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“Great local dive”
Review of El Tenampa

El Tenampa
Ranked #32 of 794 Restaurants in Kissimmee
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
NJ, USA
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203 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Great local dive”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Came with my family while on vacation. What a great local place for delicious Mexican fare. The pineapple agua fresca hit the spot, as did the guacamole. Prices were very reasonable (under $7 for a burrito served with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo), place was very busy and there was even a live mariachi band.

If there was a place like this near where we live, I'm sure we'd be there very regularly!

  • Visited December 2013
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Woodinville, Washington
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“SUPER hard to find”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

Google Maps takes you to the wrong spot. The door is a dark color and is hard to find at night. It is under the sign that says Indian Buffet. No parking. Once inside, it was very charming. You can tell there are a lot of regulars. The food is traditional Mexican fare, not Tex-Mex. I thought it was very good, but a couple in my group were less impressed. Was it worth the effort to find it? Maybe not. But if you know where it is? Probably.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank K R
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Always good and authentic!”
Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

We have dined here +5 times and it is consistently good. Many locals eat here and the menu is extensive. Don't be concerned about the area or strip mall - never has a problem - service always friendly.

Enjoy!

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Thank IndyMex
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Jacksonville, Florida
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145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great Mexican find”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

As others have said it's nondescript on the outside but very well appointed inside. Great menu, authentic food and good service. We each had fajitas and had leftovers for two more meals! They actually improved overnight! The house special margarita was good but a little pricey; however, the menu is reasonably priced. We enjoyed the experience and would return if in the area.

  • Visited November 2013
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Kissimmee, Fl
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed November 7, 2013

Quaint small restaurant. Great Food...Excellent Prices.. Hidden Gem
Do not let the outside fool you..once you walk in it feels like you are in Mexico.
Authentic Mexican Food with a great variety.. Live Mariachi on Friday and Saturday

  • Visited November 2013
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