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Eljefe Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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200 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh, IN 46124
+1 812-526-5887
Today
10:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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North Vernon
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean friendly restaurant in quiet town just 5 minutes from Edinburgh outlet mall. The interior is beautiful with wooden chairs all decorated with horses, people, and flowers in such vibrant colors. Food portions are always great for the price and service is always fast. Also great place to talk with friends, as music isn't overly loud. Bathroom is clean and... More 

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Thank mommacatt
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little Mexican in downtown Edinburgh. Bright colourful. Inexpensive. Great food. Friendly service.

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Thank MattManDo
Moorhead, Minnesota
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709 reviews
585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent Mexican run little joint. Service is attentive. The food is excellent and the choices amazing.

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Thank kawidd
Aiken, South Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

You may not expect to find excellent Mexican food in the "middle" of Indiana but that's exactly what you'll get at El Jefe. Menu is huge so it takes a while to decide what to order, but everything we've tried so far has been yummy. Portions are large so if you're not super hungry we suggest ordering one entree to... More 

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Thank AikenAva2
Flat Rock, Indiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

good food plates loaded to the max. service is good and quick. a wide number of choices on the menu. shrimp cocktail is very good. could be a little cleaner floors need some help at times

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Thank n9xnp
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Love their food but the last couple times the prices have increasingly gone up it seems. Also, it's not as clean as it probably should be. Not horrible tho

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Thank John 3
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Found this place by chance, it has amazing food at great price. Food portions are good size and prices are extremely reasonable will eat here every time I am in town

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Thank April P
Edinburgh, Indiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We have visited many times and every time is the same; excellent food. The restaurant is older but clean with good service. If you are really hungry try the Burrito Trio.

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Thank Bonnie S
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We visited for a late lunch on a Saturday. The chips and salsa were delicious and the rest of our meals were even better. We enjoyed the quirky decor and will make a point to return next time we are in the area.

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Thank Julie V
Edinburgh, Indiana
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Spent an evening with my wife enjoying our anniversary in May, the food was fantastic, service was great, we also enjoyed the evening because it was relaxing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Main Cross St, Edinburgh, IN 46124
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 812-526-5887

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