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El Mezcal

790 Cornerstone Crossing, Waterford, WI
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Ranked #11 of 34 Restaurants in Waterford
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Wind Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A small restaurant with a big menu. We go often for lunch, about twice a month and have never been dissatisfied. To name a few recommendations... steak private, steak burrito with their signature cheese sauce, shrimp fajitas.

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Bristol, WI
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124 reviews 124 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The staff at El Mexcal was very accommodating and the restaurant is comfortable, but that is about it. The food we had on our recent visit (tacos, chips/salsa, burritos, fajitas) were good, but lacked flavor. You get a choice of meats, but they dominate the plates. I personally prefer more diced tomatoes, lettuce, olives, etc. If you are near Waterford... More

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Burlington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have thoroughly enjoyed the lunch menu at El Mezcal - I have visited on many occasions. You start out your experience here with chips and a cup of red salsa.The Pollo Mexicano is grilled chicken topped with onions and jalapenos, and is served with your choice of tortilla, rice and beans. The Steak Picante is grilled steak, tomatoes, onions,... More

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Waterford, Wisconsin
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great place for friends/family to gather for Mexican eats. The atmosphere is very casual. The waitstaff is eager to bring you complimentary chips/salsa while you browse their extensive menu for just the right dish. No matter what you choose, you will get plenty of it! Go for dinner and you will have tomorrow's lunch too. These are... More

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Kansasville, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

El Mezcal has great burritos and delicious margaritas! Maybe they aren't authentic but it was definitely worth the visit! I would gladly go back!

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Waterford, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

the food was very tasty although I wouldn't consider it authentic, it is more Tex-Mex style. It was still good. The place is nice and with a Hacienda style. loved it. no complaints. would I go back? Yes. absolutely.

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Wisconsin, US
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you're coming here for Mexican, it is most likely because you live near the restaurant. To get good authentic Mexican food, you should make the trip to Milwaukee (or even Waukesha). I think this place is just your average, good enough Mexican food if you're in the mood for Mexican and don't want to drive far from home .... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. My husband and I were craving our usual mexican dishes, (enchilada's tacos etc) which we ordered and were happy with. Our son ordered the shrimp and tilapia dish, it was amazing! The fish was cooked to perfection, and the flavor was unbelievable. We will definitely go back soon. Staff were very... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

El Mezcal is a restaurant we visit often, at least a few times a month. Their lunches are a great value. The owner & wait staff are beyond nice. But the very best thing about El Mezcal is the food. The shredded pork tacos are to die for & I always live their chicken chimichangas.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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213 reviews 213 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Food is good, unique to some degree for a Mexican American restaurant.. Great service though and plenty of parking. The Bar stools are way too high and really uncomfortable. Ambiance could use some work too, feels cold but I guess in a "strip mall" what do you expect. But for what its worth, it is a good place to go... More

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