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El Braceros

50 Chelsa Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431-1632
+1 270-821-5221
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
50 Chelsa Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431-1632
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

There are two popular Mexican restaurants in Madisonville and it seems like people are torn on which one is better. El Bracero wins my vote hands down! The service has always been good. They try to get you in and get you out as quickly...More

Thank speighte1
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The food looks better, but still not hot when served. Service was non-existent. Prices are much higher. Will not be back.

Thank joggerman63
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We are here on a trip back to town. We were seated quickly on a Saturday night. We waited longer than usual for our food. The service and food were good. No complaints.

Thank SleepDr
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a sunday afternoon, the place was busy but not real crowded. We were seated immediately and when we received the menus the items offered had changed. So I tried the enchiladas poblanos which was very good. I ordered a tamale on the...More

Thank DavidEastGospel
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Used to be the best in town......now the worst service, worst food, and highest prices. I you do decide to actual give this place your business, then make it a carry out order....you will go old and gray waiting for your order unless you happen...More

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food was excellent. Had the Mexican flag enchiladas and they were excellent. Quick and friendly service. Price was right.

Thank Kit V
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We eat here regularly the food is always fresh and hot! Your serving portions are very plentiful for the cost. We usually go home with enough for another meal later. There are specials and happy hours on drinks. Their margaritas are good. Chips salsa and...More

Thank Renlyn
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food here is fairly typical American/Mexican fare, nothing outstanding but competent. The thing that disturbed me the most is the way the restaurant is maintained - very dirty entrance for example, lacking in simple cleaning and updates. The service is fairly efficient but could...More

Thank Finao55
Reviewed 18 January 2017

When seated, you immediately receive a basket of hot freshly prepared fried chips and an assortment of sauces to choose from, then you will see a menu filled with dozens of offerings that covers most of the known to me Mexican dishes. My family has...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I will not eat at this restaurant again because they reneged on two gift cards my family bought and they would not honor them. Not good business

Thank charlesmelindas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Chelsa Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431-1632
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: +1 270-821-5221
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