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527 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4614
503-434-2780
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nothing special, but open on Monday mid-afternoon

We came into town on a Monday, mid-afteroon, and found most of the restaurants in town were either closed for the day or did not open again until 5pm. Los Molcajetes, however, was open, and we enjoyed the sidewalk seating (indoors seemed rather dark, on a beautiful, sunny and warm day). The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Northern California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We came into town on a Monday, mid-afteroon, and found most of the restaurants in town were either closed for the day or did not open again until 5pm. Los Molcajetes, however, was open, and we enjoyed the sidewalk seating (indoors seemed rather dark, on a beautiful, sunny and warm day). The burritos and enchiladas were just fine, but pretty... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Greasy and bland, beer and staff were was nice but wouldn't recommend. Had the chicken fajitas and it was served swimming in grease. The lettuce as slimy and rice was cold. Had a couple bites but sent it back as it was pretty awful.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I had dinner last week and arrived before two large parties. We had each ordered burritos which came with re fried beans inside and asked if black beans could be substituted. No problem. With our drinks we ordered a side of guacamole to accompany the salsa provided. Our meals arrived with bowls of un seasoned black beans.... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best Mexican place in town. Excellent food, great prices and the service is friendly and warm. Highly recommend this place.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had lunch with colleges there and had a so/so experience. The chips and salsa was standard, not above par, but good. The menu was kinda strange. I have ordered the Deluxe Burrito Manadero at many other restaurants, with your choice of meat. This one comes with no meat, but you can add for a couple of dollars more......okay, if it... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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132 reviews 132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stopped in after dinner at the Hotel Oregon for a drink. Nice little bar area and the decor of the place was nice. Cool bar chairs. The place was busy but the little bar was not. However the margarhitas were great! And BIG. The glass was like a small aquarium and the lady did not spare on the tequila. One... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very nice Mexican Restaurant in downtown McMinnville. The staff were very friendly and the food was very good. The portions were very generous and the price was very reasonable.

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McMinnville, Oregon
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been here a handful of times. Great atmosphere. Chili Relleno is my favorite. They always have a great special for lunch that is quick, easy, and cheaper then a fast food value meal. The only complaint I would have is that on two occasions others in my party have ordered just a plain cheese burrito and the cheese... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

McMinnville has several Mexican fare's to choose from. I have tried them all over my 30 years here. My wife and I eat here at least once weekly and we have never been disappointed. When the restaurant is busy, service can be a little slow, but we expect that to some degree. The service staff knows us well, and meets... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food was ok, nothing special. The salsa was tasty but a little thin and didn't have a lot of chunks of tomato or onion in it. We went for lunch and it was $20 for 2 combo's, ice tea and soft drink. The service was lackluster. Our waitress barely spoke to us. My husband tried to joke with her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 527 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4614
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: 503-434-2780
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?