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El Cazador Mexican Restaurant

) #16 of 51 Restaurants in Carolina Beach ££ - £££ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
+1 910-458-5226
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
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81 - 90 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2015

Stopped by here on our way back from Fort Fisher. The menu reminded me of every other Mexican restaurant you can find in any town in North Carolina. The service was very good, but the food was rather bland. I had a chicken burrito, and...More

Thank Geoff O
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

I'm sorry you didn't feel we stood out more for you when you came to see us, Geoff! While we're proud to offer a few twists here and there on our traditional Mexican dishes, our goal is certainly for everything to be delicious, and I'm...More

Reviewed 5 December 2015

Whenever I visit cb, one of my meals is always at El Cazador. The food is consistently good as is the service. Prices are very reasonable and portions are filling. It seems to be a draw with the locals so that is always a good...More

Thank bjdav
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

Thanks for stopping in to see us whenever you come down from Delaware! It means a lot that we're a tradition for your Carolina Beach trips, and I appreciate you touching base here to let us know. Be well, and trust me -- we'll be...More

Reviewed 30 November 2015

We just had an authentic Mexican meal of enchiladas and quesadilla. So good! My husband had a Margaritta and it was made perfectly. It had a really good flavor. Will definitely be back! The waiter gave excellent recommendations!More

Thank kiinderassistant
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2015

Glad to hear the server could really help take your visit to the next level! I see you may have been visiting from out of town, so thanks for spending a bit of time with us. I sure hope you'll say hi when you make...More

Reviewed 5 November 2015

Fresh ingredients and attentive wait staff make this place stand out. I highly recommend this for lunch or dinner.More

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Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2015

We're always shooting for the freshest flavors around here, and I'm so happy that's exactly what you could taste -- sounds like the rest of the visit was just as much of a hit! If you're ever hungry around lunchtime (or dinnertime), I'd love to...More

Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Portions here are huge! We had a very nice meal. Both did the create your own combo and came up with some interesting combinations. Reason it didn't get five stars was the spinach was chopped, frozen and tasteless. All else was tasty.More

Thank michael m
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

I'm so happy you left satisfied after your meal with us, Michael! Looks like the combinations you worked out really hit the spot, and I hope you'll keep us in mind on the next trip. It sounds like something with our spinach prep may have...More

Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great service and great food. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. The quantity and quality of the food is great. it is family friendly and clean. The food is handmade not canned or frozen. I highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.More

1  Thank Shelli K
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2015

I'm so happy you were able to taste the freshness, Shelli, because this is exactly the kind of experience I'd hope you would leave with! I see you're a local, and it means a lot that we're an area favorite. Next time you're in the...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

We had a late lunch on a rainy afternoon at El Cazador. We sat outside on their covered porch that was upstairs. The food was excellent with just the right amount of spice. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. She took good care of...More

Thank TeresaG60
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2015

Teresa, it means a lot that we could brighten up your day! Chicken fajitas are one of my go-to orders, also, so I'm happy they really hit the spot. When you make it back, be sure to say hi -- I'd love to thank you...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

it took 40 mins to get our food. I ordered shrimp tacos. they were cold, the shrimp was burnt, and it had no seasoning. it just tasted like burnt. the only ones out of our group that ate were the kids who had plain cheese...More

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Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015

Even during a rush, we're all about delicious flavor and speedy service, and I want to personally apologize if we missed our mark. With that delay, I can understand why you might not have told us when things were so off with your order, but...More

Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Great Good and service. Big place. Our table was ready faster than the 40 minutes predicted. Waitress was very pleasant and the food came out hot and good. Similar menu to the usual food chains around but generous helpings and very reasonably pricedMore

Thank 37julianner
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015

We do get pretty busy during the summer, so I'm really happy we got your table ready before we expected! I take it the price and the portions made us stand out for you, and I hope you'll keep us in mind next time you're...More

Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The food was good and you get a hearty portion. You will get great service from friendly people. There are a lot of choices to choose from on the menu.

1  Thank Karla G
Jose A, Owner at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2015

Glad we can fill you up and welcome you kindly, Karla! I'm happy you love our variety, too -- thanks for giving us a shout here on TripAdvisor! See you soon, Dielgo Garcia, General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-458-5226
Description
El Cazador is a family-restaurant serving quality Mexican cuisine. At El Cazador, we pride ourselves on an incredible menu made from fresh ingredients and fast, friendly service. We make sure to buy the best, quality ingredients to prepare delicious tasting dishes.
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