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El Cancun Mexican Restaurant

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3360 Hwy 76, Hiawassee, GA
+1 706-896-7677
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sherman
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place offers great Mexican food, great service and a great view of the lake. Prices are reasonable and we highly recommend it MN

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Thank Paul W
Clearwater, Florida
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is the third time my wife and I have been to this little place over the past three years. We visit Hiawassee every year in October for a week and we stop in each time we are in town. This is a clean, well-kept little place with a great view of Lake Chatuge. The menu is quite extensive and... More 

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Thank Bruce M
Sevierville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We eat here often when we are in the area, great value, very tasty food when you want your Mexican fix its the place to hang out, Also a neat outside bar next door,

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Thank sritter3
Anderson
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican restaurant with an excellent view of Lake Chatugue and the Georgia/North Carolina mountains. Great food and friendly service.

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Thank John S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in fro lunch and the service was good and quick even during a saturday peak busy day. thanks

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Thank Mike B
Georgia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Overall reasonably priced menu compared to other Mexican restaurants in the area. Portions are a little smaller and you don't get as much cheese but you save money. Outdoor seating available with a nice view of Lake Chatuge.

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Thank NBD2011
Kennesaw, Georgia
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

El Cancun Mexican restaurant was close to the Ridges Resort and the food was very good. They had a large menu to choose from and you had the option of eating inside or outside.

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Thank Robert W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Most of food that we have eaten here, on several occasions, has been sub par. Service is slow. Decor is colorful and lively. Prices are fair. Salsa not flavorful and chips generally stale.

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Thank Hannahglynn13
Eatonton, Georgia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is our favorite Mex restaurant to eat at. We are in the Hiawassee area quite a bit and this is the only Mexican Restaurant we eat at. The food is very good, the service could be a little better at times but the good food outweighs the friendliness. We get our food delivered quickly after ordering and the view... More 

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Thank tamb1104
Atlanta, Georgia
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144 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We recently visited this restaurant after a day at the lake and before seeing a movie. We were seated right away but it took a while before anyone took our orders. The prices were a little lower at other Mexican restaurants we've been to, but it was easy to see why once the food arrived. The portions were TINY. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3360 Hwy 76, Hiawassee, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-7677

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