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El Cid Mexican Cuisine

41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
+1 559-683-0282
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (49 reviews)
“enchiladas” (44 reviews)
“albondigas soup” (15 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in after Yosemite visit, had great margaritas, food apps outstanding, great service thank you Lisa. Our group had a blast.

Thank Larry E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner while staying in Oakhurst, and the best thing of this city was this restaurant. Staff is amazingly friendly, service is very quick and food is good. All of this for a very affordable price. A tip is to ask for the...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of free parking, open for breakfast to late dinner, very busy on a Friday night but even then our wait time was 20 minutes, friendly atmosphere, great for large parties and family, many choices and very reasonable prices; sounds like I should have given...More

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hoping to go to another "authentic" mexican restaurant in the area, but they were closed. So we went with our second choice, and were not disappointed. The food and service were great, and the price was reasonable for the atmosphere.

Thank nanangankaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't actually remember anything particular that my husband and I ate the night we were at El Cid Mexican restaurant. After a long day at Yosemite and a seemingly long car ride to get out of the park, I was so thrilled to arrive...More

Thank presbyterianm0m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with other travellers, spotted this place on leaving town towards Yosemite NP, and we chose to stop there on the way back that evening. Loads of parking spaces as it's out of town. Quick service, great friendly waiting staff and food comes out hot....More

Thank CornishChick65
Reviewed 11 October 2017

After a long day in Yosemite hiking, we were hankering for some Mexican food. I was driving back from the park when we saw the restaurant and stopped. The food was good and the service was quick. The place was busy and the locals were...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We read about El Cid in a guidebook and after hiking all morning in Yosemite we were looking for good food before heading back to SF. We ate there at 4 pm on a Friday and had great service. The food came out quickly and...More

Thank theroadlestravel2016
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch before going to Yosemite. First came the fresh made chips and salsa. I am a salsa snob and usually don't like any I find in restaurants. El Cid was different. Although I prefer salsa much hotter than...More

Thank TNWilliam
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a bite after riding the Yosemite Mtn. Sugar Pine Railroad!(Which was great). The food was VERY good. Albondigas soup was delicious. Even the chips & salsa were above average. Excellent, friendly service. The perfect place to eat on your way in or leaving...More

Thank Donna B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 559-683-0282
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