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El Mexicano

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166 S Main St, Willits, CA 95490-3504
+1 707-459-5702
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10:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
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Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
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184 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were passing and stopped for a lunch. We were not satisfied with the neither the service nor the food.

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Thank 57Klas
Indianapolis, Indiana
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166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A local recommended this restaurant and we're sure glad we gave it a try! First of all, the chips are home made and the salsa is fresh and spicy! Both were delicious! I commented on how good they were and a gentleman, who works there, proudly said he makes the salsa himself every morning and uses lot of tomatoes! I... More 

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Thank Joan W
Mosman, Australia
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived somewhat late for Willitis time but the two serving lasses were most friendly and accommodating. Not being very familiar with American Mexican they were most patient in assisting our selections. Corn chips and dip provided gratis for an appetiser. Good food, good value, as was the nice bottle of local red.

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FAIRVIEW
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner, and were extremely impressed with the food and customer service. This is the best Mexican food we have had 30 years! We have lived in several states and eaten at many Mexican restaurants, and none of them can compare. I especially loved the Chili Relleno- it was perfect. Will definitely eat here again... More 

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Thank JOEL C
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on the way to Sacramento from points north. Although we had not planned on Mexican food, El Mexicano Restaurant was the only place open. Boy were we surprised. This small family owned restaurant served up the best Mexican food we have had. I had the Burrito El Mexicano and my wife had the Tomatillo Enchilada and... More 

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Thank Bill H
Eureka, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

You won't regret eating here. Always friendly. Small family owned restaurant. Great food. Great service. Always enjoy visiting when we stop on the way through to the Bay area.

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Thank notaryguest
Sacramento, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Found this place using Tripadvisor. It was very nice. The restaurant was crowded, which is usually a good sign. The staff was friendly and attentive. The food was good (not great), and very well priced, (dinners approx. $8-14). I would definitely stop and eat there again. Beer was also well priced. A great find!

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Thank dave s
Castro Valley, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I have eaten here a few times while visiting our friends in Willits,Ca. They seem to really enjoy it. However, living in the East SF Bay Area all my life, I have eaten some excellent Mexican food in my time. This is, well, not excellent. It's a nice, clean place, friendly staff. For some reason they can never seem to... More 

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Thank Marcus E
Portland, Oregon
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189 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

It was the perfect place for a relaxing dinner at a reasonable price with time to relax and talk without worrying if your table was needed. The food was average for a Mexican Restaurant but the staff was friendly and attentive. The enchilladas were good but not the tamales. Too much masa and not enough filling.

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Thank nuwildcat65
Willits, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's popular with locals. Clean, we'll run, owner on premises. Good value. Regular folks can afford to eat there. Not haute cuisine.

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Thank James K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:30
Thursday
10:00 - 20:30
Friday
10:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 S Main St, Willits, CA 95490-3504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Willits
  • Phone Number: +1 707-459-5702

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