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El Mariachi

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213 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4902
516-536-6661
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here late on a Wednesday night and they seated us at a booth next to the bar. I didn't notice until we were served our meal that there was a very drunk woman at the bar - was very distracting. Also, the restaurant had a musty smell which turned me off right away. We were immediately given a bowl... More 

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Thank maisiemom
Rockville Centre, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good Mexican food, from tacos to mole... Great to go with larger crowds- there is always something to celebrate in El Mariachi! The band is there on weekends and are always happy to take requests!

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Glendora
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113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The hotel said they had heard mixed reviews for this restaurant, but we don't know why. Coming from Southern CA we have had our fair share of Mexican food and we found the food here to be very good. It does taste a little different than your typical Mexican fare but we found it very enjoyable. We tried the flautas,... More 

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I have been eating at El Mariachi for over 20 years. During that period, I've sampled most of what is on the menu and rarely have never been disappointed. They have the best Mexican food in western Nassau County hands down! The prices are very reasonable, with good-sized portions; Mariachi players on the weekend and they're even open for lunch.... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

The food is pretty well prepared; but the place meeds a major upgrade. The seating is tight, and the place doesn't seem very clean.

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Copiague, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Well.....atmosphere was very good....Marichi band was good and asked your permission before playing at your table. Food....was good.... Had the steak....and friend had the Chimichangas....very good. Service SLOW......VERY SLOW.....that's the only complaint.😥😥 Oh and the margaritas were fantastic.😉😉

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Valley Stream
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Just recently I was in Rockville Centre looking for a place to eat. Saturday night is rough in Rockville Centre without a reservation and we could not get into the first 3 places we tried. After the last rejection we were going to cross Sunrise Highway and my wife saw El Mariachi across the street. We had not been there... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This was my first time at El Mariachi with my boyfriend. We went on a Friday night, the restaurant was busy but we did not have to wait. We had margaritas which were excellent. We ordered the nachos for an appetizer, they were really good. The jalapeños on top added a nice kick. For dinner I ordered the vegetarian plate... More 

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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We went for Cinco De Mayo but have been there on other nights as well. We were there for my cousins bachelorette party and had a great time. They had a band on the patio so it was a lot of fun. The food there is always freshly made and on weekends they will have mariachi band going through the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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169 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Visited there at 11pm on a Saturday night after long flight from Hongkong - they opened the kitchen to cook for us : really tasty meal The maragitas were excellent - the service very friendly & helpful Very impressive restaurant - great value

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4902
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: 516-536-6661
Description
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant Rockville Centre, NY. Proudly serving the community since 1977.

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