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El Jefe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
117 US Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032-7003
+1 207-865-0344
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
117 US Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032-7003
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

We went here on a busy Saturday night. This place is right next to (actually attached) Conondrum which is a wine bar and run by the same people. The atmosphere was casual, the place is relatively small and the selection of beer pretty extensive, especially...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ernestm795
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

We had a so much fun coming to El Jefe. The food is so good (fish tacos and chips and guacamole!! Yum!) the margaritas are superb and unique and the atmosphere is fun and alive. I highly recommend this Mexican restaurant right at the giant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank portlandmaine123
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stopped in for drinks only. Great staff and fun games ( one arcade and skeet ball). Great happy hour pricing also.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kpthelen
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Have been there a couple times recently. Plenty of parking. Great tacos! Haven't tried anything else yet. The burritos look huge. Lots of craft draft beer but I didn't really see anything special. Service was ok. Seems like it could be more friendly. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FanMan11
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious prickly pear margaritas! Fish tacos are awesome! Great appetizers. Friendly service. Taco choices are good. An American twist on Mexican cuisine.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The atmosphere is really nice, not to many tables smooched together, your not sitting on your neighbor. There are some games inside and outside to play while waiting for your food. I had the taco salad which was a large portion and had it with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank manthalee
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Mexican food? No. All of the ingredients were there but not put together and seasoned in the right way. The food in and of itself was not bad but it was NOT Mexican. We were charged for did refills of fountain soda. Overall it was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RnJ29
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Small restaurant, used to be a deli. Limited menu, basically just burritos and tacos. You need to order 2 tacos to make a meal but only 1/2 burrito for same. Can't decide if the fish or squash taco is better, so I always get one...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Epeters4
Reviewed 18 June 2018

yummy food with a twist on the traditional. Squash tacos are delicious! Good chips and salsa and fresh margaritas. They have some picnic tables outside, so it's fun in the summer to hang outside.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank porterm23
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The food was great, as was our server. I'm thrilled to have delicious tacos and burritos and maybe the best sweet potato fries anywhere in my home town! Downsides: kitchen was very slow and it took forever to get our food, but the server warned...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MangiaMuse
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  • Address: 117 US Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-0344
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