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El Mexicano - CLOSED

701 N Harbor Dr, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5531
+1 707-964-7164
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
Mar 3, 2014
“Best Mexican Food in Fort Bragg CA”
Jul 25, 2013
“Always a stop for us!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
701 N Harbor Dr, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5531
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

The food is good and has some spice in it. They have a good menu and we think it is the best Mexican food in Fort Bragg.

Thank tooters05
Reviewed July 25, 2013

When we're in town - we always hit El Mexicano - it's one of our favorite places! Although, the service has changed significantly over the past decade. Warm & friendly smiles aren't the 'norm', but the food's still great & we'll be back!

Thank facosmo
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Both the Willits & Fort Bragg restaurants have been the same for decades....They are ALWAYS dependable for great food. I like all of it. Their beans are to die for!

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed February 11, 2013

One not of importance is that the food is consistently great as well as authentic. They are not reluctant to serve excellent spicy salsa with fresh chips, a great change from getting bland, flavorless salsa with no kick as you find in many restaurants. Their...More

Thank Mexicoway
Reviewed December 30, 2012

I like to give most of the restaurants a try, and this was one of them. There are about 6 Mexican restaurants in town, and this is my least favorite. Nothing special, would have preferred Taco Bell

Thank DisappointedDiner2
Reviewed December 8, 2012

First off, we enter the restaurant n a waitress sees us as she is taking orders back and forth, passing us several times only to say hi. We finally got tired n seated ourselves even though it was not busy at all with 3 tables...More

Thank Southwicks
Reviewed November 8, 2012

We loved this little spot. The food was tasty and there were some unique offerings on the menu. I tried the cactus...spicy but good.

Thank Faith R
Reviewed October 14, 2012

This is an authentic place to eat. Food is tasty, and very reasonably priced. In the harbor area. Definitely recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank richard b
Reviewed September 29, 2012

The food here is very good and the prices are moderate.Always have had a good meal here over the last 20 years. In my opinion, this is the best Mexican reastaurant around. You can't beat the location!

Thank NevadaHudson
Reviewed August 14, 2012

It's nice when a Mexican restaurant actually serves authentic Mexican food, and not the water-downed, Tex-Mex that so many Americans are used to now.

Thank 302ChrisM
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  • Address: 701 N Harbor Dr, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Fort Bragg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-964-7164
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