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El Nayar - CLOSED

801 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD
+1 410-788-8198
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible27%
27 Dec 2014
“Mucho Disgusto”
14 May 2013
“Disappointing...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
801 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD
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Reviews (11)
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2014

I grew up 20 miles from the border. I know my Mexican food. I can say, without a doubt, that this is the worst Mexican food I've ever had outside of Taco Bell and Chi Chi's. It's hard to get good Mexican food on the...More

1  Thank Adele E
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I would like to start by saying, they have changed their name...I can't remember what it is, it starts with an "H", but it is called something different now. Friends of ours said how good this place was and we have been meaning to check...More

2  Thank Cheffoodie08
Reviewed 13 June 2012

The food is good but average nothing over the top. Service is great, cozy family atmosphere

1  Thank Keyana M
Reviewed 29 February 2012

great service and the food was amazing cousy atmosphere family owned and operated the best mexican food outside of mexico fairly inexpensive. i highly recomend it

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I just had dinner at El Nayar this weekend. Their food is great and everything is super fresh. You should start out with a Shrimp soup it's amazing. Some of the favorite dishes in our group were the Shrimp Fajitas, Chile Rellenos & Fish tacos....More

Thank Leanna M
Reviewed 13 December 2011

I lived in santa fe, NM for years. This is rather tasteless. but expensive for what you get

Thank scharri
Reviewed 17 October 2011

We were very excited when we moved to catonsville that there was a mexican restaurant! Unfortunately, hands down, this was the worst mexican i have ever eaten. Everything was dry and little flavor. Service was poor and i am being kind. We will not go...More

Thank k8infl
Reviewed 5 August 2011

My first visit was pleasantly surprised with the food. I thought it was very good. I would go back with my family.

Thank Nanasofia
Reviewed 23 May 2011

The food was terrible. I don't know why anyone would return to this restaurant. The steak on the fajita platter was very touch and tasted gamey. The nachos were ordered and the cheese was like cheese in a can with green and salsa in it....More

Thank annapolisfoodcritic
Reviewed 17 October 2010

I have to say I was highly disappointed in the meal I got from the Catonsville location this evening. There were 2 young people manning the register and dining room who actually fought over who was going to serve me- the loser took my order....More

Thank vahlvt
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-788-8198
Description
Traditional Mexican Cuisine
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