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El Norteno Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

58 4th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881-4667
+1 863-298-0993
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible25%
17 Jan 2017
“Good portions, authentic Mexican cuisine, very casual atmosphere.”
12 Nov 2016
“One and done”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
58 4th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881-4667
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have eaten here on a number of occasions. The food is good, the portions are hearty and the prices are fair.

Thank Donald J H
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Shame on me for not reading reviews first. The first two I saw hit it on the head. "A joke" and "Taco Bell is better". Service is slow and disorganized. Food is very greasy. Tacos were soggy and dripping grease.

Thank billybow68
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We were undecided on where to eat lunch and found this little authentic Mexican gem. The pricing was fair and the food authentic and delicious. I'll definitely be back to try their homemade sangria!

Thank OrlandoRocks89
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Bought a Groupon in anticipation of our trip to FL. Finally here and although the sweet tea and salsa are fine, everything else has a weird taste. The guacamole wasn't even real. I ordered the nortenos platter and managed a few bites before being completely...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 26 May 2016

we used to love going here for lunch. but since they moved-everything went downhill. The waitresses are mean and treat you like you are inconveniencing them-try to get the guy waiter-he's very nice. the quality of the food is definitely not the same as at...More

1  Thank tinkermom007
Reviewed 22 May 2016

As a previous diner mentioned since they moved nothing is the same. When they first moved we received cold sub quality food and a staff that was more interested in sitting at the front door conversing than acknowledging their customers. We stayed away for a...More

1  Thank J T
Reviewed 6 April 2016

what happened???? the staff and food at the old location was sooo much better. sad to take this off my dining out list.

Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Today was the first time i visited El Norteño, they are in a new location now in Downtown winter haven. I had a groupon so I went with my mom after a doctor's appointment. The place from the outside is nice but you cant really...More

Thank rosat_florian
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The restaurant closed and in the same location is now Chili Verde Save your $$$ find any place else and you'll be happy you did!

Thank cc_maam
Elizabeth R, Owner at El Norteno Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2015

Yes we are open! We just moved to a new location in downtown! New address is 58 4th St NW Winter Haven 33880 right across from Central Park

Reviewed 7 October 2015

Went to ElNorteno's for lunch with my mom. The food was disgusting. It tasted like they dumped cheap spaghetti sauce on top of everything. The waiter was extremely rude. When I complained about the food he snatched my plate off the table and threw it...More

Thank SuperDuperSally
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 29
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 4th St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881-4667
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 863-298-0993
Great food at great prices at a nice atmosphere.
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