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16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-536-6512
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Ranked #9 of 37 Restaurants in Penn Yan
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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South Burlington, Vermont
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126 reviews 126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Not bad for a town with not very many good restaurants. The pork was good! The pozole soup was good. I love Mexican, but I'm not much for burritos and chimichangas that dominate the menu. I guess the local community doesn't like it hot. The 2nd night I took my own lime and a bottle of Tobasco and it helped.... More 

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Keuka Lake NY
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This little restaurant is fairly well hidden, but it's worth the hunt to find.... my wife and I will go there for Taco Tuesdays/Thursdays (depending on the season) and get an entire meal including great chips and salsa for under $7 each!!! Can't beat that ... plus the food is really good, check it out!

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Oberlin, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Pleasant and enjoyable dinner experience right in the heart of Penn Yan. Not fancy, but good value for "Mexican" food as we know it. Efficient if slightly less than animated staff.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Sure, this is not an absolutley authentic Tex-Mex that you would find in the Southwest. That said, they have a varied menu, some interesting specialities, a selection of local Finger Lakes wines. All in all , a good place to get delicious Mexican-style food in the heart of the Finger Lakes. NOTE: Their winter hours are considerably restricted. They're only... More 

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NY
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

this is a little hidden gem of a place tucked away in an alley. Good variety and good food with very reasonable prices. Tuesday night tacos are the best deal around

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Dundee, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not much I could see was like I have had from a Mexican restaurant. Sorry but would be a last choice for me.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a pleasant surprise! We expected a "decent" meal but ended up with an AMAZING dinner! Everything we ate (and drank!) was delicious. Would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

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Penn Yan, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

have been there 5 times in 3 years. The food was always good and was better than the 3 Mexican places I've been to within 30 miles.

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ny
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Penn Yan ain't exactly foodie heaven, so a decent Mexican restaurant with a Friday special of tilapia tacos seemed like a pretty good bet. Solid little joint with nice service, good chips and salsa, and dirt-cheap prices. Can't go wrong.

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Winnetka, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ample portions of well-prepared and perfectly seasoned food appealed to both the Mexican-food aficionado in the group and the "I really don't like Mexican but I'll eat it because of the recommendation" person. A couple of excellent vegan options. We did take-out, so can't comment on service, but would definitely want to eat in the next time.

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Address: 16 Maiden Ln, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone Number: 315-536-6512
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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