We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Super tasty meal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Guaca Mexican Grill

El Guaca Mexican Grill
122 High street | Maldon, Maldon, England
01621852009
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #3 of 75 restaurants in Maldon
Price range: $31 - $47
Cuisines: Mexican
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Super tasty meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in the high street and they never disappoint. Me and my sister shared the fiesta nachos for our starter and I had a steak chimichanga for my main which were both delicious. I Would definitely recommend it!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

136 reviews from our community

92% Recommend
    102
    24
    6
    3
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
1 review
“Great night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Food it's brilliant, much better that the popular chain mexicans, great cocktails, I recommend the fishbowls, all in all a great night out!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Witham, Essex, UK
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Really not impressed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I came here with my family, boyfriend and in-laws to celebrate my 30th.

To me the food was way over priced. I had a skins to start, where you got 2, and a fajita wrap. For or table to pay £168 for 7 of us, and what we got I thought was a complete rip off, it was worth more like £100 I did not think much of the taste or quality.

Also, my brother has bad eczema, and has given up dairy, he asked for no cheese in his quesadilla, yet still got it, which is another bad mark.

On the good side, the salsa was tasty, and had a lively, loud atmosphere.

Its a shame I've had to leave a bad review, as I chose here as it looked great.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Maldon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“The Only Mexican in Town!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Don't be put off if, when gazing through the window, you see a full restaurant - there are plenty more tables out of view. Attentive and friendly waitress. Good and comprehensive menu - don't be put off for having to wait a while for your food - everything is fresh prepared and cooked.

We reckon it's good value for money, if a little quiet at times. It does lack a little character - which is more apparent when few diners in. Moderately quiet piped music for background but needs a splash of Mexico dotted around to make it a 5 star.

We celebrated our wedding anniversary there and were well fed and very happy!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Maldon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
“What is there not to like?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We visited here last night on a Groupon deal. A nice quiet little place, good menu choices, a very attentive waitress and the menu was excellent.

We had a two courser. Me and Marc normally order things that each other like and we do a "mix and match" where we eat half then swap them around. Prawn and avocado salad .... beautiful and massive = he had more than half. The Chilli was quite obviously made with quality ground beef. We loved all of it.

We will go back, but only on a deal because we felt that the normal prices were slightly inflated. All in all, good stuff!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed El Guaca Mexican Grill also viewed

 

Been to El Guaca Mexican Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage El Guaca Mexican Grill, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.