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El Tule Mexican and Peruvian Restaurant

49 N. Main Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1724
609 773 0007
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Ranked #3 of 38 restaurants in Lambertville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $22
Cuisines: Mexican, Peruvian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The love of family, friends and great food is a tradition for the Egoavils.Having relocated to the United States from Peru in 1992, they sought the opportunities their new home offered. They have now realized their family dream of owning and operating their own restaurant. El Tule was previously the home of another restaurant offering Mexican fare. The Egoavil Family has infused the eatery with a vibe all its own. El-Tule’s Mexican-Latin fusion includes traditional Mexican offerings as well as the addition of Peruvian menu items. Peruvian food has been gaining momentum among foodies across the nation, and prior to El Tule was extremely hard to find in the Delaware Valley. El Tule offers both indoor and outdoor dining. Guests may bring their own wine or alcohol of choice. Our patio is dog friendly.Subpages
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The love of family, friends and great food is a tradition for the Egoavils.Having relocated to the United States from Peru in 1992, they sought the opportunities their new home offered. They have now realized their family dream of owning and operating their own restaurant. El Tule was previously the home of another restaurant offering Mexican fare. The Egoavil Family has infused the eatery with a vibe all its own. El-Tule’s Mexican-Latin fusion includes traditional Mexican offerings as well as the addition of Peruvian menu items. Peruvian food has been gaining momentum among foodies across the nation, and prior to El Tule was extremely hard to find in the Delaware Valley. El Tule offers both indoor and outdoor dining. Guests may bring their own wine or alcohol of choice. Our patio is dog friendly.Subpages
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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

My experience at this restaurant was particularly lovely including my waitress:). I believe her name was haldy or possibly handle but regaurdless, she was absolutely accommodating and was very knowledgeable of the menu. She smelled lovely too sort of like twilight woods from bath and body works. I ordered the picanty day camerony and it was completely great! I hope... More

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Goodland, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Had hours to spend in Lambertville, NJ and chanced upon this Mexican/Peruvian gem. I had a great sandwich and sweet Peruvian drink made with blue corn. Was served chips and 3 sauces, all very nice. Had a side of Guac which was also perfectly prepared. Very nicely decorated and the server was prompt, helpful and attentive.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I came to EL TULE one day looking for something new and exciting to try. EL TULE did not disappoint. I sat outside at a cute round table and met my waitress, I believe her name was Hadlee. She was very knowledgeable about the menu, that of which was basically foreign to me. I decided on the chicken fajitas. About... More

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Furlong, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We had dinner at El Tule last night. Having lived in Lambertville for a few years, I'm always glad to try something new. I've been wanting to try this spot for some time and was rewarded by some bright spots. There is quite a bit here that needs improving upon. The kitchen forgot to put our order in and we... More

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New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We dined here last week with friends who had been there before and had enjoyed their meal especially the ceviche. We did not have a reservation, but they did seat us. The disappointment started with the appetizers as they had forgotten our third appy for the table. When I mentioned it to our waiter, who was very young (family member... More

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Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My husband and I ate here for Sunday lunch. The waiter took our orders and then came back and told me that two entrees were sold out. He gave me a menu and I asked him to give me just a minute. Fifteen minutes later, after talking extensively at two other tables, he came back to get my order. I... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I love to dine out and especially love Mexican food. We have been to El Tule in both Lambertville and Doylestown. Both locations have fresh, well prepared tasty food that we love. However, we have noticed steep inclines in the prices and changes in the menu that will sadly prevent us from dining here very often in... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was my first time dining here and I have to say it was delightful! My daughter and I had lunch on a sunny, Sunday afternoon. The service was good, however, it was a little slow to get the dishes we ordered out to us, however, they serve 3 types of salsas to go along with the fresh tortilla chips... More

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Waretown, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Reviews rated this the best Mexican restaurant although I have to say we were not impressed. We went for lunch and thought the prices were high for the quality of food. The guacamole was not memorable nor was the tortilla chicken soup - mostly broth. My husband had the fried Mexican sandwich, which he said was too greasy. Dinner offers... More

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PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were craving something different for dinner and decided on El Tule which is just a few miles away from where we live. It's a BYOB and we brought a nice bottle to enjoy. Every single thing we ordered was fantastic! The ceviche appetizer could've been split between four of us. By the time dinner came we were only able... More

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