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El Mazatlan

105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
+1 270-773-7448
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (46 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (30 reviews)
“rice” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a gem!!! The portions are HUGE and the staff was incredibly inviting and friendly. The food is delicious and the restaurant is clean; all at a good price. My teenager said "Dad, that burrito was the size of my leg, and I...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tacos were okay. The burritos were okay. I had a stuffed pepper that was interesting. Service was good. My stomach was a little upset after dinner though.

Thank Curt P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to El Mazatlan for lunch after touring Mammoth Cave area on a very hot June day. The restaurant was clean and cool but not overly cold with AC as we found some others to be. The staff was friendly and personable. They brought our...More

Thank np4micu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service & food was excellent. Steak in my husband's meal was seasoned & cooked wonderfully. I had the gringo platter & it was super yummy. Covered outdoor seating was nice to eat under with the nice weather. We would definitely recommend this restaurant & would...More

Thank chinasonvacation
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service! Went for daughter's birthday while in the area on vacation. It was a rainy evening and the place was still very full. Speaks to their great service and even better food. Varied menu with unusual selections (grilled meat/ vegetable filled pineapple)....More

Thank paju1452
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the beef burrito lunch special. Warm tortilla chips and salsa served with your drinks. Excellent margaritas! Very enjoyable experience.

Thank KYTastemaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had beef chimichanga with rice and pitcher of peach margaritas. They have a kids menu. Good lunch portions, but it wasn't enough to share!

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, but our server was terrible. She somehow forgot that our 9 year old wanted to eat food, not just a plate of rice. So, the child that needed to eat fast had to wait a really long time to get a microwaved...More

Thank sun_lioness
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I stopped here after arriving in Cave City. Ordered shrimp taco salad and it was outstanding. More grilled shrimp than lettuce I think. Husband ordered California burrito. It was great. Pitcher of margaritas only $15. At 52 and 49 got carded. That was...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Chips and salsa and tacos were really good, and margaritas great! Would recommend for everyone, and portions made for hungry folks for sure. Would go again, two thumbs up.

Thank Sonny S
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September 23, 2016|
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Response from smcmama | Reviewed this property |
I answered before seeing others "Yes" responses.
Pat W
July 17, 2015|
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Response from Shipbird1969 | Reviewed this property |
There is outdoor seating, but I dont know if pets are welcomed. Might want to call them to see.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-7448
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