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EL Mez

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8700 Hwy. 51, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
+1 715-356-7975
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Ironwood, Michigan
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone here twice with a girlfriend. We love it! The atmosphere is fun and cheerful; the waiters are friendly and helpful; and the food is phenomenal. Don't forget to tell them when it's your birthday for free, delicious fried ice cream ;)

Thank crystalcottagecr2017
Bessemer, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything about this place. A special shout out to our server, Tiffany. She did a perfect job! On a different note, the women's bathroom was very nice and clean. We had a great experience!

Thank Denise H
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Very colorful and clean interior and fast friendly service. Good value for the money. Nice place to take a relaxing lunch break and a far cry better than chain fast food.

Thank Tank0616
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

The inside is very colorful and has nice Mexican decor. We didn't wait long to be seated but when our waitress came to the table, she seemed very rushed. The restaurant at the moment wasn't busy at all. They serve you chips and salsa, but the salsa tasted as if it were only tomato paste. Our waitress checked on us... More 

Thank Corina C
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

My review of this restaurant a couple of times before has totally changed. The food is still good. The salsa still needs help but the change was the service. Our server was totally personable and smiled and was attentive, big change. It was a most yummy and enjoyable experience.

Thank Cissy M
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Everything is frozen and you cant understat the people that good.If i wanted frozen i nwould of went to the frezzzzer department and bought something.

Thank Kerry L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I've been to El Mez now for a few years and every time I go, I leave full and happy every time! Great service and fantastic food!

Thank Jimmy P
Forsyth, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The decor is beautiful , staff is friendly and efficient. The food is delicious, fresh and authentic. Great parking area right off the road, easy access in and out.

Thank Sue B
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice outdoor lunch here on our trip to the Minocqua area. The food was very good, especially the Carnitas. They also allow leashed pets, which is very appreciated!

Thank Ask108
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is one of the best mexican restaurants i have been to! They have such a diverse menu. You get alot of food for your money.

Thank Judi H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 Hwy. 51, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: +1 715-356-7975

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