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El Parian Mexican Restaurant

1009 Us Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-1537
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Moyock, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

so glad we gave El Parian another chance. This had been our favorite Mexican restaurant in E'city until about 2 months ago when food and service was terrible! We were SHOCKED, to say the least. Decided to give them another try and much to our DELIGHT, the ole El Parian is back; YEAH! Food was great and served quickly by... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stopped in here Saturday, late afternoon, and was seated quickly, took about 5 minutes to take our drink order. We had to ask waitress where our drinks were, she laughed and said she forgot. Took FOREVER for her to come back for our order, but she walked passed our table several times to wait on other tables. Husband's food came... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Our family loves to eat out and try new places to eat. I was impressed with this restaurant, best mexican I have had to date. All around fantastic my lil ones even enjoyed the food! Keep up the good quality and recipes!

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I have always loved this place even though there are more Mexican restaurants in our area than you can shake a stick at. They are always friendly and consistent. It is a small location but they stick with what they know and they don't under pour their drinks :)

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North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Lots of people rave about the "other" mexican place in town but the shabby chic El Parian is the winner hands down. I have eaten this cusine all over the southwest and this is the closest thing in this area. Also there is more friendly feel to this restaurant as opposed to the factory feel of the place.

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Edenton, North Carolina
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170 reviews 170 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Prices are cheap, but I don't care for their food. It lacks flavor and authentic-ness. Service was pretty good, but even speaking in Spanish our little guy had a hard time understanding. I'd rather go to 3 Amigos for Mexican, any day.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

Awesome authentic Mexican food. Fast service and great prices! The quesadilla was excellent and the Nacho chips were obviously homemade. Definitely try it if you are in town!

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Hertford, North Carolina, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

There are always lunch specials available -- usually under $5. Service is quick, and the food is delicious!

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Neillsville, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

When we arrived here Friday at 3:00p, I believe we were almost the only people in the restaurant. That was OK. Their lunch specials expire at 3 but the server kindly allowed us to order from the rather lengthy lunch menu. I ordered Lunch Special #12, the fajita burrito. It was very good and a generous portion for being a... More 

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currituck NC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

This restaurant has been our favorite Mexican Restaurant when we are in Elizabeth City. The staff is friendly, the food is reasonably priced, and portions are right on. They have the best white sauce Ive ever eaten for their never ending baskets of warm corn chips. We found the server's are very attentive, making sure you have drink refills and... More 

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Additional Information about El Parian Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1009 Us Highway 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone Number: (252) 335-1537
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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