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El Mexico Cafe

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££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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2544 S Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67217-2804
+1 316-264-0265
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11:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I ecently moved back from New Mexico. Have found several good-to- excellent places to eat Mexican food here in town, this is not one of them. Service decent, beer was cold, but the only thing on the combo plate I got that was worth eating was the taco. I won't be back. Not going to pay for food that tastes... More 

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Thank Wendy J
Derby, Kansas
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154 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It starts with a warm welcome......or lack there of. If you are going to be a hostess.....try a smile! I am a Mexican food junkie and for the life of me I can not figure out how this place is the 2nd highest rated Mexican food restaurant on Trip Advisor. The service was quick and our server was friendly.....I will... More 

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Thank Bthummel
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. We truly appreciate it. We are disappointed to hear that you and your wife didn't enjoy your dishes. We always want our guests to be happy with their meals. We would have been more than happy to make you something else if we had been alerted to your dissatisfaction. We will be speaking to... More 

Fort Dodge, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Best Mexican food in Wichita. Easy to get to and always good food. Good service to. Must try if you like Mexican food.

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Thank dag76420
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you enjoy dining with us. We appreciate that you like our dishes. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went to lunch at El Mexico Cafe after reading some positive reviews. I'm always on the lookout for new Mexican food places, and this one had been on my list for a while. It was a good sign that there were very few parking spots available. I was seated immediately and ordered a combination plate that included a Taco,... More 

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Thank MissTCShore
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. We are so glad to hear that you enjoy dining with us. We do make all of our items inhouse, fresh daily. We are happy that it shows through in our dishes. We hope to see you again soon. More 

wichita kansas
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556 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Tacky squirt bottles for watered down salsa. No reciept given just told to go up to register. Not cheap at all. Chips seem good though

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Thank dougf74
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Doug, Thank you for your honest feedback, we really appreciate it. We are disappointed that your visit with us, was not a great one. We always want our guests to be completely satisfied with their meals. We will speak to our staff about your comments, to ensure that this issues doesn’t happen again. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This local Mexican eatery offers a Tex Mex menu with their unique flavors. The portions are big. I had the fried taco dinner that came with two fried flour tacos, beans and rice. We had the guacamole for appetizer. The food was really good. I couldn't eat all of it and had to take it home. We did fill up... More 

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Thank Sally G
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Thank you for spending your big day with us. We really appreciate it. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The title should have tipped us off to leave as soon as we saw the bottles. I wasn't real hungry so I just ordered quesadillas. They were prepared like grilled cheese, but with tortillas. Very bland. The guacamole was nothing more than mashed avocado. Very bland. Husband had the tacos. Very bland. Margaritas were ok. The young female with blonde... More 

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Thank RoseC49
Owner_16, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Rose, Thank you for providing us with your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear that you didn’t enjoy some of our most loved dishes. We will be speaking to our staff to ensure that all of our dishes are being prepared correctly, as the dishes that you mention are typically anything but bland. We use the freshest ingredients... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

went back for a meal and it was great the service was fast and friendly it seems no matter what I order it's always great

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Thank Virginia G
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Virginia, We are glad to hear that you love dining with us. We always love hearing our guests have had a wonderful time dining in our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Even with 1/2 the electricity off in the restaurant we had the same excellent service and incredible food! The staff took care of the young ones and they really enjoyed the extra attention.

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Thank exAF
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to have a birthday celebration with us. We are so glad that you did. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Food is really good and the service is fast! Always friendly and smiling staff. Have taking several friends here and my husband love's the deluxe burrito!

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Thank Rhonda H
Brent H, Owner at El Mexico Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Rhonda, Thank you for the great review. We are thrilled that you and your family enjoys dining with us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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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, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
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: 2544 S Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67217-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-264-0265
Description
El Mexico Cafe did not invent great Mexican food, we just perfected it! Come in for one of the best authentic Mexican cafes in all of Wichita!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?