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El Maguey

$$ - $$$Mexican,
901 E Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201-3704
+1 573-874-3812
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
29 Jan 2017
“Will be back!”
21 Jul 2017
“Great Mexican food and easy on the wallet”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
901 E Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201-3704
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The very best fajitas in town--they come with a salad plate with all the fixings. Typically we get one order of fajitas and two tortilla packs--more than enough for two people.

Thank SusanBauer
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I went to a different El Maguey years ago and vowed to never return. Decided it had been long enough so tried their Nifong location recently. There was a 20 minute wait so that had to mean it was good, right? Wrong! Service was below...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting my Vietnam buddy and when I do we always go here! The food is always great with large portions and the service is second to none! Their margaritas are to die for...will be back soon before heading to Lake of the Ozarks.

Thank Banshee694
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This has been one of my favorites for years. Very quick service. Love the Yolandas. Eat here regularly.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Located in residential commercial area, for some reason this seems to be an overlooked option for Mexican food because can almost always get a table here when other places are full up. Perhaps because it's easy to drive past it and not notice it. Both...More

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Long wait...had to ask for the FREE chips w/salsa numerous times. Like they were afraid to give you more FREE refills. My burritos were the worst eaten in years. Loose dry beans, no cheese, just flat empty flour wraps. Ack. DONE!

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The staff was very attentive. Great food. Very tasty. Not the usual chain food, it actually had flavor. The selection we chose was a full plate! We could hardly eat it all.

Thank David N
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I think my husband and I are pretty partial to this because we are there all the time as poor college kids, but we still continue to go back every time we are in town. We get the taco salads. They are the best I've...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

There are several El Maguey sites but this is my favorite. There are a number of choices but fajitas are my favorite. There is more than enough to share with a second person. My husband likes the chalupa's or the burrito especials. They serve Mexican...More

Thank SusanBauer
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We go here about once a week and consistently get fast service and good food. The salsa is great and I love the fajitas.

Thank Alana F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 E Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-874-3812
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