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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

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141 Swanson Ave Ste 5, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403-0847
+1 928-505-8030
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Boulder City, Nevada, United States
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try this for convenience being so close to our hotel. The 1st thing I noticed were all the broken tiles on the tables. We were tired so we stayed in hopes the atmosphere wouldn't be a reflection of the food. It felt like we walked into a bar where the food the an after thought and the... More 

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Twin Falls, United States
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here one night, and the food was good. Walking distance from our resort. Service was good and fast.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I'm truly amazed at the number of good reviews but everyone's opinion is different. We've eaten at several Mexican restaurants in Havasu and thus far this one is the WORST! About the only thing I can say good about this place is that it’s cheap BUT that’s the only good thing. We have a second home in Lake Havasu City... More 

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Thank Kathie S
Apple Valley, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have been coming to this restaurant for several years, each time we visited Lake Havasu, we made it a habit to come to El Mariachi. However, they must have a new cook because the quality of the food is just not there anymore. Examples: The complimentary salsa - basically a small bowl of canned tomatoes with zero flavor. The... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very nice little place. Good food, good prices, good service. Have been there for lunch and dinner, never disappointed.

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1 Thank Kim M
Winter Park, Colorado
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We spent the month of April in Lake Havasu City on vacation and dined at this little family run cantina a number of times. The food was always good.....we likely have tried 8 or 10 different dishes and all were very good and reasonably priced. Karina is tops when it comes to service....be sure and ask for her! Can't wait... More 

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Thank DickNorman
United States
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

You will not find better Mexican food in Lake Havasu. Save your money, skip the chain restaurants. You wont regret it.

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Burnaby
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Lake Havasu and after a long day of travel, this was exactly what we needed for a fun, relaxing and laid back dinner. Pitcher of margaritas and two entrees under 40 bucks! The service was great and the place was packed and not slowing down. Worth a revisit before our trip is over

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Came here by word of mouth suggestion from long time locals. Festive Mexican decorations. Excellent fajitas and margaritas by the pitcher. Wait staff were attentive, food came out quickly, everything was correct and still piping hot. Would definitely go again,

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Thank C r
Inyokern, California
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Go early, it gets crowded on friday nights. And loud when the margarita's start flowing. :) Really good Fish Taco's!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Swanson Ave Ste 5, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403-0847
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Lake Havasu City
  • Phone Number: +1 928-505-8030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?