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El Meson Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8920 Wesleyan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1148
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had takeout, but loved the colorful furniture and decor. The chips were fresh, good rice and beans, so so chile relleno.

Thank Debra K
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food! We eat here every few weeks and they are always friendly and serve very good food.

Thank lodacoop
Kensington, Canada
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

THIS is THE place to go if you like Mexican!! I loved everything I had to eat and the Margarita was HUGE!!! There were about 15 of us for dinner and everyone LOVED the food and drinks and we can hardly wait to go there when we go back to Indy- or whenever we find another El Meson!

Thank PawnPawn
Fort Wayne, IN
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298 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited with 4 toddlers. Staff was fabulous. They brought out the kids meals asap. The rest was a bit slow to arrive but we didn't care. The food was above average. I would say typical Mexican.

Thank daqattaq
Palatine, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Even though this is a chain restaurant we that the food was delicious. Large menu to choose from, good service and colorful atmosphere. Would recommend it to anyone who loves Mexican food.

Thank Kathy W
Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This Mexican restaurant has nothing too special to it. My husband and I have gone here a couple of times. The food is okay. The bathrooms are a little dirty. The staff is kind. Overall just another Mexican restaurant.

Thank amstarkey
Brownsburg, Indiana
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288 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I ate here for lunch as a get together for one of the ladies at work. We arrived about 11:45 and were seated promptly. We had a group of about 15. Service was fast and courteous. The building is actually a former Chi Chi's restaurant, a national Tex-Mex chain that closed years ago. Much of the decor was the same.... More 

Thank Sootsgd
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123 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Fabulous selection of authentic Mexican cuisine. Nice atmosphere, good service. Excellent prices. 3 star rating. Great place to eat would go back again.

Thank Redrosebud2014
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

There were three of us that ate here and everyone of us got sick. We all had food that had ground beef in it. My food was so cold that I couldn't eat it.

Thank veckstein
Indianapolis, Indiana
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Whether I go to the Greenwood location or this one on Michigan Rd, The food and salsa is always great. I had been to other Mexican restaurants and came back to El Meson for the great food. I was rewarded. The chips are hot. The Burrito Mexicanos with shredded beef was great. My wife had the grilled chicken Quesadilla for... More 

Thank Rick O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8920 Wesleyan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis

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