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El Guaca Mexican Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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US$14 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mexican, South American
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I come here for lunch quite often and the food and drinks are always top tier. Would highly recommend. The fiesta nachos are a stand-out! Always quick and polite service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ThinkNeptune
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch and enjoyed a delicious street food spread. The service was friendly and timely. The food was fresh and authentic. The atmosphere was quiet. Hopefully this place survives Colchester’s downward slide as independents like this in Colchester are becoming extinct...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group booking on a Saturday night. The staff were fantastic, the service was brilliant and the food was very tasty! We love home cooked food so this was perfect. If we are in the area again we would definitely come back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MattCoxUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure about this restaurant but love Mexican food so thought we'd give it a try. The starter of nachos fiesta was large and tasted great - probably the best nachos starter I've had The burrito main course looked a bit small on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phil W
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We attended with my 18 month old. The staff were lovely and attentive. Food was great and it was at a fair price.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank c015
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Very tasty, great service and perfect for lunch. Loads of gluten free dishes on menu. Very difficult to fault

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank martinryder1956
Reviewed 9 December 2018

On a cold rainy night, it was lovely walking into the brightly coloured El Guaca for dinner. The staff were friendly and helpful. Had the jalapeno poppers and loaded nachos. The salsa with the poppers was a really interesting smoky mix. The chicken nachos were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LeavingGoodTips
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here several times and have always had a good meal. This time I had the steak fajita and my husband had the chicken with piripiri sauce. All very nice with good service. Lots of Delivero drivers coming in to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank salty9
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Came in for lunch with my 14 year old son. Greeted immediately and given a choice of which table to sit at which was nice. We ordered the fiesta nachos to share as a starter with the chicken - delicious and presentation was great. For...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BoozyP
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday lunchtime and were not an easy table to deal with (12 adults & 6 children). However, the service and patience from our waiter Roy was excellent, as was the food. We had the downstairs dining room to ourselves, which made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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