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El Costeno

39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
+1 713-339-0029
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the look of the place deter you from coming here. We walked up, and the patio has no table settings or centerpieces. Almost looks closed. But we decided to give it a go, and boy am I glad we did. The chips and...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 15 September 2018

In its new location, El Costeno has created a lovely garden-like patio where you can enjoy high-end Mexican dishes. Everything is fresh, and the food is better-crafted and more imaginative than "typical" Mexican restaurant. The inside restaurant is decorated in Mexican motif, but it is...More

Thank connyp561
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful dining experience out on the patio mid August. It is BYOB. We stopped at local winery on the way over... and brought our own wine. We enjoyed everything about this place. Food is fresh and service is efficient and quick. We...More

Thank tlfisher04
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our dinner here. It was very hot, so we sat outside which was very pleasant and had a cool breeze. The vegetable enchiladas were excellent with salsa verde. My only complaint was not being able to have a Corona with my meal...More

Thank mom3david
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful Mexican food in a Civil War era building. The outside patio and porch are enjoyable. Watching the world go by was a relaxing entertainment while eating a delicious meal. I had September Enchiladas. Authentic Mexican flavor! Would definitely order them again. The chips and...More

Thank pamelabD9213LP
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went to this restaurant based solely on previous reviews, and we were not disappointed. Service was prompt and friendly, food was fresh, homemade, and authentically Mexican and their very homemade hot sauce (ask for it on the side if your dish doesn't come with...More

Thank IrishLass1971
Reviewed 29 April 2018

PRO: Food was like top notch restaurants in Mexico. Super outside porch. Handed our menus seconds after our arrival. Attentive service. Excellent complimentary chips with just right salsa. Good assistance regarding BYOB: glasses and ice. Each in our group of 12 was far more than...More

Thank N1TP
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing authentic Mexican food. One of the best in this area. We will be back and will bring friends. Remember it is byob.

Thank winnierichards2016
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

A real gem in Gettysburg! Fresh, flavorful and authentic. Some of the best guacamole I’ve had. The enchiladas Costeno are to die for; the right amount of heat if you like it spicy. Lots of choices for all tastes. We love that it’s BYOB. We...More

1  Thank Marian S
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped at El Costeno last week because a shop across the street the employee recommended it as authentic. Warm, friendly, clean, and an unbelievable menu just greets you at the door. In fact I am completing this review while waiting for...More

Thank MRFBPhiladelphia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 York St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gettysburg
  • Phone Number: +1 713-339-0029
This restaurant has recently moved from 51 West street in Gettysburg to York Street.
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