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El Mexicano Inn

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1215 30th Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501-1839
+1 228-863-3691
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Cave City
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently started making the trip to this restaurant and it has quickly become out favorite for Mexican food. Tony could not be a nicer, warmer or more gracious man, and he remembered not only our faces, but what we ordered. When my order came out with beef instead of chicken, I had the correct meal about 30 seconds later,... More 

Thank Dana E
Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A taco salad is usually a safe bet at any Mexican restaurant. Maybe they were having a bad day. A sprinkle of lettuce on a plate topped with dry taco meat is not what I was expecting. And, service was slow. Not that many people in there. Don't know what the problem was but it was a terrible experience.

Thank robinsp1429
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

One of the best Mexican food dishes I've eaten in a while. Great service at this cozy little spot with great food the whole family loved.

3 Thank Missy L
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States
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80 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

It's a spicy burrito and about the most flavor of any I've had in one bite. This is the most authentic Mexican restaurant north of the boarder. Tony the owner is as friendly as they get and serves all the food and drinks. If your looking for a margarita he makes the best.

1 Thank Jeff H
Biloxi, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Child's burrito and Enchilada dinner. Tony and his staff are so attentive. They also have the best quesadillas!!! It's worth the trip and the money. Fresh! Oh, and I'm not a guacamole girl, but his is the bomb.

2 Thank Billy W
Oklahoma City
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We were just a little hesitant, given the amount of "liquor neon" on the outside, but those fears were laid to rest as soon as we entered. Tony greeted us enthusiastically and whisked us off to a table in this small establishment. He brought us menus as well as chips and salsa and soon returned to take our orders. Our... More 

1 Thank Sharon H
Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

I had the Beef Burrito dinner which was outstanding. Great til the bite. My wife had the fried ice cream . It came in a large bowl with honey,cinnamon sugar and vanilla bean ice cream. Delicious! The restaurant was nice and quiet. Service was fast and friendly. Great prices, highly recommend.

1 Thank Kevin B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service but the absolute best was the ultimate margarita! The best margarita I have ever had hands down....and I have tried a lot! Brought my mom and my one year old and we all loved it!

1 Thank Amy F
Biloxi, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Guacamole is BEST ever!! Fresh homemade. The margaritas you may think pricey but it is so worth it. Smooth! Great time! Friendly and attentive. We have been going there 10 years.

1 Thank Billy W
Gulfport, Mississippi
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Really authentic Mexican food in one of the oldest continually owner run restaurant in Gulfport. The family migrated to Gulfport in the '60s and have always had the freshest food. Great Mexican food.

1 Thank Ron W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 30th Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501-1839
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-863-3691

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