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El Mexicano

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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208 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-226-0105
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rochester, New York
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our meal started out with delicious chips and salsa, a quesadilla before our entree arrived and dessert. Service was excellent, will be back again!!!!

Thank WanderlustGirlie01
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing like good Mexican food to warm up a cold winter day, so my friend and I decided that El Mexicano would be perfect for lunch. The restaurant didn't disappoint us. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and from there on in the staff was accommodating, attentive and friendly. After reading their extensive menu, which was... More 

Thank Kathy T
Saratoga Springs, New York
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I both grew up in southern Arizona and Mexican food is "our" food. Living and traveling outside of Arizona we rarely even try Mexican restaurants, as they don't even come close to authentic. How surprised we were to find the little gem here in upstate New York!! The food is so yummy! The salsa is so flavorful... More 

Thank sgktravels
Saratoga Springs, New York
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived here about 5:30 on a January Saturday night and it was very busy, at least 3 parties were birthday celebrations and we all sang along. Did not wait long for a table (waited in a quick moving line), and as always, the food and service was great! Husband had the pork and I had a combination plate. We are... More 

Thank 360Love_to_Travel
Rutland, Vermont, United States
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219 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to their restaurant in Hudson Falls several times. This one is just as good. I had chicken tacos and my wife had chicken enchilada. Great! Thanks!

Thank Steve T
Saratoga Springs, New York
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting typical Mexican tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, and if that's what you are looking for, they have that. But they also have very fresh, flavorful dishes way above the norm. Excellent service. Tables are a little tight, probably because they've gotten popular. We tried the Sangria, not very good. We will definitely go back and explore more menu items

Thank saratogasilks
Bronxville, New York
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

People couldn't be more friendly, food and service couldn't be better. We've been there at least 5 times now, including New Years Eve 2016, and it never disappoints. First time was a surprise; we hadn't heard anything about the place and were expecting a weak attempt at replicating Mexican food. First clue: everyone working in the place is Mexican (OK,... More 

Thank Tomale54
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visit El Mex for an authentic Mexican experience. From the servers who speak fluent Spanish to the perfectly selected music, you will feel like you've stepped into a vibrant cantina. Prices are very reasonable, servers are happy and smiling.

Thank Antoinetta B
Latham, New York
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stopped in to grab a quick bite and watch the game until halftime. What an unexpected great find! We can't say enough about the service and food. Salsa and guacamole were exceptional, a vegetarian entrée was specially made as one of my party had a few food issues, margaritas were made as ordered, we were even given a complimentary... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We happened to be in Saratoga Springs for our son's rowing regatta. We needed lunch and just happened across this place. Amazing! Wonderful staff and delicious food. My son is Celiac and we asked for a corn tortill(a when they brought out (free) flour tortilla appetizers for us. They remembered and at the end of the meal brought delicious fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-226-0105

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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?