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El Meson

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40 Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728
+1 732-308-9494
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chimichanga” (15 reviews)
“guacamole” (16 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you want home cooking from Mexico this is the place to dine. The informal dinning, inside or out is a place to relax and eat. The meals are authentic and filling for a reasonable price.

Thank Sandra32260
Reviewed June 18, 2018

While the menu hasn't changed much over the decades, the food is good. BYOB keeps it affordable. This Place gets crowded during weekend dinnertime.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed June 1, 2018

From the time you walk in you feel at home the hostess is always smiling and service is great all the waiters are professional and good guys and will help you find what ever you want.The food is genuine Mexican and there specials are fantastic.The...More

Thank BigBob115
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Every year on Cinco de Mayo my family and I go out to eat. This year we decided to change it up a bit and try El Meson. Though there was a wait (and expect a wait), it was worth it. In many Mexican restaurants,...More

Thank pion68
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We went at 5:30 on a Sat. night which was the perfect time b/c there was no wait! We were seated right away - the service was excellent! My husband had the combo of lamb & chicken that, he said, was to die for!!! Very,...More

Thank Spufi10
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice staff. Prompt service. Tasty food. Several of us together for lunch. All enjoyed the meals and the atmosphere. Would dine here again.

Thank MN_TravellerMsp
Reviewed February 21, 2018

the service was amazing. They were really friendly to me. Also when I was running out of chips they asked if I wanted more and they filled it up. I got the quesadilla and my first bite was an amazing amount of flavor. And the...More

Thank Meatmasters B
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, friendly service. Authentic Mexican atmosphere and cuisine. Only place around that serves great Tamales!

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best Mexican food in central jersey. Well prepared ethnic food . Very favorable and tasty. You can order mild or hot sauce . You cannot go wrong ordering any food from meat to fish. Tacos are very good . Thump up to the...More

Thank Moustafa A G
Reviewed January 10, 2018

We stopped here for lunch mid-week. We had seen great reviews and anticipated a great meal. Unfortunately, it didn't turn out that way. I ordered the marinated steak and pork fajitas. My husband ordered the burrito and taco combo. My rice and refried beans were...More

Thank NYNann
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Matt G
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Liquor store is across old rr tracks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Freehold
  • Phone Number: +1 732-308-9494
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