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El Molino Mexican Restaurant

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Old Port | Houssami bldg, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 9 541 555
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Batroun, Lebanon
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you like Mexican food, this is the place to be. From the decor, the menu and the food display, you'll feel the pure Mexican mood. The food is great and delicious, the is amazing, the service is very quick and the staff are very friendly. Do not miss their margaritas...

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Thank joannefeghaly2015
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice change of food. But really there wasn't much flavor to the dishes. Salsa was fine. All the food was fine, not bad, but not "wow, that is excellent". Window sears have good views. Margarida was quite good and strong.

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Thank Scdwc
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Attentive service in a family atmosphere, but pretty average, overpriced Mexican fare. That said, I would definitely go back for a pitcher of margaritas and endless chips and salsa. That in and of itself is a treasure to find for Mexican-food lovers living overseas.

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Thank miceontheroad
Lebanon
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in Jbeil and crave some mexican food, then head to El Molino and enjoy the real mexican taste! Don't miss their margaritas too!

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Thank Christelle E
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Genuine mexican cuisine! Cozy place...good food and reliable service! The only negative thing is that the meal portions are small comparing to the prices! But still worth a visit for Mexican food lovers specially with the lack of competition around!!

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Thank Marwan B
Hong Kong, China
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97 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice location, few minutes walk from Byblos port. Better to visit evening time. Food is just ok and quite pricey.

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Thank Ronyra
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Nice Quality Mexican food, the mixed fajitas were great along with Tacos. We had chicken quesadillas it needed some sort of dressing or salsa was a bit plain. Service & overall atmosphere was great. Thank you

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Thank Talkteeth
Beirut, Lebanon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Byblos is my lovely place and now it comes much nicer since El Molino Mexican Restaurant is located there, near the port and the sea. Very cozy, worm and very welcoming. Staff very helpful and will provide you advice about the available menu. Thanks Charbel.

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Thank micheline k
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A really nice mexican restaurant with a cozy atmosphere. Nice view over the bay and the inside is well decorated typical mexican. Very welcoming staff and helpful. The food was amazing we had takitos,mixed fajitas,specialty salad, tequila shots and strawberry margaritas. The prices are really reasonable compared to the quality of food, a quality you will not find in most... More 

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Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love the food (best mexican in Leb in my opinion), their frozen original marguerita and the ambience. it's a nice restaurant in Jbeil with friendly staff. it has a very nice sea view during the day if you get a table near the windowss. the portions are also generous as compared to the other mexican food restaurants in Leb

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_lahwloh, Owner at El Molino Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review.We will be happy to serve you anytime. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Port | Houssami bldg, Byblos, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Mount Lebanon Governorate  >  Byblos
  • Phone Number: +961 9 541 555
Description
Casual and friendly atmosphere wether for a romantic dinner,or a family gathering el molino is a perfect escapade to a colorfull welcoming Mexicain casita,far from the noise ,the pollution, the traffic and the stress . Enjoy our fresh Margaritas ,soft tacos al pastor,listen to online latin radio stations, El Molino started in 1992 ,since than its a small piece of Mexico in Byblos- Lebanon. Mi casa es su casa

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