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El Molcajetes

901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
+1 941-723-1333
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (6 reviews)
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901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great service and great salsa! I ordered the Veggie Burrito, it was mainly shredded iceberg lettuce. A few tomato pieces and some onion. It wasn't hot, maybe it was supposed to be cool in temp??? No rice or beans, just sour cream and guacamole. I...More

Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I really don't get what other reviewers mean when they say authentic, of where exactly? Its pretty standard tex-mex fare and it seems to be quantity over quality and flavor. Service was almost non-existent despite it being a very quiet evening. We shared mixed Fajitas...More

Thank Katkin1965
Reviewed 2 May 2017

As locals we have been to El Molcajetes on a few occasions and always came away feeling good about the experience. The ambience is typical of a Mexican beach town style with bright colors on the walls, cement floors and the expected chains of banners...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Service has never been the name of this place. Have been back repetedly to only get upset over the long waits for service or lack of salsa at table. Food in general is good but can vary by visit

Thank trainman72017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There mid afternoon on a Sunday, and the mariachi band was blaring away, which made conversation and concentration difficult. Was accommodated with an "off the menu" carnitas burrito, wet, which was sizable and yummy. Only downside was that the food at one end (the end...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We've been here several times and have ordered several items....and each one is delicious! Their salsa is so good I sometimes buy a container and bring it home. Their Taco Tuesdays and Burrito Wednesdays are popular, and their may be a wait. Trust me, it'll...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Got tacos to go, about $2 ea. Flavorful enough, but not much in them, they should be full. And no cheese at all.

Thank billremer
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We have enjoyed dinner here at least half a dozen times already. So many great items on the menu along with daily specials. We enjoy Taco Night and Burritos Night. We usually arrive about 5 pm and there is plenty of seating. The menu is...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went there because we wanted what's in their name(Molcajete) but was disappointed they didn't serve that dish. Had fish tacos and flautas and they were good. The waitress was very good.

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is authentic food and really delicious. We went for lunch and had one of the specials- my husband had the Burrito and I had Enchiladas. Plenty of food and reasonable. Very nice wait staff. This is a no frills place with tacky wall decorating,...More

Thank Susie P
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Dr Hal O
23 July 2015|
Response from KentuckianaLarry | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in February they had beer only. No margaritas (ai)!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 10th Street East, Colonial Plaza, Palmetto, FL 34221-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-723-1333
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