
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Waseca
  • Phone Number: 507-835-4223

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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