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El Mexicano

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208 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4570
(518) 226-0105
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here somewhat last minute, as I was passing through and in the mood for good mexican food. This restaurant is awesome. It has pleasant ambience, and I was happily surprised by the salsa they brought me almost immediately upon sitting down. While it could have been spicier in my opinion, the freshness and flavor was superb; an excellent... More 

Thank Indigo W
Schroon Lake, New York
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful lunch. The Food was so delicious and the service was great. Immediately had salsa and chips brought to you before you ordered. After your lunch, a complimentary dessert. Oh, did I forget to mention prices, Wow, Outstanding!!!! You have to stop in, you want regret it.

Thank GaGirl_13
Bucks County
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice outdoor cafe and very large indoor restaurant. We sat outside and were promptly brought salsa and chips. Lunch menu has good selection. Menu states that everything prepared mild unless you specify spicy. This is a nice option for those who can't have spicy food. A dessert cinnamon apple fried thing was brought to the table gratis. Food is very... More 

citrus springs, fl
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery features the real deal Mexican food and great 'Rita's. We were a party of ten and service was excellent even though the place was packed. We enjoyed every bite from the just right salsa to the sweet ending. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service. Fun, fast and affordable! Anyplace that gives me free dessert and appetizer gets my vote!

1 Thank Dee E
Malta, New York
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We were instantly greeted with warm smiles at the door and decided to opt for outdoor patio seating on their spacious shaded patio. The look I did get of the inside was very impressive as well. Our waitress Tara immediately introduced herself and took our drink orders. There is a decent selection of bottled Mexican beers and a very nice... More 

Thank John B
Rochester, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Stopped for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. Food presentation was good, tasty, plentiful and reasonably priced. Free shot of Tequilla if you so desire.

Thank Gary F
Long Island, New York
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The staff is on the ball. From the gratis cheese tortilla thru the meal, you will get large portions and low prices.

Thank drmojo48
Albany, New York
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Totally casual atmosphere, warm friendly staff, the menu is well laid out, lots og good options, greeted by a complimentary quesadilla, chips and salsa at the start of the meal, and a complimentary banana chimichanga for dessert. Great option out of the busy hubbub of Broadway.

Thank Charlie P
Kings Park, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our meal, especially the pitcher of margaritas. Last year, we tried Cantina and were really disappointed. El Mexicano was lively, great wait staff, good food. We will be back.

Thank kpmommy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4570
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: (518) 226-0105

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