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El Meson

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903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
+1 937-859-8229
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (39 reviews)
“empanadas” (11 reviews)
“empanadillas” (4 reviews)
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were there on a Saturday fairly early evening and the wait staff was just not terribly responsive. The food was very good-I've been dreaming of the Yucca Fries ever since we went there. Fountain in the front kept the little ones entertained while the...More

Thank Ibegonenow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

9 of us chose Restaurant Week to go to El Meson. 9 is not really considered a large party in today's standards. Anyhow, we ALL loved our dinners. But the service was unacceptable. At one point one of the group refilled his own water. When...More

Thank DaytonWoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a group of 11 for dinner. The staff was great (owner is simply delightful) and food is excellent. It is a huge restaurant with many rooms that makes you feel like you in much smaller private dining rooms.

Thank SamanthasDad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Why did we stay away? We've not been here for awhile and forgot how good it is. Will be back soon. Chicken tortilla soup is great and Spanish chachuterie is wonderful

Thank Jan B
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

After my wife recently "discovered" this gem for lunch, it was a special treat for dinner with son and daughter in-law. Yes, we're 30 minutes away in Mason, but surprised we'd never heard of this restaurant in business for 39 years! Excellent dinner, service, and...More

Thank pscarey
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

This was my first time here and having grown up eating Mexican food all my life and after eating here it was not all that. I had the tortilla soup and the chorizo quesadillas first the soup was ok as it had chips used for...More

Thank Humberto B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Excellent! We sat in the closed in patio and it was lovely. We had a variety of appetizers and followed the suggestions of our server for dinner: everything was very good!

Thank USExpatsThe3Cs
Reviewed May 20, 2017

I participated in a dinner for Ellies Rainy Day Fund, a nonprofit in Dayton that helps pet owners. We had a private room equipped with projectors and screens. The food was great and Bill Castro the owner explained what we would be having. Authentic central...More

Thank JanNArt
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Such a treat to enjoy delicious Tapas, refreshing Margaritas all in a garden atmosphere! The food options were too numerous to comment on but our lovely waitress helped us navigate just the right amount of food and drinks. The shrimp options for Tapas were outstanding...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed May 17, 2017

I had business colleagues in town and we enjoyed this place immensely. They have a creative take on Mexican &latin American dishes. Staff is super friendly and helpful and our meals were all great. You can easily miss this place as its tucked away, but...More

Thank davew49
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July 11, 2017|
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Response from KeeKeeBair | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that, but I know the staff will be glad to investigate and answer.
April 21, 2017|
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Response from donnavicca | Reviewed this property |
yes, and the tapas are my favorite thing there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 E Dixie Dr, West Carrollton, OH 45449-1928
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  West Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-859-8229
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