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El Molcajetes

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901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
+1 941-723-1333
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in today for lunch not knowing that it was dollar Monday with a great short menu including dollar enchiladas and tacos. What a treat! It was hopping, but the service was great despite the volume of business. We had this wonderful lunch for two for $10 + tip. They start you out with great chips and fresh salsa... More 

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Thank AvaE27
Palmetto, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for a long time! The food is authentic and great!! We're there at least once a week :) the food is always fresh and out fast!

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Thank Renata S
Tampa
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97 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

My new favorite Mexican restaurant! Stopped for lunch and got the lunch special ($7.95) I would grade the chicken enchiladas, beans, and rice an A! The tea was a B, because we like our tea to have more taste to it. Meanwhile, we got there at 11:45, got tea right away and ordered. The place was about 80% full, and... More 

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Thank Bob J
Bradenton, Florida
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272 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were served right away. The salsa was delicious!!! I had the Veggie Burrito, I thought that it would be hot, it was like a wrap. It came with avocado and sour cream, I ordered more salsa to go with it. We spoke with another patron that visited frequently, he said that the kitchen was very clean also. I will... More 

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Thank Lucky0420
Bradenton, Florida
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465 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate at this great little restaurant and what a fine place it was. Friendly staff,very good service. I had a chicken quesadilla that was just the right portion. We are glad we live just a few miles from this restaurant.

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Thank James99946
Illinois
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The line waiting outside the door was a clue that El Molcajetes was going to be a treat. The food was delicious, the atmosphere festive, and the service was excellent despite the crowds. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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Thank JSI2802
fl
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226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Pretty decent Mexican food. Sometimes they have a mariachi band and serve sangria which is fun. I always get the fajitas and they are pretty good.

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Thank petraso1
Palmetto, Florida
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

El Molcajetes is definately the best Mexican food in Palmetto. There are several to choose from, but the quality of the food is much better than the others. Ate here for lunch last Friday and it was excellent as usual. They have lunch specials and also appetizers that are lunch size portions. Look on their website for specials and coupons.... More 

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Thank Glenda A
Bradenton, Florida
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464 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have been told be a number of people that this place had great Mexican food! Well, we finally tried it on Sunday. Lots of people. It's obvious that it's popular. The decor and ambiance is typical of a Mexican restaurant. Nothing to write home about! The menu was huge and chock-full of food choices. The prices were not bad.... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Huge margaritas and authentic Mexican food Great service. Mexican atmosphere. Very clean and fast carry out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-723-1333

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