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1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (8 reviews)
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1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

Great food. wonderful family feel. laid back and relaxing. The workers there are all wonderful sincere people who make you feel you are home. Enjoy my visits there and is a good family outing.

Thank wendon55
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Travel stop for dinner, had a tequila veggie quesadilla and a mango margarita. Service was great, so was the food and drinks.

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch midweek. Not very busy at 1 PM, and service was quick. Server was in good humor, and we had an enjoyable lunch. The chairs are very interesting and would dress up any Mexican restaurant in the country. In fact, we're going...More

Thank David R
Reviewed June 13, 2016

stop for dinner during our recent visit to Metropolis for the Superman festival. Do not understand the great reviews, maybe was a bad day or something. We did not wanted something too heavy as it was a very hot day, so I had a taco...More

Thank summerfun57
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice place clean good selection. Had the 3 taco plate plata Enjoyed would go again. Parking lot a bit strange felt I was trapped in. When I was leaving.

Thank satnam0071
Reviewed April 27, 2016

The food was good and servings were generous. Great prices and very good margueritas. Wait staff very pleasant and prompt service.

Thank jcsanders11
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

A nice-size restaurant. It is clean and well-maintained. The service was good. And friendly. And the food is really good. The prices were decent for sure.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good, your typical Mexican American cuisine. Price was great and tons of seating. Had a nice bar as well as decor.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I had the burrito which was good and not to mention a great portion. The staff was present and attentive. Place was clean and no problems with the location. Food was good but not great or would have give a 5.

Thank Jstinger
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food is just ok. Not the cleanest place by far. Inexpensive and filling overall. Usually good service.

Thank Tonya1962
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2715
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Metropolis
My wife and I tried El Tequila tonight at the recommendation of the clerk at our hotel. What a find! If you happen to be in Metropolis do find the time to visit this wonderful restaurant. The food was tasty, the service was friendly, and the portions very ample - all for a very reasonable cost. If you're looking for authentic Mexican fare, this is the place.
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