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El Maguey

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3738 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-3343
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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It was ok

This mexican food was ok. My husband and i ordered carnival dinners. It was good but not the best. The meat was tough but ok.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Fairland, Oklahoma
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Fairland, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This mexican food was ok. My husband and i ordered carnival dinners. It was good but not the best. The meat was tough but ok.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I ordered fajita nachos supreme-i received chicken nachos supreme They said I did not say fajita nachos - I said nachos fajita-nothing in my order resembeled fajitas-and they refused to correct or discount

Thank mjn0786
Marthasville, Missouri
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168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I ate here on a Sunday at around 12:45 pm. There was plenty of seating . They seated us right away but after that there was a pause. Finally our chips and salsa arrived and the salsa had not kick to it. Finally They came to take our order, I had the Carne Asada Burrito and my... More 

Thank VernonR187
Kansas City, Missouri
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

El Maguey has been a long time restaurant in Independence and I hate to give them an "average" rating, but that is all they deserve. Boring, bland, typical Mexican. If you don't even turn out a good taco and enchilada!

Thank Ken D
Independence, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

every time my family ate there my entire family became ill, with gastritis.We just think the food is poor.

Thank Steve C
Manhattan, Kansas
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

We stopped by this restaurant on our way home from a long trip. We needed a chance to sit down and eat and rest a bit before getting back on the road. Two things stand out from this experience: the service and the fish tacos. It wasn't very busy on the afternoon we visited and we were seated very quickly.... More 

1 Thank Claybow
Lubbock, Texas
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

It is hard to say anything negative about a place where the service is so good and the wait staff so pleasant. However, being from Texas and constantly spoiled by great Tex-Mex fare, the enchiladas seemed very under-dressed and blah. However, the hot sauce and chips were slightly above average, even compared to those at the best Texas joints, The... More 

Thank bear7711
Pleasant Hill, Mo.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2009

It's ok. Fast and good. Nothing special, but that's not what their about.

Thank arm53
Kansas City, Missouri
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2009

I've tried El Maguey three times now, all different locations, hoping that one of them will impress me. Not gonna happen, so I've just quit trying. Food is overpriced for what you get and pretty bland. With so many other great Mexican places in KC, you can pass on this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2008

Pork Verde & El Majeuy Fajitias very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3738 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-3343
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 816-252-6868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican


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