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El Michoacano

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237 Central Ave, Shafter, CA 93263-2020
+1 661-746-4872
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good56%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 22, 2017
“Best beef enchiladas”
May 16, 2016
“Consistently Good Food”
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$$ - $$$
237 Central Ave, Shafter, CA 93263-2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Shafter is about 15 minutes due east of I-5; it's a small town that has a main street that looks like it's out of American Graffiti. El Michoacano is at the top of Central Ave (main street) which in many ways is nothing special. The...More

Thank Velo_Mitrovich
Reviewed May 16, 2016

A friend was in town at lunch & he let me choose the place. I haven't been here in awhile so I chose this old favorite. As usual, the food was very good. I ordered the shrimp relleno with rice & beans. It was delicious....More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed January 28, 2016

My husband has been a frequent diner at El Michoacano for many, many years. I have been with him a few times. I recently hosted a bridal shower and we had the food catered by El Michoacano. We ordered the traditonal rice, beans, chips and...More

Thank RunAbout05
Reviewed August 24, 2015

This restaurant is very authentic. The tacos carnitas are excellent, beans are fresh, sopes are fresh, chips are fresh. Pretty much everything is excellent. It is a small place located in an 80's bank so it is very noisy but that is part of the...More

Thank TriciaandDonaldG
Reviewed July 9, 2015

Excellent service & delicious food. Machaca its really good. Mixed Fajitas are really good & abundant plate.

Thank losevangelista
Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

This place has the best Mexican food ever. Not fancy by any means but clean and accommodating. They make a chili relleno topped with chili verde that's awesome. Give it a try....you'll love it too!

Thank KimDevers
Reviewed January 7, 2015

Whether you like chile rellenos, fish tacos, enchiladas or chili verde burritos, you will find something delicious on the menu. Whether you are passing through, live in Bakersfield, Wasco, Taft, or even Buttonwillow, it's worth the drive to come here. The owner, Gino, or his...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed December 7, 2014

These little towns, i.e. Shafter in Kern County appear to have the best Mexican Food in the area. The Carne Asada Taco's are tender with lots of flavor, and the Fish Tacos (Tiliapia) are Awesome! This is truly authentic Mexican Food compared to what's available...More

Thank brake4moose
Reviewed March 2, 2014

Everything here is really good. No matter what you try, you won't be sorry. Occasionally, the service is a bit slow, especially when busy, but everything is cooked fresh to order.

Thank Ron P
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  • Address: 237 Central Ave, Shafter, CA 93263-2020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shafter
  • Phone Number: +1 661-746-4872
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