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Los Molcajetes

527 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128-4614
503-434-2780
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Ranked #30 of 94 Restaurants in McMinnville
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great Mexican food, great service, great atmosphere, clean, and just plain fun for the whole family or as a couple. They also have fantastic 3rd Street-front seating. This is our "go-to" place in Mac.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I'm such a very picky Mexican food taster. I grew up on Mexican food from San Antonio, Texas, a restaurant called Karam's. No longer there, many of the employees now work at Jacalas. Oregon is not known for 'best' Mexican food and many of the 'chains' are popular but very Americanized. Not Lost Molcajetes in McMinnville. I could not believe... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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119 reviews 119 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Ample portions, very nice service, huge selection and very reasonable price. The bathroom is not clear, but the tables, silverware & open space are. The food, however, is cheese covered and average.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We came in on a Thursday and ordered off the lunch combination menu, one plate with two tacos, the other plate with a tamale and an enchilada. Both plates came with chips, salsa, rice and beans. Around $13 for both without drinks, tip. Both lunches pleasant, nothing special. It was a warm day, so we ate inside, but there were... More

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We absolutely love this place! The owner is so nice to greet and serve us! She even remembers what we usually order! Drinks are strong, and food is great! Definitely recommend this to anyone who happens to be in town!

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We are two couples who had not spent much time together for years. We couldn't have picked a better spot for eating, enjoying fine wines and reconnecting. Because there were four of us, we were able to try dish after dish after dish. And they all just kept getting better and better. I think the Chili Prawns were our favorite!... More

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Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The ingredients they use are of a good quality. Lots to choose from on the menu. Food was served within a reasonable time. Chicken enchiladas were a bit dry and could have used more sauce. Fish tacos had battered-dipped fish...not described that way on the menu and it should be! Overall service was barely acceptable. Waitress never came back to... More

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A group of 8 of us had dinner there the first week of June. Place was busy for a Tuesday early evening. We were visiting from out of state with local friends. Service was excellent considering how busy they were. The chips and salsa we quickly replenished and the drinks were very good. Had large combination dinner with two types... More

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McMinnville, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Just ok. We've been here a few times a year. We were there June 21, wife ordered chicken enchlata, bone in food, brought it to attention of staff and owner, no compensation given. Food is good, but lots of other places in area that are better. Atmosphere is ok, usually quite, lighting ok, service is good. When ordering drinks, don't... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great food, large portions and reasonably priced. Party of five and all were happy with their food. This is good authentic Mexican food. The margaritas were really really good.

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