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213 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4902
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Price range: $20 - $25
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant Rockville Centre, NY. Proudly serving the community since 1977.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Been there more than a few times & the food is inconsistent, Sometimes it seems as if everything, including the chips is stale. Other times it seems the chef is actually paying attention to what she's doing. Drink sizes are laughable - the double margarita seems to come in the same size glass as a single. Service can be attentive... More 

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New York City, New York
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172 reviews 172 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I'm surprised this place is still in business. I went here many years ago had the food was terrible. From recent reviews I see it hasn't changed since then.

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food is of poor quality, bereft of flavor and the service is no better, we went there because a member of our party wanted Mexican food and it's the only local place we could come up with.

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Franklin Square, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Sorry to say our experience was not one of the best. After reading reviews for another restaurant we compared the two and decided on this one. The restaurant was empty which we thought would work in our favor, but they placed us in a table by the back door and forgot about us. Service was non existent. Paella was bland,... More 

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Freeport NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Consistently good food, great social atmosphere, always a fun place for food, friends, and of course a few drinks. Outdoor dining and very comfortable bar a big draw without being overcrowded or compromising ambiance. Staff really friendly and in tune with atmosphere and crowd.

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Valley Stream
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My family & I went kind of late one night & they had no problem serving us even though it was close to closing. The food & service are always great and fairly reasonable prices! This has become one of our regular places to go since living nearby for the past 11 years.

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New York City
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We arrived a bit after noon on a Saturday and were seated immediately. Service was prompt and friendly. My friend had enchiladas and I had flautas. Both were served with rice and beans and topped with sour cream and guacamole. The food was delicious and filling. I would most definitely return.

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Nassau, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The food and service at El Mariachi is outstanding. Additionally, the drinks are the best on Long Island. The talapia is one of the better dishes on the menu; highly recommended. I will definitely make this a regular stop for me as I recently moved to the area.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Convenient location fresh food, varied Mexican menu and nice bar. Very reasonable. Good, friendly service

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Excellent service and food. Get the pitcher of margarita in peach or mango. Fast service and friendly wait staff. Great price

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Additional Information about El Mariachi

Address: 213 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4902
Phone Number: 516-536-6661
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rockville Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican

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