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El Coyote Tex-Mex Cafe

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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7404 State Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45230-2159 (Five Mile Road)
(513) 232-5757
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we visit Cincy, I am sure to have a meal here. I always get the same thing, which is the Ribeye med rare with a side of jalapeno butter, Tex mex Mac and cheese, and steakhouse mushrooms. It is a wonderful steak, always cooked right and just delicious. They have damn good margaritas, although they are a bit... More 

Thank cledoc23
Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After many, many visits to this establishment over the past 25 years, we've noticed a steady decline not in service, not in cleanliness, but definitely in food AND drink! El Coyote used to have the best margaritas around. We have gone several times for just those partnered with chips and salsa. The last few visits (our loyalty dwindling with each... More 

Thank mooretd
Cincinnati, Ohio
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272 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at El Coyote is always good. They have a huge menu and are known for their pork chops, which are always cooked to perfection. Another favorite of mine is the Seafood Chimichangas. Every time I have been there, the service is below average to downright awful. Empty drinks, dirty plates that sit until AFTER we've paid, and this... More 

Thank KFCincy26
Cincinnati, Ohio
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been in Anderson for years serving some of the best blackened porterhouse steaks around. Get the mash potatoes and mushrooms to make the plate! Fresh squeezed lime juice margarita's to make it even better. They even have an all you can eat rib night. The ribs are delicious too. Also known for there pork-chops and stuffed peppers.... More 

Thank Lindsay T
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on July 4th. The food is good, big menu. Mostly Tex-mex and less Mexican. Case in point, no flautas. The food is good but not worth the price.. Skip it. Service is horrible .. I mean, really bad.

Thank Amy R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Good Tex-Mex tacos, burritos, and an excellent banana cream pie for dessert! Restaurant is older, and a little dark, so it makes for a nice romantic dinner. Locals love this place!

Thank Christina M
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We heard about this from a family member and they were right when they said ir was good. The place stays busy but they keep things moving. Service is very good. Our server was knowledgeable and helpful. Their menu is extensive but our choice was the pork chops and we made a good one, They were delicious. I had those... More 

Thank HoptownTraveler
Cincinnati, Ohio
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times. Each time I've been I've had good food. Never had to worry about getting bad food here like some other joints around the area. Wait staff is prompt and busy. Never had to wait more than 5 minutes for a seat. It's a good place to eat.

Thank BigCity1
Ripley, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to El Coyote last night for our annual business dinner. We had 23 in attendance. We were able to get seated rather quickly, waiting for everyone in our party present before they would seat us. We had 2 long tables and 2 servers. Our orders were taken quickly, but one complaint I would have is that the service... More 

Thank Mary W
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for the past 28 yrs and it never disappoints me! I can always take friends in from out of town and know they will enjoy themselves. Their salsa is fresh and delicious. If you like sweet potatoes, don't skip their mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon. Their pork chops are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7404 State Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45230-2159
    (Five Mile Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 232-5757

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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?