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El Campesino -Northview Center

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Mexican, Southwestern
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4771 McKnight Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-3424
+1 412-366-8730
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Always excellent Mexican cuisine. Wide choices of great options with very reasonable prices. Beef, chicken and seafood plus decent vegetarian options. Great value combo meals. Everything I've had is always wonderful. Good bar selection. Draft beers, tequila and really solid margaritas. Nifty Mex decor and atmosphere with plenty of seating. Service is friendly and super fast. Great place for a... More 

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Thank Roco244297
Williamsville, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great food, great service! Would recommend this place to anyone! We sat out in the dining area by the open windows which I really liked as I found the inside area a little too dark. Food was great! Portions great and prices reasonable!

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Thank Brenda L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We usually visit the Robinson location for this restaurant and never had a bad meal. I can't say the same for our first visit to this location. The restaurant was not busy, but service was slow. It took so long to get our drinks that they gave them to us. I ordered three carne asada tacos on corn tortillas. I... More 

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Thank James B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is the most authentic Mexican Restaurant I have ever eaten in. The decor is very Mexican, the staff is all Mexican, and the food is delicious.

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Thank David G
Clarkston, Michigan
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574 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Stopped in for Dinner. Sat at the bar. Service was good but could have been a little better. Had to ask a couple of time for the same thing. I was never offered a refill and had to wait a while to cash out. Food came out quickly and was hot. I thought it was average Mexican food. it was... More 

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Thank JeffreyTravel
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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380 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

My son suggested this place for a late lunch early dinner; there was no crowd to speak of so seating and service was prompt. The Super Quessadila was good. The rice was dry and a third of the plate was covered in chopped lettuce with a dollop of guacamole. The entry itself was hot and flavorful but the steak knife... More 

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Thank G C
Troy, Michigan
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354 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

I had the Fajita combination (chicken, beef, shrimp). It was served with the usual fare of beans & rice, along with guacamole salad and soft tortilla shells. The chips and salsa was quite good. Service was very good and prompt

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Thank Jim M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

I reviewed El Campesino before and gave it an average rating. I mentioned some points for the recommendation, such as slow service etc. Well I tried it again today (went alone this time) and happy to say the food is still good. The service was still a bit slow (I sat at my table for 5 minutes before being acknowledged).... More 

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Thank Anthony K
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

This Texas transplant is not overly optimistic in finding a good Tex-Mex restaurant in the middle of the Keystone state. Fortunately, we didn't have to travel far from our Coraopolis home to find a place where we could enjoy a very good ( albeit somewhat expensive margarita) and truly cold Coronas. Chips and salsa were placed quickly on our table... More 

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Thank Zoimaniac
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

This is our go to Mexican Restaurant in the North Hills. Always friendly service with good food and good service. Recommend it highly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4771 McKnight Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-366-8730

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