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El Papagayos Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

) #5 of 34 Restaurants in Lake Arrowhead ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican,
28200 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352-9700
+1 909-337-9529
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (19 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
28200 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352-9700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drinks are pretty good, but the food did not sit well with anyone in my party. Not sure if it was spicy or something else. So, my words of wisdom, are to go for drinks and enjoy the location and then move on for...More

Thank Christy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat at Papagayo's when we visit Lake Arrowhead. The food and drinks never disappoint and the service and location are fantastic!

Thank Marc70NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, chicken salad, carnitas burrito and nachos, for our family; and all were tasty. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank NikStor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok food ,portion sizes was large, service was good. Nothing exceptional just ok. Comfortable seating though. May consider eating their again.

Thank Llewxam56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and taste of the food at El Papgayos Mexican Restaurant. Everything we ordered was delicious, and we come from a city with lots of Mexican restaurants. We wish this one was closer to home so we could go...More

Thank laineema
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mexican food is ok. Not incredibly authentic. The location is nice in the middle of Village. There are vegetarian and vegan options.

Thank teabee34
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Best flautas I've ever tasted...and I've tried plenty. We tried the loaded quesadillas and they were pretty good. Margarita was nice. Service (Kim) was great. Overall, this was a really great Mexican restaurant. My only complaint is the temperature was about 10 degrees too warm.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Papagayos for years. Service is always prompt and the food consistently good. A great location in the lower level of Arrowhead village.

Thank coach991
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped by for an early dinner and much needed Sangria. Everything was delicious and good prices. I had taquitos and shared a quesadilla. Nice people and good service.

Thank Sharon M W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the nachos appetizer. Way to much for one person. More like 6 people would be needed to eat it. Food was good.

Thank Renee T
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Amy G
4 February 2017|
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Response from Ethan J | Reviewed this property |
Eh, the place was medium sized. It was very sectioned off, so there might not be a ledge enough place to squish the tables together. Just a warning, the food is just OK, and not very special.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28200 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352-9700
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Arrowhead
  • Phone Number: +1 909-337-9529
  • E-mail
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