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El Cochinito Contento

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88 E Olive Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-3051
+1 559-486-2833
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The folks at El cochinito contento really make you feel like family. We've never had a bad experience here. The albondigas are amazing! !

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Thank Richard B
Fresno
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

I have heard of this place for many years and just have not made it over here. I came today because I had a need for pozole and I've heard it's good. Here are my thoughts: PROs: -the homemade corn tortillas are one of the highlights. Really good. -the pozole was good and flavorful, and a huge bowl was $8.25.... More 

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Thank Queen J
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Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Very good food. Their carnitas so good and tender. The chilaquiles one of the best in town. Chile Verde with plenty of meat and the sauce just right not to spicey. And you can't go wrong with the homemade flour or corn tortillas.

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Thank Hector L
Clovis, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2014

I enjoy the Nachos and the Chile Verde. The service is great and I also like the name. The happy pig - When I walk out of the restaurant that is "ME" Happy Pig

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Thank Eagle50675
Visalia, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,214 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Ok I came to this place because I wanted to try something different and because people recommend this place, for one, it looks like a little Mexican store, then the waitress felt like in a rush and in a hurry to take my order, mind the place only had 3 tables. Then the food, if you are white or any... More 

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Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for years. Their food is so good, very reasonably priced. The staff is always so nice.

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Thank tishkah628
Duvall, Washington
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Had a great breakfast there a couple days ago, 2/7/2014. Fast real friendly service, good food at a fair price. I'll go back and try lunch and dinner next time I'm down.

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Thank jimandsusan
Fresno
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2013

What a great little hole in the wall. Salsa is fresh and spicy. Best chili relleno I've had in a long time. Homemade corn tortillas are awesome. I am going to try the fish taco next time. The sauce on the enchilladas was almost like a mole - rich and spicy. And they use authentic white cheese not cheddar.

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Thank lesterbird
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Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

Excellent customer service, nice atmosphere , DELICIOUS food...ooo if I can only add a pic of my before and after plate :))

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Thank Rangelmyke
Fresno, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Very small place but the food is delicious, and the staff is friendly. If you are looking for a great authentic Mexican food this is the place to try. They make homemade corn tortillas too, very YUMMY!!

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Thank Deana N

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 E Olive Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-3051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: +1 559-486-2833

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?