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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

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227 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912-3440
507-434-5975
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the Spam Museum, we decided to have some lunch before going there on a day trip from the Twin Cities. The facility was very clean, with lots of semi-private booths as well as table seating. The service was prompt and efficient. They have a very extensive menu with a lot of specialty items. Our food... More 

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Austin, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The chips and cheese are gooey good. I prefer the burritos. Lunch specials are inexpensive and served quickly

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McPherson, Kansas
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Right downtown, this place has OK food. Good for a big mug of XX beer and chips/salsa to begin. The shrimp dish I had was so heavy with cream/fat that it wasn't very good. Flautas (taquitos) were so-so. This is not a really authentic Mexican place. That's fine with some people, but they kinda sell themselves that way. They do... More 

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Thank mike h
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

It is a bit bland on food but it is fast and hits the spot. decor inside is nice but a little dark for my tast

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Thank Eric C
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is my favorite place in Austin, MN. This is also where I take my visitors. If you come visit me, you can count on going to El Mariachi for dinner. The food is very good and the service is great. Good chips and salsa, too.

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Thank Mommasavannah
Rochester, Minnesota
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for many years, at least 1 per week. Hands down the best food in the area, including Rochester, MN. The wait is friendly and excellent.

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Before you die - one must experience the flaming cheese fajitas at this establishment. I have never had a better Mexican meal and have traveled throughout Mexico and the Southwest. Service is attentive and the cozy booths remind one of Cancun.

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1 Thank Allen G
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We tried this restaurant several years ago when they first opened. It is fantastic. Authentic Mexican food and the quality to back it up.

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1 Thank DougnBonnie
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere is great since it is decorated nicely. The food is great also. Get a chicken quesadilla and rice. It is the best! Food was served fast too. It is located downtown and parking is usually easy to find. Definitely will come here again.

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1 Thank Sue T
Austin, Minnesota, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We frequently visit here for lunch and dinner and it's always consistently great food. Very hot, fresh, and tasty food, I would highly recommend this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 N Main St, Austin, MN 55912-3440
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 507-434-5975

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?