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EL Mez

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
+1 715-356-7975
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Mez is an old south west style Mexican restaurant. The staff is Mexican for the most part with excellent service. The food is served hot and fresh with that authentic taste you experience in restaurants in Arizona. I would recommend El Mez to anyone...More

Thank raymondk659
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here recently with several friends. The service was quick and food was delivered to our tables quick. I had and enchilada and it was very good. Will go back again.

Thank rhinelandermike
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service we received from Pedro M, was great!! He made us feel like part of the family. Would joke with my husband and kids, but yet pay attention to detail with our order. He went out of his way to make sure we had...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stopped in for an early dinner, very basic, "almost out of the can", Mexican Food. Had the Burrito, no taste, just bland. Will not be back!

Thank Greg V
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Really it the spot after a long day hiking. Quick service and nice to sit outside. You are in the parking lot in effect. But still was nice to have a breeze. Servers are friendly and prompt. I would go back.

Thank daninstlouis
Reviewed 20 July 2017

the place was not busy, but service was slow. I ordered a enchilada/taco plate with beans. beans were a runny mess on the plate. the taco had no seasoning on the meat and I had to ask for tomatoes, sour cream and onions (which they...More

Thank akawaka
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Moved to the area and thought we would try it, it was very good food, reasonable. Our waitress got my husbands drink order wrong, he ordered a mt dew and got a margarita, he doesn't drink, but didn't say anything ,but if someone didn't drink...More

Thank largeandlovely
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We dined in at El Mex on Sunday July 2nd. It was busy and the food took approx 45 min. The cheese queso was great! I had a seafood chimichanga and it was decent, nothing too special. My friend got her dinner 10 minutes before...More

Thank WanderlustSydney123
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My husband and I visited El Mez on a Sunday late afternoon, during a power outage at our lake house. After some fine dining, we decided that "basic" Mexican would be ok as long as the margaritas were ample and cheap. What we got at...More

Thank jarthurw
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The service was not as good as during past visits. One person of our party of six got his meal 20 minutes after everyone else...in addition it included the condiments that he requested be left off. On the bright side, the food was tasty.

Thank Ruth-Anne N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: +1 715-356-7975
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