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El Mexicano

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1102 E Admiral Doyle Dr, Ste 17, New Iberia, LA 70560-6311
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We try to eat here at least once a week... love the combo dishes. my wife loves the enchiladas verdes.

Thank RobHalph
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Great food and service.... Quick service and freshly prepared food is great tasting and very affordable...nice menu selection and staff... Worth the stop in...

Thank John O
New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Best place for Mexican food in New Iberia. Great staff, very fast and friendly. Located on Admiral Doyle Dr.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We go here once a week minimum... we love the people who own it and the food never disappoints... i almost always get the 'G' combo on the menu...my wife gets the enchiladas verdes... never disappoints!

Thank RobHalph
Saint Martinville, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

They definitely have the best Mexican food in New Iberia. Their dishes seem to be a little more traditional and not all the same ingredients loaded with sourcream and cheddar cheese. I got the lunch fajitas and it was more than I could ever possibly eat and less than $10 too. Everything here screams "Fresh" at you, even the chips... More 

Thank cajunflo
Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Love love love el Mexicano! Their food is so flavorful! Haven't found anything that I do not like yet! The staff is very friendly.

Thank nala1219
New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I don't agree with the so-so reviews of El Mexicano: It's my favorite Mexican restaurant and the by which I judge all others. Yes, it's in a strip mall and the atmosphere is average, but it's the food that's important, and I find it excellent. I recommend especially the tamale, which is not the type you might be expecting, but... More 

1 Thank Cadien1967
New Iberia, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Not the best but it will help curb your Mexican urge.

Thank pmlaque
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Went eat with friends that had already eaten there..This was my first time & I have to say..it was really good & there's plenty of lunch specials to choose from..There was so much food, some of us had to get a to-go box to take the leftovers home. I would recommend this restaurant..

Thank tammyabear
New Iberia, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

The food is average, but the prices are good so business is good. I prefer other local haunts.

Thank Suityourself30

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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 E Admiral Doyle Dr, Ste 17, New Iberia, LA 70560-6311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Iberia
  • Phone Number: 337-365-7272

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