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El Maguey Mexican Restaurant

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14559 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-3960
+1 636-230-5733
11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have lots of seating and the food is great for the price. They give you plenty of food you will not leave hungry and the service is excellent. If you like Mexican food you will love this place. They also have outside seating if that is your preference but again plenty of seating inside also.

Thank Sandy B
St. Louis
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a local Mexican restaurant that has pretty good Mexican food. The Margarita's are great and the food reasonably authentic. They have a great variety for everyone in your group, have prompt service and the decorations are fun. Worth having dinner or lunch here.

Thank St_LouisBill
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Good Mexican fare with a lot of choices. Everything from Gringo dishes to more traditional. Good salsa and great Margarita's!

Thank Ron H
St. Louis Mo.
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food is great and the service also great. The lunch menu has alot to pick from. the prices are from $7 to $9. Also you get chips and salsa when you seat down.

Thank St_LouisMo_Cleaner
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are a handful of El Maguey's in and around St. Louis, but this location is by far my favorite. The food and service are always spot on, and they have a great patio as well.

Thank Dave M
St. Louis
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very eclectic type of restaurant with nice Mexican surroundings. The food is quite good as well as the service. The Margarita's are excellent.

Thank St_LouisBill
Ballwin, Missouri
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I've eaten here many times. Food is standard Mexican fare. Service quality depends on which server you get.

Thank patbrownlee926
Ballwin, Missouri
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680 reviews
517 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Went here on Cinco de Mayo to see how it compared with our regular place, Mi Lupita. Were disappointed. Mi Lupita is much better. To begin with, the salsa and chips are way, way better at Mi Lupita. Here, the salsa and chips were both very bland. Mi Lupita's salsa is much spicier and their chips are also much better.... More 

Thank John E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Our whole family likes El Maguey. They have a new menu with something for everyone. Margaritas are excellent not over limey like some others. Salsa and guacamole are consistently good and spicey and their queso fundido is the best. I'm pretty picky about my Mexican food and I haven't found anything I haven't enjoyed there. I also appreciate that the... More 

Thank luv2trvl_220
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Extremely slow service, took way to long for the food to arrive at our table, and when it did, it tasted like bulk prepared food. No authentic Mexican flavor at all. My enchilada's tasted like a cheap TV dinner. After they were forced to shut down by the health department and reading that the owners hid it sewage leak, you... More 

Thank Larry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14559 Manchester Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011-3960
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ballwin
  • Phone Number: +1 636-230-5733

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