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El Molino Mexican Restaurant

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214 State St N, Waseca, MN 56093-2931
507-835-4223
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican and more"

Fantastic food and great service. Extensive menu, bar service, plenty of seating for large groups, families, or just dinner for 2. Never been disappointed!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brenda B
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic food and great service. Extensive menu, bar service, plenty of seating for large groups, families, or just dinner for 2. Never been disappointed!

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Thank Brenda B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Great food, and great staff. We love eating here, service can be slow depending on the day but the food is worth it. The wait staff is great and now know our group and our ordering habits as we have made El Molino a weekly occasion.

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Thank Joe N
Waseca, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Try the Camarones ala Crema. What ever you chose you'll be delighted. Tell them Flaco sent you. We have been dining there since the place open. Great food great service.

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Thank Carlsoj
Mankato, Minnesota
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I've been to many Mexican restaurants but this one is top notch! The portions are generous and the service is excellent. The food is authentic and wonderful. If you don't want Mexican, they have the best burger in town!

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Thank 296rk22
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

El Molino always has great Mexican good served by very friendly staff. This is a great Mexican family run restaurant. The restaurant is clean and bright. Try the new Verde Burritos, they are great.

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Thank Minneapolisdoyle
Lake Crystal, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Very good food served by friendly people in a nice environment. Always worth a stop when passing through Waseca.

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Thank Ron S
Mankato, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

While the atmosphere, service, and value are fine; the food leaves a lot to be desired. I've given the place about 3 different chances over the years, and none of the food has wowed me. The beans are alright, the enchiladas are alright, the burritos are alright, the salsa is alright, and the cheese and spinach quesadilla is just plain... More 

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Thank Murveman
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I've been to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, etc., and am yet to find a Mexican restaurant that compares to El Molino. I currently live in the cities, where there is no shortage of ethnic food, but nothing compares to this hidden gem. The food is always delicious and the service is always great. Anytime I go through Waseca, a stop... More 

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Thank Zach B
Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great little restaurant on the historic main street in town. Very accommodating to our large group---did separate checks for us. Food was good---wide variety including burgers. Very clean & inviting atmosphere.

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Thank merideth2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The first time I ever went to El Molino, the food was a bit salty but the service was outstanding! I've been there twice since then, both times getting the flautas. THEY ARE AMAZING. I crave these now on a regular basis! You have to try them! I've also had El Molino cater for my work twice with Chicken Fajitas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 State St N, Waseca, MN 56093-2931
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Waseca
  • Phone Number: 507-835-4223

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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