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El Molcajete

409 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3706
+1 815-544-8974
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
409 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3706
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fast, delicious authentic Mexican cuisine in the heart of the small, midwestern town of Belvidere! Home of Fiat-Chrysler and General Mills, the town revival is being led by food entrepreneurs and antiques experts as well as sweets shops for dessert afterward!

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Steak burritos are excellent and huge. All of their food is pretty good though and you get plenty to eat.

Thank toto821
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great and the service was excellent. We had the Chorizo Burrito and the Barbacoa Burrito and they were stuffed with meat and wrapped in a tasty tortilla. The menu is diverse and there were a lot of interesting dishes we thought about...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in downtown Belvedere and stopped here for lunch. Great service and I was surprised how clean the place was. Very diverse menu with all the normal expectations Guacamole was very good Had a torta - would order again Internet signal too boot! Stop in

Thank 65N20w
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

All the food was fresh and delicious. Service was friendly and attentive. What a gem in Belvidere! Chicken taco was moist but the Barbacoa will blow your mind!

Thank Teri T
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

On a whim, went with 3 coworkers for lunch. They had tostadas which apparently were delicious because when I looked up from my own chewing, theirs was gone. I had the chorizo torta. Excellent bread and filling, maybe a bit light on the sausage but...More

Thank Love L
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The most amazing steak burritos and Pico de Gallo you'll ever eat. Fast and friendly service and staff. Absolutely the best food, hands down. If you're in Belvidere you HAVE to try this place! Can't say enough. Never disappoints.

1  Thank Nicole C
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Went with some girl friends and I ordered some tacos and a quesadilla. My quesadilla was tiny but delicious. The tacos were amazing. It was only $40 for 3 of us to eat. Nice staff and clean place. Good authentic Mexican in heart of Belvidere....More

1  Thank cassie b
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Just moved to the area and many locals recommended it. I was not disappointed. The atmosphere is lively and friendly, the service is pleasant and quick, and the food is delicious and served in a timely manner. Went on my lunch break two days in...More

1  Thank geeker711
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

There are lots of places to get Mexican food in the area but this is by far the best. Awesome chips and salsa, authentic rice, beans, and my personal favorite, chicken chimichangas!!

1  Thank emstah14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belvidere
  • Phone Number: +1 815-544-8974
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