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EL Mez

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8700 US Highway 51 N, Minocqua, WI 54548-9331
+1 715-356-7975
11:00 - 09:30
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location and the only Mexican restaurant I know of in the area. Do not eat here. The food has no flavor. We had to over salt every thing just to bring some sort of flavor out. Service is lacking as well and we visited during the off season.

Thank Amy P
Woodruff, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place. you MUST get the rice and queso side dish, it's amazing!!! The chimichangas are my all time fav :) Great drinks for prices and how stiff they are too ;)

Thank hanngorbypar
Watertown, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good atmosphere, high end of average food at an affordable price.convenient location with good parking

Thank lubyjohn
Ironwood, Michigan
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I've gone here twice with a girlfriend. We love it! The atmosphere is fun and cheerful; the waiters are friendly and helpful; and the food is phenomenal. Don't forget to tell them when it's your birthday for free, delicious fried ice cream ;)

Thank crystalcottagecr2017
Bessemer, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this place. A special shout out to our server, Tiffany. She did a perfect job! On a different note, the women's bathroom was very nice and clean. We had a great experience!

Thank Denise H
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very colorful and clean interior and fast friendly service. Good value for the money. Nice place to take a relaxing lunch break and a far cry better than chain fast food.

Thank Tank0616
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The inside is very colorful and has nice Mexican decor. We didn't wait long to be seated but when our waitress came to the table, she seemed very rushed. The restaurant at the moment wasn't busy at all. They serve you chips and salsa, but the salsa tasted as if it were only tomato paste. Our waitress checked on us... More 

Thank Corina C
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My review of this restaurant a couple of times before has totally changed. The food is still good. The salsa still needs help but the change was the service. Our server was totally personable and smiled and was attentive, big change. It was a most yummy and enjoyable experience.

Thank Cissy M
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Everything is frozen and you cant understat the people that good.If i wanted frozen i nwould of went to the frezzzzer department and bought something.

Thank Kerry L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to El Mez now for a few years and every time I go, I leave full and happy every time! Great service and fantastic food!

Thank Jimmy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?