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The Loco Frijole

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews tamales burrito chips and salsa albondigas machaca chicken green sauce mexican food mexican place small restaurant friendly service great dinner ate here large portions pastor masa mammoth
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

Standard Mexican fare. The salsa provided with the chips was very delicious. Coors Lights were $3 bucks (tough to beat in Mammoth). The Pastor Burrito was incredible. The pork and pineapple were the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. The green sauce over the burrito...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LukeA1269
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The deep fried quesadillas are amazing! I first tried them in Bishop, they closed that location. Unbeknownst to me until yesterday they reopened in Mammoth 3 years ago. 2 types: chicken or beef. It's similar to a meat pie, or empanada. Juicy, cheesy inside, corn...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MonroeLgirl
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Mammoth has wonderful fine dining restaurants. This is a great alternative to the crowded, stuffy and expensive regular fare!! Great Mexican food in a family friendly atmosphere!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 358SteveS
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent, great service and atmosphere. Strawberry margarita was so so, it was weak at first but waitress was happy to remake but it seemed artificially flavored. They do need to wipe their menus down. I will return when in Mammoth, it was reasonable,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CrystalG1960
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Someone at the hotel front desk directed us to The Loco Frijole, and we're glad they did. Our family of 4 came early on a busy Friday night and took the last table in the place, but the servers were very attentive and groups were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kslaboch
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This place is legit. The food is authentic and they give you some large portions. It's easy to find and the service was friendly and quick. We had tacos and they had a great variety to choose from. The key is that this place is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We don’t get a lot of Mexican food where we are from so we were very excited to head to California where there is an abundance of Mexican restaurants. The waitress recommended the shrimp ceviche which we never had before, and it was the tastiest...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Had this spot recommended by a local. They were right. Subtle flavors & unusual menu items- alongside the standard fare. We will return

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The tacos are full of tasty meat, many choices. The tamales are homemade. The service was great and the prices are great for those traveling on a budget.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bkute65
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, excellent and fast staff. Very good value for money. Nice atmosphere. Highly recommended

Date of visit: June 2018
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No patio outside its a small place! Best family homecooking 👍
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