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Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

100 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-924-2693
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Ranked #24 of 74 restaurants in Mammoth Lakes
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Alicante
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We ate at Gomez on Tuesday 22 July 2014, the previous reviews suggest that this place is fantastic/good/ok. All I can say is the service and food was awful, staff running about like headless chickens, there didn't appear to be any system or management. When the food arrived it was stone cold, we ordered fajitas which in my experience are... More

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Indio, California, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

TRENDY BUT NOT MEXICAN ENOUGH! Pretty spendy and just decent food! But being in the village at base of the gondola, I guess that figures...? Laurie the afternoon bartender was the only highlight!

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Hermosa Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a GREAT margarita then look no more! All of the food is fresh with a great presentation but the margaritas are to die for! If you are a family with young kids (under 12) then you can enjoy your margarita while the kids play in a large sand box filled with sand toys. I always... More

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Diamond Bar, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Now located in the Village, Gomez continues to produce great Mexican food in a more upscale setting. You can eat a huge meal or a light one. The albondigas soup is excellent--doesn't skimp on the meatballs.

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

We really appreciate your being our guest and it sounds like more than once. Thanks so much. Hope we can encourage you to return to our little paradise up here in Mammoth/Yosemite again soon. We have a lot of summer left and word has it we might be in store for an epic winter! Safe travels. Salud! More

los angeles
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164 reviews 164 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate here because we've walked by it every night while staying in the Village and it's always got people eating so I figured it must be good. It's got a lovely outside area and even a sandbox with toys for kids to play with. The menu is decent and have ok prices. We were all pleased with our meals.

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Glad we could finally tempt you to sneak in! Sure hope all of your Mammoth/Yosemite experience was enjoyable! Safe travels. Salud! More

Kerikeri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I always lower my expectations when I get a place like this, thinking it will be a tourist trap with mediocre predictable food at inflated prices. But no, I was pleasantly surprised. The menu has a good bit of flair and my wife and I shared an excellent carnitas plate and green chile pork (tender and tasty) while the kids... More

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by and giving us a chance. We work very hard to shake the stereotypes that many resort restaurants have. We actually are a small group of local family and friends that work hard and really want our guests visiting Mammoth/Yosemite to have a great experience. Thanks for including us in yours. Salud! More

Las Vegas, NV
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food amid service were both very good at Gomez'. Some of e best in the Village I'd say. Best part was the massive tequila menu and the Mammoth Margaritas. To die for!

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Given it looks like you know Las Vegas and it's food and bar scene, we are thrilled to hear the word "powerful" used in describing our Mammoth Margarita! That is so fun! We work very hard to make that and our 500+ bottle selection of Tequila top shelf. Anyway, thanks so much for the shout out! Safe Travels. Hope we... More

Valencia, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the food. The tamales were delicious. We actually returned a second time so I could have the tamales again. If available, request a table on the outdoor patio.

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Hey thanks so much for visiting and your kind words on the Tamales. Rosa is a "specialist" in our kitchen who does nothing else for us but hand-prepare Masa and make our tamales. They run to the "authentic/traditional" side of our menu in terms of taste with many fine reviews. Should we ever get a chance to tempt you to... More

Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I should preface my review by noting I'm a hard audience when it comes to Mexican food. So I actually didn't have high expectations. I was greeted by a nice kid who found me an excellent outside table on a beautiful day. A lot was going on in the area, so I wasn't sure I could get a good table.... More

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Leslie, Thank-you for your thoughtful and graceful review as well as your noted pre-qualifier. It is hard to meet everyones expectations as tastes vary, but, your review approach will always get a caring operator to take notice. Fair observations and criticisms are important to benefit from. So, we will take your comments to heart and continue to make improvements. Oh,... More

Antwerp, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice eating area outside (great atmosphere, play area for children), a lot of choice on the menu and turned out delicious

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. Our mild summer evenings up here are just great, especially after sunset with just a mild breeze. Looks like you traveled a great deal to visit Mammoth/Yosemite and everyone here greatly appreciates it. Safe travels. Salud! More

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