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El Mazatlan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plates were cold, so food did not stay hot. Enjoyed the enchiladas and burritos but thats it, everything else was kinda bland. Good margaritas. Was overall inexpensive. Very nice manager.

Thank Poolmom11
Grandville, Michigan
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say this was EXTRA spectacular,but it was very good and just what my family was looking for. We all enjoyed the meals that we ordered, the portions were pretty good and worth the price, the waitstaff was pleasant... I am glad that we chose this restaurant for our one night in Cave City. If it was nicer weather,... More 

Thank Erin B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good. I've had better, but for a little town like Cave City, KY it was good. We ordered a pitcher of margaritas, they were really good! We had to ask for spicer salsa, because the red salsa isn't spicy at all! But over all, the food was good!

Thank Cori R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not authentic but it's good. It caters to the population. You can't go wrong with fajitas and margaritas!

Thank Thania C
Cedar Springs, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to eat here on our first night in Cave City. The food was very good and the portion sizes should leave no one wanting. The staff was incredibly friendly and attentive.

Thank quietroom73
Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to order it (75cents for a bowl), and it is AMAZING! It's their hot salsa and it has a nice heat to it, but more importantly, flavors! Cilantro, fresh onion, black pepper, and the tomatillos. Our food was full of flavor. The fajitas were perfect, with chicken, steak, shrimp, peppers and onions, and 2 little deep fried ribs.... More 

Thank Elizabeth7377
Silver Spring, Maryland
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201 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cave City is not exactly a culinary capital. Fact is, we had been told back in Louisville by a restaurant manager "oh, you are going to have a tough time finding anything you like in that part of the country...." Swell! So we did not have high expectations. The night before we had so so BBQ. We always knew we... More 

Thank smokeater55
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unexpected visit but moe then expected in terms of staff, quality of food, variety of dinners offered and value for dinner.Place had much local as well as travelers and was convenient of of the highway. Manager checked to make sure we had everything we need and we were happy.

Thank anniex53
Eagle, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday night with two adults and 4 kids. Seated right away. Friendly service and food came very fast. Everything tasted great and there was plenty to eat. Priced as expected. Highly recommend.

Thank shwis
Keighley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I know nothing about Mexican food and decided to go here because it has a bar. It's a large place with both inside and outside seating. It is not designed to be reached by pedestrians, (not uncommon in the USA) but there is plenty of parking space. The waitress was attentive, however I think that there was a slight problem... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
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, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?