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El Picante

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903 Loveland Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH 45140-2701
513-677-6209
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
ALWAYS GOOD SERVICE, ALWAYS GOOD FOOD

Over the last several years our family has eaten here probably a dozen times. The servers are always friendly, the atmosphere casual, and the meals very affordable (coupons are easily obtainable in Loveland and in the local communities around it). We use to eat at the El Picante location in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Jeff H
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Loveland, Ohio
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cincinnati
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

GET THE SEAFOOD ENCHILADAS!! $7.50 Easily worth $15, friendly fast, hot, great salsa/chips, absolutley best beans anywhere, want chicken instead of beef,Monday $2 Margaritas - 16oz.! Loveland or Wards Corner, sincere attentive waiters/waitress, I like these guys

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Loveland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Over the last several years our family has eaten here probably a dozen times. The servers are always friendly, the atmosphere casual, and the meals very affordable (coupons are easily obtainable in Loveland and in the local communities around it). We use to eat at the El Picante location in Maineville also but found it to be more crowded with... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always enjoy El Picante. Good food, reasonably priced and friendly service. Lots of coupons available & they have 2 other stores nearby. We enjoy dinner here, sometimes lunch. Sometimes crowded, but quick & friendly service! Great food, good value!

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Maineville, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful decor, great food. Reasonably priced. Come for lunch and get the specials - large amounts and a little bit less expensive than dinner time. If you are a local use your coupons!

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Algonquin, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Being from Chicago and an avid fan of Mexican food I consider myself somewhat of an expert. People of Loveland have a gem here. I ordered the fajitas jalisco and was not disappointed. Steak, chicken, and shrimp were in abundance. Not to mention an additional plate of rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa. This all after the free chips.... More 

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Loveland Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been dining there for lunch since it opened and used the $4.00 off coupon all that time for Lunches. All of a sudden we can't use the coupon any more. Was Sup ?????

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Loveland, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is your mid-West, inexpensive, neighborhood Mexican joint. The People who work there are great and most seem to be from Mexico. Unfortunately however, chicken/pork/steak dishes are ALWAYS very overcooked. Margaritas are cheap (but not made with fresh lime juice). We have found a few dishes on the menu that are great - the Seafood Molcajete is excellent. I just... More 

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Cincinnati
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After some decent mexican food I paid my 25 dollar bill with a $100 when I was Givin my chance back the women shorted me a 20 and surprisingly all of a sudden no one in the restaurant spoke English good thing I speak Spanish if you wanna be screwed over and shorted on money when you pay in cash... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
624 helpful votes 624 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Cute little place for Mexican food! Cold Draft beer, great menu, great salsa and chips! Priced moderately. We had really nice service, very prompt and catered to our needs. Table of 10 and the employees did a great job keeping up with us. Restaurant was super busy and they still were spot on! Very Nice!

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Loveland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been coming here for years and always enjoy the food, drinks, and friendly staff. I also enjoy that you can customize dishes as long as they're not too crazy of a request. For example, I have asked for chimichanga with added chorizo or enchilada with a fried egg on top. No problemo!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 903 Loveland Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH 45140-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Loveland
  • Phone Number: 513-677-6209

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?