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El Michoacano Restaurant

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1296 San Juan Rd, Hollister, CA 95023
+1 831-638-9425
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Hollister, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

El Michoacano is the best place for Mexican Seafood. Try the shrimps enchiladas, they're to die for! Never disappointed by the food!

Thank rosacD1975SH
Lodi, CA
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a small, local spot. The menu was a bit difficult to understand for us "gringos". I'm used to certain types of combination plates and didn't see many in their menu. I did order a big beef & bean "combination" burrito. That came with beans and rice on the side along with some fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce... More 

Thank rustyfan02
Santa Barbara, California
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Just had their fajitas shrimp salad. IT WAS To die for. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PLACE. The chili Verde burrito is great too.

Thank AprilleWright
Bonn, Germany
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161 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Had a late lunch here when traveling the area. Service was fast and efficient. Food was fresh, tasty, and generously portioned. Decor was, oh, colorful. One of the other folks fired up the jukebox, and we were treated to the finest in hispanic music, at 100+ DB until the waitress turned it down. All in all, a good experience. RECOMMENDED!

Thank WishIWasInTexas
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

The food is exceptionally tasty here--nothing too fancy but delicious flavors. We are partial to the tacos and keep trying different ones when we go. We don't live in that area but when we driving through, we will continue to stop there. Both times, we went for lunch and we could see the locals really know where to eat. The... More 

Thank Serenity777
Hollister, California
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

a small cozy atmosphere on the edge of Hollister. The staff if friendly and attentive. The decor and ambiance are lovely, each wall is hand painted and offers plenty of things to look at while eating. The menu is attractive with good choices. Salsa is excellent!! I had the super burrito with grilled chicken, the meat was tender and the... More 

Thank AmyJune H
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

Limited selection of items but the food does have great flavor. When I visited the had run out of rice and got my serving not until well after having finished the entree and beans (which were the best I have had in awhile). The service tried to be helpful but when the kitchen doesn't provide the items ordered it really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 San Juan Rd, Hollister, CA 95023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hollister
  • Phone Number: +1 831-638-9425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?