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“The Best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of El Rey

El Rey
Ranked #11 of 48 Restaurants in Heber Springs
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Benton, Kentucky
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The Best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

We wish we could pick up and move this Mexican restaurant near our home in KY! We come to Heber Springs once or twice a year to fly fish the Little Red River and always look forward to having a terrific meal here. Each time we try something different off their extensive menu and have never been disappointed. Excellent service too plus there's always a bowl of sopapillas free for the taking as you leave! Great!

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English first
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236 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great addition to heber dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

Fun atmosphere
Great service
Good food
Waiter told us about less expensive option for what we wanted as menu has many combinations
Good to have a nice option in town
We need more

  • Visited October 2013
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southern US
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great for Heber Springs - not expensive at all”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

I have been going to Heber Springs from a metro area in AR since 1991 to go to the lake with friends or visit relatives. Finally, a good, clean, nicely decorated Tex-Mex option. Heber needs as many good, consistent restaurant options as it can get sicne there are so few choices overall, and this definitely fills the need. Food was tasty, proper temp, good presentation and choices. Cheese dip and salsa good, chips plentiful. Similar to La Huerta, El Acapulco or Mex Viejo in other parts of state. Confused by previous review saying "expensive" - prices are absolutely moderate or inexpensive compared to urban areas or towns in other states. A must go!

  • Visited June 2013
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Expensive, But Fantastic Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

El Rey in Heber Springs is very colorfully decorated and very clean and nice. The menu offers your typical Mexican restaurant selections. The lunch and dinner prices were more expensive than other Mexican restaurants of the same quality. My son had 2 cheese enchiladas and rice for $8.99. They charge $1 to add cheese sauce to an item. The service is very good. The waitress came by often to check on us and refill our drinks. The food was very good, and if you add extra cheese sauce, they give you a ton!

  • Visited July 2013
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25 reviews
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“Best in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

Whenever I want good Mexican food, I always go to El Rey's. Their food is so good. Friendly staff and always makes you feel welcome. I always order the Chicken Chimichanga, white cheese dip, and they give you salsa. Unlimited salsa!!

Visited August 2012
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