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El Mexicano

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
1364 Main St Ste 16, Sanford, ME 04073-3644
+1 207-850-1021
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“guac” (2 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“steak fajitas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1364 Main St Ste 16, Sanford, ME 04073-3644
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit quite frequently with friends and family The service is always great and the Mexican food is authentic, very pleased!

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very pleased to find this place. We recently moved nearby so was excited to find it. It's in a mall but it's large inside the restaurant. They also have a bar in the front which was pretty busy. Everything was very good. The never ending...More

Thank chrisbX7954XG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Maine mall and made plan to have dinner at on the border and thought of this place and we took off. We live in Sanford and never got chance to try this place so we gave a shot. We are vegetarian family,...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

The first time we ate at El Mexicano, we took our daughters and the four of us loved what we had ordered (burritos, sizzling fajitas, burritto bowl). Hubby and I have been twice since and those meals have been sub-par. I ordered two tacos on...More

Thank Maine_Light_Sleeper
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Our first time trying this restaurant and we’ll surely be back. The menu selection is good, the ingredients are fresh. Our server was attentive, timely and friendly, definitely a pleasant experience.

Thank Blondiexo
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I am not a big fan of Mexican food, but agreed to dine here with my daughters. We ordered three different dishes. All were delicious. This is truly a true Mexican restaurant. The prices are very reasonable and the portions are generous, has a good...More

Thank eeldredg
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Living in southern coastal Maine, we do enjoy all the wonderful seafood available to us. But there are times when we want a change and look for good Mexican cuisine. We found it at El Mexicano in Sanford, Maine. About 15 minutes from the coastal...More

Thank kedavis4
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife and I have eaten here several times and find it to be the "go to" place for Mexican food within 15 miles. The food is fresh, substantial, and tasty. We have tried several entrees and have been pleased with all of them. The...More

Thank gearcase12150
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. I had the Tinga chicken enchiladas and my husband had the taco bowl. Both were very good, food was authentic and fresh ingredients. Service was very good, run by a nice Mexican family.

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food was fresh and the portions were adequate. The staff were polite and tried hard to please everyone. Although we are not crazy about Mexican food we might go again.

Thank bucketlistend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1364 Main St Ste 16, Sanford, ME 04073-3644
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-850-1021
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