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El Rey - CLOSED

402 S Jefferson St, Webb City, MO 64870
417-673-3060
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Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 14, 2012
Restaurant details

6 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Joplin, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Okay small home town FAKE MEXICAN FOOD okay. Whats not okay is paying 20.00 for food to go with no forks, no spoon's, no knives, no napkins, NO CHIPS AND SALSA to add insult to injury if you eat at the restaurant guess what you get all the above with a drink. Plus if you order extra things guess what... More

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carl junction
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Since the new management took over there has been an explosion of flavors steaming from the kitchen! This is a true mexican experience, the food is authentic (sp), and full of flavor!!! I am disappointed I havent eaten there more often, it is really that good!!

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Carthage, Missouri
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131 reviews 131 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This restaurant is small but is really good. The food is authentic, good quality, and fresh. People working here are nice. The food is really reasonable in price. Worth trying.

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Joplin, Missouri
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Good Menudo and fresh tortillas on weekends.Not much atmosphere, but the quality makes it worth a try.

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Joplin, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

I haven't been very adventurous with their menu- all I know is their super-fresh tasting, cantina style, fresh cilantro topped tacos are the same price as Taco Bell (99¢ if you order 4 or more) and not even in the same ballpark in terms of taste (and I expect nutrition). El Rey takeout is the official lunch of Fridays at... More

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Joplin, MO
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151 reviews 151 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Great family owned/run restaurant. Went out on a limb and tried the Buche (pork stomach), Lengua (beef tongue) and Cabeza (beef cheek) tacos, and what a treat! The buche is now my new favorite taco. They sell a dozen homemade tortillas for around $3, and on the weekends they serve them with pozole and menudo, which I have yet to... More

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