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El Serrano Restaurant INC

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3410 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2629
+1 717-757-4963
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dover, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of my favorite places to eat in York. I'm never disappointed when I go here. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is out of this world. I love their chicken chimichangas and they don't fry them, which is different from most places. I also love the Lomo Saltado... just amazing! If you like heat, ask for the... More 

Thank Teri17315
York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

El Serrano is so consistently good. The food is always cooked to your preference. The bar area is so relaxing the the drinks are outstanding. The best Sangria.

Thank bartadvisor
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

A wonderful small restaurant with different food. The Peruvian food is wonderfully flavorful and full of steamed vegetables and seasoned rice. The seafood was delicious, with unusual seasonings that brought a sweet heat. The atmosphere is lovely, we were in a small alcove, private and quiet, yet fully part of the restaurant. Service was prompt, friendly and courteous. Will be... More 

Thank btr2nd
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Victor is the chef who started the restaurant. He is an excellent chef and he is from Peru and for this reason the taste of the food is different but remindful of Mexican food but not South-West food.

Thank Thomas R
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter recently got married and her now mother in law had the rehearsal dinner at el Serrano I had been here several times in the past and enjoyed it very much initially, then in recent years not so much. The food quality just hadn't been the same, service was slower. Maybe we were just getting there on bad nights?... More 

Thank Angela L
York, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nice relaxed atmosphere and great Mexican and Peruvian food. Staff are always accomadating and the portions are generous.

Thank cornmanrichards
York, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was always one of our favorites. My husband and I would always come here for things like our anniversary or to celebrate Valentine's Day because it was always very quaint and not quite as busy as the one in Lancaster. But the past couple of times you could tell that the food did not seem as fresh. It... More 

Thank Terrah76
Gadsden, Alabama
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Heard a lot of positive reviews, so I tried it out. My standard for a Mexican Restraunt centers around the Fajita's. I ordered the tri-combo and was underwhelmed. They did not come out sizzling and smoking like you would expect. Average taste at best. Probably won't go back

Thank Dan T
York, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A friend took me there for lunch on my first visit & it was great. Took my husband back a few days later so he could enjoy the great food also. We have been back many times since. the food is great, the service is a little slow when they get really busy. Good idea to make reservations for dinner... More 

Thank sharonR0054
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The service was good. They have Peruvian and Mexican entrees and tapas choices. The food was very good. Everything was spiced correctly and the portions were generous. The margaritas were good but weak. The salmon was especially good and I recommend it. The restaurant is tight meaning you are seated close. They had live music which was good but a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Peruvian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 3410 E Market St, York, PA 17402-2629
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-757-4963

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