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“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Mariachi Loco - CLOSED

El Mariachi Loco
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: 503 368 4555
New York
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163 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

My picky eater was so happy to find this place on our vacation. Beans and a plain cheese quesadilla is her food of choice and coming from Portland before this and not finding a single Mexican restaurant, we were happy.

This place is exceedingly average, but it delivered on everything we wanted. My shrimp fajitas were good, but had a little sweetness to them that was very rich and I wasn't the biggest fan of it, but others may be!

The tables are lined in three rows in a square room and nothing special about the décor, but if you are craving Mexican, this is the (one and only) Mexican place!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank iristate
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37 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great food and margaritas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

We had fish tacos, steak fajitas, and margaritas and it was delicious! We loved the service, the guys was super nice and told us about a few hikes in the area that we ended up going on. Laid back and super chill place to eat :)

Visited March 2014
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Thank Katie F
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Nehalem, Oregon
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

Serves both the expected Mex-american food as well as authentic Mexican. The hot pot of the latter is like being served from a volcano or eating from a hibachi - varied and delish, both picante y caliente. Just a block from the beach, it's a great way to warm up after a winter walk along the ocean's edge.

Visited November 2013
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Thank Beachgranny2014
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Manzanita, Oregon
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Traditional Tex-Mex”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

If you like traditional Tex-Mex fare, and I do, you won't go wrong at El Mariachi Loco. The servers are friendly enough and attentive. The food value for the price is good. I enjoy a good burrito and enchilada and they serve them here. I rate it a 3 because it is average, nothing outstanding. I will eat here again as I live locally. They brew their own ice tea, not a powder or canned.

Visited November 2013
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Thank John C
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Vancouver, Washington
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Attractive Mexican Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Generous servings and great service except it was a little difficult to understand the server. Since we are vegetarians, they were eager to accommodate us.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Karen C
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