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El Mazatlan

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
+1 270-773-7448
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tonawanda, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu had a lot of offerings. Everything was good and filling. Server was pleasant and food came quickly

Thank jkosloski
chalfont pa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not bad for a change. Sat outside and overlooked liquor store parking lot. Service good, food average but big portions.

Thank bobbbbbbb
Alexandria, VA
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238 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect to find tasty Mexican food in a small city in southern Kentucky, but El Mazatlan exceeded my expectations. The service was prompt and friendly and the food was great. The restaurant is popular with the people who live in and around Cave City and certainly family friendly.

Thank RichT529
Chicago, Illinois
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545 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Cave City for 1 night while visiting Mammoth Cave National Park, and El Mazatlan seemed to be the only reasonable restaurant. We came here for dinner around 7pm on a Tuesday in early May without a reservation and were promptly seated. The large restaurant has many tables and was busy but not full. Given the small town... More 

Thank pingaroo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fairly awful (fillings mostly tired ground beef in overcooked tortillas). But this is rural Kentucky, not the best place for Mexican. The server was friendly, efficient, and attentive.

Thank Paul H
Fulton, Kentucky
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to me and I am oh so thankful! The prices were very reasonable and the food was wonderful! I was extremely impressed with the service and the taste of the food was really good.

Thank AaronSC72
Belmont, Michigan
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location, attractive building. The food was good, but not fantastic. Communication was abit of a problem; first time we have ever experienced that.

1 Thank KareStev
Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 9. Food was good and quick. Kids menu is the typical food. Our service was excellent. Bathrooms were clean and we enjoyed the outdoor seating. Prices were fair, and overall we had a good time.

Thank susan l
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304 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the chicken quesadillas, and the fajita trio of chicken, beef and shrimp, I seriously think this is the best Mexican food we have had since we lived in Dallas years ago

Thank Retiredbeanctr
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service go hand-in-hand at this restaurant I had to shrimp bring that taco salad. And the desert is delightful

Thank Jimmy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, 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
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?