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El Maguey Mexican Restaurant

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14559 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-3960
+1 636-230-5733
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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St. Louis Mo.
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food is great and the service also great. The lunch menu has alot to pick from. the prices are from $7 to $9. Also you get chips and salsa when you seat down.

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Thank St_LouisMo_Cleaner
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There are a handful of El Maguey's in and around St. Louis, but this location is by far my favorite. The food and service are always spot on, and they have a great patio as well.

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Thank Dave M
Ballwin, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very eclectic type of restaurant with nice Mexican surroundings. The food is quite good as well as the service. The Margarita's are excellent.

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Thank bill63021
Ballwin, Missouri
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I've eaten here many times. Food is standard Mexican fare. Service quality depends on which server you get.

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Thank patbrownlee926
Ballwin, Missouri
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593 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Went here on Cinco de Mayo to see how it compared with our regular place, Mi Lupita. Were disappointed. Mi Lupita is much better. To begin with, the salsa and chips are way, way better at Mi Lupita. Here, the salsa and chips were both very bland. Mi Lupita's salsa is much spicier and their chips are also much better.... More 

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Thank John E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Our whole family likes El Maguey. They have a new menu with something for everyone. Margaritas are excellent not over limey like some others. Salsa and guacamole are consistently good and spicey and their queso fundido is the best. I'm pretty picky about my Mexican food and I haven't found anything I haven't enjoyed there. I also appreciate that the... More 

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Thank luv2trvl_220
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Extremely slow service, took way to long for the food to arrive at our table, and when it did, it tasted like bulk prepared food. No authentic Mexican flavor at all. My enchilada's tasted like a cheap TV dinner. After they were forced to shut down by the health department and reading that the owners hid it sewage leak, you... More 

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Thank Larry M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

El Maguey is just blocks from our home. The food is great, atmosphere is stunning great. Service is great. You may have to wait but well worth the time.

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Thank Gloriazuchowski
Ballwin, Missouri
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I've never been one to like the standard taco, burrito, etc. at a Mexican restaurant. You can tell how good the restaurant is by having the house specialties. Way closer to authentic Mexican anyway

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Thank justasista
Ballwin, Missouri
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

We visit here on occasion and always enjoy our meals. They are quite tasty and plentiful. The wait staff are very polite and attentive. The dishes are generous and well seasoned. The ambience is quite colorful and comfortable.

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Thank Paul D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14559 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-3960
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ballwin
  • Phone Number: +1 636-230-5733

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