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Reviewed July 20, 2021

We used to go here a couple times a week for lunch, and recently went on a Monday night for dinner with my son and his family. The service was terrible. Once we were served drinks, we hadn't been seen by our waiter while waiting...for 45 minutes on dinner that had obviously been finished a d sjtting in the kitchen long before he eventually served us as every single dinner plate was just above room temperature. No response from the manager at the Lynn Haven store, or from my contact of El Jalisco corporate who I contacted online on this incident. We will never eat here again, and woukd never recommend others to do so either.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 8, 2021

I love the enchiladas at this restaurant. It's convenient and the staff is very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Good food great service. The jalisco nachos were really good. I had a bowl. It was refreshing. I ordered a peach on the beach drink. Wasnt very peachy. Other than that everything was good.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Good salsa and margaritas, price is average, but service can sometimes be very slow at the bar. Table service is better though.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

This was our 1st visit. The menu is extensive. We chose combo platters which were great. The portions were generous. They have a 2for1 on beer which is a nice treat. Prices were reasonable. The only slight negative was the service. The waitress was not...engaging, probably because she barely spoke English. She was slow to refill drinks. But we’ll be backMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

We were not sure what restaurants were open in Lynn Haven, but El Jalisco was open and they did not disappoint us, the food was awesome and the staff was great for our large party eating.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

.... for an awesome price!!! The guacamole dip was the best I have ever had and I am not a big guacamole fan. Great variety in the menu. Fast service. All the dishes looked amazing and the serving sizes were huge. You cannot leave hungry!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

Took 10 minutes to be greeted and seated, 5 more for water and chips, and then no server showed within about ten minutes. The manager looked frazzled and the place was moderately busy. I ended up leaving and went across the street to the Mexican...restaurant in the Winn Dixie shopping center. Had a pleasant experience there.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Awesome lunch specials. A great lunch for less than $5. !! Great food, very nice portions. Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

ok I've eaten at their other location (that is now wiped out by the hurricane) and food and service were good. So, we went here because it is one of the few restaurants open. The food was ok. The shrimp was overcooked on one order...and the rice was cold on another but overall...not too bad. Now the wait is looooong for food. We watched two other tables cash out their drinks and leave because they were tired of waiting. They are busy. But, its nice to have a meal, that is out and close to home. So hopefully, as things settle down, it will get back to business as usual since the other location was very good.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Stellar service, delicious food that is prepared fresh and moderately priced! They offer a wide variety of lunch specials. This is a loud, family friendly place that feels warm and welcoming. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Just wanted to thank our waiter for being nice and patient with us and our 17 month old son yesterday. He is not a very quiet baby and he left quite a mess behind, but we didn't feel rushed or judged. It was our wedding...anniversary and we don't go out often anymore, so this was a special event for us. Thank you for making us feel welcome.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Decided to have an early dinner out with the hubby. The waitress rushed us thru our whole meal. When we first got there we were the only table. Only one other couple was seated while we were there. We ordered our appetizer and then our...meals. The meal was served less than five minutes after the appetizer. Then she immediately brought the bill and asked if we needed boxes. I mentioned that I was considering ordering the fried ice cream for dessert. Next thing I knew she was placing a fried ice cream in front of my hubby and gave us a new bill. Needless to say I will not be visiting this restaurant again. I like to be able to enjoy my meals. Not be forced to inhale them.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I gotta say, I was pleasantly surprised. The tacos and beans and rice were very good. Especially since take out usually gets pretty soggy at times. Next time I'll try to make it into the restaurant itself. Very good!

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

Well, you gotta love 2 for 1 drinks all day !!! The food, well, same old same old American Mexican fare ... Do all the Mexican restaurants buy their menus at the same place???

Date of visit: March 2017
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Yes, El Jalisco offers takeout services.

El Jalisco is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5