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El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant

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About
This restaurant is located at 4304 legendary drive the Destin Commons mall at the corner across Bass Pro Shop.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good Mexican food. The rice was especially good. Portions were huge. Salsa was very good and the chips were better than most. Service was excellent. Beer was nice and cold.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank visamastermichigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Destin for years. And this place has never disappointed us! We usually frequent at dinner hour but today we went for lunch ! Lunch menu was plentiful and the prices very reasonable! We have always had great food , wonderful service and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank starfishcatcher
Reviewed October 2, 2018

What a fun place. The music was great and not too loud. The food was served HOT and delicious. We HIGHLY recommend the Fajita's for 2...Mouth watering Shrimp, Steak and Chicken. Our friends meals were all excellent, hot and delicious too. The cocktails my husband...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maltesemama15
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Hey I’m a local, not a dumb tourist with tourist glasses where everything is wonderful because I’m on vacation. I’m comparing this to the restaurants locally I go to regularly. Shocker, this place is good. The food was good. I had the fajitas and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scooterh2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Met some friends for dinner on a Sat night. 7pm, no prob. getting a table for 4. Live music inside was a bit loud so elected to sit on the patio. Music was piped out there on speakers, even louder than indoors. Oh well... Ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wjtinfwb
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Food and service wonderful however we cannot give them a higher rating due to the uncleanliness of their floors and the bathrooms. The bathrooms are disgusting making us question their cleanliness in the kitchen. So sad.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank benz472017
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The food and atmosphere are really good, but unfortunately I am very concerned about the cleanliness of this facility. The bathroom was absolutely disgusting. It was only noon on Saturday and there was toilet paper and paper towels all over the floor. Some of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dr_A_M_C993
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We were a large group of 21, adults and kids, staff were very friendly. They helped make a huge table so we can all sit together. Food was cooked well and was very tasty

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kareng2521
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

I cannot recommend this restaurant for a meal. It is an okay place for appetizers and beers but that is about it. The service for our dinner last night was very poor. We ordered the tableside guacamole before our meal and the wait staff had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LitlDuchess
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

food was not good. nachos were a greasy mess. over 70 for 3 of us. go somewhere else! Rocking Tacos is what I recommend. food great with a view of the gulf!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jaimie S
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