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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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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
Great Margarita on the Rocks!

El Picante has good food, good atmosphere and great margaritas, if you like them on the rocks! It's a great price too. Monday's are $2 margaritas. It's a great deal every day of the week on food too. Very inexpensive and good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Lovelandmom_12
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

El Picante has good food, good atmosphere and great margaritas, if you like them on the rocks! It's a great price too. Monday's are $2 margaritas. It's a great deal every day of the week on food too. Very inexpensive and good too.

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As opposed to many mexican chains and independents that serve americanized mexican food, El Picante does retain some of the original sabor of their country. The grilled meats are truly grilled, the salsa is made on site (or tastes like it), the veggies are always fresh and the portions are very satisfying. I don't particularly care for the style of... More 

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cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I love El Picante! Great food, great service. Everybody is always very polite and attentive. I really enjoy their taco salad and the burritos. You won't leave hungry.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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
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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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Additional Information about El Picante

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

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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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