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El Rey Mexican Restaurant

945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
+1 706-276-1515
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“refried beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat at El Rey’s every time we are in Ellijay. The food and service has ALWAYS been great! There is a reason the parking lot is always full which says a lot about the food and service there.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, no issues. Service was slow, even though there were only a handful of tables with guest. Price was ok. Chips were warm and salsa had a slight backhanded kick.

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

After eating here, I will never eat in another Mexican restaurant! ! Service was just ok, atmosphere was fake, food met my expectations terrible.

1  Thank terry b
Reviewed 25 August 2017

What can i say...the food is good and you can't bet the prices! Better than the mexican we have here in Florida. Would've been nice to eat outside, but it was pushing 90 outside on the day we stopped.

Thank iabeachlvr
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate here after tubing down the river. We were all famished so decided to try this local place. Food was great! Fresh chips, yummy guacamole (we had to order a second serving it was so good) and sizzling fajitas. Will visit...More

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Took my three kids there for a late evening meal. We all found something that we fancied and it turned out to be tasty and in good quantities. No carry out boxes required, empty plates! The final pleasure was how reasonable the bill was -...More

Thank Florida_rosbif
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Very good Mexican food! Always have good good. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We come here often!

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Good menu selections with an offering outside of the usual fare. Good tequila martini and Mexican coffee. Darkly lit, uncrowded seating and good staff. Food was very good and would come back. Can seat large groups of +20.

Thank old_mountie
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We were happy to have such great Mexican food for the food is amazing! Service was top notch too! Highly recommend.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

During our 3 night visit to the north GA mountains, we wanted to eat local not at chains. This bright yellow restaurant is right off #515, easy to find. Looked nice on the outside and fantastical the inside. Lots of money invested in the decor,...More

Thank southernyankee
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William S
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Response from old_mountie | Reviewed this property |
Contact them directly and they might give you the recipe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Maddox Dr, East Ellijay, GA 30540-8140
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  East Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-276-1515
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