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El Cazador Mexican Restaurant

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101 North Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-5226
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is hands down the BEST mexican restaurant we've visited. Food is always hot. Servers are always friendly and willing to please. I will say again it's the best. My advice is to go early around 6pm because it can get busy.

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Thank julybaby35
Morganton, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food with lots of flavor. We try to eat there every time we visit Carolina Beach. We like how close it is to everything.

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Thank Amy R
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Flavor is so important to a wonderful meal, Amy, so we're glad it was present for you. Thanks for making us a staple of your Carolina Beach visits! Safe travels, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

White House, Tennessee
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good. Even though I ordered the Burrito with ground beef and it came out with chunk beef. Good salsa and chips. our waiter could not speak English, you had to open the menu and point.Nice deck overlooking the street to enjoy.

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Thank Mikey409
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry for the small error on the burrito, Mikey, but I'm glad you enjoyed everything! We're always eager to work through any miscommunications there may be, especially considering all our servers do speak English. I hope we'll get to welcome you back sometime for an even better experience. Best, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really delicious. Service was super! Nice atmosphere with plenty of seating. Price was reasonable especially for a dinner on the beach.

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Thank LPrew
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Super service and delicious food are two staples around here, and I'm happy we could provide you with both. Hope you'll come see us on your next beach trip! Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

Proctorville
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't feel that this restaurant was really anything special. The food was good, but you can get the same dishes and caliber of food at other Mexican restaurants. I would eat there again, but I wouldn't make it a point to do so.

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Thank Sarah D
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Especially since you enjoyed everything, Sarah, I'm disappointed that feeling we quite stood out played as big an impact on your experience as it seems to have. I know we can really wow you sometime, so I hope you'll make it back to see what we're about! Best, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

Dayton, Ohio
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family arrived at this restaurant around 5:30 - prior to it being busy. We were seated immediately. The service was attentive and the portions were good size with very fair pricing. The issue was the food. It was bland having little flavor.

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Thank SJS937
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm surprised to see the flavor didn't quite reach your palate, because it's definitely one thing we're known for around here. I hope you'll make it back in, and if you do, don't hesitate to let us know if you have any concerns at all so we can look into them for you. I bet we'll show you a great... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place ! Delicious authentic food! Service was great server was friendly , very alert and organized ! Overall great experience.

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Thank fatima I
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you loved us so much! Sounds like everything hit the spot, and that we could take great care of you. Looking forward to your next trip! Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

NC
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy our meal here when visiting Carolina Beach. Great food, friendly service, generous portions,reasonably priced. We had so much food leftover, we had enough for lunch the next day so two meals for the price of one. If you want a quick affordable meal with no waiting, you must give this place a try

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Thank BMinton
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for making us a mainstay of your Carolina Beach trips! Nothing like leftovers to keep the good times rolling. Can't wait for your next trip -- you'll have to say hi! Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Mexican and this did not disappoint Salsa had a good amount of cilantro - mild/ medium spicy. Chili Verde was excellent - pretty spicy Lunch portion was plenty and fair price. Service very good. Negro Medleo on tap. Only negative - women's room needs updated badly

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Thank KittyKellie
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

The salsa really is where it all starts! Happy everything on the menu hit the spot, and I appreciate the feedback. I'm hoping we can welcome you back sometime before long! Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

Vicenza, Italy
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here three times already. I was never once dissapointed. The waitress spoke good Spanish and was constantly checking on us to make sure our food was good. The restaurant was always busy but we got our food in a timely manner. Good place to go to near Ft Bragg for anyone searching to eat some delicious Mexican food.

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Thank marialovexoxo
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Three visits in, and I couldn't be happier. Glad we could take care of you, in particular! Thanks for making us a new favorite of yours, and I hope we get the chance to welcome you back again soon. Until then, Diego Garcia, General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 North Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-5226
Description
El Cazador is a family-restaurant serving quality Mexican cuisine. At El Cazador, we pride ourselves on an incredible menu made from fresh ingredients and fast, friendly service. We make sure to buy the best, quality ingredients to prepare delicious tasting dishes.

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