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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed April 11, 2020 via mobile

The staff here are attentive and fun, the food is great and the beers are cold! Will definitely make sure to visit again next time I'm in the USA

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

It's a little hole in the wall, with a very long bar. If you like blended margaritas you came to the wrong place. My gf ordered taquitos...very greasy with fatty beef. The guacamole was good. The Steak tacos were good. Service was good, but it...was very noisy in there.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

We're still trying to figure this place out. Their food was decent, but a little pricey, the help was good, although our server was heavy on the aftershave or perfume. Parking in the back was easier than in the front (no traffic to worry about),...but the theme was harder to figure. It was certainly mexican, but with Elvis pictures here and there. The decorations were skulls and bottle lampshades (neat). The music - a little loud - was like you might hear in Iceland (their worldly mixes), rock, and some mexican themes, so the whole effect is a place that appears to be trying to cater to a lot of different types of people. Seems like they're either a biker bar that's family friendly, or a college bar with food, or a family restaurant with a friendly biker bar. It was nice and relaxed, either way.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a locals hang out the decor was good. Little short on the Staffing but the service was good. A good place to start your vacation and to plan your weekend. The food was good and this evening was comfortable. Everybody seem to be...having a really good time and clean restaurants. Highly recommend this place to chill out.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Average at best. We thought our teenager could make better food. Bar atmosphere with very loud blaring music to obstruct conversation. On the positive side it drowns out loud drunk patrons. Other places seem to be a better choice for this area.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

El Rey Cantina does a great job for their Taco Tuesday! Can't beat the price. Oh, and their margarita's are yummy as well.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

fish is exceptional, brought in from a boat daily. Good tequila selection. Outstanding taco selection with great meats!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

The food is not on the stellar, best I have ever had list, but the Fajitas were good. The service was okay as well. The atmosphere was not very exciting but I was there on a Sunday afternoon so it might have been the time...of day. I have heard they have a really hopping bar scene on Thursday, Friday and Saturday but have not been a witness to it.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Mostly a bar experience. Not a family restaurant. They are doing some remodeling so the ambiance may change. Food OK

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Really nice employees. When I stopped in to watch the end of the SF Giants game I was impressed by the friendly fun staff on duty. Not sure if it's like that every day, but the Sunday evening I went in was a good time....I had some tacos and drank beer. They happened to have the taco bar open when I was there so that's what I went with. I saw some food going out by the servers that looked great. For what I wanted that day I found El Reys to be a suitable place for an afternoon game and some bar fun.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Rey Cantina

Yes, El Rey Cantina offers takeout services.

Yes, El Rey Cantina offers delivery services.

El Rey Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3