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El Sureno Mexican

3074 Memorial Highway, Lake Lure, NC 28746
(828) 625-8506
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Ranked #16 of 17 restaurants in Lake Lure
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 17, 2014
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English first
Charlotte, NC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We ate at this restaurant b/c it was close to the Lake Lure Inn and we were starving. Three of the five of us thought our food was ok, and two were greatly disappointed. The two that were unhappy had the spinach quesadilla...so perhaps it was just a bad dish. The other thing that was odd, was that the day... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I was craving Mexican food and found this little gem. However, when we went inside, we found that it was closing. But when we assured them we would eat there, they welcomed us inside. We had excellent, cheerful service and wonderful Mexican food. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others visiting the area.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The service and food were pretty good. It is right beside the Inn and beach, so probably the cheapest option in walking distance.

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Pleasant Garden, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is one of the best Mexican Restaurants we have been to. The food was excellent. I would definitely go back.

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bonaire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Very Friendly, good food with good prices. Was clean and in good shape. Across the street from the lake with outdoor seating.Good bar choices.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

enjoyed a nice mexican meal on the back porch by the river. real nice folks! cant wait to go back and see them again

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

This restaurant has moved to the shopping center right across from the beach (next to Lake Lure Inn). It has a new name: El Lago. We had a wonderful dinner there...the food was fresh, with obviously from-scratch tortillas and salsa. Our family had the beef burritos, cheese dip, pollo loco (excellent with fresh veggies, etc.), and the shrimp tacos w/... More

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Plainview, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Huge Portions for dinner and an extensive menu! staff is friendly

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Athens, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We were hoping to eat here last week, because we had enjoyed the food last year, but as of May, 2012, it is closed.

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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

While the food was tasty, the place was dirty, I mean really dirty. As one local said, "People get sick once in awhile but the food is good, you just take your chances." Well, not me. They've closed but I heard they are reopening in another location nearby under a new name. Let's hope this time the earn and keep... More

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