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EL Mez

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
7153567975
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11:00 am - 9:30 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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76 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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!

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Thank Ask108
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank Judi H
Mercer, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican food that won't break the bank, friendly staff and you won't leave hungry, we will be back!!

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Thank Mercermayor
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Mez has its own unique style and flavors and all of which are well seasoned and delicious. I recommend the shrimp cocktail which a served ceviche style.

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Thank Michael M
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good customer service always, take outs get messed up sometimes but usually good. Nice clean restaurant inside. Average food, nothing great.

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Thank ijustheartfood
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The appetizer nachos were good, but then everything went downhill from there. I had ordered an enchilada and what came on the side looked like a deep-fried mouse, tail included. I immediately lost all appetite. We will never go back.

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Thank LBaca00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Of course the Margaritas were yum and so was the food. The waiter's and waitresses do need to be a little more attentive and personable. The only thing I wished was better was the salsa that comes with the chips...it tastes more like tomato sauce then salsa. Suggest getting guacamole and mixing it to have some taste.

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Thank Cissy M
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We make a point to stop here for lunch either on our way home from "up North". It is by far one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever been to. The food is fantastic and the service is great. They have seating out doors as well. Great place.

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Thank Bitsybubbles7
Woodruff, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We ordered take out and was horrified when we opened the salsa. It was covered with thick mold and so rotten it actually was bubbling. I don't know how they could give us something like that and think I wouldn't bring it back. No one would say anything but I will tell the management. Which called me and said you... More 

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Thank Randy M
North Liberty, Iowa
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

The food is outstanding and the service is super friendly. We were there on a really busy weekend and the server could have been understandably frazzled, but he wasn't. He was attentive and enjoyable. Our food came quickly and each dish was great. We make it a point to have dinner here when we're in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: 7153567975

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