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El Mazatlan

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
+1 270-773-7448
10:00 - 22:00
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Allegan, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was decent. Not spectacular. Service was great. Prices were a bit high. Nice deck to sit on on a beautiful day.

Thank Jennifer S
Cave City, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling from Florida to Michigan and made an overnight stop in Cave City, KY. I LOVE Mexican food, in fact my brother in law lived north of Peurto Vallarta, MX for 13 Years and we visited often. However, I must say,the best fajita chicken I have ever had was at El Mazatlan -- it was so incredibly delicious.... More 

Thank 13104hayward
Erlanger, Kentucky
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are quite a few fast-food restaurants nearby Mammoth Cave, but do yourself a favor and choose El Mazatlan over all of them! The service was incredible - on par with 5-star restaurants. The food was fantastic - everyone including the adults were part of the clean-plate club. And the margaritas were delicious. If weather permits, choose the outdoor patio!

Thank NixHotelPix
Plymouth, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our family stayed in Cave City the night before we visited Mammoth Cave. The nearby motel suggested that we check out El Mazatlan for dinner and it turned out to be a great idea. We chose to eat outside and found it to be very relaxing. The Mexican food was fantastic and they really know how to make a tasty... More 

Thank George S
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food was excellent, better than my usual fave Mexican restaurant . Service was very fast, great experience.

Thank kellyd93
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped here after touring Mammoth Cave. It was delicious! We were there around 3pm and it wasn't busy. We had great service. Food was well prepared, hot, and quick. Loved the chips and salsa! Shrimp fajitas were excellent, and the shrimp were huge! Drinks were good, too. Thank you for a great lunch!

Thank leonatravels
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Nachos were fantastic. Enjoyed both margaritas! Chips and salsa plentiful! Saw the hostess actually cleaning off the menus! Highly recommend!

Thank Jean L
Ontario Canada
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I went here tonight and we're very happy with everything. I had pollo nelo which was boneless chicken with chorizo, salad, rice and avocado. It was very tasty. My wife had fajitas jalisco which also was excellent. Both meals were large. The meal was preceded with chips and salsa. Since it was happy hour I ordered margaritas... More 

Thank Hank49
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The service and food are excellent! I recommend the chicken chimicanga and a Margarita on the rocks.

Thank Michelle_Rowe2
Gladstone, Michigan
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped here while in Cave City and is it just plain delicious! The service was friendly and helpful. The margaritas we had were quite possibly the best. And the food? Well, between my 2 year old (who shares my food) every morsel on the plate was eaten even though we were full from the chips and homemade salsa even... More 

Thank DownInThe906

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-7448

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