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Taqueria El Palmar

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145 W Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186
+1 262-446-4888
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09:00 - 00:00
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70 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Food was just average. Pretty bland but cooked well. Guacomole was fresh and delicious. Service was super friendly. We'd go back because it was close but only if we were being lazy.

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Thank Monankit
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I rarely eat out. Not many good and/or affordable choices in Waukesha. Especially for Mexican fare. I ate at Palmar 3 times in 1 week. Fabulous every time. Kept taking new people there and telling everyone about it. Love it. They should open a bigger place and/or more locations. Highly recommend the delicious food at this wonderful restaurant. So happy... More 

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Thank longsemporium56
Wisconsin
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120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The food here is very good and the service is very good as well. We came with a family of 6 and we were not disappointed. We received our Guacamole quickly and the main dishes were not far behind. The waitstaff was very friendly and prompt. Great value for the amount of food you get! My wife and I had... More 

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Thank Hawk42Wisconsin
Butler, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Like this place, three times here and while not the fastest, they are consistent. My wife and I love the tacos, my son the burrito. We like small hole in the wall taco shops and this one does the trick for us. Could improve on the service just a bit, the guy is very nice and polite but maybe a... More 

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Thank Michael B
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

I spend many weeks a year in the central highlands of Mexico, so I know something about Mexican food from that area, though I'm not an expert. When I want an authentic Mexican meal back home in Wisconsin I get it at Taqueria El Palmar. I recommend whatever they are serving as the plate special of the day. It will... More 

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Thank DebGG
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

A favorite place for our family to enjoy authentic mexican food in Waukesha. It is a small hole in the wall but affordable and tasty.

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Thank Badgerm0m
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Ok, so it was somewhat cheap, but you get what you pay for. Waitress was busy with only 2 tables full in the joint. Her attitude reflected so. I would rather go to Casa Ole where the food is better & staff is super friendly.

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Thank Ludtke
WI
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171 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

We went here based on driving by and the place being busy. They speak lil english and the place is packed with people of spanish backgrounds. Its AMAZING food and the prices are very budget friendly. For two meals, its normally around $13 that includes 2 meals, each with 2 sides. The nachos are the largest plate of Nachos I... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

An old co-worker of my husband (the co worker is not old! ha ha) kept recommending this place. So we finally went. Great Mexican food with great service.

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Thank redwards55
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2012

First things, first. This is a Mexican restaurant in a city with several truly authentic Mexican restaurants. If you want to take a date to a place with ambiance, go to La Estacion. If you want a quick taco lunch that is way cheaper and don't care you are sitting in a tiny, nondescript diner with plastic tablecloths and with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 W Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-446-4888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?