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El Molino Central



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Chilaquiles Merida
BEFORE 11am. Roasted tomato and chipotle salsa with soft-scrambled Field of Greens eggs
Pozole Verde with a Tostada
Green Pozole with pork and traditional garnish and avocado Served with crispy tostada
Bohemia Beer Battered Fish Tacos
Two tacos salsa de árbol and avocado-lime mayonnaise
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Chicken Enchiladas Suizas
Two Marys chicken green enchiladas with sour cream, cheese and pickled vegetable relish
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Mushroom & Organic Chard Enchiladas
Organic braised chard, tomato-habanero salsa, creama, cheese and pickled vegetable relish
Maria Ojedas’s Chilie Relleno
3 cheeses, English peas, carrots and tomato Serrano salsa, refried beans and tortillas
Chicken Mole Enchiladas
Sour cream, cotija and black beans
Crispy Beef Tacos with Guacamole
Niman Ranch Beef, Sour cream and salsa escabeche
Chicken Mole Poblano Tamales in Banana Leaf
Two tamales with mole sauce and pickled vegetable relish
Pumpkin & White Cheddar Tamales
Two tamales and pickled vegetable relish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Roadside restaurant. You sit outside at picnic tables. Cheap food, large variety, excellent flavor. Local families bring kids who play outside near the tables.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our go to place. We stop by early and head for the cooler. The chicken enchiladas with beans and coleslaw are usually available so you didn’t have to wait for preparation. Pickup guacamole too. Have a fine lunch or dinner at home. If we are...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got there in the morning, Right when it opened, and the only thing they were serving was Chilaquiles. Luckily we like Chilaquiles and they were Very Good - a little spicy, but Very Good. There was some interesting outdoor seating, but they had heaters...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Sought this out because of the mention in the Michelin Guide and we were not disappointed. Four different dishes amongst the seven of us and it was painful to decide which was better, because they were all so good. We have eaten good TexMex across...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Lunch stopover. No regrets. Fish tacos. Yum!!!! Nachos and guacamole is also excellent. Thick and crispy chips.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LesMSquare
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Come here because you are craving AMAZING FOOD!! Disclaimer: we were craving Mexican food and found this place only to learn their food is at a whole new level. Everything is home made and the flavors are perfectly balanced. I had the chicken tamales with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MartinO2789
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We found this place through our ARBNB reviews. It was a great find! - the line was long but it was worth the wait. Every bit of food is fresh and delicious! If you go in a group make sure thy at least one of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank whowhatwine
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick bite to eat, absolutely amazing food. I had mole enchiladas which were exceptional, and some tamales, also brilliant. Great laid back place, loads of seating outside and overall a perfect spot to enjoy Mexican food and a couple of beers...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jpreston105
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

I take the people I love to visit this place. The food is exceptional. The menu has its more constant items, but there are always items rotating in and out . I tend to go for the specialties and have always loved them.(lamb barbacoa=extreme!) Expertly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed March 15, 2019

I had the most delicious tamale I've ever had! The taco was also amazing. The only negatives are that the coleslaw was terrible and I noticed other diners throwing out their coleslaw and the salsa was just okay.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Response from 777willh | Reviewed this property |
El Molino offers a selection of beers and wines as well as soft drinks. While the number of wines offered is fairly small, they are always good in both quality and value.
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