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El Colonial Mexican Restaurant

366 Diederich Blvd, Ashland, KY 41101-7008
+1 606-329-1374
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Apr 10, 2017
“El Colonial for Mexican Food!”
Apr 10, 2017
“Great Food”
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
366 Diederich Blvd, Ashland, KY 41101-7008
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

There are some good Mexican food places around the area. To me, none of them come up to the food at El Colonial. The food here is excellent, the flavors are fantastic, and the staff is friendly and accommodating. The flavors are distinctly Mexican --...More

Thank Bernie P
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

We really appreciate the review Bernie! Awesome comments.

Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I frequent this place a couple times a month. The food is always fresh, tasty, and tgey give you ample portions. We always end up with left overs. All you can eat chips & salsa is an added bonus. Prices are average...More

Thank tony49250
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you for the good review Tony!

Reviewed February 22, 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants. When you want Mexican cuisine, El Colonial is the real deal. The atmosphere is pleasant, the service is excellent and the food is wonderful.

Thank kathyhanshaw2017
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2017

Thank you so much for the great review Kathy! We really appreciate it and are glad you are enjoying the restaurant.

Reviewed February 17, 2017

Excellent Mexican fare, good services, and reasonable prices. Surprisingly nice atmosphere in the strip mall location. Luch specials, beer, and wine available.

Thank jfgaff
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Thank you for the nice review jfgaff. We appreciate you taking the time to do it.

Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

If you want some good Mexican food this is the place. Prompt seating, excellent service and a good variety of Mexican dishes. Prices are reasonable. You got to give it s try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank MikeEWorthington_Ky_
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2017

Thank you so much Mike! We really appreciate the great review!!

Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I eat here, everything is great. the food along with the service never disappoint. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Bart-Sarah D
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate your business and support.

Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa were good, and so was the food. Large portions were served. Lots of employees working so customers were well taken care of, and the facility was very clean. Average prices for a Mexican restaurant. We will definitely be returning to eat here!

Thank Married_Couple2009
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2016

Thank you for the great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do it. We'll be looking forward to seeing you in the restaurant again soon.

Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Favorite Mexican restaurant. Super nice staff. Love the chimichanga! Great prices. Margaritas are good. Carnitas excellent. Can't really go wrong.

Thank Lisap1971
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2016

We really appreciate the review Lisa!! And we're so glad you're enjoying the restaurant!!

Reviewed July 23, 2016

Spur of the moment, took the family to dinner here while in the Ashland area. Nice little restaurant with good food and a great staff.

Thank Kyle K
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2016

Gracias for the great review Kyle! Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been here numerous times and everytime the food and the service has been good. I recommend it.

Thank Bart-Sarah D
OrtizBrothers, Public Relations Manager at El Colonial Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2016

Thank you for the 5-star review! We really appreciate it!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Diederich Blvd, Ashland, KY 41101-7008
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 606-329-1374
Description
We are a casual, friendly Mexican restaurant specializing in delicious food and excellent customer service. Enjoy our authentic entrees such as Carnitas and Molcajete! Owner Diego invites you to enjoy a great lunch or dinner with friends and family!
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