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El Amigo Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1776 S Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-6104
+1 704-938-1111
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hands down the best Mexican place around. Good place to relax, have a drink, and the food is awesome. Service is fast and friendly. Have eaten here many times.

Thank gerigeneric
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hadn't been going for a while after disappointing results. But thought to give it a try again. Glad we did. The food is served as advertised, no missing ingredients (my pet peeve) hot and delicious. Service was wonderful and friendly. Glad they're back.

Thank SchNancy195
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A family favorite! We've NEVER been disappointed! The staff is very cordial and accomodating! GREAT Fajita's!!!!!

Thank John K
Mooresville, North Carolina
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was passing thru Kannapolis and looked up restaurants. El Amigo was close to interstate and ranked #1 so I decided to give it a try. We was seated quickly upon arrival. Drink orders taken while we was served chips and salsa. The salsa to me was really good with flavor but no spice to it which I like. I... More 

1 Thank CaribbeanSidewinder
Kannapolis, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast, friendly service. Large servings for your money! We eat there several times a month. Their food is awesome! Fresh guacamole prepared at your table if asked.

Thank debrap1989
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best chicken soup for a cold evening. Squeeze in a bit of lime and it's to die for. It will become a favorite.

Thank Leah T
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Good food and very good prices. Plates are huge, you can easily share them with somebody else. The service is average. Good for a quick lunch

Thank Roberta T
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Great service. Very good drinks and the food was prepared perfectly, not to mention FAST. I travel all over GA.,SC, and NC this place is one of best that I have been too. I love Mexican, if you don't visit this place, you are missing out

Thank Morris G
Matthews, NC
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

First time here. Great place to eat. I had the Fajita Nachos Texanas. Way too much food for 1 person. Makes 2 meals for a cheap price.

Thank Sonya F
China Grove, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and our families and our churches go there every Sunday. The place stays packed on Sunday especially. The service is always super fast and they get everything right 99% of the time. But we've never been disappointed and everyone we know has nothing but great things to say about the place. We've been regulars for years now and... More 

Thank josephanterola

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 S Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-6104
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kannapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 704-938-1111

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