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El Molcajetes

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
+1 941-723-1333
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
“moles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

They've been around for years. Good wet burrito. Typical of what you would expect at a local, down home tex mex restaurant. Atmosphere is relaxed. Service is hit and miss. Makes me think it's more homey than professional. We will continue to go back again...More

Thank Creekstone4505
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for Mexican food on a Sunday afternoon when we came upon this place. Upon entry, we were surprised to see a six person mariachi band performing. Apparently, they are there every Sunday afternoon. They go table to table performing (remember to tip)....More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A nice place tucked away... The food is good but the service is fantastic. Two servers were on when I dined and they worked as a team and made it a great experience.

Thank Hermon D
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great service and great salsa! I ordered the Veggie Burrito, it was mainly shredded iceberg lettuce. A few tomato pieces and some onion. It wasn't hot, maybe it was supposed to be cool in temp??? No rice or beans, just sour cream and guacamole. I...More

Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I really don't get what other reviewers mean when they say authentic, of where exactly? Its pretty standard tex-mex fare and it seems to be quantity over quality and flavor. Service was almost non-existent despite it being a very quiet evening. We shared mixed Fajitas...More

Thank Katkin1965
Reviewed 2 May 2017

As locals we have been to El Molcajetes on a few occasions and always came away feeling good about the experience. The ambience is typical of a Mexican beach town style with bright colors on the walls, cement floors and the expected chains of banners...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Service has never been the name of this place. Have been back repetedly to only get upset over the long waits for service or lack of salsa at table. Food in general is good but can vary by visit

Thank trainman72017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There mid afternoon on a Sunday, and the mariachi band was blaring away, which made conversation and concentration difficult. Was accommodated with an "off the menu" carnitas burrito, wet, which was sizable and yummy. Only downside was that the food at one end (the end...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been here several times and have ordered several items....and each one is delicious! Their salsa is so good I sometimes buy a container and bring it home. Their Taco Tuesdays and Burrito Wednesdays are popular, and their may be a wait. Trust me, it'll...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Got tacos to go, about $2 ea. Flavorful enough, but not much in them, they should be full. And no cheese at all.

Thank billremer
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When I was there in February they had beer only. No margaritas (ai)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-723-1333
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