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Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

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100 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-924-2693
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yorba Linda, California
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to good mexican food but this place was ok. I don't like to pay for chips and salsa and this place makes you pay with that said i won't be back. If the salsa was really great i would pay the salsa seemed like it was out of a jar, nothing special at all.

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Thank surban22
California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall the drinks were the best part. The food was good but not great. I expected more flavor but still had some tasty things. Ceviche was fresh and delicious, but it is kind of hard to mess that up. The Carnitas were good but the fajitas were a little boring. I would go back for that Jalapeño Sting margarita and... More 

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Thank Shannyhead
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place for a casual indoor or outdoor dining experience. The food is consistently good. Happy hour is a good deal. Most of all it's located in the village so if you sit outside you can people watch. They are kid friendly with a sand play area. Also allow dogs on the patio.

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Thank DeniseCHeat51
Breckenridge, Colorado
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305 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are staying across the street, so decided to try Gomez's. It has a nice interior atmosphere with quick service. The food was very good Mexican...my daughter had the fajitas and I had enchiladas, which were both tasty. The coconut shrimp appetizer was excellent! I had wine, but the margaritas I saw were huge and looked good!

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Thank Deanna9
Westlake Village, California, United States
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (50 of us from our ski club) invaded this estaloshment just at hppay hour (3:30 pm). We had the pleasure of gettimg Maria as a hostess. We had multiple indivual requests and she acknowledged and served all of our needs timely and with pleasure. I know that she covered more than our table of 10. We had our fill... More 

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Thank Marjorie L
rmmammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Ahh, you made our day. Maria is a wonderful, hardworking mom whom we really appreciate having on our team. So glad to hear you had a wonderful experience! Safe travels. Hope we can tempt you to return to Mammoth again soon... :) More 

Canyon Lake, California
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147 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best nachos and happy hour. The service is impeccable...fast,nice and accurate..could not get any better...the beef and pork is succulent..all the food is delish...the drinks are yummy

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Thank 2kitty2
Tecumseh, Canada
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nicely done interior. I expected it to be very expensive but my dinner was only about $20. Dinners as well as a la carte options. If you get a burrito you don't need a taco as a side. The food is fresh, hot and tasty. Varied menu. I'd go back in a minute.

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Thank DennisPiper
rmmammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Hey, thanks a bunch! Hope you had a great time in Mammoth. Lots of snow, so many reasons to return again to our area this season. Cheers! More 

Irvine, California
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134 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Look carefully and the negative reviews are probably due to the wait or other reservation problem. This isn't the best Mexican food in the world, but hits the spot up in the mountains. Try the wings - they are surprisingly good.

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Thank Taco-Wednesday
rmmammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and kind words. We are the highest traffic restaurant in Mammoth other than the mountain locations. With a thousand happy guests a day who don't leave reviews, we have the occasional one that is unhappy. Wish more of those that left saying "thanks" and "great job" were inclined to leave reviews. But such is human nature.... More 

Whittier, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Spent 4 days in Mammoth. We were in Gomez's on New Years Eve. The restaurant was a comfortable and cozy place to stay warm while the family skied. After the family came off the slopes we ate appetizers and had drinks until 7pm. At that time the restaurant closed to prepare for the New Years Eve Party. Maria was our... More 

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Thank vargastish
rmmammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thank so much for your kind words! Safe travels and Happy New Year! More 

United States
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

The restaurant must have brought out the “screw you over Christmas menus” for the high season because I cant think of any other Mexican restaurant that charges for chips and salsa… The Mammoth Margarita was certainly mammoth is size and alcohol content, but lacked quality margarita flavor. The service was good and our food arrived quickly. The meals we ordered... More 

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Thank CoffeWineTravelTime
rmmammoth, Owner at Gomez's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by. We actually don't change our prices for the holidays like some locations. We did have a minimum wage increase in California coming, so there were some small changes made this fall. That said, we would like to think we are doing our best to provide value in our destination resort. The "charge" for homemade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-924-2693

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?