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El Molcajete

Hwy 25, Buffalo, MN 55313
+1 763-777-9277
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (8 reviews)
“delano” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
Hwy 25, Buffalo, MN 55313
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We eat here frequently! That is especially true when that Mexican taste bud flares up and we love it. The food is plentiful and absolutely authentic because the owner is himself Mexican. We always wind up chatting with him a bit either about having lived...More

Thank ellyngeorge
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice people, good food and value. We've dined here at least five times over the last four years and this review is consistent with our experience.

Thank OnTheMoveMN
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had Mexican food on our minds and found this place in their Delano location. They were about 75% full but service was very good and quick. Food was very good but the Choriqueso (queso with chorizo) and margaritas stole the show... we could make a...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Luckily we live close so can (and do) go to El Molcajete often. I'm not sure what real Mexican food tastes like but if it is like this, I'd move. I usually get the mushroom quesadialla, the shrimp tacos or the shrimp fajita nachos. The...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit. The food was very good. Ceviche was awesome, for Minnesota. Enchiladas were generous. Yummy chips and salsa, although the salsa is a bit to tomato sausey. I want to go back and try some of the extensive tequila menu.

1  Thank CuriousTraveler5050
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Possibly the best authentic Mexican food in the State. The food tastes like what you would get at a finer Mexican restaurant in Mexico. The decor is not much to speak of and the Margaritas too sweet but the food makes up for those shortcomings....More

1  Thank MNPirate
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I've only been at this restaurant once and won't be going back. We had been hearing rave reviews about this place and decided to bail on our usual near by Mexican restaurant, Rancho Grande and check this place out. Well it took almost a half...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Great food and staff. I live near by so we order to go a lot fast service and give you everything you need and the white chesee sauce is the greatest with fresh chips.

Thank Major G
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a Burger King in an old strip mall, so it looks like a Mexican restaurant in an old Burger King in--well, you get it. The food was alright, but the service was slow (we were the only ones other than...More

Thank Molliesmommy
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This by far the best Aithentic Mexican food in Buffalo. The owner is from Mexico and has brought the recipes to Minnesota. My personal dinner favorite is the Name sake the Molcajete. Which in English is a lava bowl right out of the oven.(carefull it's...More

Thank Edward O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 25, Buffalo, MN 55313
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 763-777-9277
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