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El Rey Mexican Restaurant

212 Stanford Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092-3997
+1 704-240-3625
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good0%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“Great food and service”
13 Jul 2017
“Never leave hungry or dissatisfied”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
212 Stanford Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092-3997
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here 3 times and love it. The food is good and you get a lot! The last time we went, we had a birthday boy in the party. They sang Feliz Cumpleanos to him and were very accommodating in bringing plates and...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to El Rey many times and I have never had bad service or had an order wrong. I have been here with a couple of people and also with a large group. The staff is friendly and food is fantastic.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The food is decent, but service is another story! Typical wait to be seated is not long, but once you are seated you can expect to wait 5-7 minutes for anyone to even acknowledge you are there! They definitely need more wait staff!

Thank kellysmith5801
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited El Rey after a recommendation from a friend. We were seated fairly quickly but things went downhill from there. The prices seemed higher than most other Mexican Restaurants. The chips came with the usual salsa which was "okay" as well as a creamy...More

Thank phylwith
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We met family here for dinner on a Wednesday night. They recommended this place. We all ordered something different. The food was very good and the prices were too! Our server was great. He came by a few times to check on us and kept...More

Thank MLManis
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We've been to El Rey several times...on a date night, in our Tennis clothes after a game, with a large group after church, etc and every time it has been great! Service is always good and so is the food. Only complaint is that I'm...More

Thank Kneehi17
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A Triumph!! Much better than average Mexican fare. We would defiantly come back here. They provided a good amount of food for rh money - Great Value

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Five of us ate here tonight and we were excited to get together. Unfortunately, the music was blaring so loudly we had difficultly carrying on our conversations. Our food was very average. The margaritas were flavorful, but very weak in tequila.The medium was on a...More

Thank Cassandra E
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We have 4 Mexican restaurants where I live but I would still go out of town bc none of them were good. El Reys opened up and it is absolutely delicious! LOVE the fajitas and how they take the time to caramelize the peppers and...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My wife and I dined there on a Thursday night and it was not very crowded so we were seated right away and greeted by the waiter, who was from Venezula, very quickly. I ordered the chicken chimichangas and my wife ordered the fish tacos....More

Thank bhigh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Stanford Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092-3997
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lincolnton
  • Phone Number: +1 704-240-3625
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