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El Castillo

Muntstraat 6/6301 BW, 6301 BW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
+31 43 601 5921
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Muntstraat 6/6301 BW, 6301 BW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very nice being in this restaurant. The cactus soup was delicious. The cocktails were mixed very well. The chicken meat was very nicely spiced. The service was very good and attentative. Overal the food was much better than expected. I really enjoyed it....More

Thank PaulKlaver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant with a large group so we all went for the Amigo Buffet. Tasty enough, but very little choice of Mexican dishes. Most dishes available were not spicy at all. OK, but this is supposed to be a Mexican restaurant. There...More

Thank warfarinman
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola amigo! Thank you for the review and feedback. We are sorry to hear it wasn't exactly what you expected. The level of spicyness depends a little on what you're used to. Some say the buffet is too spicy, some say it's not spicy enough....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good place, long time ago... the dust is everywhere and the furniture need a make over... and the food, well, I had the impression to eat shoarma ... the drinks were probably from big bottles and served in glasses with a lot...More

Thank myrmagillissen
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola amigo, thank you for reviewing our restaurant and for the feedback. We are sorry to hear it was not what you expected. Could you maybe let us know what you ordered and in which area you were seated so we can discuss your findings...More

Reviewed May 11, 2017

After strolling around in the historic centre of Valkenburg we decided to sit down in this restaurant, from the wide range of restaurants Valkenburg has to offer. Inside we discovered that for "only" EURO 24,00 per person we could use the Mexican buffet so we...More

2  Thank Erik-Ehv
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hola amigo, thanks for reviewing our restaurant and letting us know you enjoyed our food, atmosphere and service. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I liked the colours of the place - you don't feel in the Netherlands. The staff was OK but I wasn't expecting much anyway from such a big place anyway. We ordered a 'table bbq' - basically a gas hob where you roast tons of...More

Thank Maria V
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Hola amigo, thanks for the feedback, however, with all due respect but a table BBQ is exacly what is says, a table BBQ...you roast your own meat and veggies on a gas hob. We don't know how we could possibly recreate the circumstances in which...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

I was here in 2014 so had to come again since I was staying in Valkenburg for the week. I had the Sopa Nopales (spicy cactus soup) which was a nice fire hot but not deadly. For my main I had the Pescados del mar...More

Thank Mike M
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hola amigo, thank you for returning to our restaurant and for leaving another nice review op Tripadvisor! For next time, if you let our server know beforehand that you like your dishes a little spicy, very spicy or deadly hot :) we will prepare the...More

Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Just had the buffet which was very nice with each item described in English so very easy to choose. Warned by waitress to beware of items marked as hot as they were very spicy but was a little disappointed not to find any that met...More

Thank Mr_HappyWiltshire
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Hola amigo, thanks for the review! I'm guessing you have a high tolerance for spicy food because most of our guests tell us they almost died eating the foods that mark 'very spicy' ;) If you ever get the chance to visit us again, let...More

Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic Mexican buffet. Food was outstanding (which can sometimes not be the case with a hot buffet but this one truly was special) The kids were blown away by helping themselves to so much lovely food, oh and eating it in a tree house!...More

Thank Ali B
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Hola amigo! Thanks for the great review :) We're very happy you enjoyed our restaurant en we will make sure our staff will recieve your compliments.

Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable lunch with festive atmosphere in the heart of Valkenburg. Kids enjoyed the parrots and the food was tasty.

Thank Mark M
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Hola amigo, thank you for reviewing our restaurant! We're happy to hear you enjoyed our food and atmophere. Hope to see you back again!

Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

El Castillo was a pleasant surprise: it manages to create a Mexican atmosphere in the south of Netherlands. The decorations and music do their magic. The food was OK to good - with a special plus for the calamars. Please note that restaurant has a...More

Thank Fly_in_Ro
Cecile D, Manager at El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

Hola amigo! Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We are happy to read you enjoyed our Mexican food and atmosphere! We hope to see you back again soon so you can try our buffet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $29
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muntstraat 6/6301 BW, 6301 BW Valkenburg, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Valkenburg
  • Phone Number: +31 43 601 5921
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