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El Jimador

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$$ - $$$
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171 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont, NH 03220-3053
+1 603-527-8122
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ambitious family-run place in a strip mall -- lots of seating, extensive menu, consistent quality, friendly service, comfortable surroundings, no pretense. My wife and I have returned several times to meet relatives who live in the next town and who love a reason to eat here. I've had a range of dishes -- shrimp several ways and... More 

Thank J4394NZtom
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good here and the staff seem good and the prices reasonable. However, I went on a Wednesday and I think they got caught off guard by the number of people who came in! I waited 15 minutes to be seated, another ten to get a drink then an hour(!) to be served!! It was good but not... More 

Thank GFish4
Manchester, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for an early dinner at El Jimador in Belmont on our way to Laconia. Keeping with the tradition of most Mexican restaurants they provided us with Tortilla Chips and Salsa when we arrived. The chips were warm and fresh and the salsa was tasty not overwhelming the senses with hot sauce. You could actually taste... More 

Thank Gene D
George Town, Grand Cayman
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176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had the luncheon specials on the back of the menu. Great samplers of various fresh dishes. I had a chilies relano which is freshly prepared and a challenge to any Mexican cook. It was lightly battered, nicely presented with beans and guacamole salad on the side. Great value for a great lunch.

Thank vrrooom
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

12° out side. Hostess sat us right next to the nice warm fire place which was unexpected, but much appreciated. Pleasant atmosphere with Latin music on in background. Service was timely, plates hot, empty beers replenished without needing to ask and food tastes authentically great. Will definitely come back. I give El JIMADOR A SCORE OF 7.5-8.0

Thank Frank D
Tilton, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We used to go there all the time, but we sat and waited over an hour for our food, when we questioned the waiter they blamed it on a large party coming in, but in reality our order was never placed. Was not happy at all. Then when the food did come out husbands was cold

Thank Cathy V
Tilton, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Located across from Northeast Tire in Belmont ( and also by the round-a-bout near the Weirs Channel) they off a good variety of Mexican food. They serve warm chips and fresh salsa.. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and a great deal on a draft beer. Check them out, you will not be disappointed.

Thank ChasM8
Gilmanton, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If you like Mexican food this is the place to go if you got a big appetite this is the place to come to good waitress and good Waiters cold beer and good food

Thank rick4110
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, excellent service. Good value. Clean, huge portions, easy to find and good parking. No wait.

Thank Kobe G
Rhode Island
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142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Considering it's NH this is very good Mexican food.I had the chourizo, beef and chicken fajitas which were outstanding. The best fajitas I have ever had. Had so much food I brought 2/3rds home. Chips and salsa excellent, rice and beans great. My choice for Mexican in northern NH.

Thank GeorgefromRhody

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Daniel Webster Hwy, Belmont, NH 03220-3053
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 603-527-8122

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