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El Sarape

5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
+1 781-843-8005
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We have been here many times and it seems to be getting better. Four of us went here for lunch and were delighted and the seasonings and approach. The lunch menu is different and gives you some wonderful choices.

Thank Timothy5
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best Mexican restaurant in Massachusetts; not tex-mex rubbish but authentic Mexican food served in a friendly atmosphere. I had not been for nearly 20 years due to living abroad and it was just as good as ever; a rare treat in the...More

Thank miked21121001
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant when we want to celebrate locally. The food is alway well prepared and on our last visit our waitress was exceptional. She was attentive without hovering and had a great sense of humor.

Thank nininnineye
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Boston area and especially on the south shore. From the tasty salsa which they make in house to fresh Guac, everything they make is very well prepared and tasty. We have 4 kids and 3 out of four...More

Thank davemE6672VS
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Everything that we tried (from the Beef Fajitas, Sarape and Polo Cilantro) seemed to need salt and spices. The dishes were not the most flavorful Mexican cuisine we've ever had. The chicken (that was only 1/4 thick) was served under a glob of unseasoned cilantro...More

Thank Randy Y
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have been going to El Sarape since they opened about 28 years ago. The original guys were the best! Always friendly, efficient, and the food was always outstanding. Every single dish was excellent. I like the shrimp with cilantro sauce and until this visit,...More

Thank goodhelp416
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Our waiter thoroughly explained the menu options, drinks as well as food. I had been there before but it was great hearing about the many choices. Excellent house margarita and queso with chips and salsa are a great start. I parked right out front as...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Hello...first off I just want to say if you drive by and decide..no parking or the place looks shady it's not. The area is undergoing a major renovation and El Sarape's is the diamond in the ruff. There is parking out back and you can...More

Thank Shannon-Lee R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Overall decent Mexican food - filling but not fancy. The chips are fresh and the salsa is mild but flavorful. The orange chicken if good and the mole sauce are decent and not too nutty or spicy. The drinks are great. I don't go out...More

Thank 427rhondag
Reviewed 6 March 2017

bland food, small helpings, way overpriced, cramped table space. the main dishes came with plain rice and a dollop of black beans, nothing special at all.

Thank joeltomolokai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Commercial St, Braintree, MA 02184-4307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +1 781-843-8005
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