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El Mazatlan

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Mexican, Southwestern
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105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
+1 270-773-7448
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Love the food, as well as the workers. I had fast service and the food was wonderful. Definitely going back.

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Thank Jess V
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The food here was really good and the service was great. We almost filled up on the free homemade chips and salsa before our food came though!

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Thank Brit527
Florida
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent food choices . Service was excellent . Prices were very good. I had the beef fajitas cooked well with all the right sides . Chips & salsa were fresh & hot ! Visiting in area & glad we stopped here for dinner !

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Thank Dorygirl22
Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Unbelievably delicious Mexican food here. I have lived in Texas and Arizona and never eaten anything better than what we got here in Cave City, Kentucky! Most of the AZ restaurants have started putting their fajita meat in a steamer and it's generally tough and chewy or ridiculously expensive. We ordered the special for two which came with beef and... More 

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We stayed overnight in Cave City to visit Mammoth Cave. There weren't many restaurant choices but was very glad to find this one. I had a dish called Seafood Molcajete which was probably the best meal I have ever had at a Mexican restaurant--unbelievably generous portions of shrimp, crab, fish, and scallops with grilled vegetables in a volcanic rock bowl.... More 

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Delta, Utah
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. The food was very good, and we especially liked the salsa. I had a seafood dish made up of fish, crab, scallops and shrimp. It was served with peppers and onions, melted cheese on the top and 3 flour tortillas. It was kind of like seafood fajitas. It was very tasty and it also came... More 

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Cave City, Kentucky
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Food is good ,staff is very nice,we eat there couple time a month they have a great assortment of dishes to chose from

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Thank countryboy1973
Amherst, Ohio
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were passing through so decided to check out this restaurant. The food was quite good, the service was also quite good. The distraction was that one of the staff quit mid-shift and stayed at the restaurant with her family/ friends. It was quite distracting because staff kept coming outside to stare at the staff member who had quit. And... More 

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Thank Shelz s
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Surprised this is a top choice. I ordered enchiladas and there was almost no food inside the tortilla. We almost laughed when we unrolled one of the tortilla's because it was virtually empty. The red sauce on the dinner was thin and watery. I'd say they opened the cheapest can of sauce one could buy and placed it on the... More 

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West Point, Virginia
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334 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Four for lunch after doing the Mammoth Cave. Authentic Tex-Mex border food and nice variety of beer. Chips would have been a bit more substantial (these were a bit to thin) and the salsa was a little watery for my taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Gardner Ln, Cave City, KY 42127-8452
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-7448

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