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EL Mez

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8700 Hwy. 51, Minocqua, WI
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11:00 am - 9:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lots of menu options

Very flavorful foods. Would prefer a spicier salsa option but I just order a side of pico de gallo and stir it in! Nice to have a Mexican option in Minoqua.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Swancygnet
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very flavorful foods. Would prefer a spicier salsa option but I just order a side of pico de gallo and stir it in! Nice to have a Mexican option in Minoqua.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have dined here on numerous occasions & have yet to be disappointed. The food is always fast, hot & delicous. On Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays they have 2 for 1 margaritas, which are also yummy. Staff is always friendly & attentive. Can't beat it!

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South Elgin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Was there for a dinner with co-workers, very good Mexican food and an attentive wait staff. Waiter could see that we were there for business, so he provided us with Tequila shots on the house

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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50 reviews 50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Been here a couple times when passing through town. It is always a good choice for Mexican. Very good prices on all their selections, especially their queso cheese dip.

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WI
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147 reviews 147 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Not a lot of choices in the Northwoods for Mexican, so El Mez fills that niche in nicely. Yeah I know, it is not authentic Mexican, but unless you are in one of the bigger cities this is closest you are going to get for Mexican. Your other choice is Taco Bell. Comprende? El Mez has the typical menu that... More 

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Mosinee WI
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98 reviews 98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had lunch here on a Sunday afternoon and it was not very busy due to the packer game. The chips came out hot and fresh. The salsa is very bland like plain tomato no seasoning. With the addition of salt, pepper and alot of hot sauce it was much better, I'm more about the cheese dip anyway. I ordered... More 

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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146 reviews 146 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
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100 reviews 100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8700 Hwy. 51, Minocqua, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?