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El Nopal

9424 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40222-5116
+1 502-326-3848
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good23%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
10 Apr 2017
“Still missing really good Mexican”
15 Sep 2015
“Love it”
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9424 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40222-5116
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The restaurant is attractive with furniture straight from Mexico, which made me homesick (having lived there for 10-1/2 years before moving to Kentucky). However, when they brought my dinner, I was even more homesick for Mexico and their delicious food. This did not come close!...More

Thank AliceinAjijic
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Love the food! Monicas Platter is sooo good. Free chips and salsa.. tastes so good. Friendly staff..

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The beer was cold and the service was fast and friendly. However, the food was just average. The atmosphere was nice enough. I plan to go back when I just want something quick and Mexican but not of the higher quality.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Great service, nice cuisine, and excellent atmosphere. I like taking my family here. The people are friendly and easy parking.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We liked everything there is to like about a Mexican restaurant. Friendly service, quick waitstaff, great food, uncrowded seating, unlimited chips and salsa. Nothing to dislike

Thank david52111
Reviewed 7 July 2014

This restaurant had exceptionally good food with exceptional uncleanliness. You could either love or despise this restaurant, depending on what kind of person you are.

Thank DBrad2014
Reviewed 23 February 2014

El Nopal has what any other Mexican place has for about the same price. You won't find any surprises here, but it's not bad for a burrito or taco and a margarita or beer.

Thank rlh912
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This is a cute place to stop for a meal. The decorations are really colorful! They do have great drinks and quick service. The food is good and more on the authentic side. It is worth a stop if you are in the mall shopping....More

Thank betagirl67
Reviewed 2 April 2013

El Nopal has all that you'd want when you're in the mood for good Mexican food. Lots of choices on the menu, large portions, great quality, friendly service. All of this plus they make a really good margarita, various choices of size.

Thank rebky
Reviewed 29 October 2012

The atmosphere is much better than at other El Nopal restaurants. Our server was attentive and conversational. The food was as good as it usually is at any other local chain restaurant. Good, satisfying and consistant. The experience was marred by a nasty shift manager...More

1  Thank Cyndi B
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  • Address: 9424 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40222-5116
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-326-3848
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