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El Tenampa

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248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Star, Idaho, United States
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a friend to lunch today. was very happy with the quality of food and the wait staff was extremely nice. I would put this in the top two for Mexican food in Nampa.

Thank Michael K
Cabot, Arkansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Best authentic Mexican full menu food in Nampa! Hopefully you will get Lio to wait on you, he will make you smile and glad you came! The homemade corn tortillas are worth the trip alone! My husband had the chile verdes, and loved it!! My chile relloño and tostada (on the homemade corn tortilla 😀) was filling, delicious, and muy... More 

Thank melbabound
Kuna, Idaho
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed in our service and food. There was way too much cheese and we are cheese lovers. There was also something hard in my enchilladas. I think it was the end of an avocado. When we complained we were not taken care of. We will not be back.

Thank sumbuck123
Wilder, Idaho
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

The food is okay, but I have had better Mexican fare at other restaurants. The at-table guacamole, however, was the bomb! I'm allergic to cilantro and they were very accommodating.

Thank cabel77
Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

We have been going to El Tenampa for years, the fajitas are the best I've ever had. When you visit Leo will make you feel like family.

2 Thank Bill A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Very poor service there and food is sub par. Not for me to visit again. Also poor parking on the blvd.

1 Thank Ray M
Boise, Idaho
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Good solid service and menu. I had the two enchiladas from the lunch and it was a nice sized meal. The server was friendly and accommodated our groups needs. The food was served quickly and piping hot.

Thank DawgHiker
Nampa, Idaho
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Yummmmmm!!!! 1st time here & was very impressed!! Ruben greeted us & we were initially going to sit in the bar/order a drink & get our food to go-.... We sat n the bar & Oscar was our server-he was fabulous!!!! Drinks were delicious & food better than drinks!!!! Ruben remembered our names later in the evening!!!! I would absolutely... More 

Thank SuzyQLA
eufaula, ok
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

Upbeat, happy Mexican restaurant!! Servers were terrific and the food was super!! Enchiladas for me and Chile Rellenos for my husband - would definitely go back again.

Thank Nanacyc
Boise, Idaho
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

just got back from a vacation and had the need for some Mexican food, I saw this place one afternoon and decided to give it a try, we have gone to just about every other in all the Boise area, most taste like it just came out of the can, we had another couple invited with us, we all were... More 

Thank kyotobug

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Nampa
  • Phone Number: 208-466-4460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?