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Mendoza's Restaurants

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101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
419-734-1693
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food!

This is great, simple mexican food! The prices are good and you can order al la carte so for the kids it was nice to get a variety. Soda is expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
Kelly S
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Hilliard, Ohio
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Green Springs Ohio USA
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The food here is amazing.The staff is attentive and friendly and you will be a customer for life once you have eaten here.Everything we have ever eaten here has been great and we love the funky atomosphere.People in Northwest Ohio rave about Mexican places in Toledo.but this beats any place we have tried there.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is great, simple mexican food! The prices are good and you can order al la carte so for the kids it was nice to get a variety. Soda is expensive.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We really enjoyed the authentic Mexican food from this place. Had the tacos and enchiladas. Only thing that could have been improved was the re-fried beans seem like they were from a can. Other than that all was good.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My family has been going to Mendoza´s for as long as I can remember. Way longer than when they had the tiny restaurant next to the gas station in west Port Clinton. This restaurant is the highlight of my trips to this area. We all have our preference. My sister and my mom get the wet Sancho. My dad gets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Still good, but i remember it used to be better. Not a bad place to go, still an authentic cuisine and decent prices for being on the water

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I had there pizza and it was out of this world. Never ate pizza like this before but loved it. Very,very good,Margaritas, and service. Will go back.

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The bad reviews here have to be by people who have never been to Baha Mexico or south of the border past the tourist traps. If you are use to the Microwave restaurants, you better ask about what you are ordering. The wet sauce is not Salsa, it is the traditional molé. With that in mind, ignore the decor because... More 

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NYC Area, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One person in our party who grew up eating Baha California Mexican food said it's the most authentic Mexican food she's had outside of hole-in-the-wall places in SoCal. Too bad several of the reviews were written by people who think the Americanized stuff at chain “Mexican” restaurants or their clones is "authentic." Otherwise, how could someone say the brown enchilada... More 

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Onsted, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Worse than Taco Bell. Service was ok. People were very nice and friendly. The food was barely edible.

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Cheney, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I liked the convenience of walking over to the restaurant, but as far as the food goes, it was just "okay". The building seems as if it needs a complete overhaul, as its appearance can and does deter potential diners.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-734-1693

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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