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Esmeralda's Mexican Food

328 Grotto St, Eureka, CA 95501-4351
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good15%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“mole” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
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328 Grotto St, Eureka, CA 95501-4351
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time visit. My carnitas burrito was pretty salty. The staff was nice but once he brought my food he never came back again. The place seemed popular with the locals. I guessing the tacos are the best to order since everyone around me was...More

Thank Lydi77
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We are locals who live in Baja 1/2 of the year so we don't normally go out for Mexican food when at home. We do enjoy Esmeralda's. Chips are hot and fresh. This visit my husband had a chili verde special and I had my...More

Thank BajaJen2013
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were there for an early dinner. Pleasant greeting from the waitress. Self seating. Mostly booths with just a couple tables. The easy to read menu had a good selection of Mexican dishes. We were given warm chips and two salsa flavors. Our meals were...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had dinner here with my kids, they were so delighted with the food they stayed quite the whole time and enjoyed thier food. I enjoyed it very much as well

Thank Canyon L
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I would like to start out by saying; I am over 50 years old and love to eat good food of all kinds and that includes good Mexican food. A couple of people at my wife's work had told her the food was good at...More

Thank Loren L
Reviewed 10 September 2016

After arriving and waiting 10 minutes I went to ask for some menus, chips, guacamole, Pico de Gallo, and utensils. We waited quite a while, and then the waitress had the audacity to wait on her friends who arrived 20 minutes after we arrived. After...More

Thank MistyForest
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were disappointed with the food portions however the food was good. The restaurant was clean and located well off the main drag. The cost of my meal was about twenty five dollars and that was before the tip. Way too expensive for what this...More

Thank Chuck E
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Not our favorite Mexican restaurant, but good food in Henderson Center if you are there for lunch or dinner.

Thank lentz316
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have eaten at an award winning Mexican food restaurant in Los Angeles. Their specialty is Mole. Esmeralda's Mole is every bit as good, as is everything else and the service. This is a real FIND to have here in Eureka.

Thank 196randys
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I have eaten in an award winning Mexican food restaurant and the food here is as close to that as I have found yet. Service is outstanding and fast, too. We had the Mole Chicken and Fajitas, both were wonderful. The chips with salsa, well...More

Thank huntersth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Grotto St, Eureka, CA 95501-4351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: 7074420887
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