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El Jardin

) #14 of 21 Restaurants in Murphys ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican
484 E Highway 4, Murphys, CA 95247-9559
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
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484 E Highway 4, Murphys, CA 95247-9559
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Reviews (48)
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking to grab a quick lunch with a girlfriend we headed for Mexican. They had a nice chocie of lunch specials very reasonablly priced. She went for something I hadn't heard of before that I would have called a tostada. She had chili verde and...More

Thank anselandyosemite
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My friend and I had quesadillas (one chicken; the other shrimp) and they were good and plentiful. A side of black beans to round it out. Their margaritas as top notch and for fun we tried their fried ice cream. All great food and friendly...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Worked late and showed up here just before closing. That's usually asking for trouble but not here. The waiter was very friendly and never rushed us at all. There's a good selection of Mexican beers and the refills came without a wait. My Burrito was...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Lovely outdoor seating by a stream, good food, and caring owner... I'll be back! I had the fish tacos on my first visit, they were delicious. My friend gave me a bite of her chili verde and I couldn't stop thinking about it so I...More

Thank LittlePuffy
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The entire menu is delicious. We stopped back many times during our stay in Murphys. Highly recommend a table side seat next to the stream in back which is well shaded and peaceful. Everything is scratch prepared, Guacamole, Salsa, Chips (served hot just done). There...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

There are other Mexican restaurants between Angels and Arnold, but this is our favorite - especially in the summer. We enjoy eating near the creek on the patio. My favorite meal is the carniras tacos. Very tasty.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I had Carnitas which were served with refritos and rice. Strictly average. Guacamole was fresh but lacking in flavor. Beer selection was good. Others in my party had chicken mole (great mole); steak burrito; carnitas taco. My wife enjoyed her taco and the rest of...More

Thank pncboy85
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Been there several times. Good menu variety, well executed. Excellent, thoughtful service -- even when busy.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The only reason for the 3 stars is for the red sauce and salsa, which had a great taste and flavor But overall, the restaurant was mediocre. The drinks tasted like they were a little watered down. The steak was unseasoned and a little chewey.

Thank 282TimB
Reviewed 12 February 2016

All in all I would say the food here is very good, but kind of Gringo for my tastes. Everything was very mildly seasoned, and I love stuff to be muy picante. Not here. But I realize most people do not have my fondness for...More

Thank Michael N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 484 E Highway 4, Murphys, CA 95247-9559
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murphys
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Fine Mexican cuisine. Creek-side dining. Large menu features only the freshest ingredients, sauces made from scratch daily and a wide array of made-to-order specialties. Top-notchfrieserservice.tmosphere! Lunch and dinner - 7 days a week!
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