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1380 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1255
610-239-9466
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Ranked #16 of 44 Restaurants in Blue Bell
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good service. Inspired dishes and very fresh good quality. Accomodating to food alergies and preferences.

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Key Largo, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Small = less noisy but make a reservation. Upscale = Expensive even for good Mexican food. Chips and salsa are not free. Guacamole Real or Queso Fundido = great starters. Tampiqueña = Tops for taste. Green or red hot sauce, mole sauce(the best I've had), bean sauce or mild sauce = all great. Margaritas = worth the price. The bill... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A Mexican restaurant in Montgomery Co. Pa? That's what this restaurant is. If you want more authentic upscale Mexican food, which this place is not, you need to go elsewhere. We love Tequila's in downtown Philly. El Serape is a small place with a small bar. The people were nice but the service was not what I would expect with... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I took my husband to El Sarape for his birthday last night, as we're new to the area and have driven by a couple of times and our friend knows the owner. The place is small, dark, and was packed when we arrived around 7:45. We thought this was a good sign given that it was a Thursday. We ordered... More 

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Philadelphia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I loved this place, and have been dining there for years. Sadly, went there for dinner on Friday and it has gone downhill. For one, the house margarita had very little tequila. I usually get a buzz from one, and didn't get one this time. For $10, put some liquor in it! Secondly, the service has gone down, too. There... More 

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Cambridge
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This is the real deal Mexican food. Quaint little restaurant. The fish is always fresh, the fundito brings back memories of many visits to Acapulco years ago. Margaritas to guacamole to flan...a good choice.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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236 reviews 236 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We had driven past this restaurant for years and had always thought that we should stop here for dinner, but never did. Finally on a rainy Friday night be decided to do it and stopped by for dinner. We were warmly greeted by the lady at the front door who welcomed us and made us feel very comfortable. She nicely... More 

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I've tried multiple menu items and found my favorite to be the chicken enchilada w/ mole sauce. I've read through some of the bad reviews because I was suprised, but really thought they had some points. If you get the spicier options, it's going to be spicey. I also agreed that the chips and salsa (w/out guac) are $5. Probably... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Authentic Mexican in a small quaint environment with limited outside seating during warmer months. Not inexpensive, but delicious. Don't expect tacos and refried beans!!

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate at El Serape several years ago and found the food a bit too hot. We returned this weekend and thought the food was pretty good; it wasn't too hot and was presented in an attractive manner by a pleasant and attentive waitress. There are not too many selections for vegetarians but the enchiladas were tasty and the portions... More 

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Additional Information about El Sarape

Address: 1380 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1255
Phone Number: 610-239-9466
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Blue Bell
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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