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“Great atmostphere, great people, great drinks!”

El Papagayos Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Blue Jay, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Great atmostphere, great people, great drinks!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

This is absolutely the best place to go in the village... go for the great views, go for the great drinks, go for the fantastic people!

Visited August 2012
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Riverside, CA
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Very good joint up in the mountains.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

The fajita plate was real large - but it was soo good - I forced down every bit of it! My wife, daughter, and granddaughter also eat all of their tasty Mexican dinners. Good service and a view of the lake. Will eat here again on our next visit.

Visited August 2012
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Westlake Village, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A Place to Eat but that is all”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

El Papagayo is just an ordinary Mexican Restaurant. It is probably OK for chips, salsa and drinks but the food is just ordinary. The guacamole that I ordered was tasteless and seemed to "creamy" to be made primarily of avocado. Add some onions, lime and some spice. Food was uninspired and "just something to eat."

  • Visited August 2012
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Microwaved mexican food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

So disapointed. Food is not even close to being authentic. The waitresses are suck up and rude. If you want an expensive tasteless margarita and " cool " atmosphere this is the place for you. I was not impressed what so over. Can not understand what all the great reviews are about...

  • Visited July 2012
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San Bernardino, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Yummmm!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

Best mexican food on the mountain!! Love the atmosphere & the people customer service is great! It feels like your family when you walk inside :) very comfortable noi matter where you sit.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank Brittney T
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