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All 48 Minocqua Restaurants

EL Mez

8700 Hwy. 51, Minocqua, WI
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Ranked #25 of 48 Restaurants in Minocqua
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

These folks that raved about the food must be lucky or crazy...maybe both. I got food poisoning there. Plus, unbeknownst to me another friend ate there at an earlier date and got sick as well. DON'T EAT HERE UNLESS YOU DON'T MIND SITTING ON THE CRAPPER ALL NIGHT!!!

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SW Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Visited this restaurant with some co-workers recently. Food and service was very good. Our only complaint was we thought the salsa served with the chips could have been more "fresh" tasting. I ordered the fish tacos, which was the special that night, and I thought they were fabulous! We each had a different flavor margarita and those were great too.... More

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Conover, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food was good and plenty of it. Place was clean and the service was great. We will definitely be back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We met a couple of my brothers at this cute place for lunch on a cold and rainy day. We were seated right away, our order was taken and our food arrived within a few minutes. Mexican music playing over the PA system could have been a little softer, as it was hard to have a conversation. The food was... More

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Large portions and excellent tasting food. Prices are very reasonable. Outdoor and indoor dining. Very clean and well maintained.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The cuisine of this restaurant is so pleasing -- very colorful and bright, nice architectural details, really cheerful and festive. The food was also quite good. I liked the salsa served with the warm, fresh chips. It was fresh and tasty but not 'hot' (which we don't like, since it continues to heat up your mouth compounding as you eat... More

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Rockledge, FL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Delicious food, fast service, clean. It was wonderful! We had fish taco's and beef burritos. The only thing I would like to see improved is the salsa was bland. We will definitely go again!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nice clean atmosphere. Nice compact luncheon menu. Service was good. Food was good. Employees were friendly. Well be back.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was our first visit to El Mez, after many years of coming to Minocqua. The food was disappointing. The chips and salsa were nothing special. My husband ordered the guacamole, and it didn't improve the chips and salsa situation. In fact, it made that part of the meal that much more disappointing. A poorly made, but homemade guacamole would... More

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Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Not as good as I remember from a year ago. The salsa that came with the free chips was like eating bland tomato sauce. No texture whatsoever. No spice at all. The chips were heavy and flavorless. I and the shrimp fajitas, which were good and the shrimp were well grilled and plentiful. At $14 it wasn't right to have... More

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