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185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
(207) 667-4494
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Whiting, Maine
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the house special margaritas :) Great crab dip with chips a little spice We had chimachungas enormous portion As spicy as you want it Great prices and wonderful attentive service

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Thank Janet R
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing bout this place is pleasing. Maybe the basic nachos. Soda flat food is less then mediocre. Bar area seem in kept Not a fan at all.

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Thank Eileen N
Englewood, Colorado
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was hard to find something on the menu that really grabbed my taste buds. There was 4 of us and every order was different. The guys both had diffenent kids of burritos and cleaned their plates, were they hungry or did they really like it? They said they liked it. I had a combo that included soup, they had... More 

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

After an absolutely inedible meal, we'll only go back for the margaritas. Service was fine but I'm shocked by the quality of the food. I don't know how anyone can serve this and expect the customer to pay.

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Berwick, Maine
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We were interested in an afternoon snack and thought a margarita would hit the spot. Unfortunately, the margaritas were made with sticky sweet artificial mix. At least we got to choose our tequila. The chips were stale and the salsa was made with pink tomatoes. I was quite disappointed. The only reason I gave this a two point rating is... More 

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Thank LucyLu801
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We travel the country and work from the road 365 days a year! We love Mexican food and this was by far the worst food ever. I personally would not call this Mexican food. Please don't waste you time or money! The positive is the margaritas are excellent!

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Thank FreeDaTravelInAnRV
Bangor, Maine
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A long history of Americanized pseudo-Mexican cuisine. Nothing really stands out. If you want Mexican food, go to Bar Harbor, Bangor or Orono.

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Thank Metsfan123
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is a strange little restaurant. Decor is interesting (lots of mosaics). Waitstaff was friendly enough. Drinks were good but the food wasn't great. It was edible but it did not meet our expectations for good Mexican fare. Overall, we were disappointed and would not recommend it.

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Thank Robin C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

These people couldn't make decent food if they tried. I don't believe they do either. Very unauthentic at best. Their chili relleno's leave everything to be desired. A poorly stuffed pepper wrapped in a flour tortilla and dragged through a bit of molle' sauce.... I will never go there again as the two times I gave it try was worse... More 

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Thank Kelly S
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Oh wow! I faithfully read reviews before going to a new place on our travels unless it comes recommended by a local. Epic fail! Worst Mexican food ever! Salsa was tasteless with white-ish tomatoes, no flavor, not even a hint of kick. Ground beef chimi (how can you go wrong with that, right) was mostly filled with their awful refried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1937
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: (207) 667-4494

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