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El Mariachi

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574 Alter St, Hazleton, PA 18201-5066
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Staunton, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came there because of their good reviews and that was not a lie , the only bad thing is the location , I would not go there when it is dark .

Thank Hans G
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally got around to going here, glad I did. I ordered the beef sopre & pork tamale both were great & the price was unbelievably cheap. I'll have to come back & get a full platter next time. I was the only non Latino in there when I ordered a guy came out of the kitchen to speak English to... More 

Thank Temuejin
Queens, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I live near this amazing place. The food is amazing. Everything fresh and hot. Fresh tortillas also 😁

Thank Quincy555
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Really good authentic Mexican! Great for lunch! The people are friendly and the prices are great! I had the chilaquilles. They were very good!

Thank Julia G
Vestal, New York
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We found this restaurant from great reviews on Yelp as we were driving on the highway. We were a little concerned about the sketchy neighborhood but the delicious, authentic Mexican food is so worth it! We had such a great dinner of chicken enchilada mole and chicken mole dinners with rice and re-fried beans. The presentation was so beautiful and... More 

Thank pulmqueen
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

Very good food, authentic food, authentic people running it. The only thing is they are in a bad area and the place needs a complete makeover. If you don't mind the atmosphere inside and outside you'll be surprised at the food you get and the family putting it together. They work as a team and if you're not super snobby,... More 

Thank seabreeze123
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The owners are awesome and treat every customer like family. It is in a rough part of hazleton, but is worth the trip. Food is excellent.

1 Thank PackerCycles131
West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I could ear Spanish, Mexican, Cuban... whatever, everyday. So I'm always looking for an authentic restaurant when eating these cuisines. El mariachi is just that - authentic. So good and great portions / value. The staff is so friendly and attentive as well.

Thank JodiH612
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Area wasn't horrible, a little shady, but well with it. This food was amazing, prices were fair and the staff and owner were hospitable. I would recommend going for lunch

Thank S G
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

The food is good but the restaurant suffers from its location. No reasonable person would travel down Alter St. after dark. Parking on the street is not safe and the characters standing around on the sidewalk make one feel uneasy. It's a shame they cannot move this business out of the area.

1 Thank Austin P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Alter St, Hazleton, PA 18201-5066
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Hazleton
  • Phone Number: 570-459-0300

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