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El Mexicano Inn

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1215 30TH Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501-1839
(228) 863-3691
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food

Really authentic Mexican food in one of the oldest continually owner run restaurant in Gulfport. The family migrated to Gulfport in the '60s and have always had the freshest food. Great Mexican food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Ron W
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Really authentic Mexican food in one of the oldest continually owner run restaurant in Gulfport. The family migrated to Gulfport in the '60s and have always had the freshest food. Great Mexican food.

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

If you want authentic Mexican this is the place. Tony will bring it out the way you want it. The margarita is worth the price. Don't let the building fool you it's clean and the best on the coast. For lunch or dinner a must stop on your list.

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

With many ho-hum Mexican places popping up around the coast, it's so nice to have an authentic Mexican restaurant close by. The guacamole is REAL avacados, not the mix some other places use. The margartas are the best on the coast. Yes, the salsa is HOT - but that's why I love it. The enchaladas suizas are so amazing. Have... More 

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oceaan springs, ms
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Neighborhood dive that consistently offers strong margaritas, hot and well prepared Mexican dishes and spot on friendly service

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been a patron for over 30 plus years. Love that the salsa is hot and not something you can get at every other Mexican place. The chili is my favorite. In a bowl or on their great enchiladas. Tony knows what we want and starts the cheese dip as soon as we walk through the door. A must... More 

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oceaan springs, ms
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Been dining here for years. When you've had a particularly tough day and in need of a mood change and are unable to fly to Colorado, Tony's top shelf margarita may just be the answer. The offerings from the kitchen also consistently measure up - enchilada verdes, especially. Dishes always served hot and service friendly.

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Gulfport, MS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We visited on a Sat evening. No problem sitting, there weren't many people there. Nice character inside, nice decor. The food was good, the margaritas were good. I thought it a little expensive. Staff and waiter were extremely friendly.

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Gulfport, MS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

The dip is way too hot. The food is average to poor. The owner charged us for more Margaritas than we drank on TWO occasions!! Never again!!

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Central Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

I enjoyed a margarita and dinner here. The margarita was tasty, not overly sweet. The dinner consisted of a variety of traditional items, each hot and tasty. Our server was on top of everything, busy but still friendly. Overall a nice experience.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

LOVE this place, go at least once a week! Best margaritas and shredded beef burrito. I like Tex Mex, but this place puts out the best margarita and burrito ever. You will be hooked. Very casual atmosphere, not fancy, but that is part of the charm.

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Address: 1215 30TH Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501-1839
Phone Number: (228) 863-3691
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 1215 30TH Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501-1839
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: (228) 863-3691

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  • Cuisine: Mexican

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