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111 S Main St, Elgin, TX 78621
+1 512-285-4306
Today
06:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

When this place first opened and it was an original location and offered better Cuisine more local flavor genuine dining. Now through the years and so many changes new location the food is quickly going downhill the appeal has dissolved get the prices still range and lack of choices

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Thank Xochtil69
Elgin, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Long standing restaurant, good food at fair price, not always properly staffed with wait staff. But, get ready to smell cigarette smoke or stale cigarette smoke wherever you sit.

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Thank Mike P
Elgin, Texas
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We used to eat at El Maguey every few months just to see if the food and service had gotten any better. Now there are too many other places in Elgin to even try this place again. Service was slow... Food was decent at best. There are many better choices in Elgin.

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Thank MelinElgin
Elgin, Texas
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Good TexMex and friendly, if sometimes slow service. Good prices on respectable margaritas, especially during happy hour. Good friendly folks.

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Thank Martha C
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Try the Mexican Martini's, they are great!!! I am also regular for breakfast at this cafe. The service I receive is excellent. The juevos rancheros and the breakfast tacos are terrific.

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Thank luvstogoAustin
Paige, Texas
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent full bar. Cheese & beef enchiladas both great. Mom loves fajitas. Haven't found anything I don't like especially Mexican martini.

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Thank Rhonda S
Elgin, Texas
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Had a great time; a few cold ones, and enjoyed Cloe (Bar Keep) she was entertaining and made a few great suggestions. We had the Fajita Nachos, chips & Salsa, and we had a great time.

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Thank bkp53elgin
Elgin, Texas
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

You won't go wrong here; they have the best chips and salsa, breakfast is fabulous. I get the kids plate and ask for over easy with ranchero sauce, it's just right. They have a wonderful lunch, too.

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Thank bkp53elgin
Elgin, Texas
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349 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

The breakfast platter of two eggs, bacon or sausage, two slices of toast, potatoes and two pancakes for less than seven dollars including tax and tip resulted in giving this place a very good rating. Even their lunch prices are reasonable as well.

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Thank BrockDaBadger
Elgin, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

I have eaten Tex-Mex food all my life in retaurants around the state. El Maguey, however, tops them ALL with a homemade salsa that is generous with the garlic and spice- simply great every time. The traditional plates all are simply perfect- my favorite are the cheese enchiladas and the beef fajitas. The tortilla soup is also very good. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Main St, Elgin, TX 78621
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-285-4306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?