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El Tequila Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057
+1 507-664-9139
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057
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11 - 20 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2015

We go to El Tequila in Faribault and Northfields on a weekly basis. Food is great and consistent, as is service.

Thank TS L
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Back when El Tequila's first hit Northfield, the food was absolutely fantastic. Recently, however, it seems like they think they can coast off their good reputation forever... and the food seems like it's been microwaved or just slapped together haphazardly. Free chips are nice, and...More

Thank BD5071
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

My husband & I went in the guy showed us to our table we sat. Received our chips the salsa was just too sweet. didn't like it. Gave us two jarritos one of those drinks had beans on where we drink from it. then later...More

1  Thank JuanyAlejandra
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The food is authentic and extremely good, and large portions. The restaurant is decorated with fun murals, pottery, serapes, etc., and the staff is helpful.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The service is always good at El Tequila, but the food is just okay. It isn't bad, but it isn't great either. The atmosphere is just okay too. The restaurant is in an older strip mall and inside the restaurant is older as well. Parking...More

Thank shwebs
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I live in West Des Moines, IA and I came up to see my parents and decided to pick up two sides of rice and beans and an order of chips and salsa. We have 5 or so Mexican places we go to in Iowa...More

Thank klvro8
Reviewed 12 December 2014

If you're in Northfield, MN, your dining choices are somewhat limited because of the modest population and the fact that all the students at the two colleges there eat on campus. Located in a strip mall, El Tequila tries hard; the staff are Mexican (a...More

Thank DoctorCompRhet
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I have gone to El Tequila many times over the years in addition to the El Tequila in Faribault. I have never had a bad meal. I disagree with other reviewers who say it has gone downhill. Quite the contrary, in my experience, the quality...More

Thank brentcj75
Reviewed 4 July 2014

El Tequila's fajitas are some of the best we've ever had, either here or in Mexico. The owners and staff work hard to make sure everyone is satisfied & happy with their meal choices.

Thank poolboy12
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

I had pretty high expectation after hearing good things about it. Getting in on a Saturday at lunch time, we were the only ones there. Two more came in later. The menu is huge. The salsa was at room temperature which is concerning for me....More

Thank kawidd
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Highway 3 S, Northfield, MN 55057
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-664-9139
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