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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$4 - $15
CUISINES
Mexican, International, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

ANTOJITOS AND ENSALADS‏
Chips & Salsa
A basket of corn tortilla chips & your choice of today's fresh salsa from the bar
$2.95
Quesadilla
A large flour or 2 house-made corn tortillas filled w/ cheese & grilled to a toasty perfection.
$4.95
Nachos
A big plate of crispy corn tortilla chips layered w/ our famous black beans & topped w/ melted cheese, our house salsa, guacamole & crema.
$7.95
Cabbage Ensalada de la Paz
Fresh, crisp‏ & tangy. lime-marinated shredded cabbage tossed w/ tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, jalapenos & spices. served w/ chips or warm house-made tortillas & topped w/ crema & guacamole
$4.95
SIDES
Black Beans
A side of our famous, organic black beans
$1.00
2 oz $1.00
1/2 Pint $2.00
Mexican Rice
Simple & Tasty, cooked w/ vegetable stock
$1.00
2 oz $1.00
1/2 Pint $2.00
BURRITOS‏
Burrito
Our burritos are made w/ a grilled 12" flour tortilla w/ melted jack cheese. we add our famous organic black beans, Mexican rice, house salsa & a little bit of creama. add your favorite filling if you want more protein!
$4.95
TACOS
Three fresh, house-made corn tortillas filled w/ your choice of our yummy filling. Served w/ rice & beans & topped w/ Ensalada de la Paz
Bean & Cheese
Our famous black beans & melty jack cheese
$6.95
Yummy filling
PARA LOS NINOS‏
Mini Burrito
Choose your kid's favorite combination of rice, beans, cheese & chicken
$4.00
PB&J Quesadilla
Yup, it really is as tasty as it sounds!
$3.95
Flour Tortilla
Warmed on the grill, perhaps w/ a little butter?
$1.75
DRINKS
Agua Fresca
House-Made concoction of some sort of delicious fresh fruit, a little sugar & water
$3.00
Horchata
House-made! delicious sweet rice drink from mexico, w/ a touch of cinnamon & vanilla
$3.00
Best-Ever iced coffee
Served w/ heavy cream
$2.00
Iced Tea
Can be fruit, herbal or black!
$2.00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fast, casual and great for kids. Food is great too! Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Every year when I visit friends in Brooklin, Maine, we lunch or dine at El El Frijoles. Last night my wife and I had carnitas tocos, copious amounts of pulled pork topped with generous globs of guacamole served on corn tortillas. At the far end...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

I like to make a point of going to this local eatery several times during the season that I spend in a neighboring town. I went in late this afternoon for an early dinner. It was pouring out so ate inside. I often need several...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner at El El Frijoles during our recent stay in Stonington. Wow, what a great meal. Her crab quesadilla was superb and the spicy lobster burrito I had was awesome although not really that spicy. This is a no frills...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

It’s definitely something different!! Not many Mexican restaurants are set up an serve like this. My food was great!! Large portions.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

Great Mexican food. Just top notch. I'm from Arizona and I was surprised to find Mexican food of such high caliber in a small, out of the way town in Maine. I had a special-order burrito con carnitas, baked with lots of cheese on top....More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Creative and flavorful Mexican using local ingredients. Everything is homemade, including the tortillas and salsas. Happy, casual place - everyone that works there is friendly and enthusiastic. Well worth any kind of detour to eat here!!!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

For years, I'd driven by it numerous times on the way to the Benjamin River boat launch but never with time to stop in. After reading the reviews, my friend and I decided to make a dedicated trip for the sake of having a late...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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miwero, Owner at El El Frijoles, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Equally puzzled- Thanks for giving us a try. I don't really know what to say, except, well, read what our other customers are saying. I will add, that I always wish people would take a moment to check-in if they find something lacking or wrong...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

Cute Mex place (rare in rural Maine) near the Eggemoggin Bridge to Dear Isle. Run by California transplants. Nice selection of entrees that change week to week to some extent. Only seating is outdoors or in a big tent, so their business is mainly takeout....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

We planned to stop here during our stay on the Penobscot/Blue Hill Peninsula. We eat a lot of Mexican food, so we gave it a try. Terrific little place. The food is very good. I had Haddock Chowder with loads of potatoes. Awesome. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from miwero | Property representative |
Hi there, and thanks for your question (and your interest!) We will be open for our Summer Hours on May 23rd. We will be open for the season Wednesday through Saturday, from 11-Close (which is usually 8:00, if we still have... More
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