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El Lago

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119 Arcade St, Lake Lure, NC
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good food, great prices.

Very good Mexican food. The service was good and the prices were very good. Not many dining options in Lake Lure so it was a nice surprise to find this place. We would definitely dine here again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Jeff37660
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very good Mexican food. The service was good and the prices were very good. Not many dining options in Lake Lure so it was a nice surprise to find this place. We would definitely dine here again!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had a great time at El Lago. My children danced to the Mexican music and the food was excellent. The prices were good, too - 6 of us ate for about $50. They even have Coke in the glass bottle made in Mexico which is special because Coke made in Mexico is made with real sugar. Good place. Great... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great Tex Mex food! Enchiladas, fajitas, combo plate were all really tasty. Service was good as well. If you are after a laid back Tex Mex dinner, this is your place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Delicious lunch while visiting Lake Lure!! We enjoyed everything from the chips/salsa, to the drinks and wonderful food!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good service, nice menu, excellent salsa! Hubby and I really enjoyed our meal here. The price was also right for the quality. Convenient location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Reminds me of my hometown California Mexican restaurant, family run, with great service and very good Mexican fare! A standard place on the nights we don't want to cook!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Queso, chips and salsa all great. Fast service, very clean restaurant. Highly recommend. Beans are delicious.

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indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Only down was service a little slow, but the food and prices makes up for it. Right across from the lake makes for a great after dinner stroll.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great variety on the menu, great prices, complimentary chips and salsa (mild and hot), try the michelada (beer with tomato juice and spices).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Good, standard Mexican fare. Nice staff. Great location convenient to the Lake Lure beach. The spicy salsa is muy bueno!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 119 Arcade St, Lake Lure, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Lake Lure

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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