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El Tequila

) #87 of 130 Restaurants in New Bern ££ - £££ Mexican
2037 S Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC 28562-5228
+1 252-633-2958
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“taco” (3 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
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££ - £££
2037 S Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC 28562-5228
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31 - 40 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2014

This place is amazing! Only been here a few weeks& have been 3 times. new bern is just a street of chain musashi restaurant..this is a wonderful local treat! This deliciousness definataly makes my stay here happier!

Thank teresmith
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Very good menu and good food. The prices are great, my wife and I, a good lunch with drinks, all under $25. Located between Target and Pier One, Recommended

Thank Tipup
Reviewed 12 October 2013

We have a nice selection of good Mexican food in New Bern, but El Tequila has the best preparation and selection, in addition to the best mixed drink menu with many varieties of tequila and rum drinks. The service is always attentive and the food...More

Thank lsbrodsky
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Unfortunately, everything about this place was just average. Food and service were not impressive, and there was confusion with our order. I love Mexican, but this just wasn't the place for us to try while traveling.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 24 May 2013

nice atmosphere had the organic margarita and the chimichanga el tequila it came out perfect the waiter was attentive and the new manager stopped by and thanked me for coming we will definitely be back to el tequila

Thank johncasas
Reviewed 19 May 2013

We have never gotten a bad meal here and the service has always been great. We have been there enough that we pretty much get the same server and he knows what we are going to drink before we say it..I like the food alot...More

Thank auntbee51
Reviewed 15 May 2013

In New Bern for work, checked trip advisor to find a cheap, good place to eat. Pickched El Tequila , sorry that I did. The place was nearly empty, with music blasting. Waitress did not know the drink specials, did not offer to find out....More

Thank ncmomof3
Reviewed 2 May 2013

We were traveling in the area and had a taste for some Mexican. This was a good choice. Very clean. Prompt attention by the wait staff. And our food came out quickly. Both of us ordered chimichangas and there were 2 on the plate, along...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 10 April 2013

This was a good find on a business trip. The was good the waitress Diana was very nice and fast. The food was great. Try the tamale it was awesome! I'll be back.

Thank fishandwassabi
Reviewed 23 March 2013

My co-workers and I eat here all the time. The wait staff are awesome, the atmosphere is nice and the food is delicious. I'd definately recommend this restaurant to anyone! Yummo...

Thank Jennifer J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Open Hours
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: 2037 S Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC 28562-5228
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-2958
  • E-mail
ZIP CODE 28562 Telephone No. 252-633-2958 Food is always great!