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El Picante

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903 Loveland Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH 45140-2701
+1 513-677-6209
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in all of Loveland. What tastes the smells the friendly people you'll love it.

Thank Brian W
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Good food, always love salsa and chips. Order cheese sauce on the side… to die for! Food hot-staff are nice.

Thank 45ohio45
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We go every Monday for their $2 margaritas. We always get amazing service and our food is always perfect!

Thank Brittany M
Loveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We often drive by this restaurant and find they are very popular. They have indoor seating and a very pleasant outdoor seating patio. They have a nice salsa that doesn't burn your mouth like some restaurants and it arrives almost before you sit down, along with warm chips. We have taken many out of town visitors to this place and... More 

Thank Sam G
Loveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Staff is so nice, and very pleasant atmosphere. Outside patio is nice too. They give you chips and salsa as soon as you sit down. The chips are warm and good.

Thank Debbie I
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It's a wonderful Mexican restaurant on Loveland Madeira Road in Loveland Ohio. It is authentic we cooked by Mexicans. They have a very large menu. Ordered there many times a month. Never had a bad meal. Offers outside seating and great drinks full bar. Great for medium size gatherings. Will accommodate for moving tables for larger groups. Great for birthday... More 

Thank Jolene S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

One of our party had the soft tacos with beef and said there was no taco seasoning taste to his meal. He wasn't happy. I tried a new dish and it was one I'll get again. Chicken espanica or something close to that. Chicken and spinach with rice and a salad of lettuce and tomato. No beans, which I wouldn't... More 

Thank stumpierose
Loveland, Ohio
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Love this place.... It is our go-to for fast delicious Mexican food. Huge menu. Fun and friendly atmosphere. Our favorites are the chimichangas, burritos and carne asada. Delicioso!

Thank CTkacz67
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My go to place for Mexican. Always served a lot of food. And fast. Servers are real nice and helpful. I have been going to El Picante for years, never a bad meal. And two locations in Loveland. Yum !

Thank Normalee5
Loveland Park, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Service is always good here,they hustle. Decent to quite good Hispanic food depending on dish. Fair prices.some outdoor seating. Very small waiting area. We dine there at lest 6 times a year.

Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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: 903 Loveland Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH 45140-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Loveland
  • Phone Number: +1 513-677-6209

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