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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

We moved to Beaver Dam 4 years ago from Chicago and one very cold Friday we got to Beaver Dam late due to traffic and weather coming out of Chicago. We stopped at Palenque as their mom was locking the door. The place was empty...but there must have been some look on my face mom as we call her to this day opened the door and had her family prepare a dinner for us. We were the only ones in there. This restaurant holds a special place to us not only because they have the best Mexican food anywhere including Chicago, the warmth and love you feel just entering the door is like eating with family. All our family and friends that visits us we always take them to Palenque on Friday night to enjoy a wonderful meal no matter what you order!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019

Arrived at 6:00 pm on a Saturday night and was seated right away. We were served the chips and salsa before we ordered, which are very good. Our waiter was excellent, food was great and the large margarita was too much for the three of...us, lol. Definitely will go back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

On the site it stated gluten free friendly. I talked to 3 different servers and the bartender and no one really understood gluten free. I ordered fish tacos with corn tortillas which after some questions I thought were okay. They came with a side of...red rice, lettuce, avocado and tomato. The tortillas and fish were extremely greasy with oil. I ended up making a sort of salad not eating the tortillas. Fish tasted very fishy. Chips were stale. On a brighter side I was there to meet a friend that I had not seen in over a year. They were not too busy so we stayed there a few hours visiting. Nice atmosphere.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

Drinks and food are great, service is prompt and very helpful. Try it! It is always clean, bright and spiffy

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

This is our family's favorite place to eat in Beaver Dam. The food is consistently delicious and the service is excellent.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Choosing Palenque as a halfway meeting point with friends from Southern Wisconsin was a pleasant surprise. This Mexican restaurant in Beaver Dam is worth a detour off Highway 151 (just take the Highway 33 exit and head to the south downtown area.) Parking is free...and available. Seating is available inside at tables or booths both in space near and away from the bar. Tables and benches offer beautiful artistic scenes creating an authentic interior experience. We were greeted and seated right away. Complimentary chips and salsa were served immediately by wait staff ready to take our drink orders. Menu offers many traditional and unique Mexican favorites. Portions were generous and prices reasonable. Food was served quickly. Our party enjoyed three different kinds of burritos and the flauntas. We were able to stay and visit long after our plates were cleared. All of us were impressed with our first visit to Palenque and are looking forward to meeting there again.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

Our favorite Mexican restaurant! Always great food and atmosphere. Definitely something for everybody. My daughter and I usually share the fajitas. And try not to fill up on chips and salsa. Their margaritas are great too.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

I am a local here and this is my favorite Mexican restaurant. Not only is the food amazing but so is the service. We've never had a bad experience

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

We were travelling from West Bend to Madison and got hungry. Got really lucky to find this Mexican Restaurant. The "medium" margaritas were huge (and tasty.) We split a Chile Verde plate. This restaurant serves the best, best Chile Verde ever.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff, great food, short wait time... What more could you ask for? Oh, yes... Reasonable prices!

Date of visit: February 2019
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There is outdoor seating but I'm not sure about pets. I would advice that you call and inquire.
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