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El Mesquite Grill

516 Gretna Blvd, Gretna, LA 70053-6702
+1 504-367-1022
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Nov 1, 2018
“Won’t be back”
Apr 29, 2018
“good food in a relaxing atmosphere”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Latin, Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
516 Gretna Blvd, Gretna, LA 70053-6702
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Wow. This is a huge restaurant in a decent location to be so quiet. Service was just barely ok. I ordered the Asada tacos, usually just two tacos fill me but I finished the three and was looking for more food. The tacos were very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brittanyd321
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Very friendly atmosphere. Family oriented. The service was very good. Meal was served quickly and it was nice and hot. Food was good. There was plenty of parking available. Seating is available inside or outside.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank warren b
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Consistent, delicious great value and really delicious margaritas I consistently order the fajitas. I never can finish the plate, my husband loves the left overs, my daughter weights for the rice and beans.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Meredith L
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I each had the taco and soup special and it was delicious. We travel to Mexico quite often and these were very authentic!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Ronald P
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been here many many times never a complaint till tonight we both had the mixed fajitas terribly over cooked and a little burnt both kids had items off the kids menu fry's were horrible tasted geezer burnt I told the waitress about it...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Jenniperez
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a work event at the restaurant and they were able to accommodate our large party. Food was good and margaritas were great.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Tara M
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Ample parking space in the back, large seating area, nice bar and Latin music on Wednesdays and rock or smooth band on Friday( on Saturday during Lent). Extensive menu. Very good frozen margarita(strawberry, mango). Very reasonable price . Family & children can enjoy as well....More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank AthenaMSY
Reviewed February 15, 2016

This restaurant is Mexican at heart and soul. The fahitas are good and fresh and the mole is well done. For a real treat get their Margaritas. (but don't try to drive after a couple)

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank RugbyProp3
Reviewed February 12, 2016

We had to take a quick trip over to the westbank tonight, and visited El Mesquite Grill. From start to finish, the meal was excellent. The cheese dip is flavorful; the chicken fajitas were awesome; the chimichangas were abundant, and the large margarita is delicious...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Blair D
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I love the atmosphere here. Wonderful customer service. Food taste wonderful. This is the best Mexican restaurant ive been to since ive moved back home.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Traci J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Gretna Blvd, Gretna, LA 70053-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: +1 504-367-1022
  • E-mail
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