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Eljefe Mexican Restaurant

200 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh, IN 46124-1417
+1 812-526-5887
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
200 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh, IN 46124-1417
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local favorite. Quality service and decent menu offerings. I enjoyed a favorable meal of chicken enchiladas but was unimpressed with the atmosphere. Not bad, just not great. Lots of potential.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank troyyz
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A group of us had just completed a round of golf at Timbergate and we decided to try El Jefe. We were greeted at the door and seated immediately. Chips (still hot from the warmer) along with excellent salsa came shortly after. Drinks were ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BoilerMakerBob
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Margaritas actually have tequila in them! Two of us had taquitos and they were excellent. The other person had a vegetarian platter and it was very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joan M
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is our go to restaurant when we want to get out of town but don't want to drive 40 minutes for good food. El Jefe has flavorful food, great atmosphere and the wait staff is very attentive. The only con to the place is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We had the Steak, chicken, shrimp fajitas for 2 ($21.95). OMG were they awesome!! The best I have ever had. They were served with rice & beans, but honestly, there was so much food we couldn’t eat it all - maybe due to the all...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ghosner
Reviewed 22 February 2018

One of the many spots to eat on Main Street in Edinburgh, the El Jefe Mexican Restaurant is by far one of the favorites. Authentic mexican cuisine in a cozy, eclectic setting with endless chips and salsa. Good service and typically no waiting to be...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jason d
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We eat at least once a month there. When our Son comes back to Indiana we have to take him there within 24 hours of landing.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

In town on business and searched this app for our Tuesday night dinner. Mexican seemed to be the only food the 8 of us could agree on so we stopped in and were immediately seated at one of the two enormous tables. The gratis chips...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank kkibby43
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. Service is always great; as well as their food. They have rotating lunch specials that are good if you are on a budget. Always tough to decide what to eat because everything is good.

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank man_of_amy
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Visited here on a business trip to Columbus. Had the enchiladas, really tasty. Beer was cold and the price was right.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank keitha547
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh, IN 46124-1417
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 812-526-5887
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