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El Nopal

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4214 Outer Loop, Okolona, Louisville, KY 40219-3851
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband are here in Kentucky expanding our business and it had gotten late in the day, so I searched restaurants close by and read reviews. We saw this place and decided to try. Went in and got friendly service. The food was hot and tasted delicious. If you're in the area please stop in and try it. Good food!

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Thank Dalyla S
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Okay, I've eaten at many Mexican Restaurants and enjoyed the food. I can say without a doubt that El Nopal is one of the better ones. My favorite is Pollo Poblano. It's always more food than you can eat in one sitting. The service is excellent and friendly. I certainly recommend this location. I've only eaten at the Taylorsville Rd... More 

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Thank Garry S
New Haven, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went to El Nopal for a birthday party. We had a group of 40. The rest of the restaurant was busy as well. I ordered a Coronarita which was very good. I also ordered a #9 which was 2 beef tacos and beans and rice. My husband ordered a #10 which was a taco, burrito and enchilada. My beans and... More 

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Thank Suzi Q
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is another surprise tucked away in the area south east of the Louisville Airport. Lunch or dinner this is a great place. Black or refried beans? Flour or corn? Frozen or on the rocks? This place is authentic with a hugely diverse menu. Small groups or large this is a great value.

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Thank Mark H
Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This particular El Nopal is one one the closest restaurants to my house but I rarely go there because every time I do I end up disappointed in the food. (including a long black hair in a burrito that the waiter refused to admit belonged to anyone working there) After a year or so of not eating there my wife... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

There are many El Nopals scattered around the city, but this one is THE BEST. the employees, the atmosphere, and the food are all perfect. Service is fast, and the authentic Mexican food is delicious every single time. I go out of my way to come here, even though there is a closer El Nopal right down the street from... More 

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Thank Lindsey S
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This place was--until now--the best kept secret in Louisville. Just off the intersection of Preston and Outer Loop, this restaurant has become the place to go for delicious, authentic Mexican food. Their menu has the usual order-by-number combinations or you can order off the entree menu, which is what I started doing about a year ago. Their chefs are excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4214 Outer Loop, Okolona, Louisville, KY 40219-3851
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?