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El Mexicano

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Mexican, Southwestern
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3593 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708
+1 989-891-9919
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The chips and salsa were blah. The salsa tasted like it was made with tomato sauce. Our hot food arrived quickly. The burritos tasted good. The rice and beans were average.

Thank Cindy K
Port Hope, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My husband was craving nachos so we stopped in for lunch. He was very happy with his lunch, it had both chicken and beef. I ordered a taco and an enchilada. The taco was okay, but the enchilada was covered in what tasted like spaghetti sauce. YUCK!

Thank bionicman-wife
Bay City, Michigan
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Two years ago, this was a great restaurant. We went back a couple days ago and we will never go back again. The price increased and the food taste like it was all out of a can. You could only tell it was Mexican by the looks. The sauce has nothing more then a tomato taste only. Salsa not homemade... More 

Thank skidoocarol
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Nasty tasting food-Hamburger was all greasy, flat tasting, no spices, the Enchiladas were the worst ever. They took a flour tortilla and put nasty greasy hamburger in it, then folded it in half and added sauce on top and called it a Enchilada ? Enchiladas are supposed to be baked in oven with melted cheese. This restaurant was hands down... More 

Thank Tim S
Royal Oak, Michigan
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488 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

My hot date and I split 2 person chicken and veggie fajita. It was a large portion for even the two us and the chicken was plentiful, we were only able to eat about half of it. The rice was bland as always, as well as the refried beans. The chips were okay, a bit too thick and greasy and... More 

Thank NikaNumber1
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent. Free chips and salsa prior to dinner. I had a shredded chicken burrito. My wife had a grilled chicken burrito. The grilled chicken had a nice flavor. Bathrooms were dirty on our visit. Only downfall.

Thank Michael S
Bay City, Michigan
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Don't like the way the restaurant is set up, but have never had a bad meal there. The portion sizes are very large and the food is pretty authentic.

Thank Adam P
Bay City, Michigan
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

The Mexican food here is delicious and I loved the fast service. The queso dip is out of this world. The chips are always fresh and homemade salsa has a nice kick. This family owned business should be visited!

Thank Jill K
Bay City, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Yesterday I had about a $50 take out ordered. When I showed up they had given my take out to someone else on accident. Well they couldn't get a hold of that person so they told me they would start a new one for me and i said okay awesome, I don't want that cold one if it comes back.... More 

Thank KWit3811
Kentwood, Michigan
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Lunch buffet is very good for the price!! Good place to eat, lunch or dinner, while waiting for Smalls. Staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank MasterOfPointillism

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3593 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-891-9919

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