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El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
+1 518-432-7580
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
“pollo” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd time here! Food was great! Service was a little slow, other than that excellent!! Great margaritas 👍

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've been to several (at least 30 to 35) authentic Mexican Restaurants (close simulations to be honest) and in the Albany/Capital Region this restaurant is absolutely one of the best.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Wife and I usually don't rave about Mexican restaurants outside of New Mexico but this place was exceptional. I had the fish tacos and wife had the vegetarian enchilada. Great, flavorful, fresh, and great service.

Thank ChickenJim
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and customer service. Placed a to go order by phone when arrived food was ready and hot. Visited el mariachi a couple times for take out and I've never had a bad experience

Thank Navasia P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

DH and I have been coming to the Hamilton Street location of El Mariachi for almost a decade, and have never had a bad meal or poor service. When we used to get the chicken fajitas, it was as if they knew we were coming....More

Thank Curlieq55
Reviewed 10 August 2017

In Albany and looking to kill some time before a departing flight at Albany International Airport. Using Trip Advisor, found this Mexican restaurant located not far from the airport and decided to give it a try. Exceeded all expectations. The lunch menu had a huge...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A lovely dinner with my friend. Had not been to El Mariachi in several,years and was not disappointed. Margaritas for starters - just the way I like with fresh lime juice, perfect on a summers night. I always go for the mole and there's is...More

Thank yogajudi
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Yes the margaritas are good, but the food is GREAT! We go all the time, it's like a mini vacation to South of the Border. I hope no one builds a WALL but if they do, At least we can still eat wonderful Mexican dishes...More

Thank jkearney15
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant! They treat my husband and I very well and are not judgmental like many other restaurants are towards tattooed people with blue hair ;) The food is beautiful, delicious and actually authentic! And their margaritas! I'm not that big on...More

Thank TheNerdyMonkey
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped by to have something different. Our server was very accommodating helping us select from the menu, explaining what things were. She returned often to check our drinks and refill our chips. Our meals came out hot and were very tasty. I'm not an...More

Thank Boulder_Bill_1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Hamilton St Ste 291, Albany, NY 12210-1707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-432-7580
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