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El Mariachi Taco Cantina

) #448 of 539 Restaurants in Lincoln ££ - £££ Mexican
601 R St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1334
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible27%
23 Oct 2016
“Pretty good, but slow”
12 Apr 2017
“Real Mexican food”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
601 R St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1334
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in for lunch and had a few tacos and a Corona. Tacos I had were steak but they have all types of meat including tongue. Chips and salsa were good and the staff are very nice. They were slammed packed full due to convention...More

Thank ratherbegolfing18
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We decided to grab a bite to eat before our concert at the arena, but it was a bad choice. We got inside and the place was very full, with a couple waiting to be seated. It took a good 10 minutes before staff acknowledged...More

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place after a game last fall and wanted to try it this time we were in town. We love Mexican food so we had high hopes. It is pretty small so seating is at a premium. They seemed understaffed because it took...More

Thank Felkstar5
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

This was horrible all the way around! Service: No personality, and after taking my order and dropping off my food, became a ghost. Food: ordered the seafood fajitas and there was so much salt it was not meant for human consumption. The beans and rice...More

Thank Unionfirst
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Best red beans and rice ever. Proximity to Pinacle Bank Arena a plus but, get there early really fills up fast as game time approaches.

Thank DaveTeer
Reviewed 26 October 2015

took my family and relatives from AZ wasn't busy-- waitress was terrible-- had to send my daughter up with cups to get refills-- even had to go up and ask for our check-- never got all our food- and never did see a server after...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I can't comment on the food because we never got our food. We waited for a table, which is fine, then after we were seated we waited about 15-20 minutes until we had to ask a server if there is someone how is assigned to...More

1  Thank MLEAM
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Had lunch there.Service was good but the food was bland.I had the chili verda and it had no flavor.Friend had a casadilla and same thing,no flavor.

Thank jmonte4
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Not my favorite Mexican restaurant in town, but good food and service. Also a nice inexpensive option, which is unusual in the Railyard/Arena area.

Thank Rutha2s
Reviewed 9 February 2015

felt like some mexican so my friend told me where they have good food. we loved it and the plates were so big we had to take leftovers

Thank sanitationgirl2000
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 R St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
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