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El Jalapenos

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1313 W 117th St, Cleveland, OH 44107-3010
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Westlake, Ohio
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever since I moved north and east of the Missouri River, I knew to stay away from Mexican food. I just wanted some so badly. I grew up privy to some of the most authentic Mexican food possible. This place has hints of authentic flavors in each dish. So what I'm saying is that they water down the flavors for... More 

Thank S T
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've got to try their food it is really authentic and reasonably priced. I had a healthy portion size for only 7 bucks

Thank Julia C
Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered the flautas and I loved them! Perfectly crunchy and tasty. The Margaritas are good as well, I was not too fond of their chips and salsa, but that's just a filler anyway. I also tried a bite of my friend's burrito and it was very good!

Thank Kelsey K
Cleveland, Ohio
Level Contributor
18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Always a go to for great Mexican food and fast service! Love the seafood chimichangas! Won't break the bank.

Thank McCrackens2013
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

6 of us at the last minute decided to meet there for a bite to eat (8pm). Walked in they had a table for us. Friendly fast service, and great food. I have never had a bad meal there. Highly recommended !!

Thank Ric S
Lakewood, Ohio
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered via cell phone to have our food ready for us to pick up. We arrived 30 minutes after we ordered. The fòod was not ready. We had to wait to for the order to be cooked. I ordered quesidillas and this was the absolute worse quesadilla I have ever had. I will never order food here again.

Thank goldcoasttenant
Parma, Italy
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went in and it was dark. The place seems like it needs a redo. The waiter was very accommodating. Our food came out in a timely manner but it wasn't very hot, warm at best . I ordered my favorite dish Chili Rellanos , refried beans and rice. The peppers weren't cooked they were still hard. The rice and... More 

Thank m0mmabear3
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Best nachos on the west side of Cleveland. Prices are resonable and this food was good. I would visit again.

Thank Ms H
Crestline, Ohio
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Have now eaten here twice. First time tacos and taco salad which was excellent. Second time margaritas and bacon wrapped shrimp. Margaritas were the best we have had but the bacon wrapped shrimp was a little burnt. Good tasting but the bacon was too crisp. All in all I will make this our Mexican restaurant.

Thank kim m
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant on W. 117th Street is a great place to enjoy Mexican food. The restaurant is warmly decorated, clean and friendly. The service is exceptional with prompt attention to your order entry and the food is delivered in minutes! They make their own tortilla chips and salsa which is really good! Their servings are large and reasonably priced. I... More 

Thank Roger M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 W 117th St, Cleveland, OH 44107-3010
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 216-226-9765

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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?